CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR ACCEPTANCE TO SUNY NEW PALTZ!

Life at SUNY New Paltz will be full of new and exciting opportunities that will provide you with a lifetime of memories. Hear from our students, faculty and staff in an unfiltered, authentic way about their experiences. Come as you are as we welcome you into the SUNY New Paltz family. 



Student Life
Welcome to SUNY New Paltz – Dariana Almeyda

Dariana bleeds orange and blue and will forever be a Hawk. Take a listen as she describes her feelings throughout the college search process and how she ultimately landed on New Paltz.

Our transfers make up approximately 40% of our student population at SUNY New Paltz.  We asked some of our transfers to vlog, and give us a real, authentic look into their transfer experiences so far. Take a deep breath and continue your journey here at SUNY New Paltz.

Transfer Student Experience - Our transfers make up approximately 40% of our student population at SUNY New Paltz.  We asked some of our transfers to vlog, and give us a real, authentic look into their transfer experiences so far.

Soccer team on field in a huddle

SUNY New Paltz Athletics - Kristin Lasker is a leader on and off the field at SUNY New Paltz. She has taken advantage of every opportunity that has been thrown her way.

students at campus organization open house

Student Involvement at SUNY New Paltz - Carving your own path at SUNY New Paltz is easy because you have so many opportunities at your fingertips.

Aerial view of SUNY New Paltz Campus

A Location for Life - An unsurpassed location gives New Paltz an enticing, magnetic quality.

Student Advisor Tara Salvatore

Student Advising/Orientation - We assist students as they develop meaningful educational plans to help them achieve their academic, career, and life goals.

Mohonk Ridge in background, students walking in foreground

"A Day at New Paltz" - The vast array of activities that take place on our campus in just one day.

SUNY New Paltz - Honors Program - Dylan Rose

The Honors Program provides an enhanced intellectual experience in a climate conducive to interaction among highly motivated students and faculty.

SUNY New Paltz - Honors Program - Clare Profous

The Honors Program consists of around 320 students. Once admitted to the program, students take special Honors seminars, which are interdisciplinary and small in size.

EOP advisor sitting with a student

The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) -  serves as a primary vehicle to increase access, retention, and academic excellence of New York's historically underserved students.

Study Abroad student standing in a field

Study abroad can be an enriching and challenging experience where learning extends beyond the classroom walls.

Living/Learning Communities provide students with opportunities to engage with their peers, collaborate with professors, and develop their skill sets as students and people, all within the context of an interest based community.

Living/Learning Communities provide students with opportunities to engage with their peers, collaborate with professors, and develop their skill sets, all within the context of an interest based community.

 

Academic Schools & Tours
SUNY New Paltz - School of Business classroom

School of Business - an accredited member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), a distinction reserved for just the top 5 percent of business schools worldwide.

School of Education - students listening to a professor in the classroom

School of Education - State-of-the-art classrooms, an expanded Curriculum Materials Center, and remodeled Literacy Center.

Student painting a picture

School of Fine & Performing Arts - Nationally accredited programs in art education, art history, art studio, music, and theatre arts.

School of Education - students at a chalk board

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Home to 17 departments and interdisciplinary programs, offers eleven interdisciplinary minor curricula from all five schools.

School of Science & Engineering - students in the science lab

School of Science & Engineering - we provide a rigorous education in math, science and engineering with an emphasis on problem-solving, creative thinking and teamwork.

Science lab in Science Hall

School of Science & Engineering - Virtual Tour of the Chemistry Department at SUNY New Paltz

Student giving a presentation in front of a classroom

School of Business - Accepted Students Virtual Open House