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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 available Monday-Friday
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Call 518-381-1366 or e-mail

The Admissions Office is working remotely every day except Wednesday. On Wednesdays the office is open to help any students who need face-to-face assistance.

* Student must pay Student Activity fee




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!



All lecture style classes will be taught virtually with limited labs on campus.

6 July 2020

Congratulations to the Class of 2020! You did it!

29 June 2020
Commencement will be a drive-through event on June 29, at 4 p.m. on campus.
11 June 2020

Share why SUNY CCs are valuable to you on your social media. 

11 June 2020

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Jul 14

Craft Beer Brewing & Craft Spirit Distillation Virtual Information Session

Join us virtually to learn more about the Craft Beer Brewing and Craft Spirit Distillation programs. Hear from faculty and students about the courses and community!
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM |
Jul 15

Planned DegreeWorks Maintenance

There is a planned maintenance outage of DegreeWorks from midnight until 7 a.m. DegreeWorks will be unavailable at this time.
12:00 AM - 7:00 AM |
Jul 15

Instant Admit Day

Enroll now for the Fall 2020 Semester. Bring your high school transcript or equivalency diploma and you may be accepted on the spot. There is no application fee. Prospective students and their guests must wear masks. Social distancing procedures will be followed.
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM | Stockade Building, Room 120

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