SUNY Potsdam Resources

Admission

Academic Transfer Services

  • Provides assistance with admission to SUNY Potsdam as a transfer student
  • Evaluates college, CLEP or military credit
  • Assists with course advising prior to transfer
  • Pre-approves courses to be taken elsewhere (summer)

Contact:
Susan Manfred
Director of Academic Transfer Services
Email: manfresr@potsdam.edu
Phone: (315) 267-2237

Terry Francis
Senior Transfer Admissions Counselor
Email: francito@potsdam.edu
Phone: (315) 267-2129


Financial Assistance

Office of Financial Aid

  • Provides information about scholarship and grants available to veterans
  • Assists with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application process
  • Veterans' Benefits

Contact:
Susan Godreau
Scholarship Coordinator
E-mail: finaid@potsdam.edu
Phone: (315) 267-2162


Office of Student Accounts

  • Provides information about billing and payments

Contact:
Alicia Flynn
Email: student-accounts@potsdam.edu
Phone: (315) 267-2137


Additional Resources


Office of Accommodative Services

  • Provides assistance for students with disabilities who require academic accommodations

Contact:
Sharon House
Email: housese@potsdam.edu
Phone: (315) 267-3267
TTY: (315) 267-2071

Academic Support Office

  • Provides group tutoring and adult learner services
  • Assists with advising and course registration

Contact:
Tim Morse
morsets@potsdam.edu
(315) 267-3447

Academic Services in the Student Success Center

  • Explains academic policies, procedures and standards
  • Contact for emergency withdrawal applications
  • Contact for withdrawal or leaves of absence from the College

Contact:
Tamara Durant
Email: duranttj@potsdam.edu
Phone: (315) 267-2580


Career Planning Office

Provides assistance with:

  • Self Assessment of interest, skills and values
  • Selecting a Career
  • Choosing a Major
  • Establishing and Maintaining a Reference File
  • Developing a Resume/Cover Letter for Military to Civilian Transition
  • Designing a Portfolio and Self-Marketing Brochure
  • Perfecting your Interview Skills
  • Job Searching -- Full-time, part-time, summer
  • Applying to Graduate School

Contact:
Karen Ham
Director Career Planning
E-mail: hamkl@potsdam.edu
Phone: (315) 267-2339
Fax: (315) 267-2342


Counseling Center

The counseling center offers brief solution-based psychological and psychiatric services as well as educational reading, light therapy and yoga facilities. All services are available to students free of charge.

Contact:
Gena Nelson
Sr. Counselor, Director of Wellness Advocate Activities
Office: 134 Van Housen Hall
E-mail: nelsongc@potsdam.edu
Phone: (315) 267-2330
Fax: (315) 267-2228

Extended Education Office

Provides information about:

  • Undergraduate and Graduate extension programs in Watertown, NY
  • Summer Session
  • Winterim Session
  • On-line courses
  • Potsdam campus part-time evening degree completion programs

Contact:
Dr. Thomas Fuhr, Director
E-mail: fuhrtw@potsdam.edu
Phone: (315) 267-590 or (800) 458-1142, ext. 2