Are the Pathways Programs Required for All First-Year Students?
No, the Pathways Programs are not required but highly encouraged. The Pathways Programs provide a unique opportunity to meet students through our four unique Programs. Once you register and are accepted into your Pathways Program of choice, participation in the Pathways Days is required.
What is the cost?
The full cost is $150 (a $75 non-refundable deposit is included in this cost) for Adventure Challenge, Arts Encounter, and Urban Launch. The ALANA is Leadership program is free of charge. Your deposit is due at the time of registration and partial need-based scholarships are available to those who wish to be considered. The $150 will cover early housing for the student for the three days, meals for the three days, transportation to various sites (program specific).
How Do I Register?
You are able to register online at:
You will need your Student ID number and student email, and the names and email addresses of your emergency contacts.
Can I Participate In Pathways If I'm Signed Up For STAR Day #5 (08/21)?
Students who are signed up for STAR day on 08/21 unfortunately cannot participate in Pathways Programs due to conflicting schedules. If you wish to participate and would like to move your STAR date to a different date, please call the Office of First Year Programs 518-485-3198 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
What is the Schedule for the First Day of Pathways? When Do I Move In?
Please note that Pathways will be from August 19- August 22. Move-in and check-in will be on August 19th between 10am and 2pm. We advise that families say their goodbyes and depart before the 3:30pm Introduction and Student Keynote. At 4:00pm, Students will be departing to meet with their individual programs.
What is the Attire for Pathways?
Each Pathways Program will send a packing list specific to their program later in the summer. Dress comfortable for move-in day as it can be hot moving things into the residence halls.
Are Meals Provided?
Meals will be provided for the Student Participants during the duration of the Pathways Programs.
If I am Flying, What Airports Are Around and What Flight Times Should I Arrange?
The Albany International Airport (ALB) is approximately 20 minutes from The College of Saint Rose. When scheduling flights, please keep in mind your travel time to and from The College of Saint Rose and the Albany International Airport.