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Colleges / State University of New York College of Technology at Canton

State University of New York College of Technology at Canton

Canton, NY 4-Year Public

SUNY Canton Student Life

SUNY Canton is on a 555-acre campus in a small town setting in Canton, New York. There are many activities and organizations for SUNY Canton students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, , and more.

SUNY Canton does not have fraternities or sororities.

SUNY Canton has a thriving Student Government Alliance. In fact, more students participate in Student Government Alliance than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at SUNY Canton include College Activities Board, Greek Council, Brother to Brother and Sister to Sister.

SUNY Canton students' favorite campus events are Opening Weekend, Family/Homecoming Weekend and Springfest.

SUNY Canton Housing

SUNY Canton offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.

Most SUNY Canton students live off campus. In 2021, 29% of undergrads at SUNY Canton lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 71% of students lived off-campus or commuted to SUNY Canton. There are 1,250 spots available in on-campus housing for all 3,122 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 871 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

SUNY Canton offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Safety at SUNY Canton

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 College of Technology at Canton is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The SUNY Canton campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

SUNY Canton offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Additionally, SUNY Canton has student EMS group.

Plan a Visit to SUNY Canton

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 Canton, take Interstate 81 to Canton, NY. If you need to fly, book your flight to Ogdensburg International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in New York you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore SUNY Canton's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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SUNY Canton Campus Services

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