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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! Refreshments will be provided.

Upcoming Dates


Sample Schedule

Doors open/check-in begins - 8:30AM

Student Organization/Department Fair - 9:00AM - 9:50AM

Welcome Session - 10:00AM

Presentations - 10:15AM - 11:00AM

  • Admissions
  • Financial Aid
  • Student Life
  • Residence Life

Breakout Sessions - 11:10AM-12:00PM

Closing - 12:10PM-12:30PM

  • Admissions
  • Financial Aid

Campus Tours - 12:30PM-1:00PM

  • Housing (Laker Hall)


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.