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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.
Credit certificates are developed in cooperation with a variety of SU’s colleges and departments as a valuable credential that can be earned to upgrade workplace skills in a short period of time. Certificate programs deliver the concentrated knowledge and skills needed for fast career advancement or career change. Credits earned through a certificate program may be transferred to existing degree program or can be a stand-alone credential. The following credit certificates are available:
Upgrade your skills and enhance your resume with a 15-credit professional studies certificate focusing on networking, workforce team management, creative problem solving and conflict resolution. This certificate program can be completed online or on campus.
Creative Leadership Certificate
Upgrade your skills and enhance your resume with a 15-credit professional studies certificate focusing on data security and management, technology resources, collaborative problem solving, and ethics. This certificate program can be completed online or on campus.
Knowledge Management Certificate
Preserve the Iroquois language for future generations with this five-course certificate. Study the linguistic principles and grammatical features unique to the Iroquois language.
Iroquois Linguistics Certificate
This 12-credit-hour program is designed for mid-career professionals and students interested in MDI careers. Students explore protocols, legal issues and interpersonal strategies involved in death investigation practice.
Medicolegal Death Investigation Certificate
No matter what questions you have about part-time study, there is always someone at University College who can answer them for you. Feel free to contact us via e-mail, phone, or live chat – you can access them at the bottom of this page. You can also attend an Information Session at our University Avenue location, where you’ll be able to talk with academic and financial aid advisors and take home materials packed with information about part-time study at Syracuse University.