Commuter Life

As a Commuter Student, whether you are living at home or in apartment, you are a vital part of the Sage community. The majority of our students do commute, so you will be in good company. Getting involved in this community will make you a more successful student. The Kahl Campus Center may very well become your home away from home, offering you the following:

The Department of Student Life

Academic Advisement Academic Support Center: HEOP
Career Planning Clubs and Organizations
Dining on the Albany Campus Commuter Meal Plan Form
Disabilities Services Freddies: Student Lounge
Leadership Selection Process Public Safety
Recreation & Fitness College Wide Events
The Fitstop Wellness Center

Other Links

Off Campus Housing Commuter Safety Tips
Parking at SCA A Guide to Off Campus Living

Parking Information & Updates

For updates and alerts from The Sage Colleges please be sure to sign up for MyCruiser Alerts by logging into your MySage account and signing up under the dashboard link

You might also be interested in a service called NY Alert, which will provide text/email messages of traffic backups/accidents, weather warnings and more throughout New York State.

Commuter Life

Have questions? Want to share an idea? Send us an email at or stop in the Student Life Office, located in the Kahl Campus Center room 145.

Semester office hours are:

8:30 am 5:00 pm

Look for extended office hours during the first two weeks of classes. Do not hesitate to call or visit the office; you are always welcome! We want to get to know you and hear what you have to say about being a commuter at SCA.

Commuter Relations Board

The Sage College of Albany also has a Commuter Relations Board which is a student-led organization on campus that functions to represent our large commuter student population. The Commuter Relations Board President sits on the Student Government Association Board and is an important advocate for commuter focused programs and events.

Commuter Relations Board President: Gerard Beaudin

Commuter Relations Email:

Commuter Assistants

Sage College of Albany also has Commuter Assistants that work with our commuter population. These dedicated individuals are a resource for all students and can provide important information to the college's commuting students.

Commuter Assistant: Gerard Beaudin

Commuter Assistant: Rick Butts 

Commuter Assistant: Emily Dooley

Commuter Assistant: John Pitucci

Commuter Graduate Assistant: Isma Pervaiz

Commuter Relations Email:

Spring 2013 Commuter Programs

Spring Commuter Mixer - January 24, 6pm to 8pm (Madison Theatre Movie Night After)

Commuter Grab-and-Go Luncheon - February 6, 12:30pm to 2pm, FREDDIES Lounge

Commuter Grab-and-Go Luncheon - March 7, 12:00pm to 2pm, FREDDIES Lounge

Adopt-A-Street: Academy Road Cleanup - April 5, 1pm to 3pm, Academy Road

Commuter Grab-and-Go Luncheon - April 10, 12:30pm to 2pm, FREDDIES Lounge

Commuter Booth - Sage Carnival - April 26, Time TBD, SCA Campus Quad


The SCA Commuter Relations Board is working on a new anti-texting while driving pledge campaign for the 2012-2013 academic year! To fill out a Pledge Card and get more information about the "DNT TXT N DRV" campaign contact the Student Life Office or email

Frequently Used Phone Numbers

Academic Advising 292-1719 Academic Affairs 244-2301
Academic Support 292-1764 Admissions 292-1730
Bookstore 694-7378 Student Life 292-1753
Career Planning 292-1793 Computer Help Desk 244-4777
Computer Lab 292-1913 Disabilities Services 292-1764
Financial Aid 292-1781 FitStop 292-1955
Freddie's Student Lounge 292-1967 Library 292-1721
Public Safety 244-3177 Recreation & Fitness 292-1967
Residence Hall 292-7711 Student Development 292-1929
Student Government 292-1942 Student Services 292-1781
UHA Apartments 694-9000 Wellness Center 292-1917