Syracuse University

Syracuse City Guide

City of Syracuse

Syracuse University is situated atop a hill overlooking the City of Syracuse. The treasures available in downtown Syracuse are just a short walk, drive, or bus ride from campus. With a metropolitan population of 700,000, Syracuse is a center for cultural, recreational, and artistic events.

As a student at SU, you will get to experience all the city has to offer, including the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra, the nationally known Everson Museum of Art, the Rosamond Gifford Zoo, sporting events, the Carousel Center mall, and festivals such as JazzFest and Winterfest.

The University and city are constantly strengthening the bond between them. We encourage you to explore Syracuse during your visit to campus. Use the links below to learn more about the city you may soon decide to call home!