Students often arrive at advising appointments with a variety of questions and concerns. It is important for advisors to be knowledgeable about campus resources and able to provide accurate and detailed referrals to students.
If you refer a student to one of these resources, please:
You can find more information about how to make an effective referral on the NACADA website.
|Issue/Question:||How to Refer:|
|Immigration or visa questions||Center for International Programs & Services|
|Interest in travel opportunities||Study Abroad Office|
|Help with resume or internship search||Career Development Center|
|Stress, anxiety, adjustment difficulties||The Counseling Center|
|Needs extra time on tests, peer note-taker, or other accommodation||Disability Services|
|Needs help with time management or study skills||Center for Learning & Academic Success|
|Needs individual or group tutoring||Center for Learning & Academic Success|
|Withdrawing from school or taking a semester off||Student Affairs Office|
|Has an academic complaint or grievance||Student Affairs Office|
|Has a personal issue/illness and will miss more than a week of classes||Student Affairs Office
The Center for Learning & Academic Success (CLAS) a multifaceted support service providing diverse programs that offer strategies and techniques for improving academic success. Academic Coaches and Peer and Professional Tutors connect students with a wide variety of Suffolk resources, provide academic coaching, and advise students on time management, study skills, and communication with instructors.
The Office of Disability Services strives to assist students with disabilities in advocating for themselves, receiving appropriate accommodations, and utilizing the campus-wide resources in order to fulfill their postsecondary education goals.
The Counseling Center is The Counseling Center's primary goal is to provide timely and comprehensive short-term counseling services to Suffolk University undergraduate and graduate students. The Counseling Center is committed to using its full resources in helping to expand the positive and productive learning environment at Suffolk University for students, faculty, and administrators alike.
The Office of Health & Wellness Services provides high-quality, holistic, easily accessible and cost-effective care to Suffolk students.
The Student Leadership & Involvement Office supports activities and advises over 80 student clubs and organizations
The Office of Student Financial Services handles student's financial aid package including loans, grants, scholarships. Students who receive a financial aid package are assigned to a financial aid counselor at the office.
The Bursar's Office is responsible for the maintenance of a student's account, which includes billing, processing payments, and refunds. They can provide all information about tuition and tuition payments.
The Student Affairs Office is responsible for creating and maintaining programs and services that enhance student life at the University. The office functions as a resource and referral source for a variety of student concerns and welcomes the opportunity to hear from students about their experiences at the University. The Student Affairs Office works cooperatively with other parts of the University in ensuring that the institution is responsive to students’ needs in all areas. If a student has a question, problem, or an idea and is unsure where to take it, the Student Affairs Office is a good place to begin.
The Office of Residence Life & Housing provides information about student residence halls and other residence options available to any Boston full-time student. All residence halls are located within walking distance of the campus and are close to Boston Public Garden, Copley Square and subway.
The Off-Campus Housing Office (OCHO) provides students with current apartment and roommate listings, neighborhood information, listings of local real estate agents, maps of Boston and surrounding areas, and local newspaper and websites resources to aid students with their apartment search. Students can advertise for roommates for their secured apartments.