First Year Mentors
The First Year Mentors (FYMs) are upper-class student leaders who are here to support new students at Pitt. We have 19 FYMs working throughout the summer to plan fun and exciting activities to help you get connected during New &Transfer Student Orientation.
Hometown: Lake Ariel, PA
Minors/Certificates: Classic Civilizations
Favorite thing about Pitt: Spending my days in the Cathedral. I could be there for hours, but it feels like my home. It also makes me feel a lot like Hermione Granger.
Hometown: Belle Mead, NJ
Favorite thing about Pitt: That there are so many people – advisors, professors, RA’s – who are willing to help you accomplish your goals. There are so many people who want to see you excel and do what you're passionate about at Pitt.
Hometown: Warren, OH
Major: Molecular Biology
Minors/Certificates: Political Science & Africana Studies
Favorite thing about Pitt: All of the opportunities available here! From research to such diverse events, it is so easy to submerge into the Pitt community and find multiple things to be a part of. All this makes it easy to call Pitt home.
Hometown: Washington, D.C.
Major: Biological Sciences
Favorite thing about Pitt: The amount of programs going on all the time. One of the most memorable was when Rae Sremmurd came for Bigelow Bash. I was in the front row. Pitt is amazing!
Hometown: Hopewell, NJ
Major: Psychology & Africana Studies
Favorite thing about Pitt: The variety and opportunities that are available due to our campus connection and integration with the city.
Hometown: Frederick, MD
Major: Rehabilitation Sciences
Minors/Certificates: Chemistry, French
Favorite thing about Pitt: All the great opportunities and experiences in the city. There are so many museums, restaurants, and shops close to Pitt.
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Hometown: Bala Cynwyd, PA
Major: Political Science
Favorite thing about Pitt: The sheer amount of opportunities being on this campus and in this city provides; whichever avenue you wish to pursue, you can find the road to success at Pitt!
Hometown: Birdsboro, PA
Favorite thing about Pitt: The location. I absolutely love living in the city! Oakland is an incredible and fun neighborhood. Also, since we get free city transportation, it’s so easy to travel to different areas of the city, explore, and try new things!
Hometown: Jefferson Hills
Major: Environmental Science, Business
Favorite thing about Pitt: The location. Oakland is such a fun neighborhood and it is very central – only 10 minutes from Downtown!