University of Pittsburgh
Student Life

First Year Experience

First Year Mentors

The First Year Mentors or FYMs are upper-class students who are here to help you during your transition. This year we have 20 FYMs to assist you. FYMs work through the summer planning fun and exciting activities to help get new students connected during Orientation. During the academic year the FYMs design and put on programs specifically for first year students to help make sure your first year at Pitt is as enjoyable and fulfilling as possible.

Now Hiring First Year Mentors for 2016-2017!

The application to be a First Year Mentor (FYM) for 2016-2017 is now available! Please use the links below to download the application which has more information about FYM responsibilities, time committments, and important dates.

The deadline to submit your application is Friday, January 29, 2016 by 12pm (noon). Please bring a hard copy of your completed application to 119 William Pitt Union.

Download the FYM Application:

First Year Mentor Application


Reference Form


Disciplinary Clearance Form




2015 -2016 First Year Mentors

Sarah Kordish, Head FYM

Emily Ahlin

Christian Andeaggi

Andrew Colaizzi

Jahvon Dockery

Corinne Dodel

Stephanie Gargone


Kelsey Hubsch

Jon Lopes

Clayton Lyons

Alyson Menzies

Amanda Poor

Linda Sun

Laura Valenti

Gita Venkat

Kenny White

Benjamin Zwang





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