SUNY Orange

Special College Programs


SUNY Orange is excited to announce a new endeavor in Floriculture!

A significant component of horticulture, floriculture is the study of cultivating flowers and ornamental plants for the various businesses related to the floral industry. SUNY Orange is planning to offer the following certificate programs:

  • Floricuture and Greenhouse Management Program
  • Floral Design Progam
  • Floriculture Business Development program

In addition, the college is planning many beautification sites in Newburgh through Floriculture Infrastructure Workshops.

To receive additional information, please call (845)341-4890

Youth Program

SUNY Orange is a great place for youth students to participate in fun and interesting programs in the spring, summer and fall. Students strengthen academic abilities, learn about campus life, and meet new friends. Topic areas include:

  • Art
  • Acting
  • Dance
  • Computers
  • Recreation

Over Sixty Program

SUNY Orange permits individuals sixty years of age or older to audit credit courses on a space available basis without payment of tuition according to NY State Law Article 126, Section 6303. Full classroom participation is encouraged; no grades are given nor is credit earned. (Non-credit courses are not included in the Over Sixty Program.) Registration for Over Sixty students is held on the first day of the term. All students are required to complete an audit registration form and, if they are NY State residents, a Certificate of Residence. For questions regarding the Over Sixty Program or to receive a credit course bulletin please call the Registration Office at 845-341-4155.

Coast Guard Auxiliary

SUNY Orange partners with the local U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary to provide instruction to boaters at all levels from the fundamental to the advanced. Courses are taught by experienced and knowledgeable instructors committed to the highest standards of the U.S. Coast Guard.

SUNY Orange Music

The following courses are offered to the public:

  • Mixed Chorus
  • Chamber Ensemble
  • Orchestra
  • Band
  • Madrigals