Be part of Fredonia

Visit and Tour

When selecting a college, it's important to tour campus in person, when possible, to take in the views and perspectives. We're positive you'll like what you see at Fredonia!

Student and parents frequently comment how Fredonia's 256 acres features a lot of green space and a small building footprint, allowing for spacious views yet a small campus feel. Fredonia's admissions team has arranged a multitude of ways for students to visit campus in whatever manner students are most comfortable; whether it's individually, with family, or with small or large groups.  If you can't make it in person, Fredonia's virtual tour will put you in the middle of the Fredonia campus wherever you are.

The Campus Host Program begins in January, and is only for students who have applied and have been academically accepted at Fredonia. A campus host visit is typically a 24-hour shadowing experience and includes opportunities to attend classes, stay in one of the residence halls, eat in the dining halls and get a feel for what it is like to be a Fredonia student. Visiting students are paired with a Fredonia student within their academic area to be their host for the duration of their visit.

Program closed - reopens January 2019!

Campus walking tours give our guests a look into the life of Fredonia students. Tours are led by current students who share their stories while presenting an overview of the university. If you are interested in exploring a specific major we encourage you to reach out to the academic area to meet with a professor either before or after your tour. Each campus tour is preceded by a half-hour presentation from one of our admission counselors, covering undergraduate admission and financial aid at Fredonia.

Visit Duration: 2 hours (30 minute Information Session, 90 minute Campus Tour)

Schedule a campus walking tour

Visit Duration:

  • 4-5 hours

Visit Schedule:

  • 11:00 a.m. Brief Welcome

  • 11:55 a.m. - 12:50 p.m. Mini Class Presentations

  • 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch & Mingle

  • 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Optional Campus Tour or Residence Hall Only Tour  Departing every 10 minutes

Register for November 10, 2018 Exploration Day

Graduate students

Contact the Graduate Studies office at graduate.studies@fredonia.edu or via phone at (716) 673-3808 to schedule your tour.

If you're unable to visit campus in person, make sure you check out this virtual tour of Fredonia!  Virtual Tour 

Group Visits are designed for groups larger than 10 people. Typically, group visits consist of school groups, Gear Up, Liberty Partnership, STEP, Upward Bound, and other types of college preparatory programs. For groups that are less than 10, please view the other visit options on this page, or contact the Office of Admissions at 800-252-1212. A visit can include an information session geared toward your group’s grade range, and a tour of campus. Groups who wish to have a meal while on campus can let the group coordinator know so that they may provide you with meal prices and then build it into your itinerary.

Schedule a group visit

Fredonia in the City is a series of 45-minute informational meetings for NYC area residents to learn all about what Fredonia has to offer. These events will take place at the SUNY Welcome Center (SUNY Optometry Building) located at 33 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036.

Please register by choosing one of the following options:

Fredonia offers a series of Saturday programs specialized by academic area of interest. During our Signature Saturdays families will meet with faculty, learn about career pathways and explore areas of campus seldom shown on a standard campus tour. You will also hear from admissions regarding the application process as well as financial aid. And finally you will have the opportunity to partake in a optional 60 minute campus tour.

Visit Duration: 3 hours

Schedule: 90 minutes with your academic area of interest, 30 minutes with an Admissions Counselor and a 60 minute optional campus tour.

Upcoming events

March 2- College of Education, Sociocultural & Justice Sciences and Communication Disorders & Sciences

  • Majors include: Criminal Justice, Social Work, Sociology, Early Childhood Education, Childhood Education, Inclusive Education, Communication Disorders & Sciences.
  • Register Now!

March 23 - School of Business, Communication and Computer & Information Sciences

  • Majors include: Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Marketing, Management, Music Industry, Sports Management, Audio/Radio Production, Communication Studies, Journalism, Media Management, Public Relations, Video Production, Computer Science and Computer Information Systems.
  • Registration Coming Soon

Our professors look forward to meeting with you to discuss what your future will look like here at Fredonia. To insure the best experience, please contact the academic area at least one week in advance as our faculty have busy teaching and advising schedules.

If you are planning to participate in an Admissions Tour we encourage you to schedule your academic meeting before 10:00 a.m. or after 12:00 p.m. if attending a morning tour, OR before 2:00 p.m. if attending an afternoon tour.

Talk to a professor

If you can't get to Fredonia, then bring Fredonia to you! Click on the virtual tour link below to see Fredonia is 360-degree clarity!

Virtual Tour

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