The Sage Experience

Experience life at Russell Sage College! Explore clubs and activities, housing, campus events, and more.

The First-Year Experience

From Orientation to Welcome Week, you’ll settle in at Sage in no time.

Find your people and your places through events and activities designed specifically for new students, like orientations, Welcome Week, Sage Fest, and more.

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60+

Clubs and Organizations

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Countries for Study Abroad

39%

students from Capital Region

10%

students from New York Metro area

Residence Life

From traditional residence halls to historic brownstones to suite-style apartments, Sage has housing options to fit your needs.

Residence halls are more than just places to live at Sage — they’re active, living and learning centers that foster community and support. Pet-friendly and gender-affirming housing options are available.

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Athletics

We’re proud to field 17 NCAA Division III men’s and women’s teams as part of the Empire 8 conference. Intramural sports are held on both campuses, as well, including flag football, 4-on-4 basketball, and ultimate frisbee. Go Gators!

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Clubs & Organizations

Choose from over 60 clubs and organizations, like Sage Singers community chorus, The Rev literary publication, fishing club, and many more. If you can’t find the club you want to join, make one!

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Things to Do

Both campuses are in walkable, lively communities with theatres, museums, dining, and outdoor recreation. Troy and Albany are both known for rich arts, cultural resources, and creative and civic-minded populations.

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Social Feed

See what current and soon-to-be students are saying about Russell Sage College.