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Freshman Visit Opportunities

Information Sessions & Campus Tours

For High School Students

Information Sessions are offered:

May and June

  • Select Thursdays at 3 p.m.

July and August

  • Select Mondays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • Select Fridays at 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m.

Summer Information Sessions include a forty-five minute presentation by a Freshman Admissions counselor. The information session will be immediately followed by a campus tour. Information Sessions consist of an overview of the College’s offerings plus information on admissions, scholarships, and financial aid for prospective high school students.

*St. John Fisher College will be home to the 2016 Buffalo Bills Training Camp during July and August. If you are visiting during the Buffalo Bills Training Camp, please note access to some parts of campus will be limited. Specifically, our campus tour will not include the athletic facilities and the main dining hall.

» Register for an Information Session (campus tour included)

Summer Institute

Our Summer Institute is a free one-day seminar designed to assist motivated students in the college selection process. Each Summer Institute program covers the following topics:

  • Charting a challenging high school experience
  • The college selection process
  • What colleges look for in an applicant
  • Financial aid and scholarship search
  • Interviewing techniques
  • Tips on the college essay or personal statement
  • Specific admissions/financial aid information about Fisher
  • Campus tour and lunch

» Register for Summer Institute (July & August)

Campus Tours Only

Campus Tours are offered by contacting the Office of Freshman Admissions at (585) 385-8064 or

Please note: If you are visiting during the Buffalo Bills Training Camp (July and August), access to some parts of campus will be limited, including athletic facilities and the main dining hall.

Accepted Student Visit Opportunities

Accepted student visit opportunities are an excellent opportunity to experience life at Fisher!

Group Visits

We also welcome group visits to campus throughout the year. For high school groups, we typically schedule one hour for an information session, and one hour for a campus tour. A visit for middle school groups usually lasts about an hour and includes a campus tour.

If you are interested in scheduling a group visit, please complete our Group Visit Request Form. You will receive a response within one week of submission.

Personal Interviews and General Campus Visits

A personal interview and/or campus tour may be scheduled upon request by contacting the Office of Freshman Admissions at (585) 385-8064 or

Kearney Hall Steeple

Fall Visit Opportunities

We have many visit opportunities for prospective students and their families throughout the fall. Save the dates for the visit opportunities listed below, as registration links will be available in mid-August.

Fall Information Sessions

  • Saturday, September 24
  • Saturday, October 1
  • Saturday, October 8
  • Saturday, October 22
  • Saturday, November 5
  • Saturday, November 19
  • Saturday, December 3

*Saturday information sessions will begin at 9:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

Holiday Information Sessions

  • Monday, October 10 (Columbus Day)
  • Friday, November 11 (Veterans Day)

Fall Open Houses

  • Saturday, October 15
    1 p.m.–5 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 12
    1 p.m.5 p.m.

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