Alumni: 84,000   Students: 17,000

Welcome Alumni and Students! We invite all of our 101,000 alumni and students to come visit Alumni House in beautiful downtown Saratoga Springs.

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Calling All Volunteers: Commencement 2019

Calling All Volunteers: Commencement 2019
Looking for a way to get involved? We invite you to join us in providing support at one of the college’s eight regional commencement ceremonies across New York State. Our alumni volunteers are invaluable to the success of the commencement experience for our graduating students. We hope you will join us as we welcome the new class of graduates into the SUNY Empire family.

1 Stop Student Services Opens Its Doors

1 Stop Student Services Opens Its Doors
All Saratoga Springs-based SUNY Empire State College 1-Stop Student Services staff now are located under one roof at newly renovated 111 West Ave. 1 Stop offices at 111 West Ave. include: Admissions, DANTES* and DSST National Testing Center, Bookstore,  Financial aid, Outreach, Retention, Registrar, Student information center and Student accounts.

SUNY Corning Community College and SUNY Empire Sign Nursing Transfer Agreement

SUNY Corning Community College and SUNY Empire Sign Nursing Transfer Agreement
SUNY Corning Community College and SUNY Empire State College have implemented a Pathways Transfer Agreement in Nursing. Students who receive their associate degree in nursing at SUNY CCC, and meet the appropriate academic requirements, will be accepted into the RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at SUNY Empire State College.

Meet Our Alumni

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Diana Rishani ’10
American Community School at Beirut

Why do you give back to SUNY Empire?
I feel so grateful to SUNY Empire for giving me the opportunity to earn my degree. It would have never been possible in my part of the world.

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Upcoming Events

Women & Diversity in STEM Series
Date: March 26, 2019
Time: 5:00pm
Location: ESC Metropolitan Location
City: New York
Join us at the Metro location for the third presentation of the Women & Diversity in STEM series "Contributions to the Galactic Stellar Halo from In-Situ, Kicked-Out Disk, and Accreted Stars," presented by Kevin Woo.
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Business Tech & Entrepreneur Professional Networking Affair - SOLD OUT
Date: March 26, 2019
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Monarch Rooftop Lounge
City: New York
Please join The Society for Entrepreneurship student club at New York's largest business, tech, and entrepreneur professional networking affair.
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This Land: Photographs by James Suits
Date: March 28, 2019
Time: 5:30pm
Location: Empire State College Syracuse Location
City: East Syracuse
Please join us for the opening reception of our spring student art show, This Land: Photographs by James Suits. Images from three decades of exploring America's national parks and public lands.
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Early Childhood Residency at The Strong: Super Heroes and Child's Play
Date: March 30, 2019
Time: 9:00am
Location: The Strong National Museum of Play
City: Rochester
Alumni often mention how much they miss the Empire Learning experience. Join us at the Strong for a one-day interactive experience with our Early Childhood Students.
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