First Year Students - Discover Yourself!
On the eve of the May commencement, alumni celebrate the passing of the torch of learning from faculty and staff to the newest class of graduates. Faculty and staff will lead students and alumni representing various past class years in a procession to mark the seniors’ last night as undergraduates. Free. 315-312-2106.
Location: Marano Campus Center
Friday, May 13, 9 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
SUNY Oswego celebrates its 155th Commencement with three ceremonies: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at 9 a.m. School of Business at 1 p.m. School of Communication, Media and the Arts and School of Education at 4 p.m. Former Secretary of the Army John McHugh will receive an honorary degree at the 9 a.m. ceremony. Admission by ticket. Also webcast live from oswego.edu. 315-312-2106. https://www.oswego.edu/college-store/commencement
Location: Arena and Convocation Hall, Marano Campus Center
Saturday, May 14, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Men's Soccer vs. St. John Fisher Scrimmage
Location: Laker Turf Stadium
Tuesday, Aug 23, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Women's Volleyball vs. St. Lawrence
Location: Max Ziel Gymnasium
Sunday, Aug 28, noon - 1 p.m.
Reunion Weekend 2016
Join us for the biggest alumni party of the year! Visit alumni.oswego.edu/reunion for the most up-to-date information.
Location: SUNY Oswego, 7060 NY-104, Oswego, NY 13126, United States
Thursday, May 5, 3:10 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.
2016 Alumni Mets Game
Gather with NYC-area alumni, family and friends for a day at the ballpark! http://bit.ly/1RKCBib
Location: Citi Field 123-01 Roosevelt Ave New York, NY 11368
Saturday, July 9, 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
The first few weeks of college are an important time for you to get settled in and focus on feeling comfortable here at Oswego. Oswego is a new place and a new culture take time to find out about the people around you. We have lots to offer so get out there and check it out.
Finalize your Class Schedule
Contact your First Year Advisor if you have questions about your schedule (don’t make changes without getting advisement)
Make new friends
In Class, Study Groups, Project
In Residence Halls
Go to the lounges, talk to the students on your floor or invite a neighbor to meals.
Talk with your RAs and take part in Community Activities
Go to class everyday!
Establish good study habits - you should be studying 2-3 hours out of class for every hour in class!
Read all chapters assigned
Study your notes each night
Organize your notes
Basic time management
Get a planner
Set up a schedule for class, studying, leisure activities
Find out about the basic resources you can utilize and utilize them
Resident Assistants (RA)
First Year Peer Advisor
First Year Advisor
WAYS THE COMPASS CAN HELP:
Help you find your assigned advisor
Assist you with navigating the add/drop process
Referrals to other campus resources