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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.
Syracuse University students have more than 200 majors and over 100 minors to choose from as they advance their academic career. Many students explore different academic pathways before deciding what they want their focus to be. You may have more than one major, and you may choose to declare a minor to complement your major.
There is a process you go through to formally apply for matriculation, which means you have applied for and been granted admission to the specific school or college from which you will receive your SU degree
A complete listing of all available majors appears in the Undergraduate Course Catalog . To formally declare a major you must complete the Declaration of Major form obtain appropriate signatures, and UC students should return the form to UC for processing.
A minor is a grouping of 6 or more courses, totaling 18 to 21 credits, of which 12 are usually in 300- to 400-level courses. The department or college offering the minor determines which classes are required. A complete list of all available minors appears in the Undergraduate Course Catalog . To formally declare the minor you must complete the Declaration of Minor form , obtain appropriate signatures, and UC students should return the form to UC for processing.
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.