Accepted Students - Albany

Steps for Enrollment

Congratulations on your acceptance to SUNY Polytechnic Institute! Use this page to guide you through the steps to becoming an enrolled student.

If you are an international student, please refer to the International Admissions Accepted Student page. 

Step 1:  Reserve Your Seat by Paying the $150 Tuition Deposit

Refer to your acceptance letter for your enrollment confirmation deadline and pay your tuition deposit by this date. 

Note: The tuition deposit is waived for U.S. Veterans 

Pay online at

  • Sign-in or create an account
  • Click on “Make a Payment”
  • Enter $150 for the “Admissions Tuition Deposit - Graduate” 

Questions? Contact the Bursar’s Office | 315-792-7412 |

Step 2: Submit the Graduate Enrollment Confirmation Form

After paying your tuition deposit, submit the online Graduate Enrollment Conformation Form:

Questions? Contact Graduate Admissions | 315-792-7347 |

Step 3: Activate and Begin Using Your Campus Computer &  E-mail Accounts

Upon receipt of your tuition deposit and Graduate Enrollment Confirmation Form, your computer and e-mail account activation information will be sent to you via e-mail.

Questions? Contact the CNSE Help Desk |

Step 4:  Apply for Financial Aid (Optional)

Submit your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) on the web at SUNY Poly's federal code is: 011678.

Questions? Contact Financial Aid | 315-792-7210 |

Step 5:  Register for Classes

Contact Krista Thompson, Office of Graduate Studies for notification of your faculty advisor. After you’ve received academic advisement and your advisement hold has been cleared, log into Banner (our student record system) and register for classes. 

Questions? Contact Krista Thompson, Office of Graduate Studies | 518-956-7017 |

Step 6:  RSVP for Orientation

A mandatory on-campus orientation program takes place prior to the start of each semester. Visit, select your start term, and RSVP for the Albany Graduate Student Orientation.

Questions? Contact Diana Dumesnil | CNSE Student Affairs Office | 518-956-7337 |

Step 7:  Review & Pay Your Bill Online

SUNY Poly does not mail paper billing statements. After you’ve registered, a message will be sent to your campus e-mail account directing you to log into Banner to view your bill, confirm your charges, and make payment. Failure to pay your bill by the due date may result in a loss of your course registration. 

Questions? Contact the Bursar’s Office | 315-792-7412 |

Step 8: Submit Required Health Documentation

All students are required to comply with mandatory health requirements which include providing proof of immunizations. Complete the required forms and return them to the Wellness Center by August 1 for a fall start and January 1 for a spring start. Failure to return the forms may result in the loss of your course registration. For your security, medical records should be faxed (rather than e-mailed) to 315-792-7371. Forms are available online: 

Questions? Contact the Wellness Center | 315-792-7172 |​​

Step 9: Submit Final, Official Transcripts

To formally matriculate, you must submit final, official transcripts from all colleges previously attended. Your financial aid will not be released until these are received. 

Questions? Contact Graduate Admissions | 315-792-7347 |


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