Congratulations on your acceptance to Russell Sage College or Sage College of Albany! We look forward to having you join the Sage community. If you have additional questions regarding your acceptance and next steps for enrollment, refer to the links below or contact our friendly Admission Office.


Submit Your Enrollment Deposit

Ready to attend Sage?  You can  submit your enrollment deposit anytime.   Keep in mind that the deadline for on-campus housing for the Fall 2018 semester on the Albany campus is June 1, 2018.

The deadline for first-year students who have been accepted to the Nursing Program is May 1st. Students accepted to the nursing program who pay the enrollment deposit after May 1st will not be offered a place in the class.

Your enrollment deposit is non-refundable as we will be holding a place for you at Sage.

Log in!

Your new Sage Log-in/User ID and Password gives you access to SageAdvisor. In SageAdvisor, students can view their profile, academic information, degree requirements, pay their bill and register for classes.

Get Ready for your Classes

The Office of Academic Advising contacts new First Year and Transfer students regarding class schedule information. New students meet with the faculty representatives during an orientation program to review degree requirements & adjust their class schedules (if needed). See checklists below for more information.

Immunization and Medical History

New students must have a current Student Immunization Form and complete medical history and physical on file. Health, counseling, and wellness services are available at the Wellness Centers:

Troy Campus
Kellas Hall, Lower Level

Albany Campus
Kahl Campus Center, Lower Level

Tuition and Student Bills

Are you all set with your student bill? If you have any questions or concerns, call the Student Services Office at 518-292-1781. We can explain your Sage bill and financial aid to you.

Submit your FAFSA

Students must file a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to be considered for need-based financial aid from Sage. Our school code is: 002810. Students applying for the Fall 2018 semester can complete the FAFSA as of October 1, 2017

In order for the Financial Aid Committee to process a student’s application for need-based financial aid, they must have a Social Security Number on file. Please make sure that this information is provided on the application.

Connect with your future classmates

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  • If you are already social, make sure you use #sage2022

Visit, explore, and experience more

Even if you have already visited Sage, it would be beneficial for you to visit after you have been accepted.  We host Accepted Student Days on various Fridays throughout the spring semester.  If you can’t make it to these events, we suggest you call (518) 244-2217 to schedule a personal visit.