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Virtual Visit

To help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus, the Office of Admissions will not be offering campus visits until further notice. Check back on this site to see when we will begin scheduling campus visits again.

Interested in a virtual experience?

Click here to learn more about our Virtual Penguin Preview Day, an online open house program taking place this summer!

Click here to schedule an individual virtual appointment with one of our undergraduate admissions representatives.

Click here to watch our Daily Information Session video, covering topics such as academics, support services, student life, admissions, financial aid, housing, and other important information.

Click here to watch our Campus Walking Tour video, hosted by one of our current students here at the university. Get a look around without stepping foot on university grounds!

Click here for a narrated Virtual College Tour slide show.

Click here to watch a tour of Cafaro House, one of our first year student residence hall options.

Click here to watch a tour of Lyden House, another first year student residence hall option.

Click here to watch a tour of Kilcawley House, a third residence hall option for first year students.



Click here for a virtual appointment with our Cliffe College of Creative Arts and Communication.

Click here for a virtual appointment with our Williamson College of Business Administration

Click here for a virtual appointment with our Youngstown State University Honors College.


The best way to get to know Youngstown State is to visit our campus! To make the most of your time on campus, we encourage you to make a reservation in advance. That way we’re fully prepared to help you explore your interests and answer your questions about becoming a Penguin.

Our campus is located at One University Plaza, Youngstown, Ohio 44555 - just an hour away from both Cleveland and Pittsburgh.

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Other Campus Visits

Penguin Preview Day

Experience the Youngstown State University campus for a college visit that's unlike any other! Visit YSU and explore buildings and classes, talk to professors and students, and learn about majors and offerings — all on your own terms. Check the Penguin Preview Day webpage for more information and stay posted for the next opportunity to register.

Transfer and Adult Student Visits Day

Come learn about all of the resources we have for Adult and Transfer students! For more information, visit our Transfer and Adult Student Visit Day website.

WCBA Business Information Sessions

WCBA Information Sessions are available in cooperation with YSU Admission Tours. Prospective students and guests have the opportunity to learn about the WCBA Experience through a 30 minute presentation and building tour in a small group setting.  WCBA Information Sessions are available on a regular basis throughout the week and can accompany the morning or afternoon campus tour. Check the WCBA Information Sessions landing page for more information.

Upcoming Open Houses & Events