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Prospective Student Visits

Prospective undergraduate first-year and transfer students who have not yet applied to Syracuse University have a range of options for in-person and virtual visits, sample classes, admission interviews and more.

In addition to virtual events, prospective graduate students should contact the admission team for your program to schedule an in-person visit or to attend a class.

Can’t get to campus?

Our virtual tour is the next best thing. Immerse yourself in a 360-degree view of campus as you take a tour led by Syracuse University alumni. Or, register to attend a virtual admission event.

Take a Virtual Tour

Connect with an Alumni Ambassador

Learn about the Maxwell School from the people who know it best! Alumni Ambassadors are passionate champions of the Maxwell School who are using their Maxwell education to make real and lasting change in the world. Alumni from every degree program working in a range of organizations and industries are available to answer your questions. Connect with one today.

Public Events at Maxwell

Attend a public event, in person or virtually, and get a taste of what Maxwell School has to offer. With hundreds events each year—including prominent public speakers, lectures, workshops, foreign language conversation tables, research presentations and more—there are so many ways to engage in the intellectual and social life on campus.

We continue to follow the advice of local public health officials in regards to in-person events. Please check Syracuse University’s Stay Safe website for the latest safety protocols before coming to campus or other in-person venues.

Co-sponsored Methodology Workshop: Scott Cunningham


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Co-sponsored Methodology Workshop

Scott Cunningham, Professor of Economics at Baylor University

Three Methods for Casual Inference: RDD, DiD, and IV

Each day will cover a different method, so you can attend any or all days.

May 17: Regression Discontinuity Designs
May 18: Difference-in-Difference
May 19: Instrumental Variables 



Social Science and Public Policy





Open to


Students, Graduate and Professional


MAX-Aging Studies Institute


Katherine Hills


Contact Katherine Hills to request accommodations