We Choose U! Admitted Student Open House

April 14, 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 for this event. While planning your visit, please review Union's current COVID-19 information.

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 (reservation link), DoubleTree by Hilton (reservation link), 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

8:30 AM

Registration Opens

Check in with us and pick up your materials for the day!

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

Start and End Time

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

The First Year at Union

For Students: Sample Class taught by Union faculty

  • Check your nametag for your class information!

For Parents: From the First Day at Union panel presentation, featuring campus leaders from:

  • Academic Advising
  • First-Year Experience
  • UJourney
  • Minerva programs.

Start and End Time

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Sophomore Year ~ Students & Parents choose from the following sessions:

  • Explore & Engage at Union, including our Complex Questions Curriculum, research, and Class Dean advising
  • Student Panel, featuring current Union sophomores
  • Health Professions Advising
  • Highlights of Union Tour: abbreviated campus tour including a residence hall
  • Q & A Session with Director of Residential Life
Start and End Time

11:25 AM - 12:10 PM

Junior Year ~ Students & Parents choose from the following sessions:

  • Study Abroad
  • Fellowships, Graduate School and Career Advising
  • Highlights of Union Tour: abbreviated campus tour including a residence hall
  • Accommodative and Support Services
Start and End Time

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Senior Year ~ Students & Parents

Commencement celebration, plus receive your Union souvenir!

Start and End Time

12:55 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch, with Academic & Campus Life Expos

Take a break for lunch and explore our academic department and campus life tables at your leisure. Chat with faculty and community leaders and get your questions answered.

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).

Start and End Time

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Diversity & Inclusion at U

Stop by to meet campus partners representing Union's commitment to an inclusive and equitable community. Chat with Intercultural Affairs, LGBTQ+, and Religious and Spiritual Life liaisons


Contact Person

Office of Admissions

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