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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. 
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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.




Potsdam Music Theatre Introduces Cast of 'Mary Poppins'

Potsdam Music Theatre, a program of the Community Performance Series, is currently in production for its first summer musical, "Mary Poppins," which will show from July 12 through July 19 at SUNY Potsdam.



The Art Museum at SUNY Potsdam Features Works by High School Student Artists from 12 Districts

The Art Museum at SUNY Potsdam will feature winning works by students  


SUNY Potsdam Celebrates College's Bicentennial Commencement Ceremony

The State University of New York at Potsdam honored more than a thousand graduates in a historic Bicentennial Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 21.   Read more >>

SUNY Potsdam to Honor Michael Galane '74 With 2016 Roger B. Linden Distinguished Service Award

SUNY Potsdam has named Michael Galane '74 as the recipient of its 2016 Roger B. Linden Distinguished Service Award, the highest award bestowed by the College.  


SUNY Potsdam to Honor Judge Eugene L. Nicandri With 2016 Leadership Through Service Award

SUNY Potsdam will recognize Judge Eugene L. Nicandri with the 2016 Leadership Through Service Award, one of the College's highest honors, during Commencement on Saturday, May 21.



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