The State University of New York at Potsdam prepares students to act as engaged global citizens and to lead lives enriched by critical thought, creativity and discovery. As an inclusive scholarly community, rooted in our historic role in providing exemplary teacher and music education and our leadership in the fine and performing arts, we are committed to the liberal arts and sciences as an academic foundation for all students. With an abiding sense of responsibility to our region and to the world beyond, SUNY Potsdam fosters an appreciation of and respect for the variety of human experience.
Being more than a collection of individuals, SUNY Potsdam is a community dedicated to the pursuit of common goals. While these goals can be elusive and controversial, the community described in this document reminds us not only of what we are seeking to become but of all that we share in common. Therefore, let it be known that SUNY Potsdam strives to be:
From student activities to classroom studies, SUNY Potsdam's liberal arts education allows you to tailor your experience to your personal interests and career goals.
Time after time, students, faculty and alumni say what makes Potsdam different from other colleges is the caring and nurturing environment it provides and the sense of community you feel.
Learn a little bit more about Potsdam here and then stop by to see for yourself why we say "Only at Potsdam."