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University College of Syracuse University is located on the Syracuse University campus at 700 University Avenue. It is easily accessible from downtown Syracuse, Route 81, and Interstate 690.
Every year, the Thursday before the Syracuse University Commencement ceremony in the Dome, University College conducts a Convocation and Commencement Celebration for its part-time undergraduates who will be receiving diplomas that year.
Choose from more than two hundred degrees at Syracuse University, with bachelor’s degree, associate degree, master’s degree, and Ph.D. options. A number of certificate programs that provide a valuable credential for career advancement are also available through the schools and colleges.
Thousands of courses are offered each semester at SU. View a full listing of them at MySlice.syr.edu, where you can search by subject, session, or mode of instruction.
You may be determined to finish a degree you started years ago but never completed. Or maybe you never went to college but find yourself limited in your employment options and unfulfilled in your career aspirations. We welcome you and your goal to study part-time at Syracuse University.
Part-time students can earn a bachelor’s degree, associate degree or certificate from Syracuse University in a wide range of majors and disciplines. Find the program that works for you.
Once you’ve been admitted to University College, you’ll need to choose your classes and register for them. It’s best to get started early – some classes fill quickly and you don’t want to get closed out of the ones you need for your degree program.
Keep an updated copy of the academic calendar, and highlight the dates and deadlines. It is imperative that you meet all deadlines for registration, dropping or adding a class, applying for financial aid, etc.
All students requesting financial aid must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each academic year. Additional requirements for completing financial aid applications depend on which type of aid applicant you are.
University College offers a number of scholarships and grants for need-based and merit-based students, and student veterans.
Learn about the opportunities available to you as a part-time Syracuse University student and/or veteran. Study abroad, do an internship, prepare for your job search – whatever you need, it’s likely that Syracuse University has a program in place that can help make it happen!
Alpha Sigma Lambda (ASL) recognizes the accomplishments of adults who achieve excellence in their studies as nontraditional students. ASL was founded in 1945-46 and is the country’s oldest and largest chapter-based honor society for nontraditional students. The Syracuse chapter was established in 1977. Candidates must be academically strong and matriculated in a degree program.
Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces are encouraged to use their educational benefits at Syracuse University. SU’s commitment to supporting veterans who have served our country is reflected in the Veterans Resource Center at University College, 700 University Avenue. Student veterans are welcome to use the many resources available there to help you pursue your education. Syracuse University participates in the Yellow Ribbon enhancement provision of the Post 9-11 GI Bill, and has established a Veterans Lounge for student veterans, staffed by fellow veterans. This is also located at University College.
All part-time and full-time students (and alumni!) are invited to use the Office of Career Services for assistance with career planning, job or graduate school planning, internships, etc. Personalized counseling and job search coaching are available, along with resume and cover letter critiques, standardized career guidance testing, workshops, print resources, and much more.
Explore fields that interest you and gain professional skills and hands-on experience with an internship. Syracuse University’s Office of Career Services can help you locate an internship locally, nationally, and internationally. To set up an appointment to discuss an internship, call 315-443-3616 or stop by the Career Services Office in Suite 235, Schine Student Center.
Our Online Success Workshops are a fun and convenient way for you to brush up on a variety of academic and life skills like Time Management, Writing a Paper, Meditation, Self-Confidence, Math, and Dress for Success. They are free to take as long as you are a registered part-time student. Bookmark the web site so you can take these courses anytime, as often as you like.
SU’s Study Abroad program is ranked among the best in the country. SU Abroad offers year-long, semester, summer, and short-term programs across the globe. SU Abroad maintains centers in Chile, China, England, France, Italy, Spain, and Turkey. World Partners programs provide opportunities in many other countries. Courses award SU credit and your financial aid may be used for these programs.