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 and quality education with flexible options. Choose from over 55 degree, program and certificate options. If you’re fresh out of high school or returning to a classroom setting for the first time in several years our strong student support services will help you reach your career goals!

Learn more about Winter Session. Earn 3 credits in 3 weeks online starting on December 26.

Spring semester starts on January 22. 

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 degrees, programs and certificates.


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!



Students recently inducted into prestigious organization.

11 December 2018

Student chefs create impressive four-course menu.

5 December 2018

Chris Manning's invention earned him top award at national conference

5 December 2018

Thank you to everyone who attended this delightful event hosted by the Foundation. 

20 November 2018
Dec 12

SUNY Schenectady Jazz Combo

Join us for a free concert.
7:30 PM - | Carl B. Taylor Auditorium
Dec 13

Continuing Student Registration Event

Continuing students are invited to stop down to the Commons to meet with an advisor and get registered for the Spring Semester.
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM | Elston Hall, Commons
Dec 14

SUNY Schenectady Wind Ensemble

Join us for a free concert featuring the music of Grainger, Giroux, Wilson and School of Music Dean, Brett L. Wery.
7:30 PM - | Carl B. Taylor Auditorium