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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.

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. 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 New York state’s highest ranked small research institution with rigorous programs in engineering, arts, sciences, business and health professions. At Clarkson, 3,000 students learn and live in a close-knit residential environment augmented by award-winning career service and experiential learning initiatives.




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