Union College is a private, liberal arts college situated in Schenectady, New York, USA. Founded in 1795, today Union College connects students from 40 states and 40 countries. About 60% of all Union students take part in study abroad programs. On campus, the Nott Memorial is an elaborate 16-sided building committed to Eliphalet Nott, a previous president of the college from 1804-1866. Nott retains the record for the longest period of an American college president. The school’s Jackson’s Garden was presented in the 1973 Robert Redford and Barbra Streisand movie, “The Way We Were.”
Union provides a substantial program of intercollegiate sports, intramural sports, club, and recreational sports, along with various health care programs.
Union College mainly takes part in NCAA Division III athletics, fielding men’s and women’s ice hockey teams in Division I as a member of the ECAC Hockey League. Many students take part in intercollegiate sports. Union College’s symbolic figure is the Dutchman, and its school color is garnet.