Plan for Substance Abuse Prevention and Health Enhancement
plan, established in 1999, is a comprehensive environmental management approach
to reducing student substance abuse and preventing related violence. It was
cited as an exemplary program by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
in 1999 and as a model program by the U.S. Department of Education in 2000.
in Career Advising
6-stage model proposed by a University task force in 1997 was
implemented by the 18 career advising units at SU and the SUNY
College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF). It serves
as the framework for participation among the school- and college-based
units and the Center for Career Services. Students now take
advantage of comprehensive services and resources that complement
academic programs and enable them to successfully make the transition
from undergraduate life to satisfying careers.
Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA)
unit was created in 1997 to more clearly reflect activities
that had previously been supported by the Office of the Associate
Dean for Student Relations. OMA identifies and addresses the
needs of students of color and supports ethnic relations and
diversity issues for the University as a whole.
reduction in undergraduate enrollment that began in 1990-91
has enabled the University to be more selective in admissions
and to improve services to students.
the cost of instruction, financial aid is now the second
largest component of the budget. More than $100 million
in grants and scholarships go to students each year, reflecting
the University's commitment to attracting the best