Welcome to Wintersession 2015

Please note: the catalog & class number for ICSI103 (1008) - Web Programming - has been changed to ICSI107 (1275). All other course attributes remain the same.

Wintersession 2015 will begin Friday, December 19, 2014 and run through Monday, January 19, 2015. All Wintersession courses are fully online delivered in Blackboard 9.1 and accessible via the Internet. Advance registration begins Wednesday, October 15.

Please check back the first week in October for all the information you will need for Wintersession 2015 study at UAlbany.


Thanks for a successful Wintersession 2014. Students can access their grades via MyUAlbany beginning Thursday, January 23, at noon.


Need a transcript? Transcripts can be requested in person or online through the Registrar's Office.

An expanded catalog of fully online courses as well as tradtional classroom courses will be offered thoughout our 2014 Summer Sessions. Click here for all the information you need for Summer 2014 study at UAlbany. Enrollment begins Monday, March 24!




A Blackboard outage to install updates has been scheduled for Monday, January 6, 2014, from 6AM - 5PM. During this time, access to fully online Wintersession courses WILL NOT be available. Enrolled students should plan their time accordingly. Click here for additional information on the updates.

The Office of General Studies and Summer Sessions will be closed Monday, December 23, through Wednesday, January 1, for the university-wide 2013/14 Intersession Energy Savings Initiative. Regular business hours will resume on Thursday, January 2.

For assistance using Blackboard, including log on and password issues, please contact the ITS HelpDesk at (518) 442-3700 or submit a Service Desk Request at http://www.albany.edu/its/help.

Best wishes for a successful Wintersession! 

Wintersession courses begin Friday, December 19, 2014.

  • All wintersession courses are completely online. Enjoy the convenience of taking classes anywhere, anytime!
  • Earn up to eight credits in four weeks.
  • Select from a wide range of courses, many fulfilling one or more general education requirements.
  • Advance registration begins Wednesday, October 15.
  • The Automated Wait List process in MyUAlbany is available on all fully online Wintersession undergraduate courses. This function allows students to add themselves directly through MyUAlbany to a wait list once a class section reaches full enrollment. Additional details on the Automated Wait List process are available below:
  • Ready to enroll?


    All the information needed for Wintersession 2015 study at UAlbany is available through this site, or by contacting:


    Office of General Studies and Summer Sessions
    University at Albany, SS-110
    1400 Washington Avenue
    Albany, NY 12222
    Phone: (518) 442-5140
    Fax: (518) 442-5149



    Just added - ETAP 687 (1139)-Online Learning and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Enroll today!

    Click here for a list of Wintersession 2014 courses with seats still available as of December 10, 2013. These seats are limited and won't last long!

    Students enrolled in fully online courses at the University at Albany being delivered through Blackboard 9.1 (Bb9.1), please review these instructions for getting started with your Winter Session 2013-14 online courses.

    If you added yourself to a wait list via the Automated WaitList Process in MyUAlbany, you may have been successfully moved from the waitlist and enrolled in a class for wintersession. To confirm if you have been enrolled or not, please log into MyUAlbany and view your class schedule. If you were enrolled and do not wish to take the class, you must drop it from your schedule by Monday, December 24, to avoid financial liability. View the Wintersession 2013 Academic Calendar for deadlines on dropping, adding and course tuition liability.

    ITS will be finalizing an upgrade to the University network on Sunday, January 6, 2013 from 8:00 AM – 12:00 Noon. All campus IT services are expected to be available during this timeframe. In the unlikely event of a service disruption, personnel will be on site to address any problems.