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!

Get Ready for College Week February 17 - 21

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!



College and County officials celebrate further expansion into downtown Schenectady. 

11 February 2020

Congratulations to the newest members of the international honor society. 

5 February 2020

Chef Michael Stamets is member of New York Culinary Team.

4 February 2020

Through experiential learning, young students learn that "science is everywhere."

3 February 2020

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Feb 19

Black History Month Luncheon

Enjoy a Soul Food luncheon and presentation from Antony Zokou Silvere as we celebrate Black History Month. Tickets are $18 per person, $10 for students with ID.
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM | Elston Hall, Van Curler Room
Feb 19

Time Management Workshop

Current students are invited to join the Student Success Center for a Time Management workshop.
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM | Elston Hall, Room 136
Feb 22

Clarinet Day

SUNY Schenectady School of Music invites clarinetists of all ability levels to a day with some of the area's finest professional players. Spend the day fully immersed in music making with other clarinetists as you attend a masterclass, hear performances, attend informative sessions and rehearse for an afternoon, all-clarinet concert.
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM | School of Music

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