Shala Mills, J.D.

Associate Provost for Academic Planning & Learning Innovation

Dean of Graduate, Professional & Interdisciplinary Studies

A division of Academic Planning & Learning Innovation, the office of Graduate, Professional & Interdisciplinary Studies at SUNY New Paltz has a long and proud history of providing professionals in the Hudson Valley region and beyond the tools for success in their chosen career paths. We provide administrative and academic advising services, and – through the work of the Graduate Council – promote academic excellence and program and curriculum development.

Our Mission

The Office of Graduate, Professional & Interdisciplinary Studies at SUNY New Paltz aims to meet the educational needs of graduate, pre-professional, professional, and career-changing students seeking timely, innovative, and intellectually stimulating study while providing the breadth and depth of knowledge necessary in their chosen disciplines. Whether in the classroom, in the field, or online, our graduate, certificate, and non-credit programs prepare students to be knowledgeable and skilled, ethical, and culturally sensitive individuals prepared to contribute meaningfully to their profession and their communities.
SUNY New Paltz Mission

Hours of Operation

Fall & Spring Semesters: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Summer & Intersession: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Office Location & Contact Information

Main Office: Old Main Building, room 127
Phone: 845-257-3947
Fax: 845-257-3284
E-mail: (program related or general questions)

Schedule an Appointment

Contact our staff or request an appointment online through one of the links below:

Mailing Address

Division of Academic Planning & Learning Innovation
Office of Graduate, Professional & Interdisciplinary Studies
State University of New York at New Paltz
800 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY 12561-2442

Graduate Admissions Information

Looking for advice or insight on a graduate program? Graduate Admissions provides program and admissions information to prospective graduate students in person, by phone, or via email. Click the Talk to Admissions link below to schedule an appointment with an advisor who can provide individualized program and application information.

Office Location & Contact Information

Schedule an Appointment: Talk to Admissions

Main Office: Hopfer House
Phone: 845-257-3200
E-mail: (application related questions)

Mailing Address:
Office of Graduate Admission
100 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY 12561