Locations

  • The college’s more than 20 locations across New York state provides you the opportunity to pursue a degree either online or near your home or workplace.
  • The Harry Van Arsdale, Jr. School of Labor Studies partners with trade unions and other labor organizations to offer degree programs to union members and other working adults.
  • International Education provides residents at our international locations the opportunity to earn a SUNY Empire State College degree.
  • The School for Graduate Studies offers 14 master’s degrees through a combination of face-to-face and online educational delivery, 26 advanced certificate programs and a new Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Change for fall 2021.
  • The School of Nursing and Allied Health offers an RN to BSN degree for working registered nurses who hold associate degrees or diplomas and wish to continue their nursing education, as well as a Master of Science in Nursing Administration and a Master of Science in Nursing Education and a Bachelor of Science in Allied Health for licensed/certified allied health professionals. All of these degree options are offered online.

Undergraduate students at SUNY Empire State College may study through one of the college’s more than 20 locations across New York state or online from anywhere. The Harry Van Arsdale, Jr. School of Labor Studies is located in New York City. International Education works with partner institutions in several countries to offer residents the opportunity to earn a SUNY Empire State College bachelor’s degree. In addition, the School for Graduate Studies offers 14 master’s degrees, many advanced certificate programs, and a new Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Change for fall 2021.

New York State Locations

If you study through one of our New York state locations, you will enjoy the convenience of studying near your home or work. Students who study through one of these locations enjoy face-to-face work with faculty mentors who give them personalized attention from degree planning through graduation.

Our locations regularly offer independent studies and small seminars called study groups that can include online elements. You also have access to other ways to study including online courses and residency-based studies. Locations organize many special events and forums, including teach-ins, art shows, speaker series and student-faculty academic conferences. In addition to many of the online student resources, you have access to local orientations and student services on-site.

International Education

International Education offers students overseas the opportunity to earn a SUNY Empire degree without leaving their home countries and New York state-based students the opportunity to join selected studies with students overseas. Working with partners in various parts of the world, we offer broad-ranging degree study opportunities in business, information systems, and the liberal arts and sciences, with an emphasis on comparative regional studies. Programs are offered at the following locations:

  • Tirana, Albania
  • Prague, Czech Republic
  • Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Athens, Greece
  • Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Beirut, Lebanon
  • Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Eskişehir, Turkey

The Harry Van Arsdale, Jr. School of Labor Studies

The Harry Van Arsdale, Jr. School of Labor Studies partners with trade unions and other labor organizations to offer associate and bachelor degree programs in labor studies to union members and other working adults. Its mission is to provide wage-earning adults with an opportunity to earn a college degree in a learning environment that celebrates their achievements and recognizes their distinctive needs. It offers a liberal arts curriculum in Labor Studies, broadly defined, which is understood to encompass the systematic study of the working-class presence and its impact on the wider society. As a student of Labor Studies you will examine the topics of work, workers and worker organizations, including the status and power of wage earners and their families in the changing economy; the study of work in its social, political and economic contexts; the creation of the modern urban workforce; the impact of technology on the organization of society; the interaction of workers, both organized and unorganized, with the institutions of wider society; alternative modes of work organization; and the nature of working-class identity, culture and experience. You will sharpen your skills in writing and research and critical reading and thinking.

All the courses with union partners are face to face at:
The Harry Van Arsdale, Jr. School of Labor Studies
325 Hudson St., 6th Floor,
New York, N.Y.
Priority in enrolling in classes is given to students from union-partners. The International Association of Machinist and Aerospace Workers and the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades partnerships are residency-based. Residencies are held at each union’s educational facilities in Maryland.

Online Courses and Graduate Degrees in Labor Studies

Online courses for associate and bachelor degrees and graduate level courses in Labor Studies also are offered at Empire State College through the Harry Van Arsdale, Jr. School of Labor Studies in New York City.

The Harry Van Arsdale, Jr. School of Labor Studies offers associate and bachelor degrees in five related areas: Labor Studies, Cultural Studies, Historical Studies, Interdisciplinary/Multidisciplinary Studies and Social Science.

For a related program of study at the graduate level, the Masters of Arts in Work and Labor Policy offers, an online with residency program that focuses on current problems and policies caused by changes in the global economy, technology, the work force and the workplace. It is designed for unionists, human resource professionals, arbitrators, educators, activists, lawyers and individuals involved in government or private industry.

Administrative Offices

The college’s student services and administrative offices are located in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. The student services offices include Collegewide Student Affairs, Admissions, Financial Aid, Student Accounts, Office of the Registrar, Student Computing and Technology Services, and Accessibility Resources and Services. The administrative offices include the Office of the President, Office of Academic Affairs, Office of Administration, Office of Communications and Marketing, Information Technology Services, Office of Enrollment Management, and Office of Advancement.

Locations

Administrative Offices

2 Union Ave.
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-4390
800-847-3000

Empire State College at Albany

Empire State Plaza
Concourse Level
Suite 124
Albany, NY 12220
518-350-7590

Empire state College at Auburn

Cayuga County Community College, Main Building, Room M310, 197 Franklin St.
Auburn, NY 13021
315-784-6260

Empire State College at Binghamton

State Office Building, Room 505
44 Hawley St.
Binghamton, NY 13901
607-203-8710

Empire State College at Brooklyn

177 Livingston St., 6th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
718-783-4400

Empire State College at Buffalo

AppleTree Business Park
2875 Union Road, Suite 34
Cheektowaga, NY 14227
716-686-7800

Empire State College at Corning

8 Denison Parkway East, Suite 204
Corning, NY 14830
607-463-2390

Empire State College at East Syracuse

6333 State Route 298, Suite 300
East Syracuse, NY 13057
315-472-5730

Empire State College at Fort Drum

Robert C. McEwen Library and Education Complex, Building P-4300
4300 Camp Hale Road
Fort Drum, NY 13602
315-773-6139

Empire State College at Garden City

1325 Franklin Ave., Suite 335
Garden City, NY 11530
516-997-4700

Empire State College at Harry Van Arsdale, Jr. School of Labor Studies

Corner of Hudson and Vandam Streets, 6th Floor
325 Hudson St.
New York, NY 10013
646-230-1355

Empire State College at Hartsdale

210 North Central Ave., Suite 150
Hartsdale, NY 10530
914-948-6206

Empire State College at Hauppauge

Perry Duryea State Office Building, Room 1A11
New York State Office Building
250 Veterans Memorial Highway
Hauppauge, NY 11788
631-360-1215

Empire State College at Lakewood

305 East Fairmount Ave., Suite 5
Lakewood, NY 14750
716-708-1798

Empire State College at Latham

21 British American Blvd.
Latham, NY 12110
518-783-6203

Empire State College at Manhattan

325 Hudson St., Corner of Vandam Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10013
212-647-7800

Empire State College at Newburgh

3 Washington Center, 2nd Floor
Newburgh, NY 12550
845-563-9905

Empire State College at Olean

Cattaraugus County Campus at
Jamestown Community College
Library and Liberal Arts Center,
4th Floor
260 N. Union St.
Olean, NY 14760
716-701-4140

Empire State College at Plattsburgh

SUNY Plattsburgh College, 442 Beaumont Hall
101 Broad St.
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
518-564-8112

Empire State College at Queensbury

Regional Higher Education Center
at SUNY Adirondack
640 Bay Road
Queensbury, NY 12804
518-832-2171

Empire State College at Rochester

680 Westfall Road
Rochester, NY 14620
585-224-3200

Empire State College at Saratoga Springs

113 West Ave.
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
518-587-2100

Empire State College at Schenectady

245 Broadway, Suite 1
Schenectady, NY 12305
518-374-5059

Empire State College at Selden

407 College Road
Selden, NY
631-496-3822

Empire State College at Staten Island

500 Seaview Ave., Suite 230
Staten Island, NY 10305
718-667-7524

Empire State College at Utica

207 Genesee St., State Office Building, Suite 606
Utica, NY 13501
315-982-6732

School for Graduate Studies

113 West Ave.
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-6079
518-587-2100, ext. 2429

Interim Dean: Anastasia Pratt, Ph.D.

School of Nursing and Allied Health

113 West Ave.
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-6079
518-587-2100, ext. 3020

Dean: Bridget Nettleton, Ph.D.

International Education

1 Union Ave.
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-4309
518-587-2100, ext. 2231

Executive director: Francesca Cichello

  • Tirana, Albania
  • Prague, Czech Republic
  • Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Athens, Greece
  • Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Beirut, Lebanon
  • Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Eskisehir, Turkey

Office of Veteran and Military Education

800-847-3000, ext. 2779

Student Information Center

800-847-3000