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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 an invitation to review the Asynchronous Orientation also known as the pre-orientation tutorial.

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

June-July: Students should attend the Synchronous Orientation (live orientation) session that they registered for. Roar 2 Success students will also receive a virtual postcard letting them know about more about the program they are enrolled in. Peer mentors will also begin calling students to welcome them and also suppor those who have not registered for orientation.

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 college preparation program “Countdown 2 College”. During Countdown 2 College students will have the opportunity to meet their Completion Coach, peer mentors, engage with other first year students, build relationships, and learn valuable information that will allow them to transition successfully in 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

1300 Elmwood Ave  •  Campbell Student Union 400 •  Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-4631 •  Fax: (716) 878-5600   sle@buffalostate.edu