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Events for Accepted Students

You went through countless edits on your application. You waited patiently to hear a decision. And finally, you received a letter that started with the word “Congratulations!”

Welcome! We can't wait to show you everything there is to love about Geneseo. Register for one of our on-campus or in-your-neighborhood events to learn more about the College, get a taste of what life is like at Geneseo, and meet your future classmates. Attending an accepted students event is one of the fastest ways to decide if Geneseo is the right fit for you.  

If you're a first-year student who has committed to Geneseo and is looking for next steps, visit our Next Steps After Deposit page.

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First Knight

Accepted Knights Days

Accepted Knights Days are designed specifically for admitted students and their families who are still deciding on their final college choice. Come see for yourself what life is like at Geneseo. Connect with current Geneseo students, meet other admitted students, tour campus, enjoy a meal, meet your future professors, and more.

Accepted Knights Days 2019

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

We’ll send you an email confirmation and additional details after you register.

A Knight in Your Neighborhood

Join us in your neighborhood to celebrate your offer of admission to Geneseo!

Our Accepted Student Receptions honor the talented students selected for the upcoming class. You’ll meet other area students who also have been accepted, learn more about the Geneseo experience, and make connections with staff and regional alumni.

Come see why there’s no place like here. These events are fun and informal, so you’ll learn firsthand what it’s like to be a Geneseo Knight.

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Knights at the Long Island Hilton  

Date: Sunday, March 24, 2019
Time: 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Location: Hilton Long Island, 598 Broadhollow Road, Melville, NY (Google Maps)

Bowling with the Knights

Date: Sunday, March 31, 2019
Time: 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Location: AMF Centereach Lanes, 40 Horseblock Road, Centereach, NY (Google Maps)

Westchester Area

Admitted Students Reception

Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Time: 6:30–9:30 p.m.

Hudson Valley Area

Bowling for Admitted Students

Date: Thursday, March 21, 2019
Time:  6:00-9:00 p.m.
Location: Spins Bowl, 47 Taft Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY (Google Maps)

Albany Area

Roller Skating Party

Date: Saturday, March 30, 2019
Time:  12:00-4:00 p.m.
Location: Guptill’s Roller Skating, 1085 New Loudon Road, Cohoes, NY (Google Maps)

Rochester Area

A Knight at the Museum

Date: Thursday, March 28, 2019
Time: 7:00–9:00 p.m.
Location: The Strong Museum of Play, 1 Manhattan Square, Rochester, NY (Google Maps)

New York City Area

A Knight at the Museum of Illusion

Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Time: 4:00–6:00 p.m.
Location: Museum of Illusions, 77 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY (Google Maps)

Admitted Students Reception

Date: Monday, April 1, 2019
Time: 5:00–7:00 p.m.

Southern Tier Area

Knights at Skate Estate

Date: Sunday, April 7, 2019
Time: 1:00–4:00 p.m.
Location: Skate Estate (Family Fun Center), 3401 Vestal Road, Vestal, NY (Google Maps)


Why Choose SUNY Geneseo?

If you've been accepted to Geneseo and are still weighing your options, consider the following.

You already know Geneseo’s strong academic reputation as one of the premier public liberal arts colleges in the country. Here, you can choose from among 50 degree programs and build real-world skills through internships and faculty-led research projects. Geneseo’s #1 graduation rate among the SUNYs reflects our solid student outcomes: within a year, nearly 90% of graduates are working or in a graduate program.

Campus life here is exciting and varied, with activities to suit your personal tastes and people to share them with.

You can choose from more than 200 clubs and organizations (Greek life! The Lamron newspaper! Quidditch!) or attend one of the 4,000+ events we hold each year.

You may study abroad — nearly 40% of our students do. Or you could participate on one of our 20 Division III athletic teams or 13 club teams.

Your new hometown of Geneseo features a historic and picturesque Main Street that’s a popular hangout for students, faculty, and local residents. Love the outdoors? Right down the road is Letchworth State Park, voted Best State Park (USA Today) and nicknamed “the Grand Canyon of the East.” If you crave a taste of metro life, you’ll have easy access to both Rochester and Buffalo, along with their many restaurants, cultural and athletic events, and lively music and festival scenes. And New York’s Finger Lakes region offers beautiful scenery, plus more than 200 wineries and craft breweries to explore and enjoy.

But don't take it from us. Come to Geneseo and see for yourself.

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