St. Bonaventure University

Student Success Center


Five supportive student services, all committed to ensuring your success as a Bonaventure student and graduate, conveniently clustered in one centralized location in Plassmann Hall, one of our main academic buildings.


1. Tutoring and academic support


Helping students achieve academic excellence

A student tutoring another while looking at an open book.
We offer a variety of programs to assist students, faculty and staff and explore ways to enhance their academic growth.
 
Our objective is for students to develop skills they can use their entire Bonaventure career by encouraging them to accept responsibility for their own academic excellence, and our programs are structured to help you do just that.

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2. First-year programs


Programs to engage new students in the academic, social and spiritual life of SBU

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We partner with you as you embark on your new and exciting journey as a Bonnie with programs and services structured to make you feel welcome, at home, and excited about the opportunities that lie ahead:
  • Orientation
  • SBU 101
  • Peer Coaching
  • All Bonaventure Reads
  • CORE program for excellence
  • First-year student FAQ
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3. Accessibility services and accommodations


Providing equal opportunities for success for all SBU students

Students walking across campus

Our Office of Accessibility Services and Accommodations offers students a wide variety of academic and personal support facilities, services and opportunities to aid their personal growth and academic success.

We provide necessary accommodations for students, and we encourage self-advocacy so that students may achieve their personal goals and celebrate their success.

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4. Higher Education Opportunity Program


Helping achieving students overcome financial & educational challenges

The Arthur O. Eve HEOP Program (HEOP) is a comprehensive program, jointly sponsored with the state of New York, to assist in providing access for all New Yorkers to the state’s private colleges and universities.

HEOP provides broad services to New York state residents to help them overcome educational and economic circumstances that might ordinarily close doors to a college education.

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5. International student services & study abroad


Meeting the unique needs of International Students and assisting with study abroad programs

Students studying outside the Swan Business CenterThe Office of International Student Services provides support and guidance to international students from planning and preparation to come to the United States through graduation.

We assist students in preparing required documents for travel to the U.S. and with maintaining their F-1 student status.

We also support students studying abroad.

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