(Left) HAAMI student shakes hand with African American male. (Right) HAAMI student and SunTrust representative laugh in a HAAMI financial session.

The HAAMI application period is closed for the Fall 2020 semester. New member applications will be accepted, again, in January 2021.

Why Join HAAMI?

The Hooks African American Male Initiative (HAAMI) focuses on improving the retention and graduation rates of African American males attending the University of Memphis by enriching each students' academic and personal development, and career readiness.

  • Supporting & Guiding Students to College Graduation
  • Enriching student academic, personal, and social development
  • Career Readiness
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • Monthly resource and information sessions
  • Peer fellowship and support
  • Special events & more!

Enrollment in HAAMI takes place at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters.