Visiting ECC

  • Come and Visit ECC

    Erie Community College invites prospective students, families and groups to visit one of our three campuses (City, North or South) to see first-hand what Erie Community College has to offer. Visiting any of our campuses is the best way to find out if ECC is the right fit for you. Scheduling a visit is so easy - just select one of the below options. If you have any questions about ECC's visitation program, please contact a recruiter at or at (716) 851-1476.

  • Open House

    Erie Community College conducts an Open House to help prospective students learn why ECC's academic programs offer a world-class education at an exceptional value. Each campus highlights their academic programs and services, as well as conducts an instant admissions to non-competitive programs. Please bring a copy of your high school transcripts and original high school diploma or high school equivalency diploma. Below are a listing of our dates and times:

    Fall 2017 Open House

    City Campus - Monday, October 23, 2017, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
    North Campus - Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
    South Campus - Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

    Spring 2018 Open House

    City Campus - Monday, April 23, 2018, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
    North Campus - Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
    South Campus - Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

    You can find a listing of programs and their campus locations at Degrees and Certificates. For more information on ECC's Open House, please call (716) 851-1ECC.

    Information Session

    Our information session provides a general overview of ECC, a review of the academic programs offered and the steps necessary to apply and register for classes. The Information Session will be followed by a walking tour of our campus. During the walking tour you will become familiarized with our student support centers, academic facilities, campus life, athletic facilities and other points of interest.

    General Information Sessions

    City Campus - March 13, April 17, May 8 and June 12, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and August 7, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    Library Computer Lab, Room POST 101
    121 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, NY 14203

    North Campus - March 14, April 18, May 9 and June 13, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and August 8, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    Library Computer Lab, Room D114
    6205 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221

    South Campus - March 15, April 19, May 10 and June 14, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and August 9, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    Library Training Room, Room 5201tr
    4041 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park, NY 14127

    To register for an information session, please go to our Information Session registration form.

    Course Shadowing

    Course Shadowing is an opportunity for prospective students to participate in an actual college class. Students can choose from a list of over 150 courses which cover most academic programs at the college. After selecting a course, you will be able to attend a single class to experience how ECC’s small class sizes and knowledgeable faculty are able to help you reach your educational goals.

    Contact Joanne Colmerauer today at or 716-270-2826 to participate in a course shadow.

    Group Campus Visits

    Group Campus Visits are for groups of 15 or more that wish to visit the campus or for school groups that want to tour specific ECC departments. Our recruitment department will tailor a custom visit for your group to highlight the program of interest. This is a great experience for middle School students, high school students and adult students. Register your group today for a campus visit.