New Student Orientation

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 or feel free to contact us!

2017  First Year Program Dates:

  • Thursday, June 29 - Friday, June 30 (CLOSED)
  • Thursday, July 6 - Friday, July 7  (CLOSED)
  • Sunday, July 9 - Monday, July 10 (CLOSED)
  • Sunday, July 16 - Monday, July 17 (CLOSED)
  • Wednesday, July 19 - Thursday, July 20 (CLOSED)
  • Monday, July 24 - Tuesday, July 25 (CLOSED)
  • Thursday, July 27 - Friday, July 28 (CLOSED)

Please call our office to sign up for an alternate first year program. 315-312-5522

 2017 Transfer Program Dates:

  • Thursday, June 22 (CLOSED)
  • Wednesday, July 12 (CLOSED)
  • Tuesday, August 1

         * Transfer students enrolling in our on-line Broadcasting or Public Justice programs should contact Extended Learning for applicable Orientation information (315-312-2270).

Each program contains the same beneficial information and it will help you as you transisition to Oswego.  

Please note: Space in each progam is limited and reserved on a "first come, first served" basis for both students and guests.

2017 International Student Orienation Dates:

  • Arrival: August 22
  • Program: August 23 - August 25

International Student Orientation is hosted by the Office of International Education and Programs. Questions regarding International Student Orientation should be directed to Gabriela Lozanova. (link email address with name:

Find out more information here: Fall 2017 International Orientation Schedule