Academic Advisement/Student Success

Walk-in traffic on the campus is NOT allowed at this time.  To promote social distancing in response to the Coronavirus threat, SUNY Adirondack encourages students, prospective students and the general public to conduct as much business as possible with Student Success through email communications at advising@sunyacc.edu.


Advisors will be available to assist continuing and returning students via Zoom, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Your patience is appreciated as the advisor will only admit one student into the room at a time to allow for confidentiality. Please have a photo ID available.

Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/6669576066
Meeting ID: 666 957 6066

Registration

Accepted/New Students

Now that you are accepted, the next steps are to complete placement testing and attend a virtual meeting with an Academic Advisor to register for your first semester classes. To do so, fill out the Next Step online form and a member of the Student Success Center will reach out to help you schedule your placement test and/or your registration appointment.

Current Students

All students are encouraged to connect with an advisor prior to registration. If you're unsure of who your advisor is, please contact the Student Success Center at advising@sunyacc.edu.

College Scheduler is the new registration platform released at SUNY Adirondack for the Fall 2020 registration session.

  • The tool develops all potential schedules based on course selection and necessary or preferred breaks (i.e. clubs, work, family needs, and other commitments).
  • Questions or Concerns can be directed to registrar@sunyacc.edu or aldousm@sunyacc.edu.
  • Contact your faculty advisor or the Student Success center for help developing your course list prior to or while utilizing the software.

Information on College Scheduler instructions

Former Students

Interested in returning to SUNY Adirondack? Please provide more information by completing this online form and an advisor will reach out to you with next steps. 

Looking to access your Banner account?


Advising Center

The Center for Student Success (Advising Center) provides academic advising, placement testing and career planning services that help students reach their educational, career and personal goals. 

The Center for Student Success is a central point of contact for students seeking information about classes, majors and careers.

Student Success Advisors are available throughout the year to help students via email, phone or walk in.

Student Success Advisors assist students with:

  • academic planning
  • career planning
  • transfer planning
  • course selection
  • degree management
  • establishing career goals

Here to help

Our office coordinates the matriculation process, Early Alert, Academic Alert, Midterm Outreach, Finish-in-2, Athletic Academic Advising, advising technologies (like DegreeWorks, Career Coach and using Banner for course selection/registration), advising communications and advisement training.

Our office serves as the primary student resource for Priority Registration, Change of Major, Withdrawal from a class and Add/Drop.


Placement Testing

All entering full-time and matriculated part-time students are required to complete placement tests. Our office provides standardized placement testing in Math and English for entering and continuing students. After being accepted to SUNY Adirondack, students will receive an email directing them to sign up for placement testing in math, reading comprehension and writing. Learn more about placement testing.


Academic Advising Goals

  • Encourage students’ academic, career and transfer planning through an inclusive and supportive environment.
  • Provide students with accurate information and resources so that students may navigate matriculation into college and their college experience appropriately with the ultimate goal of a college degree.
  • Promote personal responsibility in guiding students to achieve their goals, understand the relevance of higher education and value academic success.
  • Utilize both technology and mutually respectful personal relationships to assist students with appropriate educational planning.
  • Foster continuous improvement through advisor education, evaluation of students’ needs and program assessment.

At SUNY Adirondack, all full-time enrolled students are assigned an academic advisor based on their major.  This advisor serves as a guide to educational and career planning, and a resource in their pathway to success here at SUNY Adirondack.

Students can view their advisor's name in Degree Works or in Self-Service Banner.

Students can take advantage of advising services in the Center for Student Success in Warren Hall as well as other opportunities on both the main and Wilton campuses.


Career Planning

Career Planning services available to students in this office include: 

  • Individual career counseling
  • Career Coach
  • Career assessment inventories including the Strong Interest Inventory and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

Contact us:

Phone: 518-832-7708
E-mail: Advising@sunyacc.edu

 

Meet with an advisor

Scheduling regular appointment with your advisor is an important part of staying on track academically.

To look up your advisor, log in to Self Service Banner, then click on the “Student” tab. Select “Student Records,” then “View Student Information.” Select the correct semester.

Your advisor's name will appear on the top of your degree audit in DegreeWorks as well. 

You can view your advisor's information on the SUNY Adirondack student portal or in your Banner account.

 

Academic Initiatives

Are you interested in the Educational Opportunity Program, our Health Profession Opportunity Grant (HPOG2), Student-Athlete Advising Program or the TRiO Upward Bound program? Visit our Academic Initiatives page for more information.

Need help with a class?

The Center for Reading and Writing and the MECS Tutoring Center, available at both the Queensbury campus and SUNY Adirondack Saratoga, can help with everything from writing papers to information technology tutoring. Learn more.

Online tutoring is available in many subjects through STAR-NY (from 7 p.m. to midnight Sunday through Thursday). Get started.

The Accessibilities Services Office provides equal educational opportunities to students with disabilities by ensuring full access to all programs, activities and facilities of the college.