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Potsdam Prepared: COVID-19 Updates

Visit the Campus

Now welcoming back visitors!

There really is no substitute for experiencing SUNY Potsdam for yourself, and meeting our incredible faculty, staff and students firsthand. SUNY Potsdam is excited to welcome prospective students to campus. The College has public health protocols in place to ensure that your visit is safe.

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Can’t make it to Potsdam just yet?

Whether you’re a junior starting your college search, a senior finding your fit, a college student looking to transfer, or a prospective graduate student looking for information on our admissions process, our counselors are here to chat one-on-one with you for 30 minutes and answer any questions you may have!


Hear from a peer. Our student ambassadors are waiting to hear from you and excited to show you around!

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Other Virtual Visit Options

Financial Aid Virtual Appointment

Register for a one on one virtual appointment with our financial aid counselors. These sessions are intended for prospective students.

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If you are a current student seeking financial aid help, please email: or utilize the chat bot on our website.

Potsdam Spotlight

Each weekday our admissions office will host live presentations and live chat sessions with different departments from academic and student life. These sessions are an hour in length and you'll be able to ask those burning questions from our faculty and staff... live! 

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Virtual Information Sessions

Undergraduate Admissions

The Undergraduate Admissions Office is excited to offer prospective students and applicants the ability to connect with our admissions staff virtually, from the comfort of your home.

Our informational sessions are broken into two groups and are offered in the evenings.

Prospective & Admitted Freshmen Students:

  • April 19
  • April 28

Prospective & Admitted Transfer Students:

  • April 15
  • April 26

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The Office of Graduate & Continuing Education is pleased to offer prospective students and applicants the ability to connect with our graduate admissions staff virtually via Zoom for an informational session.

View available sessions & register

Holiday Information Sessions

We’re excited to announce a new virtual way for you to get the information you need past business hours, or when school is out. The admissions office staff are available at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. for informal, virtual sessions during national holidays like Veterans Day and Martin Luther King day.

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Virtual Open House

Join us for our next Virtual Open House event on April 24thThe event is being hosted through Zoom from 10 to 11 a.m.

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Virtual NYC Panel - Transitioning Out of NYC

Please join us on May 15 at 2 p.m. for a collaborative virtual event with admissions counselors from SUNY Potsdam, SUNY Geneseo, SUNY Brockport and SUNY Plattsburgh as they have honest discussions about the reality of being a Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) in a higher education environment, leaving NYC and making the most of their college experiences.

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Find Your Counselor

We know you’re excited to learn more about an unmatched college experience in the shadow of the Adirondacks, and there's never been a better time to get to know us. So let’s set up an informal, virtual visit to see if Potsdam is the right choice for you!

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On Demand Open House

SUNY Potsdam is excited to announce a new on demand way for prospective students and families to experience a SUNY Potsdam Open House. We have prepared informative videos pertaining to admissions, academics, financial aid and applied learning, among other topics. Though no virtual experience can compare to visiting our beautiful campus in person, we hope these videos can give you a feel of the SUNY Potsdam experience.

On Demand Open House

Visit from a Distance

Our virtual tour remains a great way to get a feel for everything SUNY Potsdam has to offer. Take a peek inside to virtually visit: a townhouse dorm room, a painting studio, the fitness center, our geology museum, our biggest concert hall, the WISER Greenhouse, the dance theater, and the ice arena, and our riverfront park.

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