Center for Lifelong Education and Recreation

Looking for camps, conference services, or non-credit courses? Your choice is CLEAR!

Welcome to the Center for Lifelong Education and Recreation. CLEAR is the designated department on the SUNY Potsdam campus for organizing all conferences, workshops, summer camps, non-credit programs, and trainings.

Whether you are interested in registering for one of our programs or starting one of your own, CLEAR staff would be delighted to assist you. Learn about our staff to determine who will best be able to help you, or contact us at:

44 Pierrepont Avenue
204 Raymond Hall, SUNY Potsdam
Potsdam, NY 13676

Phone: (315) 267-2167
Fax: (315) 267-3350

CLEAR is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (8:00 to 4:00 during the summer). Visit our office for more information about any of our programs or to register in person with cash, check, or credit card. CLEAR is located on the second floor of Raymond Hall, the highrise office building near the main campus entrance.

Mission Statement
The Center for Lifelong Education and Recreation will serve North Country residents by providing lifelong learning and enrichment opportunities, and public service and outreach events.

Four permanent employees form the backbone of the office and oversee day-to-day functions:

Nancy Hess - Coordinator, Conferences and Special Programs

Donna Ober - Office Assistant, Conferences and Special Programs

Beth Todd - Director, Continuing Education

Michelle White - Office Assistant, Continuing Education

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