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First time freshmen, transfer students and students who wish to apply for associate or bachelor’s degree programs.


Graduate Programs

Students who wish to apply for master’s degree programs or advanced certifications.


Online Programs

Students who wish to apply for our online-only degree programs.

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Undergraduate Programs

First-time freshmen and transfer students looking for the full on-campus college experience.

Adult and Graduate Programs

Working professionals and adults who've been out of school for a while, looking to advance their careers.

Online Programs

Students looking to earn a degree entirely online.

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Undergraduate Programs

High school students and transfer students who want to enroll in day classes at the Buffalo campus.


Adult and Graduate Programs

Adult learners applying to our undergraduate or graduate degree programs at either our Buffalo or Rochester campuses.


Online Programs

Adult learners applying to our online undergraduate or graduate degree programs.

Academic Support Center (ASC)next

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The Academic Support Center (ASC) is a vital component of Medaille College's commitment to academic excellence and to the success of its students.

We offer a wide range of services to assist the student in achieving his/her academic goals. The ASC provides an environment in which students can get extra help, study for a test, work on a class assignment, or enhance basic academic and study skills. Our staff works to promote an environment of academic excellence while fostering success for the individual student. Regardless of your curriculum, the Academic Support Center offers many services that may be of interest or assistance to you.

All registered Medaille students are welcome in the Academic Support Center, whether you're a recent high school graduate, an adult returning to college, a transfer student, or non-matriculated.

Schedule an Appointment

Students may come to the Academic Support Center to schedule an appointment or use our online systemfor scheduling appointments.  Students can use our convenient appointment system to schedule a tutoring appointment or testing accommodations.  Appointments can also be made for academic coaching, academic probation or to meet with any ASC staff member.

 

Click here to make an appointment now!

 

Hours

Monday             8am – 8pm
Tuesday            8am – 8pm
Wednesday       8am – 8pm
Thursday           8am – 8pm
Friday               8am – 4pm
Saturday           10am – 3pm
Sunday             Closed

 

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Tutoring

We offer peer and professional tutoring in a full range of subject areas in individual or group sessions. Our trained tutors will provide you with personal attention as you study for tests, write papers and work on research projects. Tutoring sessions are scheduled Monday through Saturday.

In addition, SMARTHINKING online tutoring is available for all registered students.  SMARTHINKING can be accessed through MedailleOne.

Study groups for individual classes can be arranged by the ASC. Groups can meet independently for as many times during the semester as group members wish. ASC staff can assist with group activities and lend expertise.

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Academic Coaching

Academic Coaching provides students with the opportunity to work with professional staff to enhance academic skills, discover motivation and improve performance.  Coaching creates time for active and reflective self-evaluation and offers continuous support.  Coaches work with students to manage procrastination, reduce stress and test anxiety, develop study skills necessary to be successful, improve time management skills, build confidence, learn to balance academics with extracurricular activities, and set short and long term goals.

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Computer Lab

The ASC is equipped with computers that can be used to type a paper, utilize online resources, or check e-mail. In addition, the ASC has Dragon Naturally Speaking, Kurzweil, and Zoom Text assistive technology software installed on select computers.

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Resources

The Academic Support Center provides learning strategy guides on topics such as study skills, time management, test anxiety, MLA, CBE, and APA guidelines, calculators, microscope and slides, and reference materials.

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Workshops

Topics vary by semester. Workshops on PowerPoint can viewed individually; check in the ASC for available viewing.

Java Junction – All workshops are held on Tuesdays in 106 Huber from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

9/13                  Time Management

9/21                  Email Etiquette & Communicating with Professors

9/27                  Goal Setting

10/4                  Overcoming Math Anxiety & Getting to Know your Calculator

10/11                Testing Strategies

10/18                How to Form a Study Group

10/25                Effective Presentation Tips

11/1                  Getting Back on Track

11/8                  Study Skills

11/15                Staying Motivated

11/29                How to Calculate your GPA

12/6                  Finals Preparation

 

Lunch & Learns – All workshops are held on Wednesdays in 106 Huber from 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

9/14                  Reading & Understanding Your Syllabus

9/21                  Finding the Main Idea in Course Readings

9/28                  Study Skills

10/5                  Discovering your Learning Style

10/12                Time Management

10/19                Avoiding Plagiarism

10/26                APA and Microsoft Word Shortcuts

11/2                  MLA and Microsoft Word Shortcuts

11/9                  Overcoming Math Anxiety

11/16                Stress Management

11/30                Staying Motivated

12/7                  Finals Preparation

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Pathways

Program Description

The Pathways program at Medaille College is an educational and supportive mentoring program for first-year students. Pathways aims to build a clear and unobstructed path to directly connect students to student support services. Pathways students are connected with a professional academic coach and peer mentor during Pathways Orientation. The Academic Support Center provides events, workshops, and other resources to Pathways students to promote success and grow the Pathways community during their first year at Medaille College.

 

Who is eligible?

Only students who are enrolled in INT 105 or are recipients of the Say Yes to Buffalo Scholarship are eligible for the Pathways program.

 

Benefits of participating in Pathways

  • There are over 150 students who are part of the Pathways community! You can find us on Facebook!
  • Students who meet with their coach and mentor, use Pathways resources, and attend Pathways events are more likely to succeed at Medaille College.
  • Students will take a learning styles inventory that will tell them their preferred learning style and use that to develop studying strategies.
  • If you are enrolled in INT105 meeting regularly with your Pathways Coach is one of your graded assignments.

Calendar of Events for Pathways Students

Pathways Events – Locations TBD

  • 9/7 (Tuesday)  Academic Support Center Open House, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
  • 9/30 (Friday)  Pathways Mixer, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • 10/28 (Friday) Tips & Treats, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • 11/11 (Friday) Pathways Mixer, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • 12/9 (Friday) End of Semester Celebration, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Pathways Coaches

Pathways Coaches are experts in how to succeed at Medaille College. You and your coach will discuss what success means to you and help you create goals you care about. You will meet with your coach at least five times during the Fall and Spring semesters. Meeting with your coach will help you stay on track with your GPA and adjust to college life.

Check back in the Fall to learn more about the Pathways Coaches for 2016-2017!

 

Meet the Pathways Peer Mentors

The Peer Mentor team consists of sophomores, juniors, and seniors at Medaille. These students remember what it’s like to be new at Medaille. Each Pathways student will be paired up with one of our 12 Peer Mentors. You and your Peer Mentor will meet throughout the semester to talk about what it’s really like being a student at Medaille. Your Peer Mentor will help you figure out strategies that work for you on how to succeed at Medaille College.

Check back in August to learn more about the Peer Mentors for 2016-2017!

How to become a Peer Mentor

Check back during the Spring 2017 semester for more information on how to become a Peer Mentor!

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Student Success Center


Hours

Monday-Thursday
8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Summer Hours

(Begin mid-May – End in August)

Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Contact Us

(716) 880-2214
Student Success Center
Huber Hall