Professional academic coaches at the Ballotti Learning Center serve all of Suffolk’s students. Your academic coach will double as your instructor in SU101 and SU102; he or she will also be your administrative contact for all matters UAP. You will meet with him or her periodically throughout your first year to monitor your academic progress and ensure that you are successfully transitioning into college life.
SU101: Strategies for Academic and Personal Success (Fall)
SU102: Introduction to Leadership and Community Engagement (Spring)
Problem-based, experiential curricula allow you to fully explore the issues you may face during your first year of college and beyond. These two courses foster connections, complement your course load, and help you take ownership of your education.
Meet the Teaching Assistants
You will have exclusive opportunities to work with faculty members via the UAP’s linked section of SU101, special seminars, and during coffee hours facilitated by your SU101/102 teaching assistant and UAP peer mentor.
As a UAP student, you are eligible to earn up to $2,000 in merit-based scholarships.
If you attain a first-semester GPA of at least 3.0 and successfully complete a minimum of 12 credits, you will receive a $1,000 scholarship to be disbursed during your second semester.
If you meet these requirements again during your second semester, you will receive an additional $1,000 scholarship to be disbursed during your third semester.
This scholarship opportunity is not renewable. Students whose tuition is fully remitted are ineligible for these scholarships.