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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.

What's at Stake for US Climate Goals?


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What's at Stake for US Climate Goals?: Prospects in the Wake of WV v EPA and the Inflation Reduction Act

Join us for a discussion about the prospects for meeting US commitments under the Paris Climate Agreement in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision in West Virginia v EPA and the Inflation Reduction Act. Our multidisciplinary panel of experts will touch on a range of economic, legal and political issues including the EPA’s remaining options for regulating the electric sector under the Clean Air Act, federal and state rules for new vehicles, and incentives for new technology.

Faculty participants will include: Peter Wilcoxen (moderator), David Driesen, David Popp, and Sarah Pralle.


Social Science and Public Policy





Open to



Parents and Families


Students, Graduate and Professional

Students, Prospective

Students, Undergraduate


MAX-Center for Policy Research


Alyssa Kirk


Communication Access Real-time Translation (CART)

Contact Alyssa Kirk to request additional accommodations