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Visit Canisius

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Our 72-acre campus rests atop a labyrinth of tunnels. The underground network runs from Dugan Hall to Old Main, from Iggy's in Palisano Pavilion to Bouwhuis Library. The tunnels serve a practical use—they keep us warm through Western New York winters. But there’s more to it than that. They’re vibrant. You can’t walk 10 feet without hearing a welcoming ‘hello.’ Bright posters adorn the walls—invitations for upcoming events. Friendships form on the pathways to class. Snacks are shared. Courses are taught. Clubs rally. Our tunnels keep us connected, in more ways than one.

Open House

Join us for one of our Fall Open House events, a chance for students to learn more about Canisius College. You will be able to speak with faculty in your major of interest, meet with the financial aid staff and learn more about campus clubs and activities. You can also take a tour of campus and speak with current students. 

Our next Open House is Saturday April 29. 

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Specialty Information Sessions

Nothing beats first-hand experience. It’s the best way to learn about and choose a college. We’d love to show you around (and show off a little, too). Our Information Sessions begin at 10:00 am, and include an admissions presentation and a campus tour. On select Saturdays, certain departments will be represented to answer questions and give a presentation. All students are welcome to attend any Information Session. This year, you’re invited to visit on the following dates:                                      

Saturday, December 10

Monday, January 16 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Saturday, February 11

Monday, February 20- President's Day

Saturday, March 25

Saturday, April 15

Saturday, May 13

Click to sign up for an information session

Transfer Information Day

We’d love to show you around (and show off a little, too). Our Transfer Information Day begins promptly at 9 am and includes a meeting with the Transfer Admissions Counselor, financial aid (upon request), academic departments (upon request), and a campus tour at 11:30 am. All potential transfer students are welcome to attend this informational session. This year, you’re invited to visit on:

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Take a virtual tour

Virtual Tour

Transfer Instant Application Day

The college application process can be complicated when transferring institutions. Why go through the hassle and wait to receive your acceptance letter in the mail?! At Transfer Instant Application Day, you can bring all of your application materials, sit down with the Transfer Admissions Counselor, complete your application, and be informed of your next steps all in one appointment. You may also tour the campus with a tour guide at 11:30 AM or 2:30 PM.

Register for Transfer Instant Application Day

Transfer Express Registration Day

We’d love to show you around (and show off a little, too). Our Transfer Information Days begin at 9 am and include a meeting with the Transfer Admissions Counselor, financial aid, academic departments (upon request), and a campus tour. All potential transfer students are welcome to attend. This year, you’re invited to visit on the following dates: 

Monday, December 19th
Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Register for Transfer Express Registration Day

Weekday Visits

To get the full Canisius experience, sit down for a one-on-one conversation. Get your questions answered in person. Spend half-an-hour getting to know an admissions counselor. See our state-of-the-art campus for yourself. This individualized approach is a lot like a Canisius education.

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Accepted Students Day

Join us for Accepted Students Day, a celebration of students accepted into the Canisius College new incoming class! You and your family will be able to speak with faculty in your major of interest, get to know other members of your class, meet with the financial aid staff, learn more about campus clubs and activities, and take a tour of our state-of-the-art residence halls. Be sure to register through your checklist today A more detailed schedule will be sent out at a later date closer to the event.

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Group Visit

Canisius offers group visits that typically include a tour of campus and an admissions presentation. Visits are offered weekdays throughout the year at 9:30AM and at 1:00P. Please contact us at least three weeks in advance to schedule your visit.

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