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Our newly renovated biology and chemistry labs enhance our already strong programs in the natural sciences.  
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Arts Campus
SUNY Potsdam is one of 3 designated arts campuses in the SUNY System. We offer programs in art, music, dance, theatre, film studies, and creative writing. 
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First Year Program
We're the first SUNY school to merge academics, residential accommodations, and the faculty into our first year program. And it all starts with our Welcome Team. 
Clubs & Organizations
Greek Life is just one of over 70 clubs and organizations for students to join. From the Frisbee Club to the Culinary Club, there is something for everyone.
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Get Outdoors!
Just one block away from the Racquette River and minutes from the Adirondack State Park, Potsdam students take advantage of our location every day! Venture Outdoors allows students to rent equipment like kayaks and snow shoes for little or no cost.  

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When it comes to application review, SUNY Potsdam takes a holistic approach. We focus on previous academic performance, emphasizing the cumulative grade point average and curriculum rigor. We also use a letter of recommendation, essay, and activities to learn more about our applicants. We are SAT/ACT optional. Learn more about the types of students accepted at SUNY Potsdam.




Crane School of Music to Present Historic Concert in Carnegie Hall

The Crane School of Music at The State University of New York at Potsdam is set to celebrate the institution's bicentennial with a historic concert at Carnegie Hall in New York City. This is the third time in SUNY Potsdam history that a Crane group has performed in the storied venue.


SUNY Potsdam Welcomes Renowned Poet Martin Espada, Along With Slew of Visiting Writers, For LoKo Festival

SUNY Potsdam will welcome a number of authors to campus and host creative writing and spoken word events during the 2016 Lougheed-Kofoed Festival of the Arts, from Friday, April 29 to Sunday, May 8.


Photographers, Painters, Sculptors & Alumni Artists Featured at LoKo Festival

SUNY Potsdam will explode with artistry during the 2016 Lougheed-Kofoed Festival of the Arts, with an array of incredible exhibitions and installations, plus a great line-up of guest artists, from April 29 to May 8.  


Hawks power past Bears in extra innings

LIVERPOOL, N.Y.—SUNY New Paltz (17-14, 8-6 SUNYAC) hit four homers to sweep two extra-inning games f


Oswego upsets Bears with big fourth quarter 10-8

OSWEGO, N.Y.—Oswego State (6-8, 2-3 SUNYAC) scored five straight goals late to hand the SUNY Potsdam



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