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Together We Accomplished Incredible Things

Recognizing our success, together

Congratulations SUNY graduates! We proved we are capable of amazing things, together. Despite all the odds, the SUNY class of 2020 graduated and is moving on to the next stage of their life. Chancellor Johnson delivered a virtual address to the class of 2020:

Let’s remember what we accomplished as a community. Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, SUNY turned on a dime to support students, faculty, and New York State in the response to the pandemic and transition to a new way of life.


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Held a virtual graduation for thousands of students across our SUNY system.


SUNY is focused on planning for the future. We are:



We celebrate our students' success - Virtual Commencements at SUNY

Many SUNY schools are holding virtual, remote celebrations to honor the graduating Class of 2020 this spring.

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Undergraduate teaching, research and advanced graduate and professional studies are top priorities for the University Centers and Doctoral Degree Granting Institutions. All campuses are research institutions and offer bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees through a broad range of academic programs. Undergraduate research and honors programs provide students with opportunities to interact one-on-one with renowned national and international faculty.
University Colleges are leaders in undergraduate instruction and provide bachelor's and master's degrees in liberal arts and sciences and professional disciplines. These campuses are mostly situated in small cities and towns. Student success is the primary focus as evidenced by faculty and staff interactions through honors programs, independent study opportunities, research and study abroad.
Cutting-edge, hands-on training for in-demand careers is the focus of Technology Colleges. Over 300 academic programs are available through certificate programs, associate, bachelor's and master's degrees in technical, as well as traditional, disciplines. Excellent campus support services, investments in the latest equipment, and state-of-the-art facilities complement the classroom instruction. Internships and on-the-job training provide students with hands-on experience that is sought after by employers.
As leaders in higher education - in New York State and throughout the nation - community colleges respond to the educational needs of all people and their local, state and global communities. SUNY's 30 Community Colleges provide access to higher education by offering certificate programs and associate degrees, as well as transfer and career services. Many of the community colleges also offer on-campus living. Students benefit from smaller classes, flexible course scheduling and affordable career exploration.