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School of Media and the Arts


Cayuga Provides Exceptional Opportunities for Students Who Are Ready to Explore, Create, Perform, and Communicate

Cayuga’s School of Media and the Arts offers degree opportunities including AAS, AS and certificates. As soon as you choose your degree, you’ll begin to concentrate your studies in a specific area. But there are ways you can shape your education to increase depth and breadth of study, along with your career potential.

At the Core

A solid liberal arts foundation is essential to succeed in whatever field you choose. All Cayuga Community College programs share a core of General Education courses in writing, computer literacy, mathematics, natural sciences, humanities, social sciences, critical thinking and the fine and performing arts.

Transfer Services

Nearly 40% of Cayuga graduates go on to pursue bachelor’s degrees at SUNY or private colleges and universities. Cayuga’s Transfer Services office is ready to help you plan for a smooth transition.

Career Services

Many Cayuga students enter or upgrade their careers upon graduation. Our Career Services office can assist with career planning, job searching, resumé writing and interview practice. A Cayuga, education is outstanding preparation for a real-world career.

Honors Study

For those who want to push their academic performance to a higher level, Honors study offers a challenging sequence of special in-depth courses. Honors scholarships are available, and Honors graduates are recognized at College Commencement ceremonies.


Living away from home can be an important part of the college experience. Lattimore Hall, a privately owned and managed apartment building in downtown Auburn, was designed specifically to house Cayuga students. With a capacity of 90 students and on-site professional staff, Lattimore Hall offers furnished suites with phone, cable and Internet access.


Cayuga’s Spartans compete statewide in NJCAA Division III men’s and women’s lacrosse, soccer, golf, basketball, bowling and women’s volleyball. Spartan teams regularly earn national rankings, bring home regional and conference championships, and field academic all-Americans.

Two Campuses Plus Online Study

All degree programs are available on Cayuga’s Auburn campus. Many can be completed at the Fulton campus in Oswego County. In addition, hundreds of Cayuga courses and several degree programs are offered online.

Financial Aid

85% of full-time students at Cayuga get financial aid. Our Financial Aid office will be glad to work with you to obtain loans and scholarships that can ease the cost of college.

Learn More About SOMA

Professor Steve Keeler
Chair, Humanities/Communications

Admissions Office