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
By providing professional
By providing tutorial
assistance when required
By encouraging an atmosphere that results in
To help student-athletes achieve personal development...
By optimizing appropriate
By exposure to
professional seminars on topics related to success
participation in University-sponsored student activities
By providing experiences
which promote growth as an individual
By promoting community service as a way of
To help student-athletes prepare for meaningful lives
By hosting formal career
By informal discussion
sessions with employers in the private and public sectors
personalized assistance from the University’s Career Center
By coordinating interviews with prospective