Start-Up NY

Hartwick College is one of the first private colleges to be approved as a START-UP New York site.START-Up NY Logo

START-UP New York is an economic development program created by Governor Andrew Cuomo to stimulate job growth and to promote partnerships between businesses and the state's higher education sector. Eligible businesses include:

  • A new company in New York State
  • A company from out of state that is relocating to New York
  • An expansion of a company that already has employees in New York State

Participating businesses must create new jobs in the first year, bring positive community and economic benefits, and align with the mission of the College in key academic areas including: biology, biotechnology, chemistry, geology, economics, or health care, among others. Employers must provide research and internship opportunities in addition to creating jobs.

Visit START-UP New York for more information.

Hartwick College welcomes serious inquiries from potential START-UP New York business partners. The tax free designation applies to 50,000 square feet of vacant property on Oyaron Hill in Oneonta.

Hartwick College Campus

For more information about START-UP New York, including eligibility guidelines, restrictions and application information, visit the program's website at:

Margaret Arthurs
Director of Corporate, Foundation, and Government Relations 
Hartwick College
Office of College Advancement
P.O. Box 4020
Oneonta, NY 13820
Phone: 607-431-4061