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Become a FIG Mentor

Apply to become a First-Year Interest Group (FIG) mentor. Applications are accepted in the fall term.

  • Gain leadership experience while guiding new freshmen through the transition from high school to college
  • Share your knowledge about opportunities at UT and connect new students with campus resources
  • Form professional relationships with advisors, faculty, and staff
  • Spread your UT spirit and enthusiasm with fellow Longhorns

Peer mentors lead a weekly one-hour seminar during the fall semester and organize educational and social activities to help students become better acquainted with each other, faculty members, and the UT community. Learn more about the peer mentor position and commitments.

Learn more about the application process and requirements.

Featured Video

Hear from FIG mentors who reflect on their experiences with the program and why they recommend students join.