Visit SUNY Oswego

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The best way to learn about SUNY Oswego is to visit. We offer several visit options to take a student-guided campus tour, speak with an admissions counselor and to get a feel for campus life. Reservations are necessary for all programs, you can register online, or by calling 315.312.2250 during business hours.

Spring 2014 highlights include:

  •     Information Programs from February 10 through May 9, 2014
  •     Open House for High School Juniors: May 5, 2014
  •     Individual appointments and tours Monday-Friday from February 3 through May 9, 2014 between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm.

Information Programs

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Information Programs include a small group presentation by an Admissions Counselor followed by a student-guided campus tour.  During the academic year programs are offered Monday, Wednesday, Friday and on select Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. and usually last about two and a half hours.

Information Programs for Transfer Students
This is a great way for transfer students to find out more about SUNY Oswego and to tour our beautiful lakeside campus! The program will include a presentation with details about transfer services and a student-guided walking tour of campus. You should expect to be on campus for approximately two and a half hours. Registration & the presentation will take place in the Historic Lecture Hall, room 222 Sheldon Hall.

  • May 9, 2014 1:00-3:00 pm

Individual Appointments

Individual appointments and student guided tours are offered Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Call 315.312.2250 to arrange an appointment.  A typical appointment will include an individual meeting with an Admissions Counselor and a hour and a half student-guided tour of campus.

Open Houses

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(fall, spring & summer)
Oswego offers one Open House program during the spring and summer, as well as three during the fall semester- your best opportunity to get an in-depth overview of SUNY Oswego's offerings. Space is limited, so please be sure to register early!

  • Open House for High School Juniors- Monday, May 5, 2014. 12:30 - 4:00 p.m.
    This event is designed for high school juniors and sophomores who are just starting their college search.
    Schedule of Events (1088 KB PDF)
  • Summer Open House- July 18, 2014. 8:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. and 12:00 - 4:45 p.m.
    This event is designed for everyone, but is geared towards students just starting their college search. Registration will begin May 20, 2014

    Registration will begin August 1, 2014 for the follow events:
  • Columbus Day Open House- October 13, 2014. 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Saturday Open House- October 18, 2014. 12:00 - 5:00 p.m.
  • Veterans Day Open House- November 11, 2014. 2013 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Admitted Student Days

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Our most comprehensive visit options include opportunities to speak with admissions staff, college offices and current students.  Student guided campus tours, presentations and an information fair are also included. These events are designed for freshman and transfer applicants (of all majors) who have already applied to Oswego or have already been accepted and would like more information about the college. Please note: if you have already been accepted and paid your admissions deposit these events are not mandatory, and they are not Orientation programs where you will register for fall classes.
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Group Visits

Group visits are available for school counselors to bring high school and community college students to campus-

Group visits are closed for the Spring 2014 semester 

Group visits consist of an hour-long information session with an admissions counselor, and an hour and a half walking tour of the campus. Accommodations can be made to eat on campus if needed; meal pricing can be provided upon request.

If you would like to bring a group onto campus please fill out our registration form and we will be in touch with you shortly. Group requests should be made at least two weeks in advance of your visit. Group visits are available on select Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and are reserved for groups with 50 students or less. Please notify- Breanna Smith at with any questions.

Overnight Host Program

This unique hosting option allows prospective admitted students to enjoy a day and night on campus with a current SUNY Oswego student. The program runs Monday to Thursday on most weeks of the Spring Semester. Please click here for more information. We hope to see you soon!