SUNY Canton Invites Prospective Students to Cool Off at ‘Summer Splash’ Open House


SUNY Canton will host a summer open house for prospective students and families from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 23.

The “Summer Splash” event will combine campus tours and informational sessions with recreational activities like kayaking and water balloon tosses.

Summer Splash - July 23

“Summer offers us the opportunity to plan fun outdoor activities that take advantage of the warmer weather,” said Executive Director of Enrollment Melissa J. Evans. “July is the perfect time for guests to see all that we have to offer."

Visitors can also meet with admissions and financial aid representatives, as well as participate in a question-and-answer session with the president. Complimentary lunch will be provided, followed by a kayak excursion on the Grasse River and outdoor games.

Evans added that the college will cover application fees for any prospective student who meets with an admissions counselor at the event. To learn more or to sign up, visit or contact the Admissions Office at (800) 388-7123 or

Those unable to attend July 23 can connect with SUNY Canton at other informational events throughout the summer. The college will hold an in-person Saturday Visit Day Aug. 6 and is hosting virtual extended hours every Tuesday evening, called “Roos Day Tuesdays,” from 4 to 7 p.m. until Aug. 23. For more information, email

About SUNY Canton

As Northern New York's premier college for career-driven bachelor's degrees, associate degrees and professional certificate programs, SUNY Canton delivers quality hands-on programs in engineering technology, management, and healthcare fields. It is home to the Center for Criminal Justice, Intelligence and Cybersecurity. Faculty members are noted for their professional real-world experience in addition to outstanding academic credentials. As SUNY's leader in online education, SUNY Canton OnLine offers hundreds of flexible and convenient courses as well as 23 online degree programs. The SUNY Canton Kangaroos 15 traditional athletic teams compete at the NCAA Division III level as part of the North Atlantic Conference. SUNY Canton also features varsity esports and cheerleading.