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Admitted Student Programs

We invite our admitted students and their families to join us for the special events listed below. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call the Admissions Office at (518) 388-6112.

Admitted Student Visit Experience

Admitted Student Open House

Special Interest Program

Hosted Day Visit

Admitted Student Visit (Saturday)

Admitted Student Visit Experience

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  • Ideal for those who have only a couple of hours to visit campus and get their questions answered.
  • Can be combined with a Special Interest Program or Hosted Day Visit for those with additional time to spend on campus.

This visit starts with a tour of campus highlights (suitable for both first-time and repeat visitors) and concludes with a Union Q&A with current students and an Admissions dean. It will last approximately an hour and a half. Available weekdays at 10:30 am and 2:30 pm (April 3-April 28, except on Open House days).

In addition, specialized tours will be offered weekdays (April 3-28, except on Open House days) at 12:50 pm. Admitted students and families can choose from the following tours:

  • Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Athletics
  • Residence Halls
  • Science & Engineering

The visit experience and specialized tours are designed so that you may schedule your day in the way that works best for you. You may attend the morning visit experience, enjoy complimentary lunch on campus and take part in the specialized tour. Or, you may come for the specialized tour, enjoy complimentary lunch on campus and then attend the afternoon visit experience.

Admitted Student Open House

  • Ideal for those who can spend a full day on campus and want to learn as much as possible about Union.

Explore what makes Union ideal for you. Join us for a full day of panels and presentations. Students may also visit classes, and parents can join one of the sample classes offered by faculty. A buffet lunch will be served. Offered 7:30 am-3:30 pm.

Special Interest Program

  • Ideal for those who want to spend a couple of hours learning about a specific aspect of campus life.
  • Can be combined with an Admitted Student Visit Experience for those with additional time to spend on campus.

Join members of the campus community for panels exploring specific topics. Programs are from noon until 2:00 pm, with lunch offered at the beginning of the session.

If the registration deadline has passed, please feel free to call us at (518) 388-6112 to discuss additional options.  

Hosted Day Visit

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  • Ideal for those who can spend a half day on campus and want to shadow a student.
  • Can be combined with an Admitted Student Visit Experience for those with additional time to spend on campus.

Visit a class and enjoy lunch in the dining hall with a Union student as your host.  Available M-W-F at 8:45 am or 12:45 pm (April 3-28, except on Open House days).  Registration is due 7 days prior to your visit date.  If this registration deadline has passed, please feel free to call us at (518) 388-6112 to discuss additional options.  

Admitted Student Visit (Saturday)

  • Ideal for those who can only visit on the weekend.

On four Saturdays in April, the Admissions Office will host programming specifically for our admitted students. Start your visit with a career development presentation at 10:00 am in Grant Hall, followed by a 30-minute Q&A. Then tour the campus with your family. At noon, lunch with faculty will be offered in one of our academic centers each week:

If you wish to visit on a Saturday when your academic area is not represented, please know that you are welcome to join us but that faculty from other departments will not be available.