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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.
Part-time students at Syracuse University receive a full range of support, services, and encouragement from our academic and financial aid advisors. From registration to graduation, UC students know they have somewhere to turn as they navigate the journey to a degree as an adult student. The academic advisors at UC are certified life coaches who use a Master Academic Plan (MAP) to personalize their interactions with students. They are able to guide students through roadblocks that arise as they juggle job, family, financial, and academic responsibilities on their way to a college degree. A Peer Mentoring program encourages partnerships between new students and their peers who are successfully moving toward their academic goals.
Part-time students have the benefit of dedicated academic advisors who are certified life coaches and will work one-on-one with you to formulate your academic plan. They not only guide you through the process of registration, course selection, choosing a major and accessing financial aid, but help you overcome any obstacles that can stand in the way of your success. Academic Advising
Syracuse University Academic Calendar Note: Flexible format classes have unique deadlines that do not conform to published deadlines. Those deadlines are accessible via MySlice > Student Services > Finances > View Financial Deadlines.
Syracuse University adopted a university-wide academic integrity policy in 2006 and revised the policy in 2011. The policy sets general guidelines. Individual cases are brought by faculty members and instructors working with the Academic Integrity Coordinator appointed by their school or college. Academic Integrity Office
University College has a unique Registrar and Bursar Operation specific to part-time students, separate from the main campus offices. Part-time students should contact the University College Bursar/Registration Office for all registration and payment questions and concerns. We specialize in the unique registration, payment and billing procedures that are geared toward part-time students. Bursar & Registration
University College students can always access a computer on campus, whether you have a laptop or not. There’s a designated Computer Lab at University College (Room 215) with 23 computers and a printer. There are also computer clusters across campus that are available to University College students. Computing Services
The online course catalog is a searchable resource where you’ll find detailed information about all of the schools/college, and hundreds of distinct degree programs offered by Syracuse University at every level, including descriptions of the faculty and related courses. Syracuse University Course Catalog
The Office of Disability Services facilitates access to programs and activities, coordinates auxiliary aids and services, provides access to adaptive technology, and when necessary, advocates on behalf of students with members of the campus community. Office of Disability Services
An internship is a great way to explore career fields, learn new skills, and gain hands-on experience. Internships are available locally, nationally, and around the world. Visit the Career Services site for helpful tips and facts about pursuing an internship. Internships
The Math Clinic is available for all part-time students enrolled in math or science courses. Students can receive tutoring on a drop-in basis. The clinic for University College students is held Mondays and Thursdays from 6:45 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Room 119 in Carnegie. For more information, contact University College Student Administrative Services, or see the current edition of the UC Times.
MySlice is a portal provided for Syracuse students to help them interact with the University and provide a centralized space for functions. MySlice has a wide variety of functions, including registering for classes, checking grades, and searching the course catalog or course schedules. It also has financial functions, such as viewing and paying bills and purchasing food accounts. MySlice can be used to find your advisor, check for holds, and gaining access to academic applications like MyMail, WebCT, and Blackboard. MySlice
See the world beyond SU! Explore short-term and long-term programs in places like China, Italy, England, Spain, Chile, Turkey, and France. SU Abroad Office
University College students receive an official Syracuse University transcript and diploma. Transcripts of courses taken and degrees received at Syracuse University are maintained in the Registrar’s Office in accordance with the policies of the American Association of collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers. Transcripts
The TSC is located on campus at 111 Waverly Avenue, Suite 220. It provides academic support for part-time students through tutorials and study groups and disseminates information about campus-wide academic resources available to students. Tutoring & Study Center
Working on a writing project? SU’s Writing Center has writing consultants who are available for one-on-one tutoring both day and evening to help students with questions about specific writing projects. This resource is open to all part-time students, at any writing skill level, who are enrolled at Syracuse University. The Center is located in Room 101 in H.B. Crouse Hall (on the Quad), or online. Consultations are available Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Fridays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To schedule a face-to-face or online chat appointment, go to wc.syr.edu and follow the on-screen directions. If you do not have access to the web or have difficulty logging in, call 315.443.5289. Brief concerns or questions may also be e-mailed to consultants. Visit wc.syr.edu/ewc for more information. Writing Center
Visit the SU Bookstore Online for books, supplies, Orange apparel, and more! Syracuse University Bookstore
Whether you are in the mood for a freshly made gourmet sandwich, a cup of joe, a quick salad, or a sweet treat, you can find it at one of our campus cafés. Most cafés are located in academic buildings; however, there are a few late-night operations in residence halls. Cash and SUpercard FOOD are accepted. Campus Cafés
Check out the SU Center for Career Services and connect to Career News Online, upcoming workshops, Job Outlook information, and more. Career Services
The Disability Cultural Center provides students, faculty, staff, and community members with social, cultural, and educational programming, advocacy, and support related to disabilities and disability cultures. The DCC is distinct from the Office of Disability Services, which provides accommodations and an array of other services. Disability Cultural Center
At the recommendation of the Chancellor’s Workgroup on Diversity and Inclusion, Syracuse University has created this portal to provide easy access to programs, initiatives, services, offices, groups, and other resources available on campus. Advancing Diversity and Inclusion
At Syracuse University, e-mail is the primary vehicle for communication with students. An official e-mail address is assigned to each registered student, faculty, and staff member. Syracuse University Email Services
Access to the University’s computing and network services is controlled by your personal identifier, your NetID. You can activate your NetID and create a password and security question from your home computer by visiting NetID Services NetID Services
Syracuse University intends to comply fully with the provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974. This act protects the privacy of education records, establishes the right of students to inspect and review their education records, and provides guidelines for the correction of inaccurate or misleading data through informal and formal hearings. Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
Visit our libraries for information on resources available to you and hours of operation, as well as special collections and databases. Syracuse University Libraries
Syracuse University and New York State require proof of immunity for all students attending classes on campus. Students who do not submit the appropriate documentation will be prevented from participating in registration for future semesters until they are in compliance with New York State law. Health Services
Hendrick’s Chapel provides spiritual programs, counseling and activities, and hosts events for members of the University community. Hendricks Chapel
Your SU I.D. card will serve as your official University identification and will give you access to the library privileges, computer clusters, shuttle buses, and athletic facilities. The ID Card Service Center is located in Steele Hall, Rm. 206. I.D. Card Services
The LGBT Resource Center provides education, advocacy, support, and safe space for lesbian, gay, transgender, questioning and straight-allied members of the Syracuse University community. LGBT Resource Center
The Office of Multicultural Affairs supports and promotes the academic achievement, multicultural competence, social development, civic engagement, and retention of students of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups at SU. Office of Multicultural Affairs
A parking permit must be purchased to park in designated SU lots at any time–day or evening–unless pay-by-the-hour visitor lots are used.
A student who is on campus from 4:30 PM or later may purchase an Evening Orange permit to park in lots indicated in Orange on the parking map after 4:30 PM and on weekends.
All parking lot maps are available at the parking website under maps and directions.
Dome events restrict parking in some lot locations. Parking & Transit Services
Public Safety is dedicated to promoting and preserving the safety and security of the University community. Obtain information on the campus escort service, emergency procedures, crime prevention programming, lost and found property, and campus safety information. Public Safety
Department of Recreation Services helps students achieve and maintain a healthy, active lifestyle through a variety of programs, classes and special events designed to fit any interest or skill level. Department of Recreation Services
The Office of Student Assistance serves as a central support hub to help students and their families manage crises, life traumas, and other concerns or barriers that impede success. The office works to address the needs of students who struggle in areas such as psychological health, physical health, crime victimization, sexual misconduct and relationship violence, and social adjustment through a variety of interventions, referrals, advocacy, and follow-up services. Office of Student Assistance
The Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities supports the University Conduct System, which is committed to providing a fair and educational process that fosters the highest levels of behavior while promoting a safe environment that respects the rights of all students. For more information on the Office and the Code of Student Conduct. Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities