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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.
There are a number of graduate degree programs to explore before you begin your graduate studies and as you advance toward your concentration. You also have options for how you take your classes: on campus, online, or combinations of both.
Many of SU’s schools and colleges offer graduate degrees and certificates through part-time study, which can be completed either on campus or via distance learning. Prospective students are encouraged to visit the graduate school web site regarding the requirements specific to their program of interest.
University College offers its part-time graduate students a variety of advanced-study certificates on specific topics through SU’s College of Arts and Sciences and School of Information Studies. Certificates of Advanced Study (CAS) add specialized skills and augment education at the graduate level, preparing students for higher-level positions in education, industry, or academia.
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.