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Upstate University Hospital College Student Volunteer Program

Our College Volunteer Program - Spring 2023 semester application is now CLOSED.

The Summer 2023 semester application will be open in March of 2023. Updates to follow.

College Students are an integral part of our volunteer base. Depending on the season, we have anywhere from 50 to 200 College Student Volunteers within Upstate’s inpatient and outpatient departments.


College Volunteers must meet the following requirements:

Must be taking 16 or fewer credits for the semester in which you are applying

Must be able to commit to volunteering one 4-hour shift, each week

Must be able to attend the mandatory orientation

Must be available for the entire semester; missing no more than 2 weeks

Must be fully vaccinated for current flu season and COVID-19



*Updated October 2022