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Pathways to Success


The mission of the Pathways to Success Department is to increase the successful movement of students from basic educational programs to college completion through partnerships between Erie Community College, Buffalo Public Schools Adult Education Division, Erie 1 BOCES, Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES, Orleans-Niagara BOCES, Kenmore-Tonawanda School District and Maryvale Community Education. These partnerships include a common design of student intake, seamless education services and timely connections between the participating institutions.

The Pathways to Success program is for someone at least 17 years of age who is not eligible to be enrolled in high school and wishes to enroll at Erie Community College.

Services Offered

  • Assistance with financial aid forms and college application procedures
  • Individualized academic and career counseling
  • Streamlined admission into a wide range of degree, certificate, and vocational training programs

Individualized Courses

  • High school equivalency - those lacking a high school diploma
  • ESL (English as a second language)
  • ELA (English Language Arts) and Mathematics - Developmental courses to prepare students for college level courses

Pathways to Success

Contact Information

City Campus: (716) 851-1109
North Campus: (716) 851-1423
South Campus: (716) 851-1692

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