In order to meet the directive from New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to reduce workforce density, all campuses of Suffolk County Community College remain closed to all students and to the public. Please note that entry onto all campuses is restricted. College staff will continue to work remotely through April 5, 2020. We encourage you to contact the department or individual you wish to reach via email. Please visit the College Directory, accessible via the Quick Link menu on the College website homepage, in order to view College contact information. There may be a delay in our response time, but someone will get back to you. Students are reminded that Spring Break will end on March 29th and that remote instruction begins on Monday, March 30th. Please continue to check this website for updated information.

Office of Academic Affairs

Mission

The Office of Academic Affairs is committed to upholding the mission of Suffolk County Community College by providing leadership and support in ensuring quality academic programs and policies in service to the College community of faculty, students, and staff. Specifically, the Office of Academic Affairs provides administrative vision and direction, advocacy, assessment structures, and support for all academic departments and programs.

Goals

  • Provide guidance and oversight for curriculum development, articulation agreements, instructional modalities, and class scheduling consistent with community and workforce needs and in support of academic quality and student success; 
  • Develop, communicate, coordinate, and implement all academic policies and procedures to provide consistency throughout the College to serve the needs of all students;
  • Organize and lead the development and implementation of a comprehensive and sustained system of learning assessment and program evaluation in collaboration with faculty and staff;
  • Serve as advocates for students, faculty, academic departments, programs, and the administration, to promote policies, procedures, and allocation of resources that respond to the needs of all college stakeholders;
  • Provide enhanced opportunities for full-time and adjunct faculty professional development;
  • Provide academic support as well as enriched learning opportunities for students; and
  • Represent the Office of Academic Affairs within the College, and locally, regionally, nationally, with the State University of New York, and all accreditation agents, to enhance communication, to establish “best practices,” and to promote the college and its mission.