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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.

2017 highlights include:    

  • Summer Information programs, Monday - Friday, until August 18
  • Fall Open Houses in October and November
  • Fall Information programs, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays beginning September 11
  • Daily Individual appointments

Open Houses

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Oswego offers three Open House during the fall semester- they are designed for students beginning their college search. Space is limited, so please be sure to register early! 

  • Columbus Day Open House- Monday, Oct. 9, 2017
  • Saturday Open House- Oct. 28, 2017
  • Veterans Day Open House- Friday, Nov. 10, 2017
  • Spring Open House- Friday, April 27
  • Summer Open House programs- July, 2018
    • Program 1: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Program 2: 1:00 - 5:00 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. Programs are offered Monday - Friday and select weekends during the academic year.  These programs usually last about two and a half hours.

Individual appointments

Individual appointments and student-guided tours are offered Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 3 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.

Admitted Student Days

  • School of Business:  March 23
  • Admitted Student Day for All Majors: March 24; April 16, 21
  • School of Communication, Media & the Arts: April 13 

These programs include opportunities to speak with faculty, admissions staff, college offices and current students.  Student-guided campus tours, presentations and an information fair are also included. These events are for freshman and transfer students (of all majors) who have been accepted to Oswego. These events are not mandatory, and are not a orientation program where you will register for classes. 

Group visits

SUNY Oswego welcomes groups from high schools, community colleges, and community-based organizations to visit our lakeside campus.

Group visits consist of an information session with an Admissions counselor and student intern as well as a walking tour of our campus. You are also welcome to experience campus dining in one of our dining halls. Lunch arrangements are available at a discounted group rate.  

We are unable to accommodate groups larger than 50 students due to staff and tour guide limitations, and Oswego's commitment to providing each group with a quality experience. Group visits are available on select Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please be aware that we will make every effort to accommodate your group, however certain times of the year we cannot accommodate group visits (i.e. college breaks, high school break weeks, and holidays).  

If you would like to bring a group onto campus, please fill out our registration form. Group requests should be made at least two weeks in advance of your visit. Please contact the office of admission at 315.312.2250 or with any questions.

Overnight visits

This program is now closed.  

An overnight visit allows the opportunity to spend time with an Oswego student and experience what campus life is really like. ​SUNY Oswego offers overnight visits for freshman and transfer students who are 16 years or older and admitted to SUNY Oswego.  Overnight visitations take place during the spring semester; February to April. Visitations are offered Monday through Thursday, with limited availability. ​If you would like more information or have questions regarding scheduling an overnight stay, please contact Karen Archibee within the Office of Admissions at 315-312-2250 or email