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130+ student clubs and organizations. Over 30 service programs. 24 Div. III athletic teams.

Student Life

College is a life-changing experience. Let Union show you how to make that experience one of a kind.

Life on campus

  • A diverse student body: 23% are domestic students of color, and 8% are international
  • 92% of students live on campus all four years
  • 130+ student clubs and organizations
  • 24 Div. III athletic teams, men’s and women’s ice hockey teams in Div. I, and intramural and club sports
  • 10 residential fraternities and sororities, which students may join their sophomore year
  • 13 student-run theme houses
  • Over 30 service programs offered through our community center
  • Seven Minerva Houses, which bring together the campus community for hundreds of events each year

College is a life-changing experience. Let Union show you how to make that experience one of a kind.

Life on campus

  • A diverse student body: 23% are domestic students of color, and 8% are international
  • 92% of students live on campus all four years
  • 130+ student clubs and organizations
  • 24 Div. III athletic teams, men’s and women’s ice hockey teams in Div. I, and intramural and club sports
  • 10 residential fraternities and sororities, which students may join their sophomore year
  • 13 student-run theme houses
  • Over 30 service programs offered through our community center

The year in photos

The men's lacrosse team boarding the bus that will take them to Hartford to play the big game.

May 27: The men's lacrosse team boards the bus that will take them to East Hartford, Conn. for the big championship game.

Union in pictures

The photo galleries listed below will give you a taste of what awaits you at Union—a top-notch liberal arts environment with all the ingredients to create a college experience that's uniquely yours—guided by your passions, your interests, your imagination.

Some favorite Union traditions

Lobsterfest and big-name bands at Springfest; the Dutch dip fundraiser (because you've always wanted to plunge down an outdoor water slide in winter); and the celebratory graduation walk through the western door of the Nott Memorial.

A collage showing some favorite Union traditions including Lobsterfest, Springfest and the Dutch dip fundraiser.
Photo shows various scenes in downtown Schenectady including a view of the Jay Street sign

Union's hometown

It comes from the Kanien’keha:ka (Mohawk) word for "near the pines" and refers to the pine plains between Albany and the Mohawk River. It's a great place to go to college.

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