Student Life provides students with programs and initiatives that support their health and well-being as well as opportunities to engage in a variety of co-curricular programs. By offering dynamic learning opportunities, teaching life skills, and serving as advocates for the needs of the diverse student body, Student Life will foster personal development to create socially and academically successful individuals.
Student Life is part of the Division of Student Affairs and is led by the Associate Dean of Student Life with a dedicated team of faculty, staff, and administrators. The following departments compromise Student Life:
The Athletic Department provides quality athletic programs that promote the athletic development and retention of athletes. The department is also committed to supporting academics and complying with the academic standards of national and regional athletic associations.
Health Services offers services and resources to promote physical, social, and emotional health and well-being. In addition, Health Services seek to protect the health of the college community through enforcement of all New York State Immunization Laws and public health mandates. All visits are kept confidential.
Mental Health and Counseling Services
Mental Health and Counseling Services creates a campus environment that is safe, growth fostering, and prioritizes the psychological, social, and emotional well-being of our college community. Employing a holistic approach to mental health, the Department of Mental Health and Counseling Services offers confidential individual and group mental health services to students, as well as programming, outreach, and psychoeducation initiatives to the broader College community.
Student Involvement believes that every student has the right to community, connection, and self-development, and is committed to providing comprehensive and meaningful educational experiences for students in the co-curriculum. Student Involvement creates inclusive and intentional learning environments while supporting students in acquiring leadership and other transferable skills that can be utilized throughout their academic and professional careers.
Student Support Services
Student Support Services helps students relieve or eliminate personal and familial tangible challenges and hardships that affect their ability to achieve their academic goals. Student Support Services improves student wellness and success through the development of individualized success plans, case management, innovative programming, and referrals to a network of providers.
Student veterans, reserve component personnel, active-duty service members, family members, and dependents are also offered a variety of programs and initiatives in Student Support Services. These include career and internship opportunities as well as assistance accessing and utilizing campus, community, and national resources.
Additional Functions & Services
Student Life also oversees the Community Assessment and Risk Evaluation (CARE) Team and serves as student advocates by promoting students’ rights and responsibilities and adjudicating alleged violations of these tenets as detailed in the Student Code of Conduct:
The C.A.R.E. Team
The Community Assessment & Risk Evaluation (CARE) Team is a cross-functional committee of faculty, staff, and administrators who identify, assess, and mitigate risks associated with students exhibiting concerning behavior or thoughts. In order to address the well-being and security of the community and the individual, the C.A.R.E. Team partners with the community and recommend interventions that help ensure the likelihood of a positive and safe resolution.
Student Rights & Responsibilities
Members of the Student Life team also serve as student advocates who educate the community on students’ rights and responsibilities as detailed in the Student Code of Conduct and adjudicate alleged violations of the Code.
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