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Student Support

Tutoring and Study Center. The center offers one-on-one and small-group tutoring for most courses. Academic support services are also available through many of the colleges.

The Writing Center. You will have many writing assignments during your time at Syracuse University. Writing consultants at the Writing Center will help you become a stronger writer during any stage of the writing process.

Office of Disability Services. The office arranges for the provision of auxiliary aids, assistive technology, and reasonable accommodations for all qualified students with documented disabilities.

Hendricks Chapel is an interfaith chapel that offers support, services, and programs specific to a variety of spiritual or religious traditions.

Division of Student Affairs. Student Affairs supports the student experience through a comprehensive set of programs designed to enhance learning, maximize responsible community engagement and promote the health and wellness for all students.

Office of Multicultural Affairs. OMA supports and promotes the academic achievement, multicultural competence, social development, civic engagement, and retention of students of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups at SU.

The LGBT Resource Center provides education, advocacy, support, and safe space for lesbian, gay, transgender, questioning and straight-allied members of the Syracuse University community.

Student Employment Services provides job training and campus employment opportunities for graduate as well as undergraduate students.

Renée Crown University Honors Program.T he program provides a compelling educational experience for academically accomplished and hard-working students. Students who seek academic challenge and are prepared to invest the extra effort required to meet that challenge will flourish in this demanding and rewarding program.

Study Abroad. Join the nearly 50 percent of students who enrich their college career through international education. SU Abroad, a nationally top-ranked program, offers semester, summer, short-term, and yearlong options.

Career Services. Graduation will come before you know it, and it’ll be time to get that first job. The University’s Center for Career Services assists you with job, internship, and graduate school searches and exploring broader career plans. The office tailors services to the needs of all students in all disciplines and at various stages in career planning, exploration, and pursuit.

Additionally, every college is part of the Career Services Network, with qualified advisors who work with students throughout their years at Syracuse to plan their programs of study.

Summer Programs. S tudents can take courses of interest, or reduce their regular semester course loads during an intensive one- to two-week MAYmester class, during two six-week summer sessions, or by taking a class online. Many incoming first-year students choose to take part in SummerStart, which allows them to get a jump start on their college career.

The six-week Summer College for High School Students program allows high school students to explore career interests while earning college credit.

Learning Communities allow students to live and take classes with a group of students who are joined by a common interest or academic major.

 

International Students

Lillian and Emanuel Slutzker Center for International Services. SCIS supports international students as they adjust to the Syracuse University campus and community. The center handles a variety of international student issues, including:

English Language Institute. ELI offers international students concentrated study to improve their English proficiency for academic or professional advancement.

English Language Proficiency Services. The Graduate School provides support services for international graduate students holding TA assignments, including language assessment, zero-credit courses, and undergraduate English conversation partners.

Language Tables. Various international-themed centers and organizations on campus host regular conversation groups attracting both native and non-native speakers. Currently active language tables include French, Hebrew, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Turkish.

 

Health and Wellness

The Counseling Center offers privileged and confidential crisis counseling, referrals, advocacy, and ongoing assistance for students addressing mental health, sexual misconduct and relationship violence, and substance abuse issues. It has experienced, licensed mental-health professionals, including psychologists, social workers, and a consulting psychiatrist on staff. Help is available 24 hours a day.

Health Services specializes in college health and serves the needs of SU and SUNY ESF students. Its variety of services include: office visits, ambulatory care, laboratory services, allergy treatment, nutrition counseling and more.

Office of Student Assistance serves as a central support hub to help students and their families manage crises, life traumas, and other concerns or barriers that impede success.

Health Promotion provides health education and prevention programming on campus that supports the wellbeing of our students. This includes prevention of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, and substance abuse, as well as promotion of mental and emotional health, spiritual health, and physical wellbeing.