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SUNY Schenectady Admissions

Welcome to SUNY Schenectady!

We understand that when you're considering a college you’re looking for:

  • A convenient location
  • Affordable tuition 
  • Innovative academic programs
  • Strong student support services

If you’re fresh out of high school or returning to a classroom setting for the first time in several years we are committed to help you reach your career goals!

Enrolled students are eligible for:

  • CDTA Bus Pass*
  • YMCA Membership*
  • Free Campus Parking 

Admissions is available Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 

Call 518-381-1366 or e-mail

The Admissions Office is open! We offer both in-person and virtual visits. Students who would like to meet with an Admissions Advisor are encouraged to make an appointment to guarantee someone is available to meet with them. Prospective students who wish to drop off transcripts and complete admissions applications are welcome to walk-in during normal business hours.

* Student must pay Student Activity fee


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Virtual Advisor Appointments

Make a Virtual Admissions Advisor Appointment. Get your questions about SUNY Schenectady answered from the comfort of home. The link takes you to a calendar to find available appointments, fill out the registration form and meet with advisors. Students can schedule their appointment up to 1 hour before an appointment slot begins.

Faculty member speaking with a student in the Montessori Laboratory Classroom.

Our faculty are top-notch.


Two students looking into microscopes in the biotechnology lab.

More than 55 degree, program and certificate options.


Four students posing for the camera in front of microphones.

Music, lectures, social events...there's always something happening.


A culinary student and faculty member work in a kitchen lab making bread.

You may qualify for free tuition.


Eight students in caps and gowns at commencement pose for the camera.

Our grads transfer, and get great jobs.


College administrators stand with community members who were guests of the college at a panel discussion on entrepreneurship.

Great things are happening here!




Professor and student co-host College's popular Many Voices, One Call Podcast, now in its third season.

4 December 2023

Students in Sociology classes assist community groups.

29 November 2023

College officials, Congressman Paul Tonko, and industry partners tour new labs, discuss how they will bring the power of SUNY to the doorstep of businesses and organizations, and introduce young adults to career options.

21 November 2023

Congratulations to the newest members of PTK. They exemplify leadership and service and have all achieved an impressive 3.65 or higher GPA.

9 November 2023

Assistant Professor Louis Aiossa shares experiences from his law enforcement career with his students, SWAT Team members and State Troopers speak to Criminal Justice Club.

26 October 2023


Dec 18

Monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees. Open to the public.

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM | Elston Hall, Van Curler Room
Dec 26

Winter Session classes begin today.

8:30 AM - 10:00 PM | Online
Jan 16

Spring Semester classes begin today.

7:00 AM - 10:00 PM |