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).

For students raking the bus to Oswego from NYC.

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