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!

Spring and Summer 2019 Open Houses

Saturday, April 13 - Register here

Saturday, June 22 *Save the date! Registration will open in March.

Friday, August 16 *Save the date! Registration will open in June.

Tentative Open House Agenda

Location: Robert M. Smith Student Center

8:15-9:30 a.m.     Check-in

8:30-9:30 a.m.     Pre-Professional Session (Optional)
This is for students 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.   Academic and Campus Resource Fair
You'll have the opportunity to speak with representatives from all of SRU's academic departments and various campus resources such as Housing and Financial Aid. For those attending the optional sessions, you'll have time to participate too!

9:30-10:00 a.m.   Make the Most of Your Transfer to SRU (Optional)
This session is for students looking to 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 Major Breakout Sessions
Choose a major that you are most interested in learning more about and meet with a professor from that academic department in a group setting.

11:45-1:00 p.m.   Campus Tours and Lunch
Full campus tours will be offered. You will have the opportunity to view a residential suite (private bathroom in room) and a traditional hall (communal bathroom).

*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.