Empowering Your Next Step!

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

Apply today!

Admissions is open Monday-Thursday until 6:30 p.m.
Call 518-381-1366 or e-mail admissions@sunysccc.edu.


* Student must pay Student Activity fee


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!



Chef Michael Stamets, member of prestigious New York Culinary Team, competes in Germany.
25 February 2020

Athletes excel during Regional competition, on the court.

25 February 2020

George Goldhoff is SUNY Schenectady Alumnus.

19 February 2020

College and County officials celebrate further expansion into downtown Schenectady. 

11 February 2020

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Feb 26

The History of Black Wall Street

Presented by David Craft, Community Development Clinic Fellow/Staff Attorney, Albany Law Clinic and Justice Center Community Development Clinic. Free.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Elston Hall, Lally Mohawk Room
Feb 26

The School of Music presents Soprano, Emalie Savoy

Former SUNY Schenectady student, Emalie Savoy will present a lecture/recital and Q&A where she will discuss her remarkable career. Free and open to the public.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Carl B. Taylor Auditorium
Feb 26

Study Skills Workshop

Current students are invited to join the Student Success Center for a Study Skills workshop.
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM | Elston Hall, Room 136

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