Mission Statement

The PACT Program, a Center for Academic and Student Achievement (CASA) retention initiative, at the University of San Francisco (USF) provides undergraduates, including students of color, with an opportunity to receive peer-to-peer mentoring relationship with upper-level students in the same academic discipline or field of study. 

Learning Objectives

  • Academic and personal goal development via programs and workshops. 
  • Build student academic belonging with in academic discipline or field of study. 
  • Connect students with essential faculty, administrators, and alumni to assist with career aspirations and preparation. 

Four Agreements

Embedded in the program is an exploration of Stanford University's design thinking concepts and how they might support students' personal and professional development. The importance of "accountability" is also emphasized. Students will hold one another accountable for their goals. Accountability Partners (sophomores, juniors, and seniors) and PACT Mentees (first-year and new transfer students) agree to uphold the following Four Agreements that make up our programming model:

  • Professional - Opportunities that encourage career exploration and development
  • Academic - Skill-building opportunities that enhance academic success and exploration
  • Community - Mentorship opportunities that allow for capacity building and service
  • Teaching - Engagement in cross-cultural learning and networking

Where to apply? 

Apply Here 

For Additional Information

Email or call (415) 422-5050.

The Heart of Accountability Partnership —

Getting the most out of life isn’t about how much you keep for yourself but how much you pour into others.

David Stoddard