Transfer Student Orientation

We are glad you have decided on SUNY Oswego as the next step in your education. To ease your transition, we host orientation programs for you and your family members to learn more about the resources, faculty, staff, students, and academics at SUNY Oswego.

We offer a well as a a specialized in-person Transfer Student Orientation to learn about SUNY Oswego through the lens of your previous college experience. 

You will:

  • Be pre-registered for classes
  • Meet with an advisor to review classes, and make any changes to your schedule
  • Finalize financial aidReceive your new student ID card
  • Pre-arrange the purchase of your textbooks and complete your membership to the Fitness Center (optional)
  • Received your student ID card

If you have any questions regarding Orientation, please contact us at 315.312.5522 or by email at

Below are our Summer 2018 Orientation dates:

Program Dates:

  • Monday, June 25 
  • Monday, July 23
  • Friday, August 10

The Transfer Student Orientation program is required of all new, incoming transfer students. 

Students who do not attend an Orientation program and matriculate for the semester will be assessed the Orientation fee. 

Transfer Student Orientation Reviews 

"Overall, orientation was successful.  It provided the necessary and essential information." - Transfer student, Summer 2017

"I would love to say that your staff did a great job!  Very friendly!" - Transfer student, Summer 2017

"The Laker Leaders were very helpful and I would love to become a Laker Leader myself!" - Transfer student, Summer 2017

"I was happy that the dining hall had gluten free food for me as I am on a resticted diet." - Transfer student, Summer 2017

"I am so glad that I attended Orientation!  The staff answered a lot of my questions and they made me feel more comfortable and less stressed." - Transfer student, Summer 2017