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Spring Open House

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

Spring Open House

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Saturday, March 30 & Saturday, April 13, 2019

Spring Open House begins at 10 a.m. in Hawkins Hall, Giltz Auditorium. Upon registration, further information regarding your visit details will be sent via email.

Register for Saturday, March 30               Register for Saturday, April 13

Event Overview

  • An admissions presentation highlighting academics & student life.
  • Academic breakout sessions with faculty & students for larger program areas.
  • A campus tour showcasing classrooms, dining, residence halls, and more.
  • An informational fair with representatives from all academic departments, key student service areas, and various clubs and organizations.
  • A residence hall tour showing renovated corridor-style & suite-style living options for freshmen and transfers.

Schedule of Events

Time Event
9:30 - 10 a.m. Registration. Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall.
10 - 10:45 a.m.

Opening Presentation and Student Panel. 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. Angell College Center - Ballrooms,Cardinal Lounge, Alumni Conference Room, and 1st Floor.

An opportunity to speak with faculty from all academic majors and professionals from all student services offices, as well as various clubs and organizations in a fair setting.

11 a.m. - Noon

Academic Information Sessions for Specific Majors.Departing from Hawkins Hall following presentation.

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. See full listing of sessions to be offered at the bottom of the page.

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, 2nd Floor

Campus tours depart 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, Flynt Commons, 2nd Floor

Visitors will have the option to view all available types of housing, from low rise to suite-style. The following residence halls will be showcased: Moffitt, Wilson, Harrington, Mason and Hood Halls.


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
  • Childhood Education
  • Communications
  • Computer Science, Physics, Robotics
  • Criminal Justice
  • Earth and Environmental Science
  • English
  • History
  • Hospitality Management
  • Journalism & Public Relations
  • Nursing
  • Psychology
  • School of Business & Economics

Academic and Student Services Fair

Faculty from all 60+ majors and professionals from various student services departments will be available for one-on-one discussions. All Open House visitors will be escorted to the fair to peruse the offerings during the day's event. Representatives include:

  • Faculty from all 60+ majors
  • Financial Aid
  • Housing
  • Athletics
  • Study Abroad
  • Health Services
  • Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)
  • Learning Center
  • Career Development Center
  • Center for Student Involvement
  • Fraternity and Sorority Life
  • Computing Services
  • Dining Services
  • Student Support Services
  • International Student Services
  • Student Association
  • University Police
  • Campus Ministry
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