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Retention and Advocacy


Our office focuses on students and their social, personal, and academic adjustment and growth.



The Office of Retention and Advocacy is the primary retention center on campus. We are dedicated to making the student experience successful. We provide personal student support, outreach/drop-in services, parent education and support, information and referral to other campus resources. Our office focuses on students and their social, personal, and academic adjustment and growth. Many just come to talk with someone.

Services offered or coordinated through Retention and Advocacy includes:


Staff:
Jennifer Close, Director 
Office Location: GTL 110 
Phone: (607) 735-1147
Email: retention@elmira.edu

Leslie Root, Coordinator of Tutoring Services
Office Location: GTL Tutoring Center
Phone: (607) 735-1149
Email: tutoring@elmira.edu

Learning and Disability Specialist
Phone: (607) 735-1830 
Email: retention@elmira.edu 

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Other times by appointment.