Welcome to Wintersession

Thank you for your interest in Wintersession 2020-21 at the University at Albany. Wintersession 20-21 will begin Thursday, December 17, 2020, and run through Friday, January 15, 2021. All Wintersession courses are fully online delivered in Blackboard 9.1 and accessible via the Internet. Advance registration begins Monday, October 19.

Please check back the first week in October for all the information you will need for Wintersession 2020-21 study at UAlbany.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Office of General Studies and Summer Sessions will be closed for the holiday beginning Tuesday, December 24, through Thursday, December 26. Regular business hours will resume Friday, December 27, at 9:00 a.m. Email to winter@albany.edu will be monitored periodically during this time.

Registration for Wintersession 2019-20 is now closed. Applications are no longer being accepted. These courses will again be offered fully online in our 2020 Summer Sessions. Advance registration begins Monday, March 23.

If you added yourself to a wait list via the Automated Wait List Process in MyUAlbany, you may have been successfully moved from the waitlist and enrolled in a class for wintersession. To confirm if you have been enrolled or not, please log into MyUAlbany and view your class schedule. If you were enrolled and do not wish to take the class, you must drop it from your schedule by 11:59 pm, Friday, December 20, to avoid financial liability. Students can view the complete winter tuition/liability deadlines at Wintersession 2019-20 Tuition Liability Schedule.

The online application is no longer available for Wintersession 2019-20 admission. Visiting or General Studies students wishing to apply for Wintersession 2019-20 must do so by fax (518-442-5149), email (winter@albany.edu) or in person by 11 a.m., Thursday, December 19, 2019, using the Nondegree Registration Application. Applications received after the 12/19 11 a.m. deadline will not be processed.

Closed out of a Wintersession undergraduate course? The Automated Wait List process in MyUAlbany is available on all fully online Wintersession undergraduate courses. This function allows students to add themselves directly through MyUAlbany to a wait list once a class section reaches full enrollment. Additional details on the Automated Wait List process are available below:

Thanks for your interest in Wintersession 2018-19 at the University at Albany. Wintersession 2018-19 will begin Thursday, December 20, 2018, and run through Friday, January 18, 2019. All Wintersession courses are fully online delivered in Blackboard 9.1 and accessible via the Internet. Advance registration begins Wednesday, October 17.

Please check back the first week in October for all the information you will need for Wintersession 2018-19 study at UAlbany.

PLEASE NOTE: A Blackboard outage to install required updates has been scheduled for Saturday, January 13, 2018, from 12:00AM until mid-afternoon. During this time, access to fully online Wintersession courses WILL NOT be available. Enrolled students should plan their time accordingly. Additional information on the updates can be found here.

 

For questions concerning the update or for technical assistance using Blackboard, contact the ITS HelpDesk at (518) 442-3700 or submit a Service Desk Request.

STOP BEFORE YOU DROP AND CHECK THE TUITION LIABILITY DEADLINES! DROPS AFTER 11:59 PM FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22, WILL RESULT IN 50% TUITION AND FEE LIABILITY! DROPS AFTER 11:59 PM WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 27, WILL RESULT IN 100% TUITION AND FEE LIABILITY!

The Office of General Studies and Summer Sessions will be closed for the holiday beginning noon Friday, December 21, through Christmas Day, December 25. Regular business hours will resume Wednesday, December 26, at 9:00 a.m. Email to winter@albany.edu will be monitored periodically during this time.

PLEASE NOTE: A Blackboard outage to install required updates has been scheduled for Saturday, January 9, 2016, from 2:45AM - 1:00PM. During this time, access to fully online Wintersession courses WILL NOT be available. Enrolled students should plan their time accordingly. Additional information on the updates can be found here.

 

Registration for Wintersession 2019 is now closed. Applications are no longer being accepted. These courses will again be offered fully online in our 2019 Summer Sessions. Advance registration begins Monday, March 11, 2019.

If you added yourself to a wait list via the Automated Wait List Process in MyUAlbany, you may have been successfully moved from the waitlist and enrolled in a class for wintersession. To confirm if you have been enrolled or not, please log into MyUAlbany and view your class schedule. If you were enrolled and do not wish to take the class, you must drop it from your schedule by 11:59 pm, Friday, December 21, to avoid financial liability. View the Wintersession 2019 Tuition Liability Schedule for deadlines on dropping and course tuition liability.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Thank you for your interest in Wintersession 2019-20 at the University at Albany. Wintersession 2019-20 will begin Thursday, December 19, 2019, and run through Friday, January 17, 2020. All Wintersession courses are fully online delivered in Blackboard 9.1 and accessible via the Internet. Advance registration begins Wednesday, October 16.

Please check back the first week in October for all the information you will need for Wintersession 2019-20 study at UAlbany.

Thanks for a successful Wintersession 2019. Grades will be posted and available to students via MyUAlbany by noon on Tuesday, January 22, 2019..

 

Need a transcript? Transcripts can be requested online or in person through the Registrar's Office.

An expanded catalog of fully online courses as well as traditional classroom courses will be offered throughout our 2019 Summer Sessions. All the information you need for Summer 2019 study at UAlbany can be found here. Enrollment begins Monday, March 11!

NEW – Winter Degree Conferral

The Registrar’s Office is pleased to announce that a winter conferral date for students who complete degree requirements at the conclusion of the Winter session is now available.Students who plan to complete their degree requirements by the last day of the Winter session (January 18, 2019) are encouraged to submit their application for graduation. Doctoral candidates must submit their dissertation by January 18, 2019 to qualify for winter degree conferral.Students who complete their degree requirements in Winter are eligible to participate in the University’s May Commencement ceremonies. The on-line winter application will be available via MyUAlbany December 17, 2018 - January 18, 2019.

Wintersession courses begin Thursday, December 19, 2019.

Advance registration begins Wednesday, October 16.

Ready to enroll?

All the information needed for Wintersession 2019-20 study at UAlbany is available through this site, or by contacting:

Office of General Studies and Summer Sessions
University at Albany, SS-110
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222
Phone: (518) 442-5140
Fax: (518) 442-5149
winter@albany.edu