The Office of the Provost provides leadership and vision for the University's Online Education mission and goals. The office pledges to
Inspire Students by using online resources to enhance students experience and support learning;
Support Faculty by providing central coordination of information on various resources and support services for online instructions available on campus;
Empower Academic Units by creating a conducive environment to support online education, including but limited to the establishments of guidelines and policy as appropriate; and
Outreach beyond SBU by leveraging the University's brand and world-class faculty to serve a student population that otherwise is unable to pursue higher education.