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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!




Lt. Gov. Delgado returns to the Electric City to speak to the Class of 2024.

17 April 2024

Main inventor/co-inventor on 25 U.S. patents discusses the negatives and positives of plastics ahead of keynote remarks during STEM Day 2024.

10 April 2024

Congratulations to Melody Roper, Culinary Arts major, and Parmesh Thakoordial '23, Science alumnus.

4 April 2024

Congratulations to Maureen Mbanga, Business Administration major, and Ayden Budhoo, Computer Science major.

4 April 2024

Special evening that spotlights students has expanded opportunities for students for over three decades.

4 April 2024


Apr 23

Welcome Spring with activities, food, games, music, obstacle courses, team games, and more! Bring...

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM | Main Campus, The Quad
Apr 24

Prospective students and the campus community are invited to STEM Day - Planet vs. Plastics.Talk...

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM | Elston Hall
Apr 24

Join the School of Music for the student Wind and Strings Recital. Free and open to the public.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Main Campus, Carl B. Taylor Auditorium
Apr 24

Join the School of Music for the student Jazz Combos concert. Free and open to the public.

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM | Main Campus, Carl B. Taylor Auditorium
Apr 25

Finish the semester strong! Come to LNAP for late night tutoring and support, therapy animals, student...

5:00 PM - 11:00 PM | Begley Building, Begley Learning Commons