Open House at the Smith Student Center ballroom

Open House

Join us for our most comprehensive visitation program

Undergraduate Open House

Open Houses are SRU's most comprehensive visit which provides prospective first-year and transfer students the opportunity to discover everything that Slippery Rock University has to offer regarding academic majors, support services, campus involvement, financial aid, and more! 

The date for our spring open house is Saturday, April 28, 2018Please register here.

SRU will also offer two open houses this summer.  The dates are Saturday, June 23, and Friday, August 17.  You may register for either event by clicking here (tab ahead for the August date). 

Tentative Open House Agenda

Location: Robert M. Smith Student Center

8:30 - 9:30 a.m.     Optional session for those interested in learning about SRU's pre-professional areas including pre-athletic training, pre-chiropractic, pre-dentistry, pre-medicine, pre-occupational therapy, pre-optometry, pre-osteopathic medicine, pre-physician assistant, pre-pharmacy, pre-physical therapy, pre-podiatry, and pre-veterinary.

9:00 - 10:15 a.m.   Check-in and Academic Fair
After check-in, you'll have the opportunity to speak with representatives from all of SRU's academic departments and various campus resources. For those attending the optional sessions, you'll have time to participate too!

9:30 - 10:00  Make the Most of Your Transfer to SRU

Transfer counselors will present transfer policies and review admissions credentials during this informative overview and answer your questions about timelines, credit evaluation and academic program requirements.

10:15 - 10:30 a.m. Welcome to SRU and Admission Overview

10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Academic Breakout Sessions
Choose a major that you are most interested in and meet with a professor from that academic department in a smaller group setting.

11:45 - 1:00 p.m.    Campus Tours and Lunch

*Please note coaches are not a part of this event and prospective student-athletes should fill out a prospective student-athlete questionnaire to make contact with an SRU coach at

**If you would like to request a special accommodation for your tour, for example the use of a wheelchair, please let us know prior to your visit so that we may prepare. Please understand, our student tour guides are not available to assist persons in wheelchairs with moving through the campus tour. If assistance is needed, we recommend that a family member or friend be available for support.