Events and Visits

One of the best ways to know if a school is right for you is to experience it!

Upcoming Events

Thank you for your interest in Emma Willard School. We are offering spring and summer visits beginning in May. Our spring preview event is an opportunity for prospective students to experience life at Emma and for parents to learn more about the value of an Emma education as well as the admissions process. You can register for this event below.
If you are unable to attend our spring preview we are offering tours on select days this spring and summer. You may register by clicking here.

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Visiting Campus

We are so pleased you are interested in visiting Emma Willard School. Please read the following to prepare for your visit.

All visitors to campus must check in at Campus Safety, which is located at the red flag entrance to Sage Hall (Pawling Ave. entrance). Please note the following details about your time on campus:
  • If you are an alumna considering a visit, please reach out to our Office of Alumnae Relations ( or 866.833.1814).
  • If you are a prospective student considering a visit, please contact our Admissions Office ( or 518.833.1320).
  • Upon checking in at Campus Safety, visitors will be issued a visitors badge that must be worn while on campus.
  • Visitors who wish to go inside buildings should make an appointment and should be accompanied by an EMployee or Tour Guide at all times when indoors.
  • Visitors are welcome outdoors unaccompanied after checking in at Campus Safety.

    Envision Yourself at Emma

    Important Information

    Emma Willard School has partnered with Vericant and Duolingo to assist in interviewing candidates from Mainland China. Candidates living in and attending a school in Mainland China should contact Vericant to schedule an in-person or virtual appointment: or use the Duolingo platform for at-home testing and interviewing: The Vericant interview or Duolingo interview will serve as the candidate's interview for admission. All Vericant and Duolingo interviews must be submitted to Emma Willard School by November 1. If the candidate chooses Duolingo, the testing component will also replace the TOEFL test.

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    • Albany

      As the capital of New York State, Albany and its surroundings are collectively known as the Capital Region. As the longest continuously chartered city in the United States, Albany is rich in history, culture, and opportunities.
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    • Troy

      Troy, located on the banks of the Hudson River in Rensselaer County, New York, is the home of Emma Willard School.
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    285 Pawling Avenue, Troy, NY 12180 | P: 518.833.1300 F: 518.833.1815
    Welcome to Emma Willard School, a private day and boarding high school for girls in Troy, NY, and a leader in girls' education for over 200 years. 

    PLEASE NOTE: All visitors to campus must check in with Campus Safety, which can be found at the red flag entrance to Sage Hall (Pawling Ave. entrance).