Albany Campus

Closed and Reduced Campus Services as of March 22, 2020

Office of Student Engagement and Leadership (OSEL) 
  • The Office will maintain regularly scheduled campus hours (8:30am – 4:30pm, M-F).  
  • OSEL can be reached via email:, phone: 518-695-7352, or Zoom with advanced notice.  
  •  All club, professional organization, SGA and CAPB events have been cancelled until further notice.  
  • OSEL is encouraging all student groups to stay connected and to hold virtual meetings via Zoom during this time of remote learning.
  • OSEL is working to set up virtual programming and will send out more information. 
Counseling & Wellness 
  • The Office will maintain regularly scheduled campus hours (8:30am – 4:30pm, M-F). 
  • All counseling services will be conducted via Zoom until further notice. 
  • To make an appointment, please email Beth ( or Peter ( 
  • If you have an existing appointment scheduled, you can: 
  1. Cancel that appointment and reach out to schedule a new Zoom appointment; or
  2. Confirm that appointment with the counselor and they will send you a Zoom invite. 
Athletics & Recreation 
  • The Office will maintain regularly scheduled campus hours (8:30am – 4:30pm, M-F). 
  • The gymnasium and fitness center, track and field are closed.  
  • All athletic facilities rentals are cancelled until further notice.  
Center for Student Success (CSS) 
  • The Office will maintain regularly scheduled campus hours (8:30am – 4:30pm, M-F). 
  • CSS will be switching all office advising hours to online via Upswing.
  • Tutoring services will be available through Upswing. 
  • Programs and presentations will be done through Zoom.  
  • If students have any questions, they can contact their class advisor or  
Library Services

Library Services will be providing remote assistance to students through a number of tools and resources.  

  • Library Service hours are M-Th 8am-8pm, F 8am-4pm, Sun Noon-6.
  • A portal to our online assistance is available on our website at  
  • We have a robust digital collection and will be making strategic additions to assist students.  
  • To receive help from librarians, students can make Zoom appointments or use online chat, both available on the library website.  
  • Interlibrary loan requests for digital items will be filled to the best of our ability, but we will not be borrowing physical items from other libraries.  
Campus Bookstore

The Bookstore will be closed until at least April 6. The Bookstore staff will ship essential supplies, when possible, at their discretion. Bookstore requests should be e-mailed to The bookstore is offering free shipping, with no minimum purchase, to ensure students can get textbooks or any academic supplies they may need during our remote instruction.

Mailroom Hours

The Mailroom will be open on Monday and Thursday from 9am to 2pm.

For faculty and staff, mail will be sorted by department and available for pick-up by a department member between 11am and 1:30pm. Outgoing mail must be dropped off at the Mailroom during the hours the Mailroom is open. Resident student mail will be placed in student mailboxes in 84 Holland for now. When the mailroom staff is caught up, they will make every effort to send all mail and packages to students at their requested address. Students who have “essential” items in the mailroom (i.e., medication, checks to cover living expenses) should e-mail and provide a description of the item/package and an address for it to be mailed. Staff will send those items ASAP.

Chartwell’s Dining Services Hours for Students Remaining in Campus Housing 

Chartwells will continue to operate with shortened hours (11am to 4pm, seven days a week). Chartwells management will also communicate information directly to students, faculty and staff, as their operations change based on need and volume. They will continue to provide food service for students currently living in residence and any faculty and staff on-campus to perform “essential functions.”  Service will be take-out only.  The dining area will be treated as a restaurant and will not be available for eat in.