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Service Timeline

ROAR 2 Success First Year Timeline

January-March: Incoming students should begin receiving acceptance letters from Buffalo State College (Disclaimer: this depends on how early they have applied, and their identified enrollment term)

March: Deposited students will receive and invitation to review the asynchronous Orientation.

May-June: Deposited students will receive an invitation to register for the synchronous Orientation. They will also be reminded to set up a registration meeting with their Academic Advisor.

June-July: Students should attend the synchronous Orientation session that they registered for. Roar 2 Success students will receive a virtual postcard letting them know about the program they are enrolled in. The BEAT Team (Bengal Experience and Transition team) will also begin calling students who have not registered to see if they need additional support.

July-August: Students enrolled in Roar 2 Success will be notified of their assigned Completion Coach and peer mentor group. Additionally they will be invited to begin the virtual 8 week pre-semester prep program “Countdown to College”. During Countdown to College students will have the opportunity to meet with their Completion Coach, peer mentors, engage with other first year students, build relationships, and learn valuable information that will allow them to be successful their first year.

September-May: Students will receive ongoing coaching, mentoring, and be invited to first year engagement events.

An infographic showing the ROAR 2 Success support network consisting of academic advisers, completion coaches and peer mentors


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Student Leadership and Engagement

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Phone: (716) 878-4631 •  Fax: (716) 878-5600