About Us

Clinton Community College, a member of the State University of New York (SUNY), is situated at Bluff Point, approximately 4 miles south of Plattsburgh, on forested heights overlooking Lake Champlain.

Message From the President's Office

Our mission is to provide educational opportunities that enrich minds, strengthen the economy and improve the quality of life in our region. While we embrace our history - 50+ years of academic excellence - we are looking to the future with exciting new academic programs, certificates along with training opportunities in our state-of-the-art facility, the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing. 

Clinton provides every student the opportunity to work and study with world-class faculty and staff who are ready and willing to help you achieve personal success. Whether you plan to begin a new career or continue on in your education, Clinton Community College gives you the ability to go anywhere YOU want.

We welcome you to Clinton where you will be a part of a wonderful community. This is YOUR community college and now is the time to embrace YOUR future.

I look forward to seeing you on campus.

President Attendance Request

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John Kowal, Ph.D.