The Center for Distance Learning at SUNY Empire State College provides busy adults an opportunity to pursue their academic goals in a flexible and challenging environment. Students can take a single course, or earn their entire undergraduate degree online.
If you are interested in taking graduate or advanced certificate courses online, visit the School for Graduate Studies for online options.
If you are interested in taking nursing courses online, visit the School of Nursing for online options.
CDL offers dedicated, disciplined students the pathway to achieve their academic goals - at any stage. Online courses are available at the undergraduate, graduate, and advanced certificate levels.
Learn more about online learning.
Learn about admissions requirements for degree-seeking and nondegree students.
Prospective students or general inquiries: Complete the Request for Information form.
Current students: Use our CDL Student Service Question form. Someone will contact you within two working days.