About CGCC

About CGCC

Columbia-Greene Community College, a campus of the State University of New York, is a comprehensive two-year college offering a variety of transfer and career programs leading to the degrees of Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science, and Associate in Occupational Studies as well as one-year certificate programs and specialized courses geared to community interest. Columbia-Greene is situated on a picturesque campus near the banks of the Hudson River, bordered on the west by the Catskill Mountains and to the east by the Taconic and Berkshire Hills. Students can enjoy the benefits of a rural campus while taking advantage of cultural opportunities in nearby Albany, the Berkshires, and New York City.

The college offers a quality education through its dedicated faculty, who have received a high degree of professional recognition. Campus life is full and varied, as exemplified by student clubs, activities, and sports on all levels. The campus atmosphere is friendly and safe. Student backgrounds and hometowns are diverse, leading to a stimulating and challenging environment. With forty-seven quality degree and certificate programs, a distinguished faculty, and a beautiful campus, Columbia-Greene is an excellent place to attend college.

Normal weekday hours of operation of the College: 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Weekends: (Saturday and Sunday) 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Sponsors

The college is sponsored locally by the counties of Greene and Columbia through the Greene County Legislature and the Columbia County Board of Supervisors.