Loyola University Chicago

Student Diversity & Multicultural Affairs

Student Life & Engagement

The Empowerment Pipeline

High School Visitation Program

The Empowerment Pipeline visitation program provides group visits for high school students that are first-generation, students of color, low socioeconomic status, and/or undocumented students. The Empowerment Pipeline visits are lead by current Loyola students who are successfully navigating the academic and social transition to college life.


To interrupt the school-to-prison pipeline and provide a channel for local underrepresented high school students to higher education through mentorship, social justice and diversity education, self-reflection, and empowerment.


- Analyze challenges that exist along the path to college

- Guide youth through the college search and transitional planning

- Foster identity-based empowerment among youth

Interested in joining the Empowerment Pipeline Team?

Positions are available for the 2013-2014 academic year! Follow this link for more information and to apply. Download the recommendation form here.

Applications and recommendation letter(s) are due at 5 p.m. on March 15, 2013.