EOP Summer Program - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)
Laker Turf Stadium kick-off ceremony
Prior to the men's soccer game, SUNY Oswego President Deborah F. Stanley will officially open the facility together with Vice President for Student Affairs Jerald Woolfolk, Director of Athletics Sue Viscomi and esteemed alumnus and member of the 1966 SUNYAC men's soccer championship squad Dan Scaia, a 1968 Oswego graduate. The first 200 students in attendance will receive a free "Laker Turf Stadium Kickoff" T-shirt and a free soft pretzel. Free. 312-3056.
Location: Laker Turf Stadiium
Tuesday, Sept 1, 3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Concert: Bach cello suites by Matt Haimovitz
Renowned Israeli-born soloist Matt Haimovitz performs all six Bach cello suites, while visiting four Central New York locations. (The “moveable feast” begins with a Tuesday live-at-noon broadcast from the studios of WCNY FM (91.3), followed by a 3 p.m. appearance at the River’s End Bookstore. The musical tour resumes at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Tyler Gallery in Penfield Library.) The remaining suites at 7:30 p.m. Sheldon Hall: $15 ($5 for SUNY Oswego students), including parking in lots adjacent to and across Washington Boulevard from Sheldon Hall. http://www.oswego.edu/arts. 312-2141.
Location: Ballroom, Sheldon Hall
Wednesday, Sept 16, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Women's Soccer Scrimmage vs. Lemoyne
Location: Oswego, NY- Laker Soccer Field
Saturday, Aug 29, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Women's Soccer vs. St. Lawrence
Location: Oswego, NY- Laker Soccer Field
Tuesday, Sept 1, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
2015 New Jersey Event
Find out more and register: http://bit.ly/1T3Y0iT
Location: Ridgewood Country Club 96 W. Midland Ave., Paramus, N.J.
Thursday, Sept 17, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
GOLD Third Thursdays
Visit http://www.facebook.com/events/453070221388940 for the latest locations or suggest your own!
Location: Various Cities
Thursday, Sept 17, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Am I required to attend?
Yes. If you have been accepted to SUNY Oswego as a student enrolled in the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP), you are required to attend the mandatory EOP Summer Program. Admission to Oswego is contingent upon your successful completion of the summer program.
How long is the program?
The Summer Program is a four-week residential program that runs from Monday, July 6th - Saturday, August 1st, 2015. Students must stay on campus and will reside in the residence hall for the entire four-week program (including weekends).
Where will I be living for the summer?
You will be housed in a Residence Hall on campus for the Summer Program only. Consistent with the academic year, there will be a Resident Assistant (RA) assigned to each floor.
Where will I eat?
You will be eating in one of our residential dining facilities.
Is this an academic program only?
No. We have recreational and social activities planned as part of the summer schedule. You will receive your summer schedule upon arrival.
What if I have problems with any classes? Can I get help?
Absolutely! Summer Program faculty members are available and willing to discuss course material outside of class. Additionally, we have tutors and peer leaders available to help you. You will meet with your Academic Planning Counselor (APC) throughout the program and can discuss any concerns you may have.
How do I know what my college ID number is?
Your college ID number can be found on your acceptance letter. You can also look it up by logging in to your MyOswego account.
Are we allowed to have guest during the program?
No. Guests are not allowed during the program.
Are we allowed to leave on the weekends?
No. There are scheduled activities on the weekends that students are expected to participate in as part of the program.
What about my senior graduation party?
You are required to stay for the entire 4-weeks of the program. You must plan your graduation parties to occur before or after our mandatory Summer Program. There will be no exceptions made.
If my family is staying in a hotel on the first Sunday of the EOP Summer Program, can I stay with them?
No. You must stay in the Residence Hall.
Can I bring a car?
No. We do not allow our Summer Program students to have a car during the program.
Do I get credit for the summer program?
Students do not receive credit for the summer program. Successful completion of the summer program is required as part of your admission to the college.
Can I get mail while I am there for the summer?
Yes. Your will receive your mailing address when you check-in.
Do I need to pay for living on campus during the summer?
No. All summer housing costs are covered by the EOP Program.
Do I get to pick my EOP Academic Planning Counselor (APC)?
No. Your APC is assigned to you based on the information you provide us in your application materials and his/her areas of expertise.