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Laker Experience

Laker Experience is Clayton State’s signature event for high school juniors and seniors. During this half-day session, you’ll get a complete look at what college life is like at Clayton State.

The day begins with a brief information session where you’ll learn more about our four colleges. During the day, you can grab a bite to eat in our Lakeside Dining Hall. You’ll be taken on a guided walking tour, and get a chance to meet current students and faculty.

Sample Schedule

9:15 a.m. Estimated Time of Arrival Welcome and Campus Tour
10:30 a.m. Academic Information Session and Games Deans Presenting:
  • College of Business
  • College of Health
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Information and Mathematical Sciences

Games and University Activity

11:20 a.m. Lunch
12:00 p.m. Departure

Frequently Asked Questions

We recommend comfortable clothes and shoes that are weather appropriate. You will be indoors and outdoors for parts of the event, so check the weather ahead of time.


Our dining facility, Lakeside Dining Hall, can be reserved for your group. The High School Counselor/Administrator making the reservation must elect the option to include lunch as part of your Laker Experience. There is a charge for this option.


If traveling on a school bus, we ask that buses unload at the bus stop located in front of the College of Business (Building 6) on the campus map. A tour guide will be there to greet your group. 


Yes! The Laker Experience is an opportunity for you to meet faculty, students, and staff from various programs and departments around campus.


Clayton State University is steeped in legends and lore. You will see our historic Bent Tree and hear the story of how it came to be. You’ll see our dining facilities, fitness center, housing, and more!

Schedule your tour