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Events and Visits

We think the best way to decide if Emma is the school for you is to see it first-hand!

Journey to Emma Willard School in Upstate New York and experience our vibrant community for yourself!

There's no better way to discover if a school is the perfect fit for you than to spend time on campus, meet students and teachers, and envision yourself in this historic place we call home. Come explore and get a taste of life at Emma Willard.

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Summer Tours

We are offering summer tours on select Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. starting June 11 through August 1.



Instructions for Visiting Campus

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:

  • 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 and should view our interactive campus map for wayfinding.

More Campus Visit Information

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Schedule a Visit to Emma!

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).


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Get to Know Our Neighborhood!

Troy, Albany, and the surrounding areas of New York State are collectively known as the Capital Region. This area offers incredible opportunities for Emma Willard students to experience art and performance, explore locally-sourced and culturally-diverse cuisine, and enhance their education through partnerships with the many higher education institutions, state offices, and a rapidly expanding science and tech sector.

Learn more about Troy, Albany and the Capital Region!

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