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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!




Kits have all of the fixings for a delicious holiday meal.

24 November 2021

Concerts on campus starting next week!

23 November 2021

New agreement will foster international educational opportunities for students in the United States and India.

16 November 2021

Members of the Coccio family attended SUNY Schenectady. Learn how the College impacted their lives.

12 November 2021


Dec 01

Students interested in transfer are invited to meet with a transfer counselor from The College of St. Rose.

10:30 AM - 1:30 PM | Elston Hall, Student Commons
Dec 01

Students, alumni, and community members are invited to schedule one-to-one appointments and group sessions with potential employers.

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Virtual - held through College Central Network
Dec 04

Prospective students are invited to visit SUNY Schenectady, meet our faculty, staff, and students, and learn more about our programs and services.

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Main Campus
Dec 08

Join the Office of Financial Aid for a chance to de-stress and have a casual conversation about spending and budgeting.

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM | SGA Room, Elston Hall, 220G
Dec 08

Students interested in transfer are invited to meet with a transfer counselor from Russell Sage College.

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Elston Hall, Student Commons