The mission of the Florida A & M University Athletic Center for Excellence (ACE) is to promote excellence, enhance retention and increase graduation rates among student athletes while empowering student-athletes to develop independence, self-reliance, personal values, leadership skills and responsibility for themselves.
ACE Academic Support Services
ACE advisors are responsible for monitoring the academic progress of each student-athlete in the areas of eligibility and progress towards a degree. ACE Advisors assist with class scheduling and major selection and suggest tutoring where needed. ACE Advisors work closely with faculty and coaches to promote effective communication between all parties. ACE Advisors monitor study hall attendance and productivity, as well as checking class attendance and grades.
ACE Advisors at Florida A & M University also provide student-athletes with comprehensive educational services to meet the needs of each individual. The Athletic Center for Excellence (ACE) coordinates extensively with the Center for Disability Access and Resources(CeDAR) on campus to provide student athletes with testing and educational services based on their individual needs.
Goals of ACE Athletic Advisors
To help student-athletes earn a college degree...
By providing excellent academic facilities
By providing professional counselors
By providing tutorial assistance when required
By encouraging an atmosphere that results in academic achievement
To help student-athletes achieve personal development...
By optimizing appropriate social experiences
By exposure to professional seminars on topics related to success
By encouraging participation in University-sponsored student activities
By providing experiences which promote growth as an individual
By promoting community service as a way of life
To help student-athletes prepare for meaningful lives and careers...
By hosting formal career preparation seminars
By informal discussion sessions with employers in the private and public sectors
By recommending personalized assistance from the University’s Career Center
By coordinating interviews with prospective employers