Welcome to Wintersession

Thanks for a successful Wintersession 20-21. Grades will be posted and available to students via MyUAlbany by noon on Tuesday, January 19, 2021.

Need a transcript? Transcripts can be requested online via the Registrar's Office.

Our fully online 2021 Summer Sessions begins Monday, May 24. A variety of 4- and 6-week sessions run throughout the term. Enrollment begins Monday, March 22!

The virtual Office of General Studies & Summer Sessions is open for business.

While staff in the Office of the General Studies & Summer Sessions are not physically present in the office, you may contact us at [email protected] or (518) 442-5140. We will answer inquiries and make arrangements to serve your needs.

We are taking every reasonable step to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus to protect the health and safety of our students, faculty, staff, and families. We thank you for your patience while we continue to serve you in alternate ways.

Please continue to monitor our COVID-19 information web page, which contains all communications sent to our University community, as well as regular updates.

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:

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.

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 for Wintersession 2020-21 begins in November. Dates to be announced soon.

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


Wintersession courses begin Thursday, December 17, 2020.

All wintersession courses are completely online. Enjoy the convenience of taking classes anywhere, anytime!
Earn up to eight credits in four weeks.
Select from a wide range of courses, many fulfilling one or more general education requirements.

Ready to enroll? All the information needed for Wintersession 2020-21 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
[email protected]