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All are invited to the President’s Convocation on TODAY

The annual President’s Convocation is scheduled for today at 2:30 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center.  All students, faculty and staff are encouraged to hear President Hurley report on the state of the college and discuss the college’s goals for the year ahead.  Following the address, the president will welcome any questions you may have.

Submitted by: Erica C. Sammarco, assistant to the president; secretary, Board of Trustees

Soccer Griffs Face Titan Task

Your Canisius women’s soccer team returns to the Demske pitch Friday night for a non-conference contest against the University of Detroit, alma mater of our very own Joe Van Volkenburg. Kick-off is slated for 7 p.m. against the Titans. Canisius is 1-3-1 after securing a tie at The Citadel this past Sunday.

Free admission. For more information, visit

Submitted by: John Maddock, associate athletic director – external affairs, athletics

SASS Relocation and Online Academic Accommodations

All of SASS is now housed on the third floor of Old Main.

The Disability Support Services Office and General Proctor Site relocated to Old Main 317. The Academic Mentoring Program is also housed in OM 317.

The Operational Hours for the DSS Office: Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. – 7 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The Operational Hours for the General Proctor Site: Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. – 7 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. (All make up exams may be scheduled during these times. Accommodations will be made on a case-by-case   basis for students registered with DSS that have evening classes.)

The Tutoring Center is now located in Old Main 315. The Study Center remains in Old Main 318.

New Operational Hours for Tutoring and Study Centers: Sunday 6 – 10 p.m., Monday 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., Tuesday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m., Wednesday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., Friday 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

The SI program has been dissolved to facilitate more hours for all academic disciplines. The regular tutoring schedule will continue to offer math, writing, science and accounting tutors during as many hours of operation as possible. On-call tutoring will continue on an as-needed basis.

The Canisius College Disability Support Services Office is responsible for notification of any academic accommodation for the student(s) registered in your class that has been identified as having a disability. Each student has provided DSS with the proper documentation regarding his or her disability.

It is integral that our community adheres to the legal framework established by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Necessary accommodations for student success must be implemented while maintaining the highest level of academic standards and integrity for which the faculty and staff here at Canisius are so well known.

Academic Accommodation Notifications are available online via the Canisius Portal. Please log into the myCanisuis portal page and in the “online tool section” to the left of the screen, click onto All Applications and Services to see your Faculty Services which will appear in the center of the page. Click on Academic Accommodations and it will automatically take you to the page where you can view courses for the current semester that have students with accommodations. Once you have viewed the student accommodation information for each course, please check the box acknowledging you have viewed the information and click the Save Acknowledgements button to confirm receipt.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact Jennifer Herrmann at or Ext. 3748.

Submitted by:  Jennifer Herrmann, associate director, disability support services, Student Academic Support Services (SASS)