Investing in You

Invest in Your Success (IYS) program creates incentivized ways for students to take ownership of their academic experience at the University of Michigan-Flint. The main goal of the program is to graduate students and to do this we pair students with a UM-Flint faculty or staff member who serves as their IYS Mentor, among other things.

Program Objectives
  • Ease the transition and challenges faced by first-year students, both academically and personally
  • Support second-year and upper-class students as they progress through their academic careers
  • Improve and develop study skills required for college level academic success
  • Create avenues for students to access campus resources and generate additional resources based on demonstrated student needs and trends
  • Assist students in building relationships with peers, staff and faculty who serve in mentoring roles
  • Provide a personal support system through which students can work through challenges and celebrate successes
  • Encourage students to become involved in Student Life
  • Develop individual student goals and provide one-on-one support to insure they are progressing toward their goals