Current Students

Take an Undergraduate Online Course

With more than 150 fully online courses from which to choose, students at the University at Albany have a wealth of flexible options to pursue their undergraduate studies. Our year-round online offerings provide students the choice to complete their studies when it is most convenient for them. Online courses allow student to experience the same, high-quality educational offerings from the University at Albany’s world-class faculty and interact with a diverse community of learners.

New to taking online courses?

Please view our Frequently Asked Questions and Success Tips for online students at the University at Albany.

If you would like to experience an online course hands on, please view a course demo from OpenSUNY.

Online courses at the University at Albany are delivered using the Blackboard Learn (Bb) learning management system. Courses on Blackboard will be available to students 2 weeks before the first day of classes. If you enroll in a course that uses Blackboard after the go live date, you will be able to access the course within 12-24 hours.

Registering for Undergraduate Online Courses

If you are a new student, your first step in taking an online course is always admission. Even if you want to take just one online class for fun, you still need to be a University at Albany student. You may seek admission to the University as either a matriculated or non-matriculated student. Admitted students from other SUNY institutions should see the Cross-Registration Guidelines.

Matriculated UAlbany Students

Matriculated University at Albany students can register directly through MyUAlbany.

Admission to the University at Albany

If you are interested in getting your bachelor’s degree at the University at Albany, contact our Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

Non-Matriculated Students

For admission as a temporary, non-matriculated undergraduate (General Studies) student please take one of the following steps:

  • Contact the Office of General Studies via e-mail at [email protected] or call them directly at (518) 442-5140.

Take an Online Graduate Course

To register for online graduate-level courses, you must be a matriculated degree student in one of the online degree programs or you must be accepted to the University as a graduate non-matriculated student.

To apply to one of the online degree programs, or to learn more about how to apply as a non-matriculated graduate student, please visit the Graduate Admissions website or call (518) 442-3980.