Visit Paul Smith’s College

Join Paul Smith’s College in-person or virtually for an open house, personal tour, or a special event!

Undergraduate Open Houses
We will be hosting two in-person Open Houses on Saturday, November 13, 2021and Saturday, March 26, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. EST. Register here and join us for an informative interactive session. This is for first-time freshmen, transfers, internationals, and veterans!

November 13, 2021 | Fall Undergraduate Open House 
March 26, 2022 | Spring Undergraduate Open House

Saturday Visits

Saturday campus tours include an admissions presentation and a guided tour.  You will spend most of your tour outdoors on our beautiful campus. Please wear comfortable shoes, check the weather in advance, and plan accordingly to have appropriate gear with you (such as a raincoat, sunscreen, an extra layer or jacket, etc.). Call us at (800) 421-2605 with any questions. Saturday visits are from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Decemeber 4, 2021 | Saturday Visit Day
February 26, 2022 | Saturday Visit Day

Virtual Wednesday Webinar Series

We are offering a number of virtual events that focus on certain aspects of our institution that we believe is useful for incoming students and their parents! Please join us for any and all of these events. Click on the date to register and receive the virtual link! These will all occur from 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. EST.

October 20, 2021 | Financial Aid and FAFSA Filing
October  27, 2021 | Natural Science Department
November 3, 2021 | Forestry Department
November 10, 2021 | Environment & Society 
November 17, 2021 | Business & Hospitality 
December 1, 2021 | Athletics Meet & Greet
December  8, 2021 | Student Panel

In-Person/Virtual Individual Tours

All weekday campus in-person 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 »

Virtual Tours are available on request! Call the office and let’s get you scheduled for one!

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 Tour + Campus Map

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

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360° Videos
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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

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.