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How to Join

STAR-NY can accept no more than four new schools each academic year. Due to all of the ongoing changes because of COVID-19, the application period will remain open, with no deadline, until those four openings for Fall 2020 have been filled.

SUNY colleges and universities who wish to join should download the free application. Email the completed application to

The STAR-NY Administrator will review the application and set up a call, with the Contact person, to discuss the information provided and answer any questions.

Next, the Administrator will make a recommendation to the STAR-NY Board of Advisors, who will then vote on the membership request.

After the vote, the Administrator will notify the Contact person of the results within two weeks.