UCLA values mentoring. It understands the long lasting impact mentoring has on students and their futures. Futures that ultimately impact UCLA and the world. 

COMPASS is passionate about guiding all STEM students toward the best faculty-mentored research programs available. Under-represented minorities are especially encouraged to get plugged into programs early.

Overall, the connections students make through faculty-mentored research programs are meant to strengthen their resolved to complete their undergraduate degrees and ultimately lead to higher education in post-graduate programs.