Exceptions to the Withdrawal Policy

At Empire State College we are aware that unexpected, exigent, personal circumstances may occur, negatively impacting a student's ability to complete his or her studies. In these rare cases, students may request an exception to the college's withdrawal policy. Requests for exceptions are reviewed by Student Accounts on an individual basis.

For more information:

Students who are concerned about completing their studies due to an academic, center/program or mentor issue should contact their center.

Contact the Registrar's Office if you have any questions regarding the processing of your withdrawal.

Contact Student Accounts for questions about withdrawals and billing.

View your Account Summary on MyESC.

Payment Due Dates


Contact the Student Information Center at 518-587-2100 or 800-847-3000.