Below are offices and services you will most likely need to contact as an NU graduate student. Click on the title of the office/service to learn more.
Contact: Tammy Hargrave
Contact: Robin Makula
Contact: Dr. Mustafa Gokcek
Contact: Ron Winkley
Contact: Michael Gentile, J.D.
Niagara University offers a variety of financial assistance to students including scholarships, graduate assistantships, work-study, federal and private loans, and flexible payment plans. Contact Financial Aid for more information.
The Office of Student Records and Financial Services is designed to be a “one-stop” resource for information relating to academic records and registration, financial aid and student accounts.
Health, Wellnes, Fitness and Living
Students are required to submit various proofs of immunization documents and to have health insurance. You can learn about what is required of on these pages:
The Niagara University Purple Eagles field eight men's and 10 women's intercollegiate teams that compete at the NCAA Division I level as a member of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference and Atlantic Hockey Association. Ours is a proud tradition – and a winning one. Since 2002, Niagara teams have appeared in 11 NCAA tournaments, won 13 conference championships and earned seven regular-season titles.
The Kiernan Recreation Center offers intramurals, clubs and classes, as well as access to a gym and fitness center. Intramurals, clubs, and classes, and the fitness center are open to all current student service paying students. You can also purchase a gym membership here.
Counseling Services is dedicated to providing confidential mental health counseling to help students work through and overcome those obstacles that may be hindering their ability to reach their full potential, so that they may achieve greater personal, academic, and professional success.
Approximately 1,500 students are housed in several residence halls, apartments and a grouping of six small cottages on campus.
Graduate students have the option of residing on campus in a residence hall on a nightly basis. Rooms are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Other Relevant Housing Links
Together, with Academic Affairs and other offices at the university, the Office of Student Affairs works collaboratively with students to develop student programs and services, celebrating student success and building on the university’s rich traditions.
Campus Offices and Services
Graduate Student Orientation will help you get started, as will orientation programs offered by your individual college or program.
The library offers multiple areas of studying from quiet areas to group study rooms. They are open 24 hours and will be an important area for your graduate studies at NU.
The Office of International Relations engages the world with the university's rich heritage centered on our Catholic and Vincentian principles and the philosophical, and practical implications of the dignity of the individual, as well as promoting social justice through education and services.
The Office of International Relations provides a central point of contact for international students studying at NU and for domestic students seeking international experiences.
The Career Services Center offers a variety of services:
- Career Fairs
- Resume and cover letter writing workshops
- Career-related workshops
- Company presentations
- Mock-interview sessions
- On-campus recruiting
- An Online Job Board
The Writing Center offers help to all enrolled students with their writing at any point in the process. There are two locations: The Writing Center @ the Library is behind the Reference Desk and the other location is in the Office of Academic Support, 1st floor Seton Hall. Our hours are posted at the beginning of each semester on our website and students can sign up to meet with a tutor by going on myNU to their resources tab and clicking on Writing Center Registration. The contact person is Martha Krupa, coordinator of tutoring services, 716.286.8075 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The lower level of Gallagher Center is the pulse of student life at Niagara. The student center offers a relaxing atmosphere for students to eat, meet with classmates, study or relax.
The offices of Campus Activities and MISA (Multicultural & International Student Affairs) is the pulse of the student body and is located adjacent to the dining area.
Several university offices are located in the Gallagher Center for the students' convenience including Campus Ministry, Student Affairs, Student Outreach & Support, Study Abroad and Student Veterans Services.
Graduate Student Council
The Niagara University Graduate Student Council ensures all graduate students are empowered to excel and lead through fostering collaborative relationships amongst administration and graduate students, and they are provided with enrichment opportunities. This student organization provides leadership opportunities and the ability to represent fellow graduate students. If interested in joining this organization please email email@example.com
Helping out in the community is an essential part of the Niagara experience. Whether it's preparing income taxes for the elderly, serving food at a local soup kitchen, or building a house as part of Habitat for Humanity, Niagara students are actively engaged in reaching out to those less fortunate.
Campus Ministry's goal is to assist all students in growing in their own faith journey. Let them journey with you as you meet new people, encounter new experiences, and begin to accept the responsibilities of adult faith.
The Office of Information Technology serves the Niagara University community's technology needs with an emphasis on innovation and customer service.
How to Log Into myNU to Update Your Profile and Register for Classes
- Log into myNU.
- Enter username. Username is a lowercase “s” followed by your 7-digit student number (Ex. s0056789 - include zeros to the front of your student number to make it seven digits).
- Enter password. If logging in for the first time, your password would be "Nu" plus the 2-digit day that you were born (not month or year) followed by the last four digits of your social security number/SIN (i.e. Birthday-June 20, 1980 & SS# 123456789 would be Nu206789). This login is also referred to as your PurplePass login.
- You should now be logged into your account. Click on the Edit Your Profile Box and update your profile (check over the data and make necessary corrections).
- Click the submit button on the bottom of the page.
- Log into myNU.
- Click on Web Advisor tab at the top, and a new window will open.
- Click on Login.
- Enter username and password, which is the same as your myNU (PurplePass) login.
- Click on Students.
- Click on Register for Classes.
- Click on Express Registration.
- To register, follow the directions on the screen.
- Once you have entered your classes click Submit (Click Submit only one time or you may have to log into Web Advisor again). On the “Preferred Sections” screen, under “Action” choose Register for each class then click Submit again.
At the bottom of the page, click on My Schedule, then select the appropriate semester and submit. Your schedule for the semester will appear.
- Print your schedule. You should always print your schedule upon completion of the registration process to serve as your verification. Log out when finished!
The Campus Safety office provides essential services to the NU community such as:
- Enforcement of University Policies
- Parking Passes
- Personal Safety Escorts
- Lost and Found
- Incident reporting
- Vehicle Assistance
Planning for Life After NU
With more than 31,500 living alumni, the NU alumni network can help students connect with university graduates for informational interviews, job-search advice, or possibly a room to crash in while on an out-of-state job interview. This network stays active long after you graduate.