Griff Center for Student Success

Our mission is to serve our transformative learning community in the spirit of cura personalis, care for the whole person, through opportunities and services which develop and empower students to achieve academic and career success.

Student Support

Information regarding campus resources and operations for student support at Canisius College.


Academic Achievement

The Academic Achievement Team supports students through advisement of freshmen, transfer students, and student-athletes.  Additionally, the team is responsible for working with students to set academic goals and assist with their academic success.

Career Development

Career Development

The Career Development team provides personalized services and programs to meet the complete career development needs of Canisius students and alumni. Whether you need help choosing a major, exploring careers, finding an internship 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.

Accessibility Support

Student Accessibility Services

We are committed to creating equal access for all Canisius students, whether the accommodation is permanent or temporary. In addition to administering accommodations to students registered with accessibility support, the Griff Center oversees all proctoring of special need and make up exams. Students who are registered with accessibility support use this service a great deal due to travel required of their sport, family and health issues, and/or course conflict.

Study Center

The Study Center is open to all students and provides an opportunity for students to focus on their academic work in a quiet environment where tutors are available across the hall in tutoring services to answer questions and provide academic support.

Transfer Student Services

Transfer Student Services

Thank you for choosing Canisius College for the next segment of your academic journey. We are extremely happy to have you here and hope that your experiences will be academically and personally fulfilling. As part of your first year experience, you have an advocate in the Griff Center for Student Success.

Tutoring Services

Tutoring Center

Tutoring Center provide a variety of opportunities for all Canisius students to achieve their own academic success. The services are free-of-charge and peer and adjunct professor tutors employ various academic strategies in the majority of academic disciplines to help address individual student needs. 

Veteran Affairs

Veteran Support Services

The Griff Center is dedicated to providing an environment that is supportive and friendly, where students feel comfortable seeking assistance concerning both academic and non-academic issues.

Locations, Hours and Staff

The Griff Center is comprised of professionals who are trained in student development; who offer academic and career assistance; and provide services tailored to address the diverse developmental stages of a student’s academic career. Click here to read more information about our staff, locations, hours and general contact information.