Commuting Students

Check out the Transfer & Commuter Lounge!

The Transfer & Commuter Lounge is located on the first floor of the Campus Center and is a large, welcoming, and relaxing space equipped with lockers, study desks, and comfortable seating areas to accommodate commuter students. The lounge also serves as a social hub for transfer, commuter, and non-traditional students to meet, plan activities, and study.

Communter Locker Rentals

Lockers are available for rental in the Campus Center 1st Floor Transfer & Commuter Lounge and the 3rd Floor corridor. Lockers sign ups occur at the start of the academic year and are for one academic year only. The fee to rent a locker is $30 for the academic year (Fall & Spring Semesters) and $40 for the academic year and summer. The fee is payable in cash or money order to the Campus Center Management office in Campus Center 137. Lockers are assigned on a first come first serve basis and are open only to registered commuter students for the month of September. Lockers that are still available on October 1 will be assigned to any registered student.

Bus Transportation & Parking on Campus

As a UAlbany student you can use the bus system to go between the Uptown Campus and Alumni Quad, get to the mall, and other area locations for FREE. For more information on bus transportation and parking rules and regulations visit:

  • 11 Bus Route
  • 12 Bus Route
  • Summer Schedule for Western Ave shuttle (In effect through August 28th)

Purchase a parking permit    

Commuter Meal Plans

UAlbany’s dining services offers four different meal plans that are designed to meet the needs of commuter students. For more information on these meal plans visit 

Get involved

  • Check out for information regarding student organizations at UAlbany!
  • For information on late night activites, including first run movies and game shows, visit DanesAfterDark. All Danes After Dark Activities are FREE!!
  • All regular-season athletic home events are FREE with your SUNYCard. Check out for team schedules and cheer your favorite team to victory!
  • Visit for information on Camput Traditions, exciting Spirit initiatives, and the UAlbany Spirit Street Team!