Transfer Basics

Transferring made easy….

Just follow these steps and let us help you along the way!

1) Admissions: 

Check out the basics of how to apply and become part of SUNY Oswego. Click here for more information

  • Apply
  • Acceptance
  • Deposit

2) Orientation: 

After you pay a deposit you will receive an Orientation packet with lots of great information. Click here for more information

  • Register for Orientation by going to MyOswego and the New Student Menu
    • 1) Activate LakerID.
    • 2) submit Health and Immunization records & fill out the New Student Information Sheet.
    • 3) Register for Orientation.
  • Here at Oswego we offer Pre-Registration for your first semester of courses. After you fill out the New Student Information Sheet and tell us about yourself we have top advisors build your schedule. At Orientation you will receive your schedule and can make any changes necessary.

3) Move In…First day of class…And begin a new journey as a SUNY Oswego student!

  • Your first steps on campus should be Getting Connected
    • With your Advisor/ Major Department: Here is a list of all the Departments
    • With other students

4) Questions?

Come visit us at the Advisement Center 151 Marano Campus Center or email 

The basics of Transferring to Oswego:

  • We accept up to 90 credits from a two-year institution and from a four-year institution.
  • If a student has completed the SUNY General Education or the equivalent of SUNY GER then they are exempt from Oswego’s specific general education requirements. Learn more about SUNY’s General Education requirements.

A few things to help you plan a Transfer to Oswego: