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How we support our students.

As an Acker Scholar, you belong to a special community at UB. You are instantly welcomed by others who you will live with and learn from — and you will excel at UB, together. In this supportive, family-like atmosphere that fosters a culture of acceptance and inclusion, you will develop friendships, realize your goals, get involved and give back to your community and the world at large.

As an Acker Scholar, you have access to:

  • Merit-based scholarships.
  • Individualized academic advisement.
  • Free tutoring.
  • Personal and career counseling.
  • Undergraduate research and internship opportunities.
  • Community service opportunities.
  • Community-building and academic enrichment activities.
  • Preferred housing for first-year students.
  • Guidance as you prepare for graduate or professional school.
  • Support for successfully entering the workforce.

Read more about support services designed just for Acker students.