Latest Announcements to the Clarkson Community

A digest of emails are issued by campus and constituent group every day at noon as well as tagged by topics.  Please go to to access all of these. 

* COVID-19 Read/Act: For Safest Learning & Living Community Vaccination Required for All Employees & Students

* Vaccine FAQs

Vaccine FAQs - International Travelers

Information for Incoming First-Year Students

Welcome, Class of 2025! Move-in day for new, first-year students is Friday, August 27, followed by Orientation Weekend. Classes start on August 30.
Move-in day for new transfer students is Thursday, August 26.
For more information - for the Class of 2025, transfer students, and international students -  visit our Undergraduate FAQs. 

Information for Returning Students

Welcome back! Move-in day for returning undergraduate students is Sunday, August 29. Classes begin on Monday, August 30.

Information for Prospective Students

Thinking about going to Clarkson? We're eager to meet you and excited to welcome future students from all 50 states to our Potsdam campus. Find out all your options for visits, events and tours here. And get more information on academic criteria here.

Summer Courses

This summer Clarkson is once again offering a Special Summer Tuition Price to help undergraduate students keep on track with their academic and career goals. Clarkson students and eligible undergraduate students from other higher education institutions may receive the special waiver. 
Clarkson students can view the summer course offerings in myCU and self-enroll. 
Any student who has questions about tuition or financial aid should contact Student Administrative Services,, and ask for their SAS Specialist.
Students from other institutions should contact Cathy Avadikian, Director of University Advising, at

Summer Programs K-12

Programs for kindergarten through grade 12 students are offered during the summer at our Potsdam and Beacon, NY campuses. 

Summer Camps
Young Scholars
Public and Family Programs at Beacon

COVID-19 Dashboard

Clarkson University reports COVID-19 testing results and quarantine updates daily to the New York State Department of Health. Please visit the NYS COVID-19 Report Card for Clarkson University for real-time updates.
Potsdam Campus
Capital Region Campus

Safety Plan



Previous Clarkson Restart Information

Spring 2020             Fall 2020            Spring 2021