Canisius College Resources

Career Development Services for Students & Alumni – The Griff Center for Academic Engagement at Canisius College provides personalized, cutting-edge services and programs to meet the complete career development needs of Canisius students and alumni.

Whether you need help choosing a major, exploring careers, or developing job search skills, our staff is here to help you make the necessary preparations to achieve your goals and to ensure a successful transition from academic life to the working world.

The Griff Center for Academic Engagement provides the following services to students and alumni:

  • Career coaching
  • Assistance with locating internship and job opportunities
  • Resume and cover letter review
  • Videotaped mock interviews
  • On-Campus Interviews with local and national organizations
  • On- and Off-Campus recruiting events and professional development opportunities

Career coaches are available to assist you at every stage of your career development.  To schedule an appointment, stop by the Griff Center for Academic Engagement in OM-013 or call 716-888-2170.

Academic Semester Hours
Monday – Thursday  |  8:00am-7:00pm
Friday  |  8:00am-5:00pm

Summer Hours
Monday – Friday  |  8:30am-4:30pm


The Tutoring Center (OM 315)

Free tutoring for all Canisius students. Tutors are peers and adjunct professors with expertise in the majority of disciplines. Different strategies are used to help address individual student needs. The GRIFF Center also hosts a variety of programs and workshops to build academic skills and help students become lifelong learners.

The Study Center Program (OM 318)

Open to all Canisius students, the Study Center is a quiet environment where tutors are nearby to answer questions and provide academic support.

Academic Mentor Program (OM 317)

One-on-one academic mentoring, this program guides students through various issues that may arise during their academic career. Academic Mentors meet on a weekly basis with students to assist with better time management, handling of courses, study and other skills needed to achieve academic success.

Accessibility Support (OM 317)

Students may register with this office whether their disability is permanent or temporary. Committed to creating equal access for all Canisius students with disabilities, this office helps meet individual needs and oversees the proctoring of all special needs and make-up exams. Students without disabilities may also contact us to make-up exams missed because of travel for a college involvement, family and health issues, or course conflict.

National Comm Association

NCA serves the scholars, teachers, and practitioners who are its members by enabling and supporting their professional interests in research and teaching. Dedicated to fostering and promoting free and ethical communication, NCA promotes the widespread appreciation of the importance of communication in public and private life, the application of competent communication to improve the quality of human life and relationships, and the use of knowledge about communication to solve human problems.

The Purdue Online Writing Lab

The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects. Teachers and trainers may use this material for in-class and out-of-class instruction.

Public Relations Daily

For more than three decades, Lawrence Ragan Communications, Inc., has been the leading publisher of corporate communications, public relations, and leadership development newsletters. Ever since the launch of The Ragan Report in 1970, Ragan has provided the professional communicator and executives with timely, practical, and relevant information that few others can match.

Academic Tips

This web site contains college study tips, tricks, skills and guides to help you manage your time, take better notes, study more effectively, improve memory, take tests, and handle the stresses of college life.