What should I bring?

To enjoy the full compliment of summer services and to make your four-week stay on campus comfortable you should bring the following items:

· Government-issued picture ID (e.g. driver's license, non-driver's license, Sheriff's ID or passport).  You will need this identification to conduct all college business transactions.
· Medical Insurance ID card
· Medication and prescriptions (please try and get your prescriptions for the month filled before arriving if possible).
· Linens (pillow, blanket, towels, etc.). All SUNY Oswego residence hall mattresses require "extra long" twin sheets (33.5 inches x 80 inches x 6.5 inches or 36 inches x 80 inches x 6.5 inches).

Only ONE suitcase and ONE handbag is allowed for the summer program.

The suitcase should be standard travel size for Greyhound travel: 62 inches (157 cm) when you add together length + width + height

The following items are recommended for the summer program. Please remember that these things can be purchased at the local stores in Oswego.

  • Clothing for both cold and warm weather ( 2 weeks of clothes recommended, washers and dryers are available in the dorm and FREE for the summer. )
  • Jacket and umbrella  
  • Personal toiletries (soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoos, etc.) 
  • Laundry detergent 
  • Notebooks, pens, pencils, and one 2-inch  three-ring binder 
  • Clothes hangers
  • Alarm clock 
  • Swimsuit 
  • Spending money
  • Insect repellent 
  • Fan
  • Laptop/tablet (only if you own one; otherwise computers are available on campus)

Please do not bring:

  • Car (you are not allowed to have a car on campus during the summer program)
  • Valuables (they cannot be secured)
  • TV (There is a TV in the main lounge of the residential hall.)
  • Refrigerator (we provide a refrigerator for the summer program)
  • Candles or Incense
  • Hoverboards

EOP Summer Program for incoming freshmen