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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Q. How can a prospective student get information on Syracuse University?

    A. There are many ways for prospective students to gather information on the University and its many schools and colleges. The Office of Admissions offers a variety of suggestions. You are encouraged to explore the programs of study that are available, as well as student activities and organizations in which you participate.

    You are encouraged to visit the campus in Syracuse, New York. If you are not able to make it to campus, there are many other ways to interact with and experience Syracuse University. You may take a virtual tour of campus, and experience impressive 360-degree views of many noteworthy sites. You may also take an online tour of residence hall rooms at your convenience. 

    We would be happy to send you information about Syracuse, and to best accommodate you, we would like to know more about you and your interests. Please submit your request for information. This will allow us to keep in touch regarding special events and information specific to your area(s) of interest.

    Q. How do I make arrangements for a future SU student to visit campus?
    A. The Admissions Office encourages prospective students and their parents to visit Syracuse University and experience a taste of campus life. Check out the visit options and register online, or call 315.443.3611 to schedule your appointment. Transfer applicants are encouraged to call for individual appointments.

    Q. Are there other ways to meet with the admissions staff?
    A. Syracuse University’s Office of Admissions maintains a presence in Sherman Oaks, Calfornia. Please contact Camille Crites, Associate Director of Admissions, Southern California, at ccrites@syr.edu for more information. Additionally, University admissions representatives visit many cities across the West Coast. For further details, check out how to meet us.

    Q. I’m a Syracuse alum and my son/daughter is applying to the University. Is admissions consideration given to family legacies?
    A. The Admissions Committee welcomes a family tradition at the University and gives every possible consideration to the children of alumni. However, it is important that applicants meet all the admissions requirements as outlined in the application for admission. In addition, the Admissions Committee recommends that all prospective applicants have a personal interview.

    Q. Are there ways an alum can assist the Admissions Office in recruiting prospective students?
    A. The Alumni Representative Program is a volunteer organization for recent graduates who are looking to share their experiences and enthusiasm for their alma mater. Representatives work with the Office of Admissions to recruit prospective students at college fairs and other activities. For more information or to volunteer, contact Camille Crites, Associate Director of Admissions, Southern California, at 818.561.7375 or email ccrites@syr.edu.