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Freshman Preview Day

Clayton State Preview Day - Open House

Clayton State Preview Day is your one-stop-shop to learn all things Clayton State. During the open house, you and your guest will have an opportunity to hear from Admissions, Financial Aid, Student Life, and our College Deans. Tour our campus and venture inside the freshman on-campus housing, Laker Hall. Meet 1-on-1 with Admissions and Financial Aid representatives to learn about the college application process.

APPLY during the event and the application fee of $40 will be waived! Lunch will be provided.

Upcoming Dates

  • TBA

Sample Schedule

Welcome Session

  • Admissions
  • Financial Aid
  • Student Life

Campus Tours

  • Student Activities Center / Wellness & Recreation Center
  • University Center / Dining Hall
  • Housing (Laker Hall)

Academic Information Sessions (choose 1): 

  • Majors, minors, and degree offerings
  • Academic advising and student support resources
  • Undergraduate research, study abroad, and internships
  • Professional/graduate school placement and job/career opportunities

1-on-1 Counseling

  • Admissions
  • Financial Aid
  • New Student Orientation registration

Frequently Asked Questions

Absolutely! You are welcome to bring one guest with you. If another high school student is planning to attend Freshman Preview with you, we ask that they register separately.

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.

Yes. We provide a complimentary lunch for you and your guest.

Parking signs will be placed throughout the campus. You should park in Lot K or L. You can locate the lots by viewing our campus map.

Yes! The Academic Information Session is an opportunity for you to meet faculty, learn about our programs and have your questions answered.

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

Face Coverings

For the health and safety of the campus community, we strongly encourage you to wear a face covering during class, during in-person office hours and while inside campus facilities regardless of vaccination status.

Per CDC guidance, offices such as health clinics may still require face coverings.