One of the best ways to get a feel for Syracuse University is to visit. The Office of Admissions welcomes visitors throughout the year with weekday campus visits, Syracuse Saturdays, and Orange Previews. Please register in advance of your visit to Syracuse.

All visit options are appropriate for high school students (all grades levels), transfer students, and family members.  



Weekday campus visits give students an overview of the University’s offerings and campus experience complete with a faculty and student panel.

Duration: Three hours total (9 a.m. – 12 p.m. or 1 – 4 p.m.)

Includes: Information session, campus tour and academic area visits. (Residence halls are not a part of weekday campus visits.)

9:00 – 10:00: Information Session
10:00 – 11:00: Campus Tour
11:00 – 12:00: Academic Area Visits

1:00 – 2:00: Information Session
2:00 – 3:00: Campus Tour
3:00 – 4:00: Academic Area Visits

Offered: Monday through Friday at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

  • Personal interviews are also offered July 1 – December 22, 2016. Advance registration required.
  • Transfer student visits are offered at 1 p.m. on Fridays.  Transfer students visiting another day are encouraged to call 315-443-3611 to set up a personalized campus visit.
  • Syracuse University’s colleges offer sessions specific to academic interest areas at the conclusion of the tour.  Please note the Newhouse School of Public Communications offers a session at 3 p.m. only and the School of Architecture’s session is daily at 10 a.m.  Visitors who would like to see the School of Architecture or Newhouse School should register for the 1 p.m. Campus Visit.

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Syracuse Saturdays give students an overview of the University’s offerings and campus experience.

Duration: 9:15-11 a.m.

Includes: Information session hosted by an admissions officer, faculty, and students, and campus tour (Residence halls are not a part of Syracuse Saturdays.)

Offered: Fall semester programs begin September 17 and conclude December 3, with the exception of November 19 and 26. Personal interviews are offered on a limited basis on Saturdays.

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Orange Preview is Syracuse’s open house program for prospective first year and transfer students. Space is limited so be sure to register soon.

Duration: Full day (8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. )

Includes: Information sessions on academic opportunities, lunch on campus, and tours of the campus and residence halls.

8:30 – 9:45: Check-in
8:45 – 9:30: Campus Tour
9:45 – 10:30: Welcome
10:45 – 12:00: College Sessions
12:00 – 1:00: Lunch & Residence Hall Open House
12:30 – 2:30: Campus Tours
1:30 – 2:00: Admissions & Financial Aid Information Session
1:30 – 3:30: Optional Academic and Interest Area Open Houses


  • November 4, 2016
  • November 11, 2016 (This event is now at capacity. Space is still available for the November 4 event.)
  • February 20, 2017

To register, click the Orange Preview date you would like to attend. Registration for the February 20th event will be available at a later date.


If you are interested in visit options at the graduate level, please see the graduate admissions website.

To help ensure a healthy, productive, respectful environment in which to work, learn and live, Syracuse University is pleased to provide a smoke-free and tobacco-free campus. For more information, visit the Wellness web site.