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Parent and Family Newsletter
January 2018
Transportation
Free Shuttles: Return to Campus
From Bus/Train Station and Airport
Shuttle Service from the Airport and Regional Transportation Center (Bus/Train station) back to campus are available for students returning from semester break. Click here for details.
Zimride | Rideshare Information

Remember those ride boards from your own college days? Click here for the online answer to "how can my student connect with a ride home?
Other Transportation Options

The Parents Office website has a transportation page that you and your student may find helpful. The page includes links for major transportation providers, campus shuttles, local transportation information, and Student Association-sponsored transportation.
Tickets on Sale January 16!

Charter bus tickets will be available for purchase at 11 a.m. at the Schine Box Office and at boxoffice.syr.edu . Students must log in to purchase tickets online. 
Spring Semester Schedule
Invest Syracuse Progress: New Euclid Route Shuttle to Launch in the Spring Semester

Starting in spring 2018 the Euclid Avenue shuttle will operate during late-night hours on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with stops along Euclid Avenue down to Westcott Street. The new route will include stops most requested by students and run at an increased frequency.


Additionally, due to student interest, beginning in the spring semester, the Price Rite, located on Erie Boulevard, will be added to the East Campus Bus route on Saturday and Sunday.
Financial Aid and Scholarships
Hurry!
February 1 Deadline Approaching
 
The February 1 financial aid application deadline for returning undergraduate students is quickly approaching. Please have your student check their MySlice Financial Aid To Do List to ensure that all applications and materials have been submitted. Continue to check the To Do List often, as additional items may be added.
 
You must apply every year for financial aid. Applications submitted after the deadline will be considered on a funds available basis. Read more on applying for and renewing financial aid
Syracuse University Yearbook
Make Your Student's
Yearbook Extra Special

Each year, the yearbook staff saves a few pages in the back of the book for parents to congratulate their graduates with personalized messages. These messages are a way to make your son or daughter’s yearbook even more special. We offer a variety of sizes to fit your budget, and each can be personalized with a note and photo.   Please consider purchasing a parent message to be displayed in the back of the yearbook to show your support and best wishes for your son or daughter.

To order by credit card or PayPal or to create your personalized message
visit www.jostens.com .
 
Syracuse University is proud of the yearbook’s strong tradition and the memories it will hold for your son or daughter. Please take advantage of these special offers before time and books run out, and give your senior a graduation gift they will treasure forever. If you have any questions, you may email the staff directly at syracuseyearbook@gmail.com with the subject “Yearbook” or call the Office of Student Activities at 315-443-2718.
 
Order A Yearbook Now and Save $25
For a limited time, purchase the yearbook for only $6 4.99 (plus tax) . Buy yours today!

Final Portrait Session for 2018 Yearbook | January 15 - 18, 2018
Please remind your senior to schedule their portrait sitting at the link below. Every senior photographed will automatically appear in the yearbook at no cost. The January portrait session will be the final session offered for the 2018 edition. The link to schedule: http://ouryear.com/ Use school code 87122.
Martin Luther King 2018 Celebration

Remember, Celebrate, Act

This year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration takes place on Jan. 28 at the Carrier Dome. The keynote speaker is Angela Rye, political commentator for CNN and NPR; former executive director/general counsel of the Congressional Black Caucus for the 112th Congress; principal/CEO of the political advocacy and strategic consulting firm IMPACT Strategies. The event includes dinner, the keynote address, presentation of the Unsung Hero Awards, and student/community performances. Doors open and dinner begins at 4:30 p.m. The formal program begins at 5:30 p.m.

Alumni Engagement
Syracuse Discovers Dates

The Syracuse University Alumni Association is pleased to announce several upcoming Syracuse Discovers events. Featuring Chancellor Kent Syverud, Provost Michele Wheatly, Dean Gene Anderson of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management, Dean Karin Ruhlandt of the College of Arts and Sciences, and football legend Floyd Little ’67,  Syracuse Discovers offers an inside look at the cutting-edge research and the extraordinary investments being made to advance discovery and innovation—on campus and beyond. Parents are invited to learn how Syracuse is redefining the student experience! Syracuse Discovers debuted in Rochester (Nov. 9) and comes to Naples (Jan. 23), Miami (Jan. 24), Palm Beach (Jan. 25), Los Angeles (Feb. 14), San Francisco (Feb. 15), Chicago (Feb. 22), and Boston (April 26).

Career Services
Encourage your student to start the semester off right by attending the numerous career information sessions and programs available to them. Click the flyers below for more information.
Opportunities for Getting Involved
Winter Student Involvement Fair Wednesday, January 17
11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Goldstein Auditorium,
Schine Student Center
The Winter Student Involvement Fair is your student's chance to make new connections, interact with recognized student organizations, get involved in student activities, and find their passion. For more information about getting involved, visit studentactivities.syr.edu .
Bookstore
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