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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.
Matriculated returning UC part-time undergraduates who progress in their degree programs with an overall GPA of at least 2.0.
Grant levels correspond to specific academic levels as described in the chart below. Awards range from $300 to $400. Students may be awarded a grant for academic achievement as they progress in their studies—with cumulative GPA in ranges 2.0 to 2.99 and above 3.0—as well as in academic levels—non-matriculated to matriculated, freshman to sophomore, sophomore to junior, and junior to senior. Grants are awarded regardless of financial need.
Grants are awarded one time for each academic level—at the first term of enrollment when the student changes academic levels. Separate application not required.
Note to students also receiving other merit and/or need-based financial aid: Grants are “tuition specific”: the UC P.A.C.E. Grants together with merit and/or need-based UC tuition grant or scholarship may not exceed the cost of tuition.
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!