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In-person & Virtual Tours Available!

In-Person Individual Tours

All weekday campus tours include a meeting with an admissions counselor and may include a meeting with a faculty member in your field of interest. To book your tour, call us at (800) 421-2605 or sign up online »

Please know we are abiding by the New York State regulations regarding best practices during this pandemic. If you have any questions please contact us for assistance.

Virtual Individual Tours

All virtual weekday campus tours include a meeting with an admissions counselor and may include a meeting with a faculty member in your field of interest. To book your virtual tour, call us at (800) 421-2605 or sign up online »

Paul Smith’s College Virtual Special Events

Wednesday, April 14, 2021: Virtual Paul Smith's College Spring Residence Life Information Session

We will be hosting our Spring Virtual Paul Smith’s College Residence Life Information, on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, at 3 PM. EST. Register here and join us for an informative interactive session with the Director of Residence Life and Housing.

Sign-up for Spring Virtual Paul Smith’s College Residence Life Information Session

Virtual Tour + Campus Map

Explore an interactive map of Paul Smith’s College and learn more about many destinations on campus.

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Where is Paul Smith’s College Located?

PAUL SMITH'S COLLEGE - NEW YORK STATE REFERENCE MAP

DIRECTIONS TO CAMPUS

From Albany, NY (160 miles) and points south:

I-87 (NYS Thruway) north to Albany, exit 24. At Albany, I-87 (NYS Thruway) becomes I-87 (Northway). I-87 (Northway) to exit 30 (104 miles). Left off exit on Rt. 9/73. Bear left on Rt. 73 (2 miles) to Rt. 86 in Lake Placid (27 miles). Rt. 86 west to Saranac Lake (9 miles). Continue on Rt. 86 (12 miles) to Paul Smith’s College.

From Syracuse, NY (190 miles) and points west:

I-90 east to Syracuse, exit 36. I-81 north to Watertown, exit 48 (70 miles). Rt. 342 to Rt. 3 (6 miles). Rt. 3 east to Deferiet (9 miles). Rt. 3A to Rt. 3 east (4 miles). Rt. 3 east to Tupper Lake (78 miles). In Tupper Lake, take Rt. 3/30 east (6 miles). Left on Rt. 30 north to Paul Smith’s College (21 miles).

From Burlington, VT (80 miles) and points east:

I-89 north from Burlington to exit 17 (10 miles). Follow signs for Grand Isle Ferry (13 miles). Grand Isle Ferry to Plattsburgh, NY. (Call 518-561-2055 for ferry information.) Off the ferry, straight on Rt. 314 to I-87 (4 miles). I-87 south to exit 38 (2 miles). Rt. 374 to Rt. 3 exit (8 miles). Rt. 3 to Bloomingdale (35 miles). Right at Norman’s General Store to Rt. 86 (4 miles), turn right at stop sign to Paul Smith’s College (5 miles).

From Utica, NY (150 miles):

Rt. 8/12 north to Rt. 12/28 (5 miles). Rt. 12/28 north to Rt. 28 (20 miles). Rt. 28 to Blue Mountain Lake (63 miles). Rt. 28/30 north to Long Lake (11 miles). Rt. 30 north to Tupper Lake (20 miles). Continue from Tupper Lake using the directions above for travel from Syracuse.

From Boston, MA (330 miles):

I-90 west to I-87 (160 miles). I-87 north to Albany, exit 24 (10 miles). Continue from Albany using the directions above for travel from Albany.

Prefer to fly? We’re just 10 minutes from SLK airport where Cape Air provides three flights daily to Boston.

From Binghamton, NY (265 miles) and points south:

I-81 north to Syracuse (72 miles). Continue from Syracuse using the directions above for travel from Syracuse.

LODGING PARTNERS & ACCOMODATIONS
  • Hampton Inn & Suites
    • 801 Mirror Lake Drive, Lake Placid, NY 12946
    • Call for Discount & Mention Paul Smith’s College: (518) 523-9500
  • Hotel Saranac, Curio Collection by Hilton
    • 100 Main Street, Saranac Lake, NY 12983
    • Online Discount Special Corporate Account Code: 3172402
  • The Porcupine Inn
    • 350 Park Ave, Saranac Lake, NY 12983
    • Call for Discount & Mention Paul Smith’s College: (518) 891-5160

Prospective Students

Check us out! Campus/virtual tours, admissions counseling and faculty introductions are available all year long.

Event Planners

Groups of all sizes find everything they need at PSC, from gracious lakeside hospitality to a wide range of amenities.

Adventure Seekers

Our restaurants, classrooms, labs, woods, and waters are home to a variety of experiences that everyone can enjoy.