SUNY at Potsdam

Potsdam, NY

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  • On-Campus Housing Available
  • Freshmen Students Required to Live on Campus
  • Meal Service
  • Co-ed Dorms
  • Single-Student Apartments
  • Special Housing for Disabled Students
  • Special Housing for International Students
  • Other: First-year experience, substance-free, study intensive, theme, and wellness housing.
Room & Board Expenses $10,180
Living On-Campus 63%
Living Off-Campus 37%

Campus Safety

Emergency Hotline
(315) 267-2222
Medical Center Emergency Department
(315) 267-2377
Campus Police
44 Pierrepont Avenue, Potsdam, NY 13676


Quick Facts
Team Mascot: Bears
School Colors: maroon and gray
Official Athletics Site:
Athletic Facilities basketball, lacrosse, racquetball, squash, and volleyball courts; rock climbing wall, high ropes course, bouldering cave, fitness center, gymnasium, hockey rink, Olympic-size swimming pool with a diving well, field house, indoor track, dance studio, physical therapy/training room
Athletic Conferences: NAA, NCAA
Basketball: State University of New York Ath Conf
Track: State University of New York Ath Conf

Athletics Department at SUNY at Potsdam

Athletic Director Name
James A. Zalacca
Athletic Department Email

Student Organizations

Greek Organizations
Number of Fraternities: 4
Number of Sororities: 7
Percentage of Men in Fraternities: 3%
Percentage of Women in Sororities: 6%
Military Programs
ROTC Air Force

Other Organizations

  • Academic Clubs
  • Business
  • Gay and Lesbian
  • Music Organizations (Band, Choir, etc.)
  • Political Activism
  • Theatre/Drama
  • Religious Organizations
  • Minority Organizations
  • International Organizations
  • Student Government
  • Student Newspaper
  • Literary Magazine
  • Yearbook
  • Radio Station

Student Services

Computer & Technological Services

  • Internet Access
  • Computers in Residence Halls
  • Computers in Libraries
  • Computer Labs
  • Computers in Student Center
  • Email Account Provided by School

Career & Employment Services

  • Career Counseling
  • Internship Placement
  • Career / Job Search Classes
  • Interest Inventory
  • On-Campus Job Interviews
  • Resume Assistance
  • Alumni Network
  • Other: interview network, electronic recruitment, portfolio development.

Counseling Services

  • Minority Student Counseling
  • Military Counseling
  • Veteran Counseling
  • Older Student Counseling
  • Birth Control Counseling
  • Personal Counseling
  • Academic Counseling
  • Psychological Counseling
  • Religious Counseling
  • Other: eating disorders, alcohol and other drug problems, study habits, crisis and loss, situations, and depression and anxiety counseling.

Physically Handicapped Services

  • Note-Taking Service
  • Recording Devices
  • Tutors
  • Reader Services
  • Special Housing

Other Services at SUNY at Potsdam

School Store / Bookstore

  • Health Services
  • On-Campus Child Care
  • Library on Campus
  • Non-Remedial Tutoring
  • Placement Services
  • Women’s Center
  • Health Insurance
  • Other: Student success center, computing and technology services, diversity center, writing center, campus mail services and storehouse, career planning, counseling center, office of student conduct and community standards, first-year transitions/orientation.

Famous Alumni

  • Renee Fleming, Grammy Award-winning soprano
  • Marilyn Weiner, Emmy Award-winning filmmaker
  • T.C. Boyle, award-winning novelist.

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