The Muslim Students Association at the University of Albany

  The official website of the UAlbany MSA

  • Sign-up with MSA on MyInvolvement to become an official member!
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  • Join our mailing list by sending an email with your name to 
  • To check out our upcoming events or sign-up/volunteer for them, go to our Events page!

Jummah Salah (Friday Prayer):
Looking to pray Salatul Jummuah on campus but you can't make it to the nearest mosque? The MSA offers an on-campus Jummuah prayer!
  • Location: Campus Center, Room 375
  • Time: Fridays at 1:00pm

Want to volunteer? We'll keep this list updated depending on the next upcoming event. Sign-up here.

Welcome back!! We hope you all had a relaxing winter break, and we hope you're ready to kick off a great spring semester inshaAllah! 

Keep checking our Facebook page to keep updated with our upcoming events or check our Events page here for a list of all of our upcoming events!


First MSA Mass Meeting!
Come join us to meet new members or connect with existing members of the Muslim Students Association!! 
We will be providing snacks!
When: Friday, January 31st, 2014
Time: 5:00pm
Where: Campus Center, Commuters Lounge

Last Day of Classes: Chai Night!
Join us for games, tea, food and snacks as we get together for our last MSA event of the Fall Semester!
When: Tuesday, December 10th, 2013
Where: Campus Center, Commuter's Lounge


Join us as we co-host with several other student groups to indulge in other cultures and listen/watch live performances!
Free admission and dinner included! (Halal and Kosher available)
All of the groups participating will have their own 
Itinerary coming soon.
When: Thursday, December 5th, 2013
Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm
Where: Campus Center, Ballroom

Culture vs. Islam

Come together with the UAlbany MSA as we discuss modern topics such as Arranged Marriage, Women's Rights, and Jihad. We as Muslims in America have a very diverse population with people from many different cultures, and it's important to understand the distinct differences between culture and religion.

This event is meant to refute popular misconceptions and try to educate everyone!

When: THIS Wednesday, November 20th, 2013
Time: 8:30pm
Where: Humanities Building, Room 129

Hosts/Speakers: Our very own members -- Nurat Daniju and Aneesa Hussain!

Join us -- you might learn something new!


Think your class has the most UAlbany Pride and skills?

Who has what it takes to take the crown and Grand Prize Money? 

Freshmen? Sophomores? Juniors? Seniors? 

Prove it and take part of the BATTLE OF THE CLASSES!!

Congratulations to the SENIOR CLASS for winning Battle of the Classes!

Eid Mubarak to all of you on behalf of the Muslim Students Association! On behalf of the UAlbany MSA, we wish you and your families a joyous Eid filled with love and blessings from Allah (swt). Eid Mubarak!!!

Eid-ul-Adha is on Tuesday, October 15th. 
Do you live on campus and need a ride to the mosque? No problem! We have carpooling available. Just send us an email at and let us know! 

Time: Leaving at 7:20am inshaAllah
Location: ICCD (Islamic Center of the Capital District), Schenectady, NY.

Inter-MSA's Eid-ul-Adha Celebration!
Join us to celebrate Eid! We are co-hosting with Siena MSA. We will be catering dinner from Lazeez restaurant inshaAllah. This is a great time to take a small break from midterms, and come to socialize and have fun on Eid!

Time: 6:00pm
                                                Location: Interfaith Center

As always, e-mail us or send us a Facebook message if you have any questions!

Our Mission:

The Muslim Students Association is an organization geared toward providing religious, academic, and social services to the Muslim students on campus. Our goals include promotion of religious tolerance by working with other faith-based groups, educating the general campus community on the Islamic faith, uniting the campus community with the greater Capital District Muslim communities, and encouraging civic participation through community service events.

The M.S.A. welcomes all members of the campus community to come join and learn with us!
General Religious Services:

  1. The MSA has an established prayer room space in the campus center for daily usage (CC345)
  2. Weekly Jummah (Friday) prayers are held on campus during the academic school year (August-May)
  3. Halaqas (Islamic study circles) are held consistently during the academic school year
  4. Iftar is provided during Ramadan


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