Diversity and Multicultural Affairs

African American Male Initiative

AAMI creates a supportive environment for academic and social development for African American Males at Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne.

Program Goals

  • Assist African American males in the transition form high school to  college through academic coaching, academic mentoring, and successful navigation of campus resources, services and facilities.
  • Assist African American males in their academic and social development.
  • Assist in the retention of African American males through the first year and persistence towards graduation.

Student Outcomes

  • African American males will learn how to navigate IPFW campus resources, services and facilities.
  • African American males will engage in academic and co-curricular activities.
  • African American males will learn skills to manage their social development (motivation, advocacy, self-efficacy, self-esteem, etc.)
  • African American males will make satisfactory progress towards degree completion.


  • Brother 2 Brother Mentoring Program
  • African American Male Conference
  • Academic Coaching
  • Academic Plans
  • Academic Support (Tutoring, etc.)
  • Study Tables
  • Peer to Peer Mentoring
  • Referrals (CASA, Writing Center, Financial Aid, etc.)
  • Leadership Development Opportunities
  • Career & Professional Development Opportunities
  • Round table Conversations

To enroll in the program, please click here.

To learn more about the program, please call 260-481-6604 or email dmaservices@ipfw.edu.



Have any questions? Contact us!

We are located in Walb Student Union, Room 118

Phone: (260) 481-6608
Fax: (260) 481-6951
E-mail: dmaservices@ipfw.edu
Hours: 8 a.m.- 5 p.m., M-F