Visit Clarkson

Visit Clarkson

Picture Yourself Here

Clarkson University is an experience — one you’ve just got to see for yourself. We’re a tight-knit, driven and innovative community with our locations near the Adirondack Park and its mountains, waterways and Olympics recreation. Together, we ignite connections across disciplines and push boundaries through research and technology innovation that matters.  We encourages learning by doing — in the classroom, through activities like SPEED teams, Rise HIgh and Clarkson Ignite and through internships, co-ops and off-campus study.

Explore our campus virtually from home, or schedule a visit to see our facilities in person, discover our unique, engaged community and speak with students, faculty and admissions.

Undergraduate Tours and Events

You’re interested in what Clarkson can offer you — from courses to community to career-building opportunities. Get your questions answered, and see what our campus is all about through in-person and virtual tours, open houses, admissions events and information sessions, as well as opportunities to speak with current students and faculty members. Find events for first-year and transfer students.

Clarkson offers a $1000 Clarkson Visit Scholarship to any student who has an official undergraduate admissions visit to our Potsdam campus by no later than December 1 for Early Decision and February 1 for Regular Decision of the senior year of high school. Like most Clarkson scholarships, this award is renewable each year for four years for a total of $4,000.

See All Undergraduate Tours and Events

Virtual Tours and Events

Curious about Clarkson’s campus and culture? Get a glimpse by exploring the Potsdam or the Capital Region Campus via our interactive map featuring videos, photos and descriptions of campus spaces. For our virtual information sessions, an admissions team member puts together a presentation about the admissions and financial aid process, after which current students and faculty speak about campus life, culture and opportunities available.

Interactive Map

The Clarkson School Early College Events

You see The Clarkson School’s early college program as a way to challenge yourself. Sign up for a tour or attend an event to learn more about applying and to speak with students and staff.

All Clarkson School Events

Graduate Student Events

Thinking about applying to an in-person, online or hybrid graduate program from Clarkson? Learn more about what to expect and find answers to your questions about coursework, expectations and the admissions process at one of our online events.

All Graduate Student Events

Getting to Clarkson

Start to plan your trip to any of our three campuses. Find directions for driving, train and air travel.

Get To Our Potsdam Campus

Get To Our Capital Region Campus

Get To Our Hudson Valley Campus

Getting Around Campus

Use one of our campus maps to direct your own exploration. On our Potsdam campus, notable buildings for new guests include Holcroft House, our undergraduate admissions hub; the Student Center, our student life hub and the Cheel Campus Center, home to the Golden Knights Division I men's and women's ice hockey teams. Find campus maps for all three locations:

Potsdam Campus Map

Dining and Lodging

Potsdam, New York, is a welcoming, friendly college town. Located on the banks of the beautiful Raquette River, its tree-lined streets and historic red sandstone buildings give a warm feel to an array of modern stores and restaurants within walking distance of our campus.

Overnight accommodations in the area include well-known chain hotels, quaint bed and breakfasts and family-owned motels. Explore more about dining, lodging, shopping and more in the Potsdam and North Country areas:

St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce

Get to Know Clarkson University

See the spaces where you could be making discoveries alongside your fellow students or training for your future career. Schedule a tour today to get started.