Student Success Newsletter January 2023

Welcome to the New Year!!!

Posted January 1, 2023

The new year tends to bring about discussion and goal setting. There’s so much excitement, expectation, and hope as the calendar page turns to a new year! ... MORE

Important Dates and Upcoming Events

Posted January 1, 2023

Check here for important dates and upcoming events happening at the college. Links to these events and more can be found at SUNY Empire Connects. ... MORE

Email Forwarding to End on January 25. Your action is needed!

Posted January 1, 2023

Effective January 25, 2023, your college email will no longer be automatically forwarded to your personal email account. Emails will only go to your college email. ... MORE

Spring 2023 Checklist

Posted January 1, 2023

The spring term begins on Tuesday, January 17. Are you prepared? Check this list to make sure you’re ready to participate fully in your spring courses! ... MORE

SUNY Empire Library Workshops for Winter 2023

Posted January 1, 2023

Did you know that our library offers live workshops throughout the year? ... MORE

Spring 2023 JumpStart Online

Posted January 1, 2023

JumpStart: Your Guide to a Smooth Start at SUNY Empire! ... MORE

STARS Study Group

Posted January 1, 2023

The STARS (Studying Together and Reaching Success) study group was started by alumna, Liza Rochelson. Liza began feeling isolated while taking Independent Studies during the height of the COVID pandemic. ... MORE

The Office of the Registrar - Answers Common Registration Questions

Posted January 1, 2023

With the start of the new year comes the beginning of a new term at SUNY Empire State College. Whether it is adjusting your current registration or registering for the first time, the Office of the Registrar knows you have questions. We hope you find the answers you need in our responses to some of our most frequently asked registration questions. ... MORE

Happy New Year from the Office of Accessibility Resources and Services!

Posted January 1, 2023

We hope you are ready for the Spring 2023 term to begin. Don’t forget about contacting the Office of Accessibility Resources & Services if you are interested in requesting accommodations for the upcoming term. ... MORE

Save the date for our 2023 Spring Student Conference!

Posted January 1, 2023

The dates for the 2023 Spring Student Conference are set. This in-person event will be held at the Desmond Hotel in Albany, NY on April 13-15, so SAVE THE DATE! ... MORE

New Year Equals New Beginnings!

Posted January 1, 2023

A new year is the perfect time to refresh, review, and renew your health and wellness goals. It’s also a great time to establish stepping stones to improve your overall wellness. When designing your wellness plan, it’s important to include movement, physical health, mental health, and self-care. SUNY Empire’s Health and Wellness Program supports your health and wellness needs as you journey into the new year and new term. Here are a few tips and ideas to help you get started. ... MORE

Mindfulness in Action

Posted January 1, 2023

We are excited to present COVID-19: Crisis and Resilience. This publication showcases the creative, academic work of SUNY Empire State College students on how COVID-19 intersected with their lives. ... MORE

Meet Your Student Success and Development Team!

Posted January 1, 2023

The Office of Student Success and Development is here for you from the moment you register for your first class until you receive your diploma. When you get accepted, you are paired with a coordinator who can assist you with overcoming personal barriers or just answer your questions. We often help students with navigating SUNY Empire systems and procedures, getting connected to resources, and understanding how to work best with your mentor. We offer workshops throughout every term, which you can learn more about on our website. In addition to our coordinators, we want you to get to know some of our “behind the scenes” team members who keep our office running smoothly. Some of these staff members you may speak with once for assistance, or you may work with them often and maybe you don’t eve ... MORE

Stock up on your SUNY Empire gear!

Posted January 1, 2023

For the month of January, you can receive 20% off performance wear at the SUNY Empire gear store. ... MORE

How Different Countries Celebrate the New Year

Posted January 1, 2023

Thank you to everyone who posted pictures of their pups for National Dog Month. ... MORE


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