SUNY Plattsburgh is on a 265-acre campus in a small town setting in Plattsburgh, New York, not far from Montreal. SUNY Plattsburgh has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
SUNY Plattsburgh also has fraternities and sororities.
SUNY Plattsburgh has a thriving Student Association. In fact, more students participate in Student Association than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at SUNY Plattsburgh include Honor Societies, Student Media Organizations, service/leadership organizations and intramural and recreational sports.
SUNY Plattsburgh students' favorite campus traditions are President's Gala, Volunteer Opportunities and Plattsburgh's Got Talent/Best Dance Crew Competitions.
SUNY Plattsburgh offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most SUNY Plattsburgh students live off campus. In 2021, 35% of undergrads at SUNY Plattsburgh lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 65% of students lived off-campus or commuted to SUNY Plattsburgh. There are 2,474 spots available in on-campus housing for all 4,680 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 2,49 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 65% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
SUNY Plattsburgh offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
State University of New York at Plattsburgh is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The SUNY Plattsburgh campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
SUNY Plattsburgh offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to SUNY Plattsburgh, take Interstate 87 to Plattsburgh, NY. If you need to fly, book your flight to Plattsburgh International airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore SUNY Plattsburgh's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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