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Monday, December 23, 2024 to Friday, January 17, 2025

Earn up to 8 Credits in 4 Weeks

Our fully online Wintersession offers the convenience of taking classes anywhere, anytime.

Fulfill your general education requirements, try something new or knock out a tough course in less time than a traditional semester.

Explore our wide range of class offerings on the Schedule of Classes.

Wintersession 2024-2025 is scheduled from Monday, December 23, 2024 to Friday, January 17, 2025. Visit the Academic Calendar for more dates and deadlines.


UAlbany Undergraduate Students
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If you’re enrolled in a UAlbany undergraduate degree program, you’ll register through Academic Advising.

UAlbany Graduate Students
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Degree-seeking and non-degree graduate students register through their academic department.

Visiting Students
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All other students, including college and high school students from other institutions, apply and register through the Office of General Studies.

Additional Information
Cost & Billing

Review per-credit tuition and fees. You will be financially liable for any courses for which you register.  

Note: Visiting students are not eligible for online tuition rates and will be charged at the standard rate based on residency status, regardless of course modality.  For current information on billing and payments, please visit E-Pay.

Financial aid is not available for non-degree students. If you are a visiting student from another college or university, please contact your home institution regarding financial aid.

Financial aid is available for degree-seeking UAlbany students.

Learn more about billing at UAlbany.

Academic Expectations & Rules

For academic regulations and course prerequisites, please refer to the Undergraduate Bulletin and/or Graduate Bulletin.  

Visit the Registrar's Office for Grading Information and Transcripts.

Note: Once admitted, non-degree undergraduate students must maintain a 2.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA). If you don’t maintain a 2.0 GPA and/or fail to complete your courses, you may be subject to dismissal. 

Auditing Classes 

Visit the Course Auditing page for detailed information on formal and informal auditing at UAlbany.

Note: Non-degree undergraduate students should email [email protected] to start the process for auditing.

Contact Us
Office of General Studies
Social Science Building, Room 110

1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222
United States

Office Hours

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday 

Our office will be closed for the following holidays:

Juneteenth: Wednesday, June 19. 2024

Independence Day: Thursday, July 4 & Friday, July 5, 2024

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