START NOW! SUNY Jefferson & SUNY Oswego Partnership
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START NOW! SUNY Jefferson & SUNY Oswego Partnership

Through a special SUNY partnership between Jefferson and SUNY Oswego, you can begin your studies at Jefferson and transfer to Oswego as early as your second year!

As a Start Now student, you will be benefit from special advising services, be with other Start Now Jefferson/Oswego students, and get to take trips between the two campuses to ease your transition. Best of all, you are guaranteed that your credits earned at Jefferson will transfer to SUNY Oswego. Start Now students save thousands of dollars by starting at Jefferson, where the total cost of attendance is lower than SUNY 4-year schools and much lower than private schools.

There are many good reasons to START NOW at Jefferson!

  • Small school environment where you can get all the help and support you need to start college off right
  • A chance to attend events and visit SUNY Oswego before you start there
  • Figure out your career path - Jefferson has the #1 job placement and career services among all SUNY community colleges
  • Live in style - Jefferson has a modern residence hall where parking, laundry, Wi-Fi and even cable are included - plus private bathrooms for every suite.

Live On Campus

A new, all-suite residence hall offers nearly 300 full-time students easy access to class, dining, recreation, and all of campus life. Start Now students are 1 in 6 of our residentsLearn more and apply.


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Jefferson gives you so many options to help you figure out what your career path is before you go to SUNY Oswego.  

Please complete the form so we may contact you regarding participation in this program. By submitting the form you agree to allow SUNY Oswego and SUNY Jefferson admissions offices to share information to process your application. We look forward to meeting you!

Enrollment Services
(315) 786-2437
Jules Center, building 6, suite 6-010

Office Hours
Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.