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System Upgrade Planned Nov. 27 - Nov. 30

Please be aware that registering, accessing your records or making a payment will be unavailable from Friday, Nov. 27, 9 a.m. until Monday, Nov 30 at 9 a.m. (ET) due to a system upgrade. This will not affect your access to Moodlerooms.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. For questions or concerns please contact the service desk at 800-847-3000 or submit an incident ticket at www.esc.edu/service-desk/.

Fri. Nov. 6: Update on eCheck Payments

The college will be unable to process eCheck payments until our system upgrade on Nov. 30. For more information, including other payment options, please see the article on the ITS News page.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.


  • (11/23/15) College services over Thanksgiving Weekend:
    The college will be closed on Thursday, 11/26 in observance of Thanksgiving Day. This weekend:
    • Friday, 11/27: The College, including the Student Information Center, will be open and lightly staffed. The Library and the IT Service Desk will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. E.T.
    • Saturday, 11/28: The IT Service Desk will be open 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. E.S.T
    • Sunday, 11/29: The IT Service Desk and the Library will be open for their regular Sunday hours, 1 p.m. until 9 p.m.
    All College offices will reopen on Monday, 11/30; the Student Information Center and the IT Service Desk will reopen at 8:30 a.m. E.S.T.
  • (11/20/15) Check out the latest issue of SUNY Empire State College’s student-run newsletter, The Student Connection. We're seeking creative submissions, so dust off those short stories, poems, photographs or sculptures, and submit them today!
  • (11/9/15) Registration for the Spring 1 2016 term opens Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 9 a.m. and closes Friday, Jan. 8 at 5 p.m. ET
  • (11/6/15)  Take advantage of special pricing on personal computers and electronics through Empire State College's member purchase program from Dell. See the November 2015 flyer for details.
  • (11/6/15) Conquer your stress, manage your time, organize your job search and more! Check out the November issue of Empire State College's Student Health 101 (mobile-friendly version)
  • (11/2/15) Fall 2 2015 terms start today.
  • (10/29/15) Beginning Fall 1 2015 term, grading and evaluation policies for Undergraduate and Graduate Programs have been adopted. The F grade has a quality point of 0.00 and is included in the grade point average (GPA) calculation. Two online tools are now available to help you predict your current and future grade point average (GPA).
  • (10/9/15) The college's Annual Safety and Security Report and Procedures is available on the Safety and Security web site (http://www.esc.edu/safetyandsecurity).
  • (9/21/15) Academic support workshops are offered both online and onsite throughout the state of New York. You can view the current workshops schedule online. Please follow the directions on each tab on the page to find out how to attend the workshop(s) in which you are interested.
  • (6/18/15) Starting July 9, 2015, students pursuing iPLA will be required to initiate the request in PLA Planner. Mentors can no longer create requests on behalf of their students. However, mentors and students will work together to develop each iPLA request.  Students will submit the request to their mentor, who will review the request and submit it to the Center Office of Academic Review (COAR). See the full announcement about PLA for details.
  • (6/16/15) Are you a writer, essayist, journalist, poet, lyricist, stand-up comedian, biographer, novelist or just fascinated by the power of the word? The newly relaunched Writers and Speakers Club is for you.

See all current announcements

Please note: System maintenance time is between 3 a.m. and 4 a.m. E.S.T. every morning.

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