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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!

Fall semester starts Monday, August 31.

Learn about Summer Session here.
All summer classes are online.

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!



Special video messages from Dr. Steady Moono and Faculty/Staff. List of the names of graduates. 

21 May 2020

Graduates discuss their plans for the future. 

20 May 2020

Despite challenges of the pandemic, the Class of 2020 is strong! Grads share their plans for the future. 

17 May 2020

Congratulations on persevering and finishing the semester. 

13 May 2020

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May 26

8-Week Summer Session Begins

8-Week Summer Session begins today. All classes are online. Classes run May 26-July 17.
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM |
May 26

5-Week Summer Session I Begins

5-Week Summer Session I begins today. All classes are online. Classes run May 26-June 26.
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM |
May 28

Virtual Business Roundtable

SUNY Schenectady hosts a discussion with area businesses, nonprofits, government agencies, and educational institutions regarding COVID-19. This virtual event is free and open to the public.
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM |

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