Enrollment & Student Services (ESS)

Enrollment and Student Services (ESS)
Organizational Chart

Students should address questions about the Withdrawal or Non-Returning Process to Academic Advising Services

Students with questions about a Leave of Absence should refer to Academic Advising Services

Students should refer to the Registrars Office for information on the Reinstatement or Readmission Process


Activities Night at Fredonia

Activities Night - Students gather for a quick photo

Silent Witness Form - Report a crime or harassment

Campus Safety Report

Orientation Information

Student Exit Survey


Fall Break

October 11, 2018 - October 14, 2018

Thanksgiving Break

November 17, 2018 - November 25, 2018


Enrollment & Student Services (ESS) is the Division of the University that oversees all areas of the student's experience with special emphasis on educational and social experiences outside the classroom. Promoting student growth and development while at the University is one of our most important responsibilities.

Mission Statement
In support of Fredonia's plan and baccalaureate goals, the division will create programs and services to support students in their development of skills leading to personal and academic goals, foster responsible citizenship, and enrich the student experience.

Vision Statement
The division will strive to provide transformative pathways where students are empowered to develop as leaders, embrace diversity, and become life-long contributors in a global society.

Core Values...

  • Student Success: Creating pathways to transformative learning environments for students and those who serve them.
  • Excellence, Collegiality, and Professionalism: Modeling professionalism through collaborative, ethical leadership, integrity, credibility, respect, consistency, customer service, and effectiveness.
  • Respecting Diversity, Inclusiveness, and Global Understanding: Standing for a sense of community where all individuals are valued.
  • Assessment and Accountability: Continually evaluating and improving practices, in order to hold professionals accountable through the collection and use of assessment evidence.

Motto/Tag Line:  Pathways to Student Success

The Division of Enrollment & Student Services functional units:

  • Office of the Vice President of Enrollment & Student Services - Central Administrative Support
  • Department of Enrollment Services
  • Department of Student Support and Success 
  • Department of Student Involvement and Development
  • Department of Athletics and Recreation
  • Department of University Police

The Office of the Vice President of Enrollment and Student Services will...

  • be a student advocate
  • work with all areas of the campus to promote student development and success
  • assist in obtaining a verification for absence from class
  • develop the campus orientation programs

Student Handbook

Download the 2017-2018 Student Handbook

Request Privacy / Do Not Release Directory Information form

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See complete FERPA description listed below.
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Information about FERPA

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Enrollment & Student Services

2121 Fenton Hall
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3271
(716) 673-3583 fax