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Fall Open House

Provides prospective students and their families with an excellent opportunity to experience SUNY Plattsburgh's campus environment.

Fall Open House


Join us for a Fall Open House and experience:

  • An admissions presentation with a live student panel highlighting academics, campus life, and the admissions process.
  • Academic breakout sessions with faculty and students for specific program areas.
  • An informational fair with representatives from all academic departments, key student service areas, and various clubs and organizations.
  • A campus tour showcasing classrooms, dining facilities, a residence hall and more!
  • Separate residence hall tours showing all types of room options.

Schedule of Events

Saturday, Nov. 17

Time Event
9:30 - 10 a.m.

Registration. Location: Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall.

10 - 10:45 a.m.

Opening Presentation and Student Panel. Location: Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall.

  • Learn what you can accomplish at SUNY Plattsburgh through our wide range of challenging academic programs and active campus life. A panel of currently enrolled students will share their SUNY Plattsburgh experiences and answer questions.
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Academic, Student Services, and Involvement Fair. Location: 2nd floor, Angell College Center.

  • An opportunity to speak with representatives from all academic areas, student services offices, and various clubs and organizations in a fair setting.
11 a.m. - Noon

Academic Information Sessions for Specific Majors 
Departing from Hawkins Hall.

  • Currently enrolled students will lead groups of visitors to break out sessions led by faculty from the academic program area. The sessions will take place in various academic buildings on campus and include tours of featured facilities. 

Note: Visitors who attend the academic information sessions will be guided to the Angell College Center at the conclusion of the session in order to participate in the fair.

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Campus Tours (optional)
Departing from the Angell College Center, Flynt Commons on a rotating basis starting at 11:30 a.m. Last tour will depart at 1 p.m.

  • Visitors are taken on a guided tour of the campus, which includes stops at academic buildings, dining facilities, the fitness center, the library, a freshmen residence hall, and the Angell College Center.
11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Viewing of Residence Halls (optional) 
Departing from the Angell College Center, 1st Floor.

  • Visitors will have the option to view all available types of housing, from low rise to suite-style.

Academic Breakout Sessions Offered

Currently enrolled students will lead groups of visitors to breakout sessions to be held in various academic buildings. The information sessions will be led by faculty from the academic program area and may include tours of featured facilities.

Information sessions will be offered in the following program areas:

  • Accounting
  • Art
  • Biology, Chemistry, Physics
  • Childhood Education
  • Communications
  • Computer Science/Information Technology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Earth and Environmental Science
  • English
  • History
  • Hospitality Management
  • Journalism & Public Relations
  • Nursing
  • Psychology
  • School of Business & Economics
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