The "Success Express" First-Year Summer Academy is a program that offers a one-week transition to college experience for incoming first-year undergraduates that is scheduled for the week before the start of the Fall semester. The academy is by invitation only and space is limited.
The Summer Bridge program offers a number of benefits:
credit-bearing course at no additional tuition cost
early residence hall move-in for residential students
college-level academic skill building and goal setting
connection to campus and developing a social network
support of peer mentors, faculty, and staff that carries through the first year
"Success Express" First-Year Academy Details:
Commuter students are encouraged to participate in the Academy to jump-start their connection to Buffalo State and their classmates.
Academy participants who will be living on campus will be given the opportunity to move into their room assignments from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., on Monday, 8/20/18. If you have not already applied for on-campus housing by the time you are signing up for the Academy, please be sure to submit your housing application immediately.
The Academy begins with a welcome session on Monday, 8/20/18, and runs through the end of the day on 8/24/18. Orientation 102 events on 8/24/18 are part of the Academy.
Students will be in Academy events from approximately 10 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (8/21-23/18). Homework will be required during the Academy week.
Additional Academy activities, such as contact with peer mentors, check-ins with Academy faculty, and social opportunities, will be scheduled throughout the 2018-19 school year.
There are no additional tuition, housing, or meal costs for participating in the Academy.
Invited students have been contacted via their Buffalo State email and must sign-up for the Academy by the deadline in order to participate. Academy space is limited; students will be enrolled in the Academy based on the date they signed up, until the program is filled.
If you have questions about the "Success Express" First-Year Academy, please email Ms. Shelly Inniss-Jackson at email@example.com.
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