Uniting your scholarly aspirations with dedicated faculty, the Office of First-Year and Transfer Programs helps you build a strong academic foundation. Supporting your success, while incorporating personalized technology and one-on-one academic advisor meetings, you will be introduced to a variety of services and resources throughout your Becoming Orange journey.

Research shows most college students use ineffective study strategies. Syracuse University Academic Coaching helps ensure students get personalized attention, while establishing efficient workflows in support of immediate semester goals and long-term personal goals.

Available to help strengthen your study strategies, Peer Coaches are trained by the Center for Learning and Student Success (CLASS). Participating students will be randomly assigned to either eight hours of in-person coaching or online resources in Blackboard.

To participate, please email with the subject line "Requesting Academic Coaching.” Within the email, please provide your full name and Syracuse University email address (i.e.

Located in 014 Bird Library, the Center for Learning and Student Success (CLASS) provides and facilitates academic support services for Syracuse University students. Through collaboration with academic departments and campus offices, CLASS coordinates programs and disseminates information surrounding available campus academic resources. At no cost, highlighted services include the following.

  • Academic integrity education and training.
  • Personalized academic coaching.
  • Small-group tutoring and workshops.

For more information, visit the Center for Learning and Student Success website, call 315.443.2005, email or visit the space!