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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.

Schedule A Tour

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!


Other Virtual Visit Options

Virtual Bear Necessities: What You Need to Know to Enroll

Are you accepted or deposited?  Join us for one of our virtual Bear Necessities: What You Need to Know to Enroll sessions. Staff members from Admissions, Counseling Center, Student Success Center, Accommodative Services, Residence Life, Financial Aid/One Stop, Potsdam Auxiliary College Educational Services (PACES) and Military & Veteran Services will be in attendance to assist in completing Campus Computer Account (CCA) checklist items and answer any questions you may have. 

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Financial Aid Virtual Appointment

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

Register Here

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! 

Reserve your spot now

Virtual Information Sessions


Please check back for upcoming Undergraduate Virtual Information Session dates.


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.

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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!

Find Your Counselor

Connect with a Current Student

Want the inside scoop about SUNY Potsdam? Connect with a current student by texting (315) 758-3448.

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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