Welcome to the Registrar’s Office! Our team is here to help you in obtaining your transcripts, assist in course registration, enrollment verification, transcript evaluation, cross-registration, and ensuring you’re clear for graduation.
Registering for classes at SUNY Schenectady is an easy, but important process. You are encouraged to register for classes as soon as courses are open for the semester (example: Register for courses in March for Fall semester, or in October for the Winter and Spring courses).
See below for information about registering or contact the Registrar's Office, Elston Hall, Room 212, (518) 381-1348.
Important date for Summer Session
Important dates for Fall Semester
- General registration is going on now.
What Type of Student Are You?
Current Students Enrolled in a Degree or Certificate Program
Continuing Visiting Students (NOT Enrolled in a Degree or Certificate Program)
New Students who wish to Enroll in a Degree or Certificate Program
New Visiting Students (Looking to Take a Credit Course but Not Enroll in a Program)
Student looking to Audit a Course
Student looking for Non-Credit Workforce Development and Community Education Courses
How to Register for Classes
We encourage continuing students to register via the web as early as possible for the best course selections. Matriculated (a matriculated student is one who has applied for and been accepted in a specific degree program through the Admissions Office) students must meet with their advisor first (obtain your advisor PIN) before registering.
Registration for Continuing Students Directions.
Click here to begin the online registration process.
If you have previously taken courses at SUNY Schenectady and know your 9-digit SUNY Schenectady ID #, please click here.
If you do not know your SUNY Schenectady ID #, give us a call at (518) 381-1348 for assistance.
If the course for which you wish to register has a prerequisite which you meet but not with an SUNY Schenectady course, please register in person and bring proof of meeting the prerequisite course(s).
To enroll, please call 518-381-1366 or stop by the Admissions Office in the Stockade Building on the main campus or e-mail email@example.com or apply here. Once you are admitted, you will receive information about advisement and registration.
If you are visiting SUNY Schenectady from another college and wish to register for a class, please contact the Registrar's Office to complete and submit a registration form. If the course for which you wish to register has a prerequisite which you meet but not with an SUNY Schenectady course, please bring proof of meeting the prerequisite course(s). New visiting students may begin registering when General Registration begins. If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Registrar's Office at 518-381-1348 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have previously taken courses at SUNY Schenectady, but have not been registered for more than a year, please register in person at the Registrar's Office and reactivate your status. The Registrar's Office is located in Elston Hall, Room 212.
Auditing a course is offered on a space available basis in most courses. Online courses are available for audit only with the permission of the instructor. Students wishing to audit a course may come during the late registration period as indicated on the current Academic Calendar. Auditors pay full tuition and fees.
State and County residents 60 years or older may register as a Senior Audit without a fee or tuition, only during the late registration period as indicated on the Academic Calendar, on a space available basis. Online courses are not available for Senior Audit. For more information regarding auditing, please contact the Registrar’s Office.
See the current workforce development and community education course offerings and registration information. You will receive a confirming e-mail in a few days once your registration has been processed. Please call the Office of Workforce Development and Community Education at 518-595-1101 ext. 3 if you have any questions concerning our community education courses.