Academic Advisement

Welcome to Academic Advisement at SUNY Schenectady. We’re here to help you in planning your academic pathways at the College – from registering for your first class all the way through your final course before you cross the stage at commencement.

Quality academic advising is a key to your success and your Advisor is a valuable resource to help you in attaining your life and career goals.

Advising assistance includes:

Academic Program Planning

  • Help deciding which program is right for you

Course Scheduling and Registration

  • Course selection required for your program

Academic Performance, Progress and Readmission Procedure

  • Review completed classes and grades
  • Review academic standing and GPA (Grade Point Average)

Add/Drop/Withdrawals

  • Early schedule changes (add/drop)
  • Withdrawals and deadlines
  • Solutions to course problems

To learn how to prepare for your Academic Advisement session , review a DegreeWorks audit and find out who your advisor is please review this PDF.

To learn more about advisor/student responsibilities and other important information click on the following link: Academic Advising Syllabus.

Academic Advising Staff

To set up an appointment with your academic advisor, call, email or click their calendar link.

Mitzi Espinola
Assistant Director of Academic Advisement and Retention
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espinoma@sunysccc.edu | 518-381-1358

Academic Advisors
Heidi Borofsky
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borofshl@sunysccc.edu | 518-381-1316

Anna Barth
Veteran's Certifying Official
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barthap@sunysccc.edu | 518-381-1200 x1185

Lucas Lavera
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laverald@sunysccc.edu | 518-381-1492

Racene Lawes
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lawesrr@sunysccc.edu | 518-381-1200 x1181

Karyn Raney
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raneyk@sunysccc.edu | 518-381-1200 x1186

Margaret Anne Williams
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williama@sunysccc.edu | 518-381-1200 x1184