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The best way to experience our friendly, learner-centered community is to visit.

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One video, 60 seconds, countless reasons to consider SUNY Oswego.

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Explore our nearly 200 clubs and organizations that can forge connections and create opportunities.

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Get ready for reunion

Join us for the biggest alumni party of the year, June 8 to 11!

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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.
  • Take the Transfer Success Seminar (GST 315) at SUNY Oswego, and learn what the college has to offer in just half a semester! Contact Rosemarie Pupparo, Transfer Success Advisor (; 315.312.4951) for more information.

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 TRANSFER CENTER, 170 Marano Campus Center or email