Graduate Residency Information

M.A. Policy, M.A. Liberal Studies and MBA-M* Residency Information 

Fall Graduate Residency Dates: October 5-7, 2017 (schedules vary by course and program)
Location: Desmond Hotel and Conference Center, 660 Albany-Shaker Rd, Albany, NY 12211

Hotel Information

Desmond Reservations Line: 1-800-448-3500


Room block: There is a discounted room block rate for students until September 13th.  Please ask for a room under the Empire State College Graduate Studies room block.

Transportation Options

Train: Albany-Rensselaer train station, served by Amtrak. 

Bus: Several bus services arrive/depart from the Albany-Rensselaer train stations.

Air: Albany Airport

Residency Program Schedules

Available for residency Fall 2017

*Note: There will be no residency for Managerial Reasoning and new students in the MBA in Management program. These students should discuss their options to transfer into the MBA in Business Management (36 credits, online) with their advisor. Please see MBA in Business Management for more information.

More Residency Information

Weather cancellations will be posted to the college homepage.

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