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

Fall Semester registration is open! Classes start September 3.

Instant Admit Day - July 24, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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!



Learning Commons, Middle States Reaccreditation, Academic Programs, Campus Renewal Projects highlight success. 
10 July 2019

SUNY Schenectady ensemble, directed by Dr. Allyson Keyser, only community college group selected to perform.

28 June 2019

Hafsah Zorqane '19 working with fellow CSTEP students as they begin their educational journey. 

28 June 2019

Biology and Spanish are just two of the classes students are taking this summer. 

14 June 2019
Jul 24

Instant Admit Day

Bring your high school transcript or equivalency diploma and you may be accepted on the spot.
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM | Stockade Building, Room 120
Jul 25


New students are invited to Orientation. Orientation is a great time to meet your professors, learn about our diverse academic programs, support services and financial aid, drop off your immunization records, learn your way around campus, meet other SUNY Schenectady students, and register for classes.
2:00 PM - 6:30 PM | Elston Hall, Student Commons
Jul 31

Faculty Jazz Combo and the Tribute to Nick Brignola Combo

Join the SUNY Schenectady School of Music Faculty Jazz Combo and the “Tribute to Nick Brignola Combo” featuring Gary Smuylan for an evening of jazz standards and original compositions. Free.
7:00 PM - | Central Park Music Haven, 500 Iroquois Path, Schenectady, NY 12309