Academic Advisement/Student Success

Accepted/New Student Registration

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

College Scheduler is the new registration platform released at SUNY Adirondack for the Fall 2021 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 or
  • 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?


The college has a significant number of laptops, Chromebooks and other technology to support students in a remote learning environment. Students seeking assistance should email

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

Transfer Opportunities

Looking for transfer opportunities so you can continue your education and earn a bachelor's degree at a four-year college? Email to learn your next steps.

Meet with an advisor

Scheduling regular appointments 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.