Local Resources

This page contains resources within the Capital District community that students can access.
If there is a service that you need but is not listed here, please contact Valerie Swenson at swensov@sunypoly.edu.

Public Transportation
Students can use public transportation through the Capital District Transit Authority (CDTA). CDTA offers an interactive website and app to map and track buses in real-time.

Legal Services
Please see the links below which can help individuals get connected to free, or low-cost, legal advice


  • This is through the American Bar Association but specific to NYS. Here, you can start a free consultation process to see if this is applicable


  • More information on volunteer lawyers available throughout the state

The UPS Store
1971 Western Ave
Hours: 8AM-6PM · (518) 452-6085

Please note that there is a fee associated with this Notary Public service

Where is the nearest…?
Student Services has put together a map of the “nearest locations” to the SUNY Poly Albany campus.

This includes:

  • Gas Station
  • Pharmacy
  • Grocery store
  • Post office
  • Mailbox
  • …and more!

Recommend a location to place on this map to help others! Please contact Valerie Swenson (swensov@sunypoly.edu).


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Detailed information, brochures and forms can be mailed to you upon request.


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