Post-Baccalaureate Preparation Program (Tri-P)

The Post-Baccalaureate Preparation Program (Tri-P) assists in preparing students for an appropriate post-baccalaureate option: graduate school, professional school or direct entry into the workforce.


  • Provide services and referral of information related to post-baccalaureate preparation
  • Match students with mentors from similar academic/professional backgrounds
  • Collaborate with other university departments to facilitate programming for participants
  • Become a one-stop source for references related to graduate/professional school, and workforce entry

Mentoring Team Matching

Students will have the opportunity to be assigned to either a peer or a professional mentor. Some peer mentors may receive mentoring from professional mentors.


Undergraduate students, including the targeted population of Office of Diversity and Inclusion students (African American, Appalachian American, Asian American, Hispanic American, Native American)

Peer Mentor

Undergraduate students with junior or senior standing, or sophomores who participated in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion TriP as a freshman

Professional Mentors

Graduated and professional students; community professionals

Additional Programming

In collaboration with other university departments, Tri-P also offers:

  • Self Assessment and Career Exploration

  • Job Shadowing

  • Internship Opportunities

Questions? Send an email to: for Mentoring and for Post-Bacc Prep.