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Undergraduate Study

At Le Moyne College, a solid grounding in the humanities and the sciences is an essential element in each student's preparation for a meaningful and productive life. The College, therefore, requires participation in the core curriculum, a special series of required courses and course options designed to assist students in acquiring the skills, knowledge, attitudes and values that are the basis of a liberal arts education in the Jesuit tradition.

 

Academic Advisement Center

342 Reilly Hall, 445-4624
WEBSITE
Faculty members (or other staff as appropriate) are assigned as academic advisors to all Le Moyne students. They advise students regarding degree requirements, majors, minors, grades, academic progress and problems. Students are encouraged to seek guidance from their advisors regularly and, more importantly, to get to know them on a personal level.

Advisement Program – First Year Students
The First-year Advisement Program provides specially selected faculty advisors to students beginning their first year of college at Le Moyne. During the fall semester, first-year students complete a mandatory, one-credit, graded course (AVS 101). Sessions are held weekly to assist students in adjusting to college life. A key component of AVS 101 is the first-year Common Reading Program.

Advisement Program - Departmental
The Departmental Advisement Program provides faculty advisors to upper-division students, transfer students and matriculated part-time students. Each student is advised by the chair of the major or designee in the department. Undeclared upperclass students are advised by the assistant dean for academic advising and engagement. Nonmatriculated part-time students are advised through the Center for Continuing Education (445-4141).


Academic Support Center

First Floor, Library 445-4118 (voice) / 445-4104 (TDD)
www.lemoyne.edu/asc

Le Moyne students are encouraged to take advantage of the free academic support services offered by the Academic Support Center (ASC). The center, located in the south end of the library’s first floor, is staffed by two full-time professionals, a full-time administrative assistant, two professional writing tutors and skilled peer tutors.

Students can arrange to work with a mathematics, natural sciences, foreign language, economics, philosophy and/or writing peer tutor on a regular or short-term basis. The ASC offers tutoring in more than 25 subjects.

Both individual and group support is available to students interested in strengthening their study skills and learning strategies. Students can set up individual appointments with professionals in the ASC. Writing fellows, who are students trained by the writing department, are available to assist students in WRT 100/101. Students who are interested in becoming a peer tutor should visit the ASC for more information. The ASC office hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Peer Tutoring Hours are Monday–Thursday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. / Sunday 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Students are invited to call or stop by the center to schedule a tutoring session or make an appointment with one of the center’s professional staff members.


Bookstore

Le Moyne Plaza, 445-4036
www.lemoyne.bncollege.com

The Le Moyne College Bookstore, open year-round, offers a wide selection of school merchandise, school supplies, residence hall supplies, health and beauty aids, and books for leisure reading. The store also carries all required and recommended textbooks for Le Moyne College courses. The bookstore offers a textbook rental program on select titles, and some titles are available in digital format.

Accepted forms of payments include cash, check with proper ID, any major credit card, Dolphin Dollars and Barnes and Noble gift cards. Store hours may be found at the front door, as well as on the store website or by calling the store.


Career Services

344 Reilly Hall 445-4185
www.lemoyne.edu/career_services

Choosing an appropriate major … identifying possible career paths … obtaining internship experience … developing job search skills … understanding graduate school options … accessing opportunities for employment. These are the important needs of college students that the Office of Career Services supports.

Career services helps students plan for careers after graduation through individual counseling and advisement, group workshops, instructional materials, online and traditional libraries of career-related information, a career guidance software program called Focus and access to alumni career advisors. Students are assisted in developing résumés, refining interviewing skills, gathering employer or graduate school information and implementing a plan for postgraduate pursuits. The office also provides web-based job postings and recruiting programs to assist job seekers.

Students are encouraged to complete an internship during their college career. The career services office works to develop relationships with area companies to facilitate students participation in internships.

Job search advisement, employer information, résumé and interviewing guidance, on-campus recruitment and job listings are available for graduating seniors seeking employment. Similar assistance is available for underclass students seeking summer and part-time positions.


Center for Continuing Education/Summer Sessions

342 Reilly Hall 445-4141
www.lemoyne.edu/continuing_education

The Center for Continuing Education markets, recruits, advises, registers, orients and services all part-time non-matriculated students at Le Moyne College. Some of the populations serviced through the center are participating in the College’s high school programs, post-baccalaureate students making career changes, students enrolled in certificate programs, visiting students for summer sessions or May- and J-mesters, and students interested in course work for personal or professional development. The Success for Veterans Program, housed in Continuing Education, serves as a one-stop shop for student veterans. Noncredit professional development and personal enrichment courses are offered to the community and alumni. Evening hours are available for working adults by appointment.


Classroom Services

442 Reilly Hall 445-4380
www.lemoyne.edu/classroom_services

The Office of Classroom Services provides audio-visual production and technical assistance to faculty, students, staff and administrators in support of the academic mission of the College.

Services include audio and video recording, duplication or editing, assistance with presentation design, as well as the set-up and tear-down of audio visual equipment in classrooms and event rooms on campus. The staff also provides instruction on the use of the equipment and will assist in classrooms if requested.

Requests for services and use of audio visual equipment must be made at least seven days in advance. Students who wish to borrow equipment for class or club projects must have the signature of a faculty sponsor, and will be approved at the discretion of classroom services. All equipment loaned to students must be returned to the security office by midnight of the day borrowed; no equipment is allowed to be stored in dormitory rooms overnight.

Hours of operation while school is in session are Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hours of operation during the summer months are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.


 

Disability Support Services

Noreen Reale Falcone Library, 445-4118
WEBSITE

The Academic Support Center also arranges academic accommodations for students eligible for assistance under section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and the American Disabilities Act of 1990. Students with physical, learning or emotional disabilities are encouraged to contact Roger Purdy, director of disability support services, as soon as possible in order to ensure that academic accommodations can be made in a timely manner. Students with temporary disabilities acquired as a result of illness or injury, who need academic accommodations, are also served by the ASC. Written documentation of a disability or temporary disability is required before academic accommodations are implemented. Non-academic services for students with disabilities are coordinated by Barbara Karper, assistant vice president for student development, in the Office of Student Development (445-4526).


Higher Education Preparation Program/Upward Bound Program (HEPP/UBP)

Romero Hall 445-4532
www.lemoyne.edu/upward_bound

The goal of the Le Moyne College Upward Bound Program is to generate in participants the skills and motivation necessary for success in education beyond high school. Services include instruction in reading, writing, study skills, mathematics and other core curriculum areas; academic advice and assistance in high school course selection; tutorial services; exposure to cultural events and academic programs; career counseling; on-campus residential programs; and programs and activities designed for individuals with limited proficiency in English.

Any student who is proven to be eligible may apply. Eligible students must be residents of the City of Syracuse, have completed eighth grade but not have entered 11th grade, and must be between the ages of 13 and 19.


Library, Noreen Reale Falcone Library

445-4330, Circulation desk 445-4325
www.lemoyne.edu/library

The Noreen Reale Falcone Library serves the research needs of the Le Moyne community. The library homepage provides access to research materials in all disciplines, in a variety of formats. Users can seek reference assistance via email; in a live, virtual chat; by phone; or in person. Faculty can request library instruction to support a course or specific assignment. In addition to traditional interlibrary loan nationwide, the library is also part of the ConnectNY consortium, which provides quick access to15 other New York academic library collections. Several different library rooms are available for reservation by campus or community members, including the Muserlian Instructional Lab, the Bernat Special Events Room and numerous study rooms. A wireless network provides access for users of laptop computers and mobile devices. In addition to 316 database subscriptions, the library currently houses over 225,297 volumes, 22,094 e-books, 2,149 print journals, 148,391 e-journals, 3,054 graphic materials, 2,684 sound recordings and 7,100 video recordings.


Registrar’s Office

Second floor, Grewen Hall 445-4456
www.lemoyne.edu/registrar

The primary function of the Office of the Registrar is to maintain accurate academic records of all students registered in the College and to organize and facilitate registration activity. This includes timely grade recording, comprehensive grade reporting, transcript maintenance and course scheduling.

The Office of the Registrar is service oriented, committed to meeting the needs of the students and the rest of the College community. Our services to students include: enrollment verifications, posting transfer credit, transcript requests, senior degree audits, degree conferral and diplomas.

The Office of the Registrar ensures the privacy and security of all student records. In compliance with the Family Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, the College will not release grades over the phone or via email. A student may have access to his or her records with proper identification. All requests for transcripts must be in writing. A student may request an official transcript by writing to:

The Office of the Registrar Le Moyne College 1419 Salt Spring Road Syracuse, NY 13214-1301 or by fax (315) 445-4752

The cost of a transcript is $5.00 per copy. In accordance with College policy, the registrar’s office will not release transcripts and diplomas of students with an outstanding financial obligation to the College.
Further information regarding our services may be obtained by visiting our website at www.lemoyne.edu/registrar.


Service Learning

342 Reilly Hall 445-5438
www.lemoyne.edu/service

The director of service learning serves as a liaison between Le Moyne College and nonprofit organizations in Syracuse for both service learning course placements and volunteer service opportunities. The director works with interested faculty to support and/or develop service-learning courses and appropriate placements. The director serves as a resource for other departments that are interested in promoting service opportunities.

Through Projects in Community ( P.I.C.), Le Moyne College students serve the Syracuse area in a variety of programs on an ongoing basis as well as participate in a number of “one-shot” opportunities throughout the year. The office also serves as a resource for community agencies that are looking for volunteers as well as other student organizations that are looking for volunteer opportunities. Work-study placements in the Syracuse community are coordinated through this office.