Open Houses

Meet the Deans, Tour the Campus, and Experience Student Life at William Paterson University.


All students - high school students of all grades and transfer students - are welcome to attend one of our Open Houses.  Two events will be held this Fall.

Students who attend one of our Open Houses will have their $50 application fee waived.

Dates: Sunday, October 16, 2016 and Sunday, November 20, 2016

Times:  Our Open Houses begin at 10:00 am.

Location:  Student Center

Learn More About:

  • Undergraduate Majors
  • Residence Life
  • Athletics
  • Student Life
  • Transfer Information
  • Career Development
  • "How to Pay for College"
  • Summer Youth Programs
  • Pre-College Programs


Reservations are required for all events. Please make your reservation well in advance by using the link above.  

Your e-mail confirmation will contain further details, directions and a campus map. If you prefer to register by phone, please call 973.720.3122.

Open House is held rain or shine and cancelled only when the University is closed. In case of inclement weather, call 973.720.2475 for school closure status.

For those requiring overnight lodging, these are some of the local hotels that are available:

Residence Inn, 30 Nevins Road, Wayne, NJ: 973.872.4727

Regency House Hotel, 140 Route 23, Pompton Plains, NJ: 800.617.2812

La Quinta Inn Wayne, 1850 Route 23 & Ratzer Rd, Wayne NJ: 973.696.8050

Ramada of Wayne, 334 Route 46, Wayne, NJ: 973.256.7000