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The best way to experience our friendly, learner-centered community is to visit.

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One video, 60 seconds, countless reasons to consider SUNY Oswego.

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Get involved

Explore our nearly 200 clubs and organizations that can forge connections and create opportunities.

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Get ready for reunion

Join us for the biggest alumni party of the year, June 9 to 12!

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New Student Orientation

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Welcome New Lakers!

We are excited that you have chosen SUNY Oswego as the destination for your college career.

Attending an Orientation program is an important next step in your transition to SUNY Oswego, and required for all of our new and incoming students. Program registration is now open!  For more information check our "Registering for Orientation" section of this website or feel free to contact us!

 Transfer Programs

Thursday, June 23rd

Wednesday, July 13th (Commuter Program)*

Tuesday, August 2nd

* Regardless of your status as a commuter or residential student, you are welcome to register for either session, depending on your availability.  Information presented at either program will be beneficial to you and assist greatly in your transition to SUNY Oswego.


First Year Programs

Wednesday, June 29th – Thursday, June 30th

Wednesday, July 6th – Thursday, July 7th

Sunday, July 10th – Monday, July 11th

Sunday, July 17th – Monday, July 18th

Wednesday, July 20th – Thursday, July 21st

Monday, July 25th – Tuesday, July 26th

Thursday, July 28th – Friday, July 29th

International Education Program

Tuesday, August 23rd - Friday, August 26th 

* For more information click here