Admissions in the West

The West Coast is well represented on Syracuse University’s campus, with California among the top five states from which students hail. The Office of Admissions – West in Sherman Oaks has been established for the convenience of those living in the metropolitan Los Angeles area and the West Coast states. Throughout the year students have the opportunity to connect with the University through:

    • information sessions
    • personal interviews
    • college fairs
    • high school visits
    • portfolio reviews and auditions
    • admitted student programs

Personal Interviews

Los Angeles/Sherman Oaks – October 16-17, 30 and November 7 & 14
Syracuse University in Los Angeles (see parking information at the bottom of this page)
4312 Woodman Avenue, #302
Sherman Oaks, CA

Orange County – October 24
Courtyard Costa Mesa South Coast Metro
3002 South Harbor Boulevard
Santa Ana, CA

San Diego– October 21
La Quinta Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town
2380 Moore Street
San Diego, CA

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Fall Information Programs

Come to a Syracuse information program to learn more about academics, campus life, financial aid, admissions, and more.
Information program in San Diego - October 3

  • Saturday, October 3, 3-5 p.m.

Mission Valley Marriott
8757 Rio San Diego Drive
San Diego, CA 92108

In addition to the general information session, representatives from the following colleges will be in attendance to answer questions and provide further information about specific academic programs in these areas:

College of Engineering and Computer Science
Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics
College of Visual and Performing Arts
Whitman School of Managment

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College of Visual and Performing Arts information program in Los Angeles

  • Wednesday, October 7, 7 p.m.

A representative from the College of Visual and Performing Arts will host an information session at the SU Office of Admissions – West in Sherman Oaks.  Come and learn more about the programs in art, design, transmedia, music, drama, and communication & rhetorical studies.  This is a great opportunity to hear about the curricula, study abroad opportunities, portfolio/audition requirements, and and more.  Parking directions are below.

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Note: portfolio reviews for art, design, and transmedia are available in the afternoon on October 8 by appointment.  Call 315-443-2769 for details and to schedule a portfolio review.

Parking for Los Angeles information programs and interviews

The Office of Admissions – West is located approximately half a mile south of the 101 freeway at the intersection of Woodman Avenue and Ventura Blvd. The office is on the third floor of the building.  There is an underground parking garage with open parking on weekends and after 5pm on weekdays, accessed via the alley off of Woodman Avenue. Guests are welcome to park anywhere except the spaces marked with “NO SULA PARKING.” Take the elevator to the 3rd floor and you will find Suite 302 on your right.

Camille Crites
Associate Director
Office of Admissions, Southern California
4312 Woodman Ave. #302
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

Community College Partnerships with local colleges

Interested in transferring to Syracuse University? Community College Partnerships are available with: