The Academic Standards Office provides information and assistance related to academic progress and financial aid eligibility.
We offer students:
Academic Intervention Office
The College Writing Program provides the basic writing experience for first-year students and supports and assists in the Writing Across the Curriculum upper-division writing requirement. The College Writing Program teaches non-fiction writing. Courses are taught by both full-time and part-time faculty.
Academic Commons is the home for new student programming at Buffalo State work to help all Buffalo State students meet our high academic expectations while providing comprehensive support as students adjust to our educational demands and connect to our campus community with two programs in its first-year experience.
University College and the Professional Development Office sponsor professional development workshops for faculty teaching in courses with high enrollments of first-year students. To suggest ideas and/or contribute to the resource page, please e-mail. The First-Year Programs page provides information on the following topics: Faculty Engagement, First-Generation Students, High Impact Practices, Making Connections, Mathematics, Maximizing Student Learning.
The Arthur O. Eve Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) is an undergraduate college admissions and support program that helps students reach their full academic and personal potential through workshops, tutoring, academic advisement, and mentoring. EOP offers an alternative means of acceptance to Buffalo State for students who show ability and motivation in the face of economic and academic challenge.
Academic Center for Excellence: The Academic Center for Excellence (ACE) is a free academic mentoring lab open to EOP students on a drop-in or appointment basis. The lab provides students with a friendly and professional learning environment where they can explore and enhance their knowledge of their academic coursework.
The Intellectual Foundations education curriculum at Buffalo State encompasses the SUNY General Education Requirements and is designed to provide the intellectual and creative foundations for all educated persons regardless of their chosen profession.
IF (Fall 2006-Spring 2014): The original IF program for students who enrolled fall 2006-spring 2014.
IF 2014 (Fall 2014): For new and transfer undergraduates entering SUNY Buffalo State during summer 2014 or fall 2014 and later.
NOTE: The Provost waivers granted to students, in the original IF program, do not place the students in the revised IF 14 program. An AA/AS does not waive IF 2014 requirements for transfer students. The core is already reduced with the one CORE SUNY minimum GETA approved class.
IF Professional Development for faculty.
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