Summer Online Application

The online application is no longer available for Summer Session 2016 admission. Visiting or General Studies students wishing to late register for Summer Session 2016 may do so by fax, email or in person by noon, Tuesday, July 26, 2016, using the Nondegree Registration Application. Permission of instructor is also required to process any enrollment during the late registration period. Applications received after the 7/26 noon deadline will not be processed.

Advance registration for Summer Sessions 2016 begins Monday, March 21, 2016. We will begin processing applications in the order received on the first day of advance registration. A complete registration packet will be sent via e-mail to the e-mail address provided on the application within 3-5 business days.

The online application will become available for registration for all other Summer sessions after 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 29th or they may submit the nondegree registration application.

Admission for Summer Sessions 2015 is now closed. Visiting and non-degree students wishing to enroll in undergraduate courses for the Fall 2015 term can apply at General Studies Admission and Applications.


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Thank you for a successful 2016 Summer Session. Check back in January for our complete 2017 Summer Session course schedule and descriptions as well as all the information needed to enroll in Summer Sessions 2017.

Our fully online Wintersession will run December 23, 2016 through January 18, 2017. All the information you need for Wintersession 2016-17 study at UAlbany is available on our Wintersession website. Advance registration begins Wednesday, October 19!

Online Application Instructions

This application should be completed by undergraduate students who are:

  • Matriculated at a college other than the University at Albany and do not have an application pending at this University.
  • High school graduates who have been formally admitted to a college other than the University at Albany.
  • Current General Studies students enrolled at the University at Albany.
  • Not currently affiliated with a college or university.
  • Recipients of Bachelor's degrees, but not currently graduate students at the University at Albany.

This application should NOT be completed by undergraduate students who are:

  • Current matriculated (degree-seeking) undergraduate students at the University at Albany.
  • Current matriculated graduate students at the University at Albany.
  • High school students.
  • Prior matriculated undergraduate students at UAlbany and who have not yet received a Bachelor's degree.

International Students

International students, students who are residents of countries other than the United States, that wish to take nondegree, undergraduate summer classes at UAlbany must first obtain clearance through the Office of International Students & Scholar Services.  You can reach them at 518-591-8172 or  Those students who hold a green card do not need to obtain clearance through ISSS, but are required to submit their green card to our office in order to be admitted. Applications for international students can not be processed until the appropriate documents are received by our office.

Advance Registration

Registration begins on Monday, March 21, 2016. Registration will continue until the first day of each summer session. Please be aware that if you send your application before March 21, we will not process your application until that date. The Office of General Studies and Summer Sessions does suggest registering for your summer classes early to increase your chances for enrollment in your desired course(s).

Application Confirmation

You will receive an automatic response once you have submitted your online application. If you do not receive this confirmation, please resubmit your application and/or contact our office at (518) 442-5140. Applications submitted online are received in our office on the next business day.

Course Enrollment

Please list courses for which you wish to be registered using our catalog # and class # format only (i.e. A Bio 110, #2045). If you do not list a class number, we are unable to determine the section you prefer and we will register you for the first available section.

Registration Confirmation

You will receive a confirmation of your schedule and related registration materials by e-mail within 3-5 business days after your application is received. This confirmation will also list any problems with the course(s) you requested such as closed to further enrollment or restricted to a particular type of student. If you do not receive this confirmation packet, please contact our office at (518) 442-5140.

Transferring Credits

If you are a degree student at another school, it is your responsibility to gain approval for course transferability to your home school program. Be sure to see your advisor before registering for courses.

Tuition Payments

By submitting this form, the Office of General Studies and Summer Sessions will officially register you for the requested course(s) providing the course(s) is still open and has no restrictions placed on it. Once we have enrolled you for classes, you have incurred 100% financial liability for tuition and fee charges connected with your registration unless you officially withdraw or drop courses by the appropriate liability deadlines. An E-Bill will be generated for the total credit hours listed on your schedule. Please pay this by its due date or late charges will be assessed.


If your plans change and you do not wish to attend summer classes at UAlbany after you have been registered, you must officially withdraw by the published deadlines to cancel your tuition liability. You may withdraw using MyUAlbany, the University's web-based student service system, in person at our office, or you may write, fax, or e-mail a request to the Office of General Studies and Summer Sessions. Nonattendance, or failure to log-on to your online course, does NOT constitute a withdrawal and will NOT delete your tuition charges.

Enrollment Adjustments

You may add or drop/withdraw from a course(s) via MyUAlbany, in person at our office, or you may write, fax, or e-mail a letter requesting your changes. Please send any correspondence to Office of General Studies and Summer Sessions, SS-110, University at Albany, Albany, NY 12222. Our fax number is (518) 442-5149. Please be sure to call our office after faxing your letter to confirm it was received. If requesting a drop, your drop date will be the postmark or fax date of your request. We will send a confirmation of your request via mail.

Parking Sticker

If you are bringing a car on campus, you must purchase a parking decal from the Office of Parking and Mass Transit Services. You can register your vehicle online through MyUAlbany or on their website or in-person at their office located on Center Drive East between Chemistry Lane and Physics Lane. Parking spaces are available in front of the building for use while conducting business in the Office.


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