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Registering for Orientation

Step 1: Activate email account Laker NetID

  1. Log onto
  2. Go to the New Student Menu
  3. Activate email account and Laker NetID

*Email is the official form of communication at SUNY Oswego and cannot be accessed through your myOswego account.  After activation, please access your e-mail account through All students are expected to check their e-mail account regularly for important campus updates and messages.

Step 2: Academic and health requirements

Academic requirements
  1. Log onto
  2. Go to the New Student Menu
  3. Click on Academic Requirements
  4. Complete the New Student Information Sheet
  5. Depending on major, students may need to complete a Math Placement Exam before registering for an Orientation program. For more information please visit
Health requirements
  1. Log onto
  2. Go to the New Student Menu
  3. Click on Health requirements
  4. Complete the Health History Form, Immunization Form, & Meningitis Form.  Please fax your Immunization records to the Mary Walker Health Center (Fax: 315.312.5409).  After they are processed, you many move on to Step 3...

Step 3: Register for New Student Orientation*

  1. Log onto
  2. Go to the New Student Menu
  3. Click on Orientation
  4. Select an Orientation date!
  5. Please note that students and guests must register for a program at least 5 business days prior to the program start date.  Students attempting to register for a program after this time may not have a course schedule ready at the start of Orientation.

Orientation Dates:

Friday, January 13 (Commuter)

Friday, January 20

*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.