Join in. Lead the way. Make a difference.

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
Photo shows various scenes in downtown Schenectady including a view of the Jay Street sign

ABOUT UNION

OUR TOWN, OUR REGION

The Capital Region is brimming with young people (more than 55,000 college students live here) and offers arts, culture, shopping and recreation. Need more? New York City and Boston are three hours away by car, and Montreal, four.


ABOUT UNION

CAMPUS TRADITIONS

Some favorites: 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.

EXPLORE TRADITIONS

Photo shows graduating seniors processing through the Nott Memorial and students participating in Springfest as well as some Dutch Dip fun.

Union in pictures

Students talking with each other at the end of class

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.