Apply to be a Mentor

How to Become a Success Mentor!

To complete the Success Mentor application and be considered for a Success Mentor position for the 2019-2020 academic year, all the following must be submitted by 11:59pm, Tuesday, February 19th:

  1. Complete an online application at jobs.ucmerced.edu (you will need to upload a current resume) 
  2. Complete a Supplemental Application - click HERE
    • Please complete the Supplemental Application by February 19th! 
  3. Request a supervisor, mentor, faculty member, etc. submit a Recommendation Form - success_mentor_1920_recommendation_form.pdf
    • You must have two forms completed
    • All forms must be signed
    • All forms must be submitted by the person completing the recommendation
      • Signed & scanned documents can be sent to successmentors@ucmerced.edu
      • Intercampus Mail - ATTN: Stephanie Garcia, Bright Success Center, KL 222
      • Mail - Stephanie Garcia, Bright Success Center, 5200 N. Lake Rd., Merced, CA 95343

Recruitment Timeline

Candidates being considered for a position will be contacted between February 21-22 to schedule an interview. Interviews will take place February 28 - March 5. Finalists will be invited to participate in a group process interview between March 7-8. Notification letters will be distributed on Tuesday, March 12th in the Bright Success Center.

Training Information

Participation in training is required for all Success Mentors as follows:

  • Spring, 2018 - April 16, 17, & 18 (9am-3pm)
  • Summer, 2018 - August 19-23, 26 & 27 (9am-5pm)
  • Spring, 2019 - January 9-10

Additional Requirements

All Success Mentors must meet the following requirements as well:

  • In good academic and judicial standing (minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00)
  • Available to attend weekly SMP meetings throughout the 19-20 academic year (Friday's, 12:30-2:30pm)

If you have questions, please contact  Stephanie Garcia in the Bright Success Center at:

(209) 228-4331 or sgarcia233@ucmerced.edu


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