Open House for Accepted Students
The 2018 Open House for Accepted Students will take place Saturday, April 7 and Sunday, April 8.
We are so excited to have you and your family join us for the Open House for Accepted Students! As a potential Red Fox, this program is the most comprehensive visit option for you to learn all you need to know before making your college decision. The Open House weekend promises to be fun-filled and informative as you interact with faculty, current students, and your future classmates! We can’t wait to see you there!
Schedule of Events
Music & Entertainment
9-9:25 a.m. and again at 9:30-9:55 a.m.
Affording a Marist Education
Academic Department Presentations
Informal Discussions with Faculty
Lunch in the Dining Hall
Passes will be provided; families may feel free to enter the Dining Hall at their leisure.
Student Clubs & Activities Fair
Special Panels and Presentations
Freshman Abroad Program Reception
FOCUS Program for Undeclared Students
Are you undeclared or thinking about different options for your major? Come learn about the FOCUS Program, which provides first-year students an easy transition into the Marist College experience. You'll obtain strategies for academic success, information about majors, and career planning options.
Internships, Career Services, and Post-Graduate Opportunities
This session will provide information on the benefits of internships and how your undergraduate experience can prepare you for life after Marist.
Study Abroad Opportunities
Learn how the nationally recognized Marist Abroad Program can help you enhance your educational experience. Hear from past "world travelers" about what it's like to live and study at 80+ sites across the world, including our Florence, Italy campus.
Center for Multicultural Affairs
A student panel will discuss how you can take advantage of programs, activities, and individualized academic support services at Marist to assist you in making a successful and enriching transition to college and the global community.
Music at Marist
Come learn about the exciting opportunities within our Music Department, which include the Marist College Singers, Band, Orchestra, and the minor in Music.
Presidential Scholars Featured Session: Honors Program
In this session, Dr. James Snyder will provide information about Marist's highly selective Honors Program and the academic opportunities available for Honors students. Learn about special topic courses, personalized advising, and available Honors housing.
Student Life and Alumni Panel
Enjoy hiking? Want to catch a Broadway show? How about running for Student Body President? Curious about how your student experience can prepare you for life after Marist? Don't miss this session, as current students and alumni tell all!
The First Year Experience
Learn about the resources and support provided by faculty and staff for a successful transition into the Marist community during your first year.
Freshman Year Abroad Reception
The Freshman Year Abroad Programs in Florence, Italy, and Dublin, Ireland, are designed for highly motivated freshmen who wish to pursue foundation coursework in a study abroad environment while also allowing for a cultural exploration of different cities. You will have the opportunity to hear from faculty and staff who work at our abroad campuses, as well as hear from former Freshman Year Abroad students and parents. A variety of refreshments will be served.
Campus Tours will be offered throughout the entirety of the Open House program.
Please note that the schedule will be identical on both Saturday, April 7 and Sunday, April 8.