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The MMP Connect Living & Learning Community (LLC)is open to first-year students who are participating in the Multicultural Mentoring Program sponsored by the office of Multicultural Student Life. This extension of the Multicultural Mentoring Program provides you with a strong support system, balanced with academic enrichment, community building, and campus engagement opportunities.


As a member of the LLC, you will take courses and study together, network with campus and community professionals, and develop interpersonal relationships with peers through meaningful social activities. The connection of our MMP support mechanisms and campus resources will provide you with the confidence and skills that you need to be successful in your first year and beyond at UT.

Community Requirements

A completed Multicultural Mentoring Program Mentee Application is required for students to be eligible for this community. Limited space is available, so you are encouraged to submit your application early.

As a member of the MMP Connect LLC, you are expected to attend the fall semester kick-off gathering, small group tutoring/study sessions, social events, and regular meetings with a faculty network representative. You will also be co-enrolled in community specific courses and are required to register and attend the below courses:

First Year Studies 101
English 101: English Composition I

English 102-English Composition II

Contact Information

Tanisha Jenkins
Multicultural Student Life
1800 Melrose Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37996

Phone: 865-974-6861