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Visit our campus and find out why Clarkson has an edge over other major technological universities. Experience the down-to-earth, friendly atmosphere, talk to experienced professors who truly know their students, and explore the wide range of student activities — both on campus and off.

Personalized Visits – Take advantage of our customized campus visits led by a student and tailored to your own personal interests.

Summer Visit Day - The Office of Admission at Clarkson University will host a Visit Day Program on Friday August 15, 2014.  The event will enable you to learn more about the academic programs, campus community, and facilities here at Clarkson.  The Visit Day Program is not as in-depth as a personalized visit or our Open House events; however, it is a great starting point as you begin your college selection.

Open Houses – Talk with current students and faculty working in every department, sit in on a financial aid workshop or discover the opportunity for new adventures at our student activities fair. This year the Fall Open House events will take place on Saturday October 4, 2014 and Saturday November 15, 2014.  Register now for the Fall Open House events.

Overnight Hosting Program – If you are a high school senior, come and experience Clarkson through an overnight visit with a current student. Your visit can include an interview with an admission counselor, a student-led campus tour, an opportunity to attend a class and meet with a professor in the area of your academic interest.

Virtual Visit – Experience Clarkson right from your keyboard. Take a virtual tour of the campus, student life, extracurricular activities and outdoor recreation.

Campus Map – Use this map to navigate your way around campus when you visit.

– How to get to Clarkson's campus by automobile, air and bus.

WebCam – A quick peek at what's happening on campus right now.

Request More Info – Fill out this on-line form to receive more information.

Dining – Potsdam and St. Lawrence County dining.

Lodging – Hotels, motels and bed & breakfasts.

Places of Worship – Places of worship in Potsdam.

Weather – Current weather and forecast.

North Country Now – What to do in the North Country.

Potsdam, NY


Clarkson University is a nationally ranked research university and the institution of choice for more than 3,500 enterprising, high-ability undergraduate and graduate students.  Through 50+ programs, we educate remarkably effective engineers, scientists, health professionals, business people, and creative leaders who easily defy convention and engage “What’s next.” 


Founded in 1896, Clarkson’s 640-acre wooded campus is located in Potsdam, N.Y., at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains