• Four students sit on the edge of a fountain, one poses for a photo that the other is taking Four students sit on the edge of a fountain, one poses for a photo that the other is taking

    Student Life at UAlbany

    At UAlbany, you won’t just live – you’ll thrive. Get involved in our 300+ clubs and organizations, root on our 18 NCAA Division I athletics teams, and explore off campus in our great college town or further afield in the great outdoors. Whatever you’re passionate about, you’ll find it here.

  • Students hold purple glow sticks as they stand and cheer for a UAlbany team Students hold purple glow sticks as they stand and cheer for a UAlbany team

    Student Life at UAlbany

    At UAlbany, you won’t just live – you’ll thrive. Get involved in our 300+ clubs and organizations, root on our 18 NCAA Division I athletics teams, and explore off campus in our great college town or further afield in the great outdoors. Whatever you’re passionate about, you’ll find it here.

  • Two smiling students sit in Campus Center holding a laptop and some papers. Two smiling students sit in Campus Center holding a laptop and some papers.

    Student Life at UAlbany

    At UAlbany, you won’t just live – you’ll thrive. Get involved in our 300+ clubs and organizations, root on our 18 NCAA Division I athletics teams, and explore off campus in our great college town or further afield in the great outdoors. Whatever you’re passionate about, you’ll find it here.

  • Three students smile and laugh as they walk down a Downtown Albany sidewalk Three students smile and laugh as they walk down a Downtown Albany sidewalk

    Student Life at UAlbany

    At UAlbany, you won’t just live – you’ll thrive. Get involved in our 300+ clubs and organizations, root on our 18 NCAA Division I athletics teams, and explore off campus in our great college town or further afield in the great outdoors. Whatever you’re passionate about, you’ll find it here.

  • Five students wearing Undergraduate Research t-shirts excavate artifacts at the archaeology dig Five students wearing Undergraduate Research t-shirts excavate artifacts at the archaeology dig

    Student Life at UAlbany

    At UAlbany, you won’t just live – you’ll thrive. Get involved in our 300+ clubs and organizations, root on our 18 NCAA Division I athletics teams, and explore off campus in our great college town or further afield in the great outdoors. Whatever you’re passionate about, you’ll find it here.

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Living

Welcome home to UAlbany. Our residence halls are where you’ll lay your head at night, but it’s the friends you’ll make and the experiences you’ll share in our vibrant and engaging community that will make UAlbany truly feel like home.
 

Residential Life

Off-Campus Student Services

Please note: You must be a junior or senior, or commute from home, to live off campus.
 

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Dining

We’ve got what you’re craving. From salads to sushi to burgers – or to meals that remind you of your favorite home-cooked dinners – there is always something available to satisfy your appetite, no matter what you’re in the mood for.
 

Resident Dining

Retail Dining

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Things to Do

Never a dull moment. Whether you want to volunteer your time, join a student-run club or take part in a University-wide special event, there’s always something exciting to do on campus. Adventures abound in downtown Albany and the Greater Capital Region, too.
 

Events & Activities

Student Organizations

Center for Leadership and Service

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Great Dane Pride

You’ll look great in purple… or gold. The Great Dane spirit is contagious – it fills Casey Stadium and spills over to the Podium. Rock your UAlbany gear on Purple Fridays, get loud in the stands, and always give our mascot, Damien, a fist bump or high-five.
 

Athletics

Bookstore

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Health & Well-being

At UAlbany, it's easy and convenient to stay on top of your mental and physical health. From gyms and fitness classes to a state-of-the-art medical center, our campus has what you need to live your best life – right where you are.
 

Student Health Services

Counseling and Psychological Services

Campus Recreation

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Diversity & Inclusion

All are welcome here. No matter who you are – or where you’re from, what you look like, what abilities you possess – you belong at UAlbany. We’re proud of our community and celebrate what makes each of us a vital member of the University family.
 

Intercultural Student Engagement

Disability Resource Center

Office of Diversity & Inclusion

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Career Readiness

Prepare for your future. Ninety percent of UAlbany students have a job or have started graduate school within six months of graduation.
 

Career Services

Undergraduate Research

Center for Experiential Education

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Support Services

We're here when you need us. If you need help with registering for classes, understanding your financial aid options, or dealing with an emergency or hardship, you’re never alone. Staff are always on hand to support you and your success.
 

Registrar

Financial Aid & Student Accounts

Dean of Students

Student Affairs