We Choose U! Admitted Student Open House

February 20, 2023 9:00 AM–3:00 PM

Join us on campus to explore four years at Union in one day. Meet our community and other students admitted to the Class of 2027! Get a glimpse of the undergraduate experience that awaits when you Make Union Yours.

  • Our preliminary schedule is available below. Please check back for updates!
  • Pre-registration is required, and all visitors will need to follow Union's COVID-19 precautions and visitor requirements. Registration will open in December.

Union is unable to provide overnight accommodations but there are a variety of hotel options in our area. Please inquire with the following hotels in Schenectady about special Union College rates: Hampton Inn by Hilton, The Landing Hotel (use code DUTCH23), Courtyard Marriott Mohawk Harbor and Homewood Suites by Hilton.


Union College

807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308

Schedule of Events

Start and End Time

8:00 AM

Registration and Breakfast Open

Check in with us and pick up your materials for the day! Leave time to enjoy a full breakfast in our dining hall (available until 9:00 am).

Note: If you attended the evening program on February 19, you may bypass registration and proceed directly to breakfast and/or the 9:15 am session.

Please allow extra time for parking and to reach your first event.

Start and End Time

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Your First Year at Union

For students: Sample Class

For parents: From the First Day at Union panel presentation, with campus leaders from Academic Advising, First-Year Experience, UJourney and Minerva programs.

Start and End Time

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Your Sophomore Year ~ Choose from the following sessions:

  • Academics Panel, including Union's Complex Questions Curriculum, research, Class Dean advising, choosing your major
  • Student Panel, featuring current Union sophomores
  • Highlights of Union Tour: abbreviated campus tour including a residence hall
  • Q & A Session with Director of Residential Life
Start and End Time

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Your Junior Year ~ Choose from the following:

  • Study Abroad
  • Health Professions Advising
  • Fellowships, Graduate School and Career Advising
  • Highlights of Union Tour: abbreviated campus tour including a residence hall
  • Q & A Session with Director of Residential Life
Start and End Time

12:00 pm - 12:30 PM

Your Senior Year

Commencement Address from President David R. Harris, including your Union souvenir!

Start and End Time

12:45 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch, with Academic & Campus Life Expos

Take a break for lunch and get to know your future classmates!

Explore the academic and campus life tables at your leisure. Chat with faculty and community leaders and get your questions answered.

Start and End Time

1:15 PM - 1:45 PM

Engineering and Computer Science Presentation

An overview of engineering and computer science at Union.

Start and End Time

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Campus Tour

First time visiting campus? Want a full tour? This is your chance! Our student-led tour lasts approximately 75 minutes.

You may also take a self-guided tour at any time during your visit using our Guidebook app (45 minutes).


Contact Person

Office of Admissions

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