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Course Updates

October 21, 2021 - SOAR members can now use the Maxcy Pool on the SUNY Potsdam campus. The pool is open to SOAR members (and the public) on Monday and Wednesday from noon to 1:00 pm and from 7:30 to 9:00 pm (evening hours are typically for lap swimming). Members should be ready to show proof of vaccination (vaccine card or one of the phone apps - NY Excelsior or CLEAR). You must sign in when you enter the pool area and sign out when you leave. Obtain parking permit and SOAR membership card from University Police Office in Van Housen Ext.
September 13, 2021 - Slavery and Freedom in the Americas The date and time for course #18 has been changed to Tuesdays, November 2 and 9, at 12:00 pm. Members already registered need not re-register, others can register using our online registration form found at
September 04, 2021 - You can still register for Fall courses! Courses do not have enrollment caps. Go to our on-line registration form by copying and pasting the link into your browser.
August 23, 2021 - Our booklet of courses and registration instructions for the SOAR FALL 2021 has been emailed to everyone on our mailing list. If you did not receive the email, you may register at To see course descriptions and dates and times, click on the "COURSES" or "CALENDAR" tab on this web page or go to the PDF called "COURSE DESCRIPTIONS FALL 2021" in the panel on the far right of this web page.
August 20, 2021 - Recordings of Zoom classes held in the Spring 2021 or the Fall 2020 semesters can be found in the panel on the right of this web page, under "Course Recordings." Not all recordings are still available to us, but many are.


382 Van Housen Ext.
SUNY Potsdam
44 Pierrepont Ave.
Potsdam, New York 13676

Office hours: 9:00-2:00 - Monday, Wednesday, Friday (hours may vary when SOAR is not in session)

Phone: 315-267-2690


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SUNY Potsdam