Meet our Bama Transfer Mentors by reading their profiles below! To learn more about the program and get involved, visit the Bama Transfer Mentors page.

Erika Feurtado_Mentor Erika Feurtado

Major: News Media
Hometown: New York, NY
Involvement: Future Black Law Students Association, Transfer Student Association, Tau Sigma Honors Society, Association for Women in Sports Media, Radio & Television Digital News Association

Advice to Transfer Students: Get involved in as much as possible being that The University of Alabama has so much to offer and make those memories worthwhile!





Tomia Teague_Mentor

Tomia Teague

Major: Creative Advertising
Hometown: Enterprise, AL
Involvement: Minerva, The Crimson White, SGA Homecoming, C&IS Social Media Ambassadors, Al’s Pals

Advice to Transfer Students: Step out of your comfort zone here because that is where you’ll find the best parts of yourself!






Nathan Walton_Mentor Nathan Walton

Major: Finance
Hometown: Pelham, AL
Involvement: Delta Sigma Pi, Alabama Finance Association, Alabama Insurance Society, UA Club Tennis, FATE, Camp 1831 A-Team Member, FYE Navigator

Advice to Transfer Students: Always make an effort to get more involved. Take risks and expand your comfort zone. Go to class and get to know your peers and professors, it will definitely pay off in the long run.





NataliaNatalia Vasquez-Pavichevich

Major: Political Science and History
Hometown: Roseville, CA
Involvement: Secretary of Sigma Alpha Pi

Advice to Transfer Students: Ask about and use all of the plentiful and free resources that are available to students! ROLL TIDE!






Bryn Freeman, MentorBryn Freeman

Major: Neuroscience
Hometown: Newburgh, IN
Involvement: Neuroscience Club, College Republicans, Zeta Tau Alpha

Advice to Transfer Students: My best advice for transfer students is to become as involved as possible and to take full advantage of campus resources and advisors to help you navigate your new academic environment!





Mary Teague, MentorMary Teague

Major: Mechanical Engineering
Hometown: Hoover, AL
Involvement: Delta Zeta Sorority member and rituals chairman, Cooperative Education program working at Mercedes Benz USI, TSI

Advice to Transfer Students: Get involved! This doesn’t require a leadership role. Just find a group that interests you and join (and participate!).






Kelsey, Transfer MentorKelsey Bridgeforth

Major: History
Hometown: Houston, TX
Involvement: Future Black Law Student Association, Women of Excellence, Red Cross, Pre-Law Association

Advice to Transfer Students: Take a chance! Don’t be afraid to try new things on campus! You’ll make new friends and experience the true meaning of college life. Go for it! You got this!