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Recruitment Events   

Discover Public Health! Attend an information session at the School of Public Health, join one of our chat sessions, or meet us on the road to learn more about the field of public health and the school. 

The information sessions are a great opportunity to learn more about our academic programs and the application process.  All on campus information sessions are held in the George Education Center on the Health Sciences Campus in Rensselaer, NY.  Students interested in MS, PhD or DrPH programs are encouraged to schedule an individual visit in lieu of attending an information session, with the exception of November 18.

On Campus Information Sessions

 Thursday, September 21, 2017      5:30pm-6:30pm            MPH degree     Register
 Monday, October 16, 2017 5:30pm-6:30pm   MPH degree  Register 
 Saturday, November 18, 2017 10:00am-12:00pm   MPH, MS, PhD, DrPH  Register 
 Tuesday, December 5, 2017 5:30pm-6:30pm   MPH degree  Register
 Thursday, January 11, 2018 3:00-5:00pm  MPH degree  Register
 Tuesday, February 6, 2018 5:30pm-6:30pm  MPH degree  Register
 Tuesday, March 6, 2018 5:30pm-6:30pm  MPH degree  Register


Unable to come to campus? Meet us on the road or join a chat session.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017  This is Public Health Fair, Columbus, OH   Register
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 SOPHAS Virtual Fair, 10:00am-12:00pm  Register
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Idealist Fair, New York, NY   Register
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 College of Environmental Science & Forestry  Info
Thursday, September 28, 2017 Syracuse University  Info
Monday, October 23, 2017 SUNY Oneonta, 1:00pm-3:00pm  Info
Monday, October 23, 2017 Hartwick College, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Tuesday, October 24, 2017  This is Public Health Fair, Boston, MA   Register
Wednesday, October 25, 2017  This is Public Health Fair, New York, NY   Register
Wednesday, November 8, 2017  This is Public Health Fair, Atlanta, GA   Register
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 SUNY New Paltz, 2:00pm-4:00pm
Wednesday, November 16, 2017 SOPHAS Virtual Fair, 10:00am-12:00pm  Register
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 SOPHAS Virtual Fair, times TBD  N/A

Visiting the School of Public Health

If you would like to schedule a visit to the School of Public Health, or set up an individual appointment with an admissions counselor, please contact us at or 518-402-0361.       

Interested in Attending a Class?

If you are interested in attending a class as part of your visit to the School of Public Health, please let us know when contacting and we will assist you with that process. Please visit the Schedule of Classes and chose a course and a date that you would like to attend.  You can search for courses either by school or by department. Email the course and date to the admissions office so that we can check with the professor about the suitability of the date you have chosen, and we will contact you. 

How do I get to the Health Sciences Campus?

Take the UAlbany Shuttle from the Science Library, University at Albany Uptown Campus. The schedule can be found at Please note that the Health Sciences Campus Shuttle is available on weekdays only.

Take a taxi from nearby Albany Greyhound/Trailways Bus Terminal or Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station.

Driving directions to the School of Public Health: 1 University Place, Rensselaer, NY 12144.
*Please note- when entering the address in your GPS, the "city" field should be Rensselaer NOT Albany. If you search for the University at Albany in your GPS, it will bring you to the Uptown Campus in Albany. We are not located on that campus. We are located on the Health Sciences Campus in Rensselaer, NY.

To obtain directions to the Health Sciences Campus from your current location, please use UAlbany's Interactive Google Map.When choosing your destination, please select:

Campus: Health Sciences Campus
Area: Academic
Specific Area: George Education Center


Parking is free on the Health Sciences Campus. Please park in the General/Student lot. See Health Sciences Campus map for designated areas.


Need to stay overnight?  Stay in one of the hotels near the Health Sciences Campus.