COVID-19 Admissions Updates

general admissions information

We are working to support you and your college decision despite the current COVID-19 outbreak. Our priority will always be your safety and the safety of our campus community. We are working to better understand how this will impact your college decision and deadlines as you work through your college search.

 This page is intended to share resources that may help you through the Admissions process related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  

is the office of admissions still open?

The Office of Admissions is still open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. with limited staff on site.

are admissions staff available for questions?

Yes! The Office of Admissions staff are still available to help with any questions or concerns you may have. Staff may not be on campus at this time but will be working remotely on a regular schedule.

How can I contact the Office of Admissions?

There are various ways to contact Admissions staff.

 

Admitted & prospective Student Questions

when are classes starting for fall 2020?

The fall semester will begin on August 17, 2020. Move in dates and information will be provided once available.

Can I still apply to Clarion for Fall 2020?

Yes. Clarion has a rolling Admissions process, you can still apply for Fall 2020 online using our mobile friendly application.

What events have been impacted or cancelled?

We have cancelled all on campus Admissions events through August 14, 2020.

how can i send transcripts to clarion?

Work with your school counselor or Registrar Office (transfer students) to have them sent electronically to admissions@clarion.edu.

My SAT/ACT date was cancelled

For students who are unable to sit for SAT or ACT due to cancellations/postponing of test dates, we will review applicants with a 3.0 GPA or higher based on their high school performance without test scores. This includes students who were planning on taking the SAT/ACT for the first time and those retesting.

I'm taking my Advanced Placement (ap) exam online, will you still accept my score?

We will award credit based on the College Board recommended score. To learn more about how AP scores may be accepted at Clarion, view our AP Credit guide.

I've submitted my admissions deposit, now what?

Are Summer Orientations still scheduled?

Clarion University has decided to shift all face-to-face Summer Orientation Sessions to a new online modality. Please view our Orientation page for the most up to date information.

When can I apply to Clarion for Fall 2021?

The Fall 2021 application is open and review of applicants is underway. Apply today!

are you requiring standardized test scores for fall 2021?

Clarion is now test optional. Please review our Admission Requirements page for more information.

 

Virtual Experiences at CU

It's not always possible to experience campus first hand, however there are a variety of ways to see academic buildings, housing and ask questions.

Check out the virtual experiences below to explore campus and make some connections.  

video chat with an admissions counselor

Schedule an online appointment with a counselor to have a one on one conversation about your steps to becoming a Golden Eagle.

Schedule a Zoom meeting

 

Immerse Yourself

Last Updated 7/15/20