Contact Information

  • Academic Affairs
    Siena Hall 219
    Tel. (518) 783-2307
    Fax (518) 786-5013



 Students on academic probation are required to take part in academic support programming. LEAP is a non-credit pass/fail course that students on academic probation are enrolled in. Students must attend group sessions on themes such as time management, study skills and test taking skills. Students are also required to meet  individually with the supervisor of the LEAP program. Additionally, students are required to some on line activities.

LEAP Fall 2012  Schedule :

Wed. Sept 12th Dr. Ellard  “The LEAP Program” 12:30    Library L 26

Wed. Sept 19th Dr. Ellard “Time Management" 12:35     Library L 26

Wed. Sept 26th  Dr. Bzdell or Dr. Bradway: "LASSI Inventory" 12:35  SH 123/125

Mon. Oct 1st  Dr. Ellard: "Study Skills" 12:35  Library L 26   

Wed. Oct 10th Career Center Staff “Focus Report” 12:35    Library L 26

Wed. Oct 24th Dr. Ellard "Mid-Semester Checkup" 12:35 Library L 26  

Wed. Nov 14th with Dr. Ellard: "Planning for Finals"  12:35  Library L 26


Also Required:

Individual meeting with Dr. Ellard – Please e-mail to arrange

LASSI On line Inventory  - access information located in Blackboard. You should complete this before Sept 21st

LASSI On line Modules  - access information located in Blackboard.  You should complete two of these before Oct.1st

Strongly Recommended:

Additionally, I strongly encourage you to attend the following:

Friday September 7th Club Fair Day Academic Quad 3:30 – 7:00 PM

Tutoring Center – email

Writing Center (Appointments made online)

Academic Advisor   - See your Advisor often about your academic program and career interest

Peer Advisors – Available M – F 10:00 – 4:00 in SH 215 for any academic issues

Support Programing  - Look for emails and flyers about additional programming from our office



Siena faculty member are asked to notify the AVPAA if students are missing classes.
This can be done by sending the AVPAA an e-mail or by sending an e-mail to the SKIPS hotline at

Faculty should consult Self Service for Faculty to verify the status of a student. If a student has
withdrawn, it will be listed there.

It is the student's responsibility to complete the appropriate withdrawal procedure or be subject to the same grading criteria as attending students.