Hudson Valley Community College in Troy is currently the second-largest institution of higher learning in the Capital Region of New York State. The college offers more than 70 degree and certificate programs through its four schools: Business; Engineering & Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Liberal Arts and Sciences. Founded in 1953, the college is sponsored by Rensselaer County and is part of the State University of New York system. The Archives, located in Marvin Library, contains documents of historical significance to Hudson Valley Community College, including its formation, development, and current and former administrations, faculty, and students. The purpose of the Archives is to identify, collect, maintain and facilitate access to items which document the history and development of Hudson Valley Community College.
Hudson Valley Community College is a member of the Capital District Library Council.