As we enter a new month, start it off on the right foot by getting familiar with the resources here on campus. There are tons of offices and departments and it can oftentimes be challenging to sort out which departments offer which resources. Here’s a list of 10 departments on campus that are ready and willing to help with anything that you need.
1. Office of Student Diversity Initiatives
“The Office of Student Diversity Initiatives focuses on first-generation students, AHLANA students (African American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian, and Native American), international students, and those apart of the LGBTQIA+ community. We’re here to make sure that the University is providing a climate of acceptance for all so each individual can be their authentic selves.” -Jose Rodriguez, Director of Student Diversity Initiatives
The Diversity Office is located in the Widener Center adjacent to The Cabrini Bean. The office will be hosting a Safezone Training* on Oct. 11, 2018.
2. Campus Ministry
“Cabrini University Campus Ministry provides an inviting atmosphere where each student can experience a sense of belonging, and work within this community to become more comfortably connected with God, others, and self. Through retreats, campus liturgical life, and services, students are afforded the opportunity to enter into respectful dialogues with people of all faiths, foster a commitment to social justice, and find meaning in their lives.” -Rosa Altomare, Campus Minister
Campus Ministry is located on the Second Floor of Founder's Hall. They host a PB&J Night every first Friday of each month. They will also be hosting an Adventure Retreat on Oct. 6, 2018.
3. Math Resource Center
“The Math Resource Center is a place where you can receive help with math classes or any classes related to math such as science and business. We are here to help overcome math anxiety and provide free tutoring for individuals or groups ensuring that students succeed.” - Darla Nagy, Professional Tutor
The Math Resource Center is located in Room 107 of Iadarola Center and students can sign up by dropping in or scheduling an appointment at https://www.cabrini.edu/about/departments/student-success/math-resource-center/math-tutoring-appointments.
4. Residence Life
“Res Life provides housing for students as well as develops communities on campus, ensuring the best living and learning community experience. We focus on the experience for students outside of the classroom, that they are developing socially and academically by creating a connection with one another and the university.”
-Brett Buckridge, Director of Residence Life
Residence Life is located on the first floor of Woodcrest Hall and hours are Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm.
5. Disability Resource Center
“The Disability Resource Center (DRC) provides services and accommodations for students with disabilities that vary from reading and visual impairments to learning disabilities to physical or psychological impairments to ADHD. If students choose to disclose a disability to us, we will be able to provide accommodations for them and of course everything is kept confidential." - Kathleen Johnson, Director
The DRC is located on the first floor of Founder's Hall in Room 86.
6. Holy Spirit Library
“The Library gives students the resources, books, technology, and information they need to be ready for a lifetime of learning. We collaborate in the teaching, learning, and service mission of the University. The online research tools that are available include a cavalog, databases, and a journals list." -Christopher Jones, Library Circulation and Building Manager
7. Center for Career and Professional Development
“At the Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD) we provide hands-on assistance to all students and alumni in all stages of their career development. From resume building, identifying the right career path, to landing the perfect internship or job, we are there to help you.” -Mark Choquette, Assistant Director
CCPD is located on the second floor of Widener Center and will be hosting a Networking Workshop on Oct. 24 2018.
8. Center for Student Engagement and Leadership (SEaL)
“The Center for Student Engagement and Leadership oversees new student orientation, the student aspects of Homecoming, the campuswide leadership program known as LeadStrong, and advises the Campus Activities and Programming board. We also serve as a place of resources for commuter students and all student organizations.” -Amber LaJeunesse, Director
The SEaL office is located on the first Floor of Widener Center, behind the Cabrini Bean. Movie tickets, as well as on- and off-campus event tickets, can be purchased in SEaL.
9. Writing Center
”In the Writing Center, peer tutors will work with students to become better writers over time by identifying your main content or grammar concerns and provide the strategies and tools for addressing these areas. We provide a live audience so you can determine if your writing is well organized, responsive to the prompt, guided by a strong thesis statement, and supported by carefully selected evidence.” -Rachel Edwards, Coordinator
Students can schedule an appointment online at https://cabrini.mywconline.com.
10. First-Year Experience/Student Success
”It is the responsibility of the First-Year Experience and Student Transitions to create innovative teaching and learning opportunities, both in and outside of the classroom, to energize and excite students about their collegiate experience while directing students with the appropriate support mechanisms to ensure their academic, social, financial, and personal success at Cabrini University.” -Richard Gebauer, Executive Director, First-Year Experience and Student Transitions
First-Year Experience is part of the Center for Student Success, which is located in Grace Hall, Room 135.
For more specific information on all department events, refer to the monthly calendar.