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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.
Students must apply each academic year for financial aid.
The application process consists of completing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application.
First-time aid applicants or students returning after an absence of a year or longer who are enrolled in one of these programs must submit an IRS transcript, if IRS income information was NOT imported to the FAFSA, or non-taxable income documentation, such as from Social Security, of prior calendar year income.
*Stopped-out returning refers to students who have been absent from the aid process for one or more years.
Renewing students taking six (6) credit hours per term may need to complete only the FAFSA when renewing in consecutive years. Other enrollment loads and requests for work-study, increasing loan request amounts, or notifying the Financial Aid Office of an outside resource require students to submit an online application.
Income documentation may or may not be required from Continuing-returning students. The student’s financial aid advisor will review the FAFSA results after they are received. If documentation is needed, a “To Do” item will be posted to the student’s MySlice account. Students should check their financial aid “To Do” list regularly in MySlice.
Students who have completed their federal tax return may have their IRS data loaded into the FAFSA. An IRS PIN must be set up to authorize the IRS to transfer information to the FAFSA. A new window will open from the FAFSA “Student Tax Information” web page. Follow the on-screen instructions. Our May 6 application deadline lets you take advantage of this option. The requirement to submit a tax transcript is waived if the IRS data imported to the FAFSA is unchanged.
Syracuse University strives to ensure that every student has the resources they need to earn a degree or take a class without undue financial hardship. Explore the many alternatives we offer for financing your education, and discover how affordable an SU degree can be!