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Visit Options

Personalized Visits – Take advantage of our customized campus visits led by a student and tailored to your own personal interests.  We do not conduct group information sessions. Appointments with admission staff members are individually arranged so that we have the time to talk with each student and family one on one.

Discover Clarkson: Summer Visit Day Event – Clarkson University will host a Visit Day Program that will enable you to learn more about the academic programs, campus community, and facilities here at Clarkson. Admissions Overview, Tours, and Academic Presentations are just some of the opportunities available during this day.

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. Two open houses are held each fall.  Check back later this summer for more information and dates.

Virtual Visit – Take a virtual tour of the campus, student life, extracurricular activities and outdoor recreation.

K-12 Group Visits – Bring a group of students affiliated with a school, program or team for a personalized campus visit.

Additional Visit Related Information

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.
Dining – Potsdam and St. Lawrence County dining.

Lodging – Hotels, motels and bed & breakfasts.


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Clarkson University launches leaders into the global economy. One in five alumni already leads as a CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company.

Located just outside the Adirondack Park in Potsdam, NY, Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university for undergraduates with select graduate programs in signature areas of academic excellence directed toward the world's pressing issues.

Through 50+ rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, sciences and the health professions, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo, and connect discovery and engineering innovation with enterprise.