Schedule at a Glance

What can you expect at Spring Open House? View our schedule of activities below.

11 - 11:30 a.m.
Check In
Cheel Campus Center
Check in, pick up your event materials and chat with our student ambassadors and staff!

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Lunch with Current Students & Admissions Overview Presentation
Cheel Campus Center Commons
Enjoy a catered lunch while mingling with current Clarkson students and staff (vegan/vegetarian, gluten free, and lactose free options available). Then, enjoy an overview of admissions and financial aid. 

12:30 - 2 p.m.
Campus Tour
Leaving from Cheel Campus Center
Our full tour will take you to several stops across campus, including academic buildings and student life related stops, such as a residence hall room, athletic facilities, the Student Center, Educational Resources Center, Library and more. 

2 - 3 p.m.
Student and Faculty Panel
Cheel Campus Center Barben Rooms
Bring your questions to our student and faculty panelists, who will represent all of our schools and share their unique Clarkson experiences with you. 

3 - 4 p.m.
Clarkson School Information Session (optional)
Cheel Campus Center Barben Rooms
If you're a student who is interested in starting college early, we invite you to join this information session about The Clarkson School (TCS). Meet current TCS students and staff as they talk about this unique offering. 

3 - 4 p.m.
Transfer Student Information Session (optional)
Cheel Campus Center, Second Floor Conference Room
If you're a current college student looking to transfer to Clarkson, we invite you to join this information session all about the transfer process. Meet current transfer students and staff as they walk you through what it's like to transfer to Clarkson.

Travel Information

You're not just visiting Clarkson, you're visiting Potsdam, St. Lawrence County and the "North Country." Potsdam is home to many shops, restaurants and activities. You can learn more about our surrounding areas by visiting our Clarkson Blog.

Overnight Accommodations

Overnight accommodations in the area include well-recognized chain hotels, quaint bed and breakfasts and family owned motels, as well as Clarkson's subsidiary hotel, the award-winning Clarkson Inn.

The following resources will give you all the information you need on dining, lodging, shopping and more in the Potsdam and North Country areas:

Getting to and Around Campus

All of our undergraduate programs are housed at our main campus in Potsdam, New York, just outside the six million acre Adirondack Park and a short drive from two of Canada's most notable cities - Ottawa and Montreal. Whether you're coming by car, plane, or bus, here are directions to our campus.

Once you're on our campus, you may choose to utilize our Campus and Parking Map.

Notable buildings for new guests include Holcroft House, our undergraduate admissions building; the Student Center, our student life hub; and Cheel Campus Center, home to the Golden Knights Division I men's and women's ice hockey teams.

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