Fall 2019 Orientation Schedule

The International Student and Scholar Services Office looks forward to welcoming you to our beautiful campus! Please find below the Orientation schedule for international students for Fall 2019. Orientation will begin on August 21 (your arrival date) and end on August 23. Be sure to click on the dates in grey to see the schedule for that particular day.

NOTE: Graduate students should also plan to attend an additional day of Orientation on Saturday, August 24. Graduate students should not attend Friday's Orientation activities. 

WEDNESDAY, August 21
8:00AM-11:00PMPick up at Syracuse Hancock International Airport
Students are advised to schedule their arrivals NO LATER than 8:00 PM
1:00-4:30PMCell phone provider (Cricket) in the lobby of Hart Hall
7:00-9:00PMPizza Party - Hart Hall Basement Lounge
Thursday, August 22
7:00-8:00AMBreakfast in Cooper Dining Hall
8:00AMCheck in at Shineman Hall Foyer (in front of Fusion Cafe). Don't forget to bring your passport as well as your I-20 or DS-2019!
The following activities will take place in Shineman Hall 175:
10:15-10:30AMWelcome - Dr. Joshua S. McKeown
10:30-11:00AM“Immigration Regulations: Rights & Responsibilities” - Gabriela Lozanova
11:00-11:20AMResidence Life and Housing presentation
11:30AM-12:30PM“Academic Rules and Regulations” - Prof. Rameen Mohammadi, Associate Provost
12:30-1:30PMLunch in Cooper Dining Hall
1:00-4:30PMCell phone provider (Cricket) in the lobby of Hart Hall
1:30-4:30PMAdvisement sessions for J-1 visa students (by appointment)
1:30-7:00PMVans to Walmart and Chase Bank (optional)
Friday, August 23
7:30 - 8:00AMBreakfast in Cooper Dining Hall
8:00AMMeet in Hart Hall lobby to walk to Orientation
8:15AMOrientation check-in at Lanigan Hall Lobby
9:20AMWelcome to Orientation in Lanigan Hall 101
9:35AM"A healthy student is a successful student" in Lanigan Hall 101
10:25AM"Your academic experience" in 132 Marano Campus Center
11:05AM"Law and order" in 132 Marano Campus Center
12:00-1:00PMLunch in Cooper Dining Hall
1:40PMMajor advisement
2:30PMCourse changes in 211 Marano Campus Center
4:30PMFirst year advisement meetings
4:30PMTransfer student meet and greet in 101 Lanigan Hall