Orientation Programs

What is Orientation?

  • A mandatory program for all new, incoming students. We offer a separate, concurrent family & guest orientation, as well. 
  • A chance for both you and your families to learn about SUNY Oswego and all we have to offer.
  • A place where you will connect with other new Oswego students and returning students in the Laker Leader staff.
  • A set of programs, activities, and workshops where you will learn about campus resources, academic programs and find out how to get involved in extracurricular opportunities.
  • A time when you will have a chance to meet with an advisor and finalize your class schedule.

What types of programs are offered?

  • New Student Orientation (for First Year & Transfer Students)
  • Parent & Guest Orientation

When are the Orientation programs?

First Year Programs

Thursday, June 27 – Friday, June 28
Monday, July 1 – Tuesday, July 2
Sunday, July 7 – Monday, July 8
Wednesday, July 10 – Thursday, July 11
Sunday, July 14 – Monday, July 15
Thursday, July 18 – Friday, July 19
Tuesday, July 23 – Wednesday, July 24

Transfer Programs

Monday, June 24
Monday, July 22
Friday, August 9

What is Online Orientation?

Preparing you for a successful transition to SUNY Oswego is important to us. Our goal is to provide you with the opportunity to become familiar with the many resources we have that support students on our campus.

New Student Orientation has partnered with departments at SUNY Oswego to bring you Online Orientation: a supplemental-Orientation program that is required for all new, incoming students.

Online Orientation can be found on your Blackboad homepage. Information on how to access and complete the Online Orientation can be found here

Complete the program in full by 11:59 pm August 25, 2019