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Discover Public Health! Attend an information session at the School of Public Health, join one of our chat sessions, or meet us on the road to learn more about the field of public health and the school.  The MPH information sessions will focus on the Master of Public Health and certificate programs; the All Degree Information Session will provide information on all of the degree programs offered at the School of Public Health, including the MS, MPH, PhD, DrPH  and certificate programs.

The information sessions are a great opportunity to learn more about our academic programs and the application process.  All on campus information sessions are held in the George Education Center on the Health Sciences Campus in Rensselaer, NY, unless otherwise noted. 

On Campus Information Sessions

 June 3, 2019  MPH Information Session, 3:00pm-4:00pm   Register 
 June 17, 2019  MPH Information Session, 3:00pm-4:00pm   Register 
 July 15, 2019  MPH Information Session, 3:00pm-4:00pm  Register
 July 29, 2019  MPH Information Session, 3:00pm-4:00pm  Register
 August 12, 2019  MPH Information Session, 3:00pm-4:00pm  Register

We are happy to meet with students on an individual basis as well.  Please contact us at 518-402-0361 or to schedule an individual appointment, phone call or Skype session.

Unable to come to campus? Meet us on the road or join a chat session.

June 5, 2019     Online Graduate Programs Live Webinar, 12:00pm-1:00pm       Register
July 10, 2019  This is Public Health Virtual Fair, 10:00am-2:00pm  Register
July 16, 2019  This is Public Health Fair, Arlington, VA, 5:30pm-7:30pm  Register
September 18, 2019  This is Public Health Virtual Fair, 10:00am-2:00pm  Register
November 20, 2019   This is Public Health Virtual Fair, 10:00am-2:00pm  Register

Visiting the School of Public Health

If you would like to schedule a visit to the School of Public Health, or set up an individual appointment with an admissions counselor, please contact us at or 518-402-0361.       

Interested in Attending a Class?

If you are interested in attending a class as part of your visit to the School of Public Health, please let us know when contacting and we will assist you with that process. Please visit the Schedule of Classes and chose a course and a date that you would like to attend.  You can search for courses either by school or by department. Email the course and date to the admissions office so that we can check with the professor about the suitability of the date you have chosen, and we will contact you. 

How do I get to the Health Sciences Campus?

Take the UAlbany Shuttle from the Science Library, University at Albany Uptown Campus. The schedule can be found at Please note that the Health Sciences Campus Shuttle is available on weekdays only.

Take a taxi from nearby Albany Greyhound/Trailways Bus Terminal or Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station.

Driving directions to the School of Public Health: 1 University Place, Rensselaer, NY 12144.
*Please note- when entering the address in your GPS, the "city" field should be Rensselaer NOT Albany. If you search for the University at Albany in your GPS, it will bring you to the Uptown Campus in Albany. We are not located on that campus. We are located on the Health Sciences Campus in Rensselaer, NY.

To obtain directions to the Health Sciences Campus from your current location, please use UAlbany's Interactive Google Map.When choosing your destination, please select:

Campus: Health Sciences Campus
Area: Academic
Specific Area: George Education Center


Parking is free on the Health Sciences Campus. Please park in the General/Student lot. See Health Sciences Campus map for designated areas.


Need to stay overnight?  Stay in one of the hotels near the Health Sciences Campus.  Additional hotel options are available closer to the Uptown Campus.