Prospective Students and Parents

For any information regarding admissions please visit our Undergraduate Admissions website. If you have any specific questions about becoming a Great Dane, email us at

Disability resources on campus

If you are an incoming student looking for information on accommodations, please contact the Disability Resource Center at or call 518-442-5501 and ask to speak to a member of the DRC team. They will let you know what needs to be done. Also check out the Disability Resource Center website.


For information about Orientation and Transition Programs, please visit our Orientation website. For specific questions, please feel free to call us at 518-442-5509 or email us at

Special programs for incoming students

For information about the Honors College, please email

For information about Living-Learning Communities, please email Student Engagement at

For information about freshmen year, please visit our First Year Experience website.

For information about transfer student life, please visit our Transfer Engagement website.

For information about the Educational Opportunities Program (EOP), please contact program director Maritza Martinez at

Fall 2020 classes and campus operations

Will incoming fall 2020 students be able to begin their studies on-campus?

At this time, we are proceeding with plans to welcome our incoming students to campus this August. While our top choice is to offer fully in-person instruction for our incoming class, we are also creating the flexibility to allow for a hybrid of in-person and remote teaching and learning, if necessary. No matter what, we will welcome our incoming students into a learning environment that is intellectually challenging, socially engaging and—above all—committed to your health and well-being.