Student Life & Services


Elston Hall, Room 222
Phone (518) 381-1344

Student Affairs is integral to the mission and vision of SCCC.

The Student Affairs Division provides a diversity of programs and services focused on assisting SCCC students in successfully fulfilling their dreams and aspirations. Student Affairs fosters the principle that a student’s total educational experience embraces quality instruction shared with valuable opportunities that facilitate intellectual and personal growth, fulfillment, and a sense of community. Our dedicated Student Affairs staff advances our institutional efforts to maintain a safe, positive, respectful and healthy community. The Student Affairs staff encourages students to explore the different aspects of student life while building their own personal and remarkable SCCC experience.

The committed Student Affairs staff serves as collaborative partners in pursuit of institutional goals and objectives. With tremendous pride and dedication, these individuals pursue the institutional vision, mission, and values.

Student Affairs Vision - The Student Affairs Division creates an unparalleled experience where students embrace learning and diversity to become leaders in the service of the global community.

Student Affairs Mission - The Student Affairs Division offers opportunities for engagement, learning and discovery in a diverse environment that optimizes the college experience and prepares students to serve a global community.

Student Affairs Values - As members of an inclusive community, value is on: excellence; leadership and service; knowledge; critical thinking; respect for self and others; diversity; exploration and communication.

When you become a student at SCCC, you join a community. Life in our community includes learning, playing, and interacting in a fun, welcoming and safe atmosphere. Student Affairs staff collaborate with our faculty colleagues to create and support a vibrant, healthy and energizing community for you at SCCC.

I am proud to be a member of the dynamic educators in our Student Affairs Division. You are invited to learn more about the services, programs and opportunities available to you and all SCCC students. Your success is important to us. Students truly are our number one priority.

Welcome to Schenectady County Community College!

Martha J. Asselin, Ph.D.
Vice President of Student Affairs

Student Affairs Strategic Priorities for 2015-2016

Student Affairs at a Glance 2013-2014 (PDF) provides you with a quick overview of the offices and people that make up the Division of Student Affairs.

Student Affairs Goals, Assessments and Annual Reports (PDFs)
Student Affairs Assessment Plan 2010-2015
Annual Report for Student Affairs 2010-2011
Monitoring Report Statement 2012

Admissions, Academic Advisement and Counseling, ADA Transition Services, Athletics, Campus Life & Safety, Career & Transfer Services, Educational Opportunity Program & Multicultural Affairs, Financial Aid, Liberty Partnerships Programs, Student Activities, Student Government Association, SUNY Career and Counseling Center, Schenectady Smart Scholars Early College High School, and YOU!

* Services available through other departments on-campus.

Clubs and Organizations,   * FERPA Rights,   * Learning Center,   * Math Lab,   Non-Traditional Students,   Returning Adult Students,   Off-Campus Housing,   Student Activities,   Student Code of Conduct,   Tutor Services,   * TRIO Program

            "Don't be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality.
             If you can dream it, you can make it so."
            (Belva Davis)

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