Congratulations, !

As you embark on your unique Becoming Orange journey, we welcome you into the campus community and look forward to supporting your successful transition to Syracuse University.

Leading up to Syracuse Welcome and throughout your first year, the Office of First-Year and Transfer Programs will share important information, resources and more. To prevent missing information and deadlines, we encourage you to explore the following information and the Getting Started webpage.

For additional information or questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to the Office of First-Year and Transfer Programs at 315.443.9187 or by emailing newtosu@syr.edu. Check out ways we support all first-year and transfer students today!
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Move-In and Syracuse Welcome
Save the dates!

We are excited to announce that dates are confirmed for new student move-in and Syracuse Welcome!

  • New Student Move-In: Aug. 24-26, 2021, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

  • Syracuse Welcome: Aug. 26-29, 2021

Fun events will be hosted beginning the evening you move into your residence hall and leading up to Syracuse Welcome. For updated information throughout the summer, visit the Syracuse Welcome webpage.
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NetID and Password
Immediate Action

Your NetID and password will help you access digital platforms such as your SUMail email accountMySlice, the Patient Portal, the Wellness Portal and more throughout your time at Syracuse University.

For additional information or questions, please contact Information Technology Services at 315.443.2677 or by emailing help@syr.edu.
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Syracuse University Email Account
Immediate Action

Using your NetID and password, access your SUMail email account. It is encouraged to access your SUMail email (i.e., @syr.edu) account often, as future emails will not be sent to your non-Syracuse University email.

For additional information or questions, please contact Information Technology Services at 315.443.2677 or by emailing help@syr.edu.
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Housing Application and My College Roomie
Due: June 1, 2021

All new students are required to live on campus.

Once you have paid your advance payments and completed your housing application, you will receive an email to gain access to My College Roomie.

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Living Learning Communities (LLCs)
Due: June 20, 2021

All students are encouraged to explore the Living Learning Communities (LLCs) on campus! Learn more about the 23 offerings, including academic LLCs, identity-based LLCs and theme housing.

Learn more about Living Learning Communities today!
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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
Due: July 1, 2021

Beginning June 1, all students, faculty and staff accessing campus will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

Learn more about how to submit proof of your COVID-19 vaccination today!
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Health and Wellness Requirements
Begins Week of May 17

Starting the week of Monday, May 17, you will begin to receive important emails sent to your Syracuse University email address (i.e. @syr.edu) inviting you to complete required tasks. Check your email often to prevent missing deadlines.


Visit the Required Task webpage for a complete list of required tasks.
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Approaching Deadlines

Resource Spotlight

Information Technology Services (ITS): Supports students' computing experience, including school and college recommendations. Follow ITS on Instagram for tips throughout the summer.