SUNY Canton is on a 555-acre campus in the small town setting of Canton, New York.
There are many activities and organizations for SUNY Canton students to join – including chorus, theater groups, and more.
Interested in Greek life? SUNY Canton does not have fraternities or sororities.
SUNY Canton has the Student Government Alliance. In fact, more students participate in the Student Government Alliance than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at SUNY Canton include College Activities Board, Greek Council, Outdoor Adventures Club and American Society of Civil Engineers.
SUNY Canton students' favorite campus traditions are Opening Weekend, Family/Homecoming Weekend and Springfest.
This table offers information on housing at SUNY Canton.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Priortiy given to freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||28%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,250|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||781|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||72%|
SUNY Canton offers housing for students. 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 2022, 28% of undergrads at SUNY Canton lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 72% of students lived off-campus or commuted to SUNY Canton. There are 1,250 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,901 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 781 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
SUNY Canton offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At SUNY Canton there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at SUNY Canton:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Ice Hockey||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Lacrosse||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
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. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Additionally, SUNY Canton has student EMS group.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit SUNY Canton, take Interstate 81 to Canton, NY. If you need to fly, book your flight to Ogdensburg International airport.
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