Become a Mentor

Recruitment is always open

UC Merced's Police Mentor Program is looking for highly motivated, responsible and compassionate UC Merced students to make a positive difference in the lives of at-risk fourth graders. 

Submit Your Application

  • Print and fill out the Mentor Program Application
  • Print photo copies of your ID (Driver License, Cat Card, etc.).
  • Submit the completed application to the Police Department front desk located at the back of campus near the Transportation & Parking Services office (TAPS). 
  • You will receive a telephone call shortly after you submit your application to schedule an informal 20 minute interview and discuss your interest in becoming a mentor. A thorough background check will be completed to ensure your eligibility. 
  • Once approved, you will be assigned to Alicia Reyes or Margaret Sheehy elementary school in Merced.