Summer College for High School Students
700 University Ave
Suite 403
Syracuse, NY 13244

Congratulations on being accepted to Syracuse University Summer College! To secure your spot, complete the following items on the Required Actions Checklist. Note, there are also required actions  based on specific cohorts. These items must be completed in entirety. Do not hesitate to contact our office if you have any questions: (315)443-5000 or email

Required Actions Checklists

View an interactive, printable version of the checklists here.

Required Actions for ALL Incoming Summer College Students

  1. Pay Your Deposit

    The deposit is due one week after the acceptance letter has been received in order secure a spot in the program. Please refer to your acceptance letter for your specific deposit deadline. A reminder will be sent via email or phone prior to the payment deadline.

    Refer to Payment Information for deposit requirements. Submit the deposit using the Summer College Payment Portal.

    If you are a sponsored student, we will need an email confirmation letting us know your intent to attend Summer College in lieu of a deposit.

  2. Request Additional Services (if applicable)

    If you are in need of special accommodations this summer, please complete the Office of Disability Services Registration Form. Be sure to indicate that you are a Summer College student. You will be contacted by the Office of Disability Services(ODS) via email.

    Do you have a food allergy? For questions regarding special dietary needs such as food allergies, vegetarian and vegan issues or general nutrition questions pertaining to your meal plan, please don’t hesitate to call Ruth Sullivan, MSEd, RDN, CDN,  at (315) 443-9884 or by email at to  or 

  3. Fill Out the ‘Consent and Permissions’ Form AND the ‘Policies and Procedures’ Form

    Must be completed by June 1, 2018. If you were admitted after June 1, these forms must be submitted within 48 hours of your admission date. 

    Click EACH link below to complete electronically.

    Consent and Assumption of Risk Form
    Policies and Procedures Form                                                                                                                    

    Please note that the online forms require both students and parents/guardians to sign the online documents, utilizing the computer mouse as if it were a writing instrument. Please do not type your name into the signature box. If your computer or device does not allow you to use a mouse to sign your name, please feel free to print the forms and sign with a pen and send in via email (, fax (315-443-4410) or mail (700 University Ave, Syracuse NY 13210).If you have any problem accessing or signing the forms, please contact our office at 315-443-5000 or

  4. Submit Your Photo For Your SUID Card

    Must be completed by June 1, 2018. If you were admitted after June 1, your photo must be submitted within 48 hours of your admission date. 

    The photo must fulfill the following requirements:
    1. A high quality, clear, color photo with a plain background.
    2. A front view of your whole face with no other people or animals in the photo.
    3. Taken within the past 3 months.
    4. Taken without a hat or dark glasses.
    5. The photo must be in .jpg format and no more than 2 MB in size.
    6. Email the photo (with student’s name and SUID in the email subject line) to by June 1, 2018

  5. Activate Your NetID

    Wait at least one week after you have made your deposit (or confirmed your acceptance) to activate your NetIDYour NetID allows you to log into the computers on campus as well as access your Syracuse University email address. For help activating your NetID click here.

  6. Complete the ‘Health’ Form in the Health Services Portal

    Complete after you activate your NetID.

    The Health Form must be completed by June 1, 2018. All health forms must be received before arrival on campus. Please disregard the July 1 date on the Health Services Portal.

    In order for Summer College participants to receive assistance through Syracuse University Health Services (SUHS), students must complete the SUHS Online Form. Failure to complete and submit a health form will prevent you from being seen or treated at the SU Health Center.

    If you have questions, contact Health Services at 315-443-9005 or

    If you have already submitted a Health form using a PDF, you may disregard this step.

  7. Pay Remaining Balance

    Pay your remaining program balance on the payment portal by your specific due date below. For more information on payments, view our Payment Information page.

    Session I (July 2 start date) deadline: May 31, 2018

    Session II (July 16 start date) deadline: June 25, 2018

    Session III (July 30 start date) deadline: July 9, 2018

  8. Download the Guidebook App

    Available June 1. Have a smartphone? Download our Guidebook app to stay on top of fun events and more! This app will be your “Guide” throughout your time on campus. In the app, type in the passphrase sumcoll2018 and download our Guide.

    Click here to download your Summer College 2018 Guide!


Required Actions for Residential Students

Residential Students are those living on campus for the duration of the program.

  1. Review Move-In and Move-Out Information

    Visit Move-In and Move-Out Information for a detailed list of what you will need before you arrive and what to expect on Move-in and Move-out Day.

    Move-in Day for residential students is the Saturday before their program from 1:00pm – 5:00pm.

    All residential students are required to attend the orientation on Saturday from 5:30pm through 9:00pm (dinner included). ALL students (residential and commuter) are required to attend the orientation activities all day Sunday. Detailed schedules will be provided upon move-in. Commuter students will have modified orientation schedules which will be provided ahead of time.

  2. Complete the Required ‘Arrival’ Form and ‘Departure’ Form

    ALL residential students must fill out the Arrival Form and Departure Form prior to arrival on campus, regardless of if they need shuttle service. Both forms MUST BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY no later than Friday, June 8, 2018.

    Arrival Form and Departure Form


    Travel Information

    Shuttles to and from campus will be provided on Move-in Day and Move-out Day FOR STUDENTS ONLY. Shuttles are free and will run approximately every 30 minutes during move-in times and move-out times, to and from Syracuse Hancock International Airport and William F. Walsh Regional Transportation Center (Centro, Greyhound, Megabus, Trailways, and Amtrak).

    Students requesting an arrival shuttle will receive a confirmation email approximately one week prior to arrival on campus.

    Students requesting a departure shuttle will be sent an email approximately 48 hours prior to departure that will provide them with a specific shuttle pick-up time. The shuttle will take students from the residence hall to the airport or bus/train station.

  3. Complete the Night Away Request Form

    All residential students who plan on spending a night or weekend away from their residence hall must fill out the Night Away Request Form, found here.

Required Actions for Commuter Students

Commuter students are those living at home (or with a guardian) and are being driven to and from campus each day for the duration of the program.

  1. Review Commuter Student Information and Orientation Schedule

    See what commuter life is like as well as review your mandatory orientation schedule here.


Required Actions for International Students

  1. Review the International Student Information

    View important information regarding international students here. Also, once you arrive on campus, if you have required I-20 documents/F-1 visa, please check in at the Slutzger Center for International Services at 310 Walnut Place.



Students will be contacted via email beginning June 2018 regarding missing forms. Please do not call or email our office to confirm receipt of items. Students missing items will be contacted. Please be sure to check your email regularly!

Payment Information

Make sure to fill out and submit the required forms before attending Summer College. Find out which forms you'll need to provide.

Payment Information

Residence Life Information

Make sure to pack what you need for staying at Summer College. A list of "Essentials" is provided for you.

Residence Life Information

Move-In and Move-Out Information

Syracuse Student Moving In to dorm

Find out when to move in for your respective program. Move-In and Orientation schedules for each of the programs is provided here.

Move-In and Move-Out Information

Fun Things to Do in Syracuse

Students celebrating at the Summer Carnival

Wondering what to do during your down time? Check out our helpful suggestions to round out your stay at Summer College.

Fun Things to Do in Syracuse