SUNY Oswego offers more than 100 majors and minors in various fields, including adolescence education, anthropology, broadcasting, software engineering, forensic science, and public justice, just to name a few. Advisers and professors are usually very helpful and willing to work with students to help them find their area of interest. As for the workload, it varies, depending on the major and the classes being taken. Usually, if a student is interested in the class, the work will seem much easier. If students do have difficulties in a class, tutoring is always available and offered for free through the University. Oswego is well-known for its education, business, and communication programs. Overall, the school has a great academic environment.
The Penfield Library is the center of the academic world at Oswego. Here, students are able to use a variety of resources for research papers, group projects, and studying. The library offers interlibrary loan where you can order a book through other libraries (if Penfield does not have it), study rooms, multimedia rooms for group projects, and a 24-hour lounge with computers. Along with the library, you can do your studies in Hewitt Union, the Campus Center, The Village Commons, and almost any academic building. During exam week and the week prior to exam week, dorms have a 24-hour quiet period for students. Also, during this time, the library offers free coffee and chair massages to help students relax. Oswego provides a supporting and engaging atmosphere to help students succeed.