Campus Offices + Resources - Section 6

Albany: 292-1721
Troy: 244-2249

Members of the Sage community have access to both campus libraries

Hours Albany
7:30 am – 12 midnight (M-Th)
7:30 am - 9:00 pm (F)
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (Sat)
12:00 pm – 12 midnight (Sun)
     7:30 am - 11:00 pm (M-Th)
     7:30 am - 5:00 pm (F)
     9:00 am - 5:00 pm (Sat)
    12:00 pm - 11:00 pm (Sun)

Changes will be posted in the library, on the library website (, and via the phone numbers above.

What You Will Need:

A valid Sage ID is required to borrow materials. You can use your ID card as a “debit card” to print or photocopy – ask staff to add value to your card.

What You Will Find:·      

 Public desktop computers  Full wireless accessCopying & printingCollections (over 250,000 items) focused on Sage degree programsOne-on-one instruction from reference librarians - ask any question any time. We’re available by phone, email, chat, and (of course) in person:    - phone: Troy- (518) 244-2431 or Albany (518) 292-1945- email:   - online chat: choose the Ask a Librarian link from our webpage ( in person (for an academic consultation) Drop by!An environment for quiet conversation to promote learningDAP (Direct Access Program) cards, obtained from either of the main desks, to borrow materials directly from participating area librariesFrom the Interlibrary Loan link found on the library website, you can register (free) to make loan requests for materials from other libraries as well as ask for items from the opposite campus.

What Library Work Can You Do from Home or Office?

Connect to the library webpage ( from most web based computers. To use the databases available by subscription you will be prompted for your Sage username (the one used when signing on to My Sage) and password (this will be the number on your Sage ID card) Please Note: There are firewall issues with certain off site computers that can prevent access to the Sage library page.If you are having connection difficulties, please call the Reference Desk either by phone - 292-1945 or 244-24310 or by email -

or  online chat: choose the Ask a Librarian link from our web page

Where to Look on the Library web page (

Links to various services are on our page: for example (starting with the 4 center tabs):The Sage Library Catalogs is the default link – browse through Sage material or link to other library catalogs around the region and around the world

 Research Databases link is organized by academic subject as well as by individual title so you can find information on your specific topic.

The Journals by Title link tells you where you can locate a specific journal. You can also see which journals we subscribe to in different academic areas.

The Research Help link contains a drop-down menu to many library tutorials (for example Citing Sources and Style Guides) and outlines other library services available to the Sage community.Additional links on hours, how to contact us, different services, general library news etc., etc. are located on the the library website.

Printing/photocopying Costs$0.05 per page (b&w)/ $0.20 (color)Sage ID cards should be used as debit cards for photocopying and printing. Please ask library staff to add value to your card.Renew materials by phone or in person at the Circulation desk (518 292 1721-Albany or 518 244 2249 – Troy)Problems? Ask library staff for assistance. 

The Sage Colleges Bookstores



m.o.s.s. books and other provisions
51 Congress St.
Troy, NY 12180
Phone: 518-274-0199
Fax: 518-272-3698

Regular Hours: Monday-Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm

Each Sage Bookstore offers a full selection of books and course materials in use at their respective campuses. These include new and used textbooks which may be purchased, rented or available digitally, study guides, related reference books, school supplies, and information to order software offered at special low academic prices. Both stores carry an array of imprinted clothing and gifts, greeting cards and snacks. The Troy store carries a selection of general reading books, including best sellers, children’s and local interest and medical/nursing supplies. The stores accept cash, credit cards, Sage Community Dollars and personal checks (for purchase amounts with valid ID;  the stores cannot cash checks.  All texts and select store merchandise may be ordered on-line 24/7 through our websites (or via

During Fall and Spring semesters, refunds for texts are given with the purchase receipt as needed for 7 days following the first classes (please see specific store policies if outside the 7 day  period).  Current edition textbooks may be sold back to the stores (Sage ID is required) at any time with prices paid ranging up to half of the purchase price.





AlbanyUniversity Heights Campus Bookstore
Union Drive
Albany, NY 12208
Phone: 6947378
Regular Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Dining Services

Troy: McKinstry Food Court, 244-2377

Sage Dining, managed by Sodexo Education, offers a wide variety of services on the Sage campuses in Troy and Albany. Dining Services encourages students to interact with management through discussions, food committees, comment boards, and e-mail. Students impact menu selections, hours of operation, and special events. We would like you to feel at home. Bring in your favorite recipe, and we will be sure to serve it; maybe the friend or relative who created the recipe would join you as our guest. Looking for a special diet, catered meal, surprise package for a friend, or a favorite menu to be served? JUST ASK! Stop by the Dining Services Office at any time.

The privilege, convenience and value of a meal plan is available to ALL STUDENTS: RESIDENT, COMMUTER, GRADUATE, FULL TIME OR PART TIME, and meal plans can be charged to student accounts for direct billing. Meal Plan purchases are tax free for students and often offer additional discounts for savings of 8% to 20%. Resident students automatically enjoy the privilege, convenience, and value of a Carte Blanche Meal Plan.  (Seniors and Graduate Students working off campus may inquire about a customized limited access plan.) Commuter and Graduate Students may select the resident board plan (which offers maximum access and value), the Block 75 Plan, or one of several declining balance only plans. Additional Meal Plan Custom Add Ons are available including dorm room stocking, increased declining balance funds, and special delivery packages. Requests to change meal plans must be submitted to the Office of Residence Life in Troy or Albany and the Director of Dining Services. 

 Meal plan changes can be made until the Friday after each term begins.

A Sage ID must be presented to use meal plans at any dining facility. A lost or stolen ID should be reported immediately at any dining location to prevent unauthorized use. Replacement IDs require a processing fee.

Troy Dining Locations

McKinstry Dining Room - this relaxing location offers eat in dining seven days a week for the entire campus community! Open continuously on week days from breakfast through dinner (Brunch & Dinner on Weekends), resident students enjoy the privilege of Carte Blanche (unlimited) access, while Commuters, Faculty, and Staff access McKinstry Dining Room with meal swipes (if board or faculty plan is purchased), guest meals (if accompanying the bearer of the board plan), declining balance or cash. Regardless of how you paid your entry, once there, enjoy all you care to eat formats including: pizza, pasta, deli, grill, wellness-traditional-vegetarian hot entrees, salad bar, soups, desserts, and beverages. Check out the daily specials, demonstration cooking sessions and theme cuisine events! Informational programs on Balance: Mind - Body Soul, Sustainability, and Zero Trans Fats are main streamed into the McKinstry program. (Major Credit & Debit Cards are not accepted at the access point to McKinstry Dining room, but can be used to make deposits - minimum $25 - to declining balance funds with a valid ID card at the McKinstry office.)

The Buchman Pavilion offers two ala carte dining outlets and is focused on a Better Tomorrow!  Thyme for All Season Cafe is a fresh food bakery cafe featuring Fruit, Vegetable Snacks, pastries and Desserts, Soups, Salads, Paninis and Entrees with Sides that can be purchaed cold, hot or ready to microwave.  Proudly brewing Starbuck's coffees and serving Island Oasis smoothies, as well as PEPSI products and Hydration Station: Fruit Infused Waters.  The foods are fresh and healthy.  Our specials and some core features will change seasonally, and the products we serve in are environmentally conscious.  Muy Caliente Grill is a Fresh Tex Mex concept offering tacos, burritos, fajitas, and well balanced classic grill favorites on weekdays at lunch.  Purchases may be made with declining balance funds, cash, and major credit and debit cards.