Career Services assists students and alumni with exploring careers and finding fulfilling work experiences. Our motto is personalized attention. If you come into our office, you’ll meet with someone one-on-one and receive customized guidance for your needs.
The mission of the Syracuse University Counseling Center is to enhance student health and wellness by providing comprehensive mental health and substance abuse related services. The Counseling Center strives to assist students by providing support during times of crisis, facilitating problem resolution, enhancing coping skills, promoting personal growth, and supporting academic success.
Syracuse University has established a Disability Cultural Center (DCC) to coordinate campus-wide social, educational, and cultural activities on disability issues for students, faculty, staff, and community members with and without disabilities.
Qualified graduate students in participating departments are eligible to join an award-winning program ranked among the premier models for Teaching Assistant training in the United States. Our Future Professoriate Program provides students with the experience, confidence, and documented performance they need to excel as faculty in higher education. We produce candidates who not only get jobs, but quickly become indispensable to the departments, colleges, and universities they join and to the students they teach.
The authority of the Dean of the Graduate School extends to investigations of compliance with rules and procedures, and shall include authority to investigate allegations of misconduct or inappropriate treatment of students, but shall not extend to matters of academic assessment. The Graduate School is not an appropriate venue for review of decisions made by the Office of Academic Integrity or through the student judicial process.
SU Health Services is committed to providing high quality student-centered ambulatory health care and wellness services that have been especially designed to meet the needs of SU and SUNY ESF students. We strive to provide these services in a way that engages the student as an adult consumer of healthcare. Our staff is highly qualified and experienced in providing student health care.
Hendricks Chapel is the diverse religious, spiritual, ethical and cultural heart of Syracuse University that connects people of all faiths and no faith through active engagement, mutual dialogue, reflective spirituality, responsible leadership and a rigorous commitment to social justice. Hendricks Chapel may also be an appropriate place to seek assistance if you find yourself needing guidance with a troubling personal situation.
The mission of the Syracuse University LGBT Resource Center is to provide education, advocacy, support, and safe communal space for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, and straight-allied students, staff, faculty, parents, and alumni of Syracuse University. Through the LGBT Resource Center’s services, the center promotes the academic and personal growth and development of LGBT students; advocates unrestricted access to and full involvement in University life; and serves as a catalyst for the creation of a campus environment free from intolerance and hospitable for all students.
The Office of Multicultural Affairs seeks to support and promote the academic achievement, multicultural competence, social development, civic engagement, and retention of students from historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups at Syracuse University.
The Psychological Services Center specializes in the assessment and treatment of a variety of psychological problems in adults and adolescents, including mood and anxiety disorders, eating disorders, relationship problems, work stress, and academic difficulties. This office also evaluate and treat attention, learning, and behavior problems in children. The Psychological Services Center serves Syracuse University students and employees as well as residents of the larger Syracuse community. This office will work with individuals, couples, and families. Referrals from health care professionals and social service agencies are welcome.
The Department of Public Safety is committed to providing a safe and secure educational, cultural, and working environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors.
The Lillian and Emanuel Slutzker Center for International Services is dedicated to the support and success of all international students at Syracuse University. Services include assistance with student visa documents; special orientation programs; English con versation groups; guidance with immigration compliance; and events that encourage international students to meet people from all over the world.
College is a time of great excitement, exploration, and new opportunities. This time can also be demanding and challenging. In times when you need guidance, advice, or other support to navigate the sometimes complex layers of the institution, the Syracuse University Office of Student Assistance is here to help. The Office of Student Assistance serves as a central helping resource for all students. The office helps students and their families manage crises, life traumas and other barriers that impede success. The staff works to address the needs of students who struggle in such areas as psychological health, physical health, victimization, relationship issues, and social adjustment through a variety of interventions, referrals, and follow up services.
Student Legal Services is funded by The Student Association and Graduate Student Organization. The services available under the program include advice and consultation on various legal problems and court appearances in certain situations. This is paid for by funds supplied from your student activity fee. This program is staffed and supervised by practicing attorneys. Since the attorneys work directly for the students and do not work for Syracuse University, all matters will be kept strictly confidential, and legal conflicts with the University are covered by the program.
The Office of Off-Campus and Commuter Services (OCCS) orients students to Syracuse University and the broader community, prepares them for successful transitions, and facilitates continued student success through graduation. The OCCS is committed to offering information, resources, education, and programs that promote skill development, student independence, and civic engagement to all Syracuse University students. In addition, the OCCS provides all students living off campus or commuting to campus from home with support, information, and resource referrals throughout their off-campus housing experience.
In some instances where you are you may have a grievance regarding improper treatment by the graduate mentor or any other faculty member, you should first seek to resolve the grievance within the academic unit of study. If the grievance is not resolved locally, it should be pursued through the procedures of the school or college or brought before the Dean of the school or college within which the academic unit resides. If the graduate student wishes to appeal the decision of the school or college, the appeal may be taken to the Dean of the Graduate School (see contact information below for the Graduate School). The Dean of the Graduate School shall have the authority to investigate all relevant aspects of the grievance with the objective of seeking fair resolution of the grievance. If the findings or recommendations of the Dean of the Graduate School are not agreeable to the Dean of the school or college, then the grievance will be referred to the Provost, who will make a final decision.
The Syracuse University Office of Alumni Relations offers ways to stay connected to Syracuse University.