New Student Checklist

Congratulations on being accepted to Syracuse University Summer College! To secure your spot, complete the following items on the New Student Checklist. Note, there are also additional required actions to complete 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 sumcoll@syr.edu.

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Tasks for ALL Incoming Summer College Students

These tasks are required by all Summer College students regardless of if they are considered a residential, commuter, or international student.

  1.  required action symbolDue One Week After Admittance: 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.

    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.

    Pay My Deposit

  2. Request Additional Services

    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 resulliv@syr.edu or mealtalk@syr.edu.

  3. required action symbolDue June 1: Fill Out the “Consent and Permissions” and the “Policies and Procedures” Forms

    Must be completed by June 1, 2019. 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 Available December 15, 2018

    Policies and Procedures Form Available December 15, 2018

    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, sign your name. 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 sumcoll@syr.edu, fax 315.443.4410 or mail to the Summer College Office: 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 sumcoll@syr.edu.

  4. required action symbolDue June 1: Submit Your Photo For Your SUID

    Must be completed by June 1, 2019. 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 sumcoll@syr.edu by June 1, 2019

    Submit My SUID Photo

  5. required action symbolDue June 1: Activate Your NetID

    Wait at least one week after you have made your deposit (or confirmed your acceptance) to activate your NetID. Your NetID allows you to log into the computers on campus as well as access your Syracuse University email address. For help activating your NetID, visit the Information Technology Services site.

    Activate My NetID

  6. required action symbolDue June 1: Complete the Health Form in the Health Services Portal

    Complete after you activate your NetID. The Health Form must be completed by June 1, 2019. All health forms must be received before arrival on campus.

    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 health@syr.edu.

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

    Submit My Health Form

  7. required action symbolPay 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 (June 29 start date) deadline: May 31, 2019
    Session II (July 13 start date) deadline: June 25, 2019
    Session III (July 27 start date) deadline: July 9, 2019

    Pay My Remaining Balance

  8. Visit Your MySlice, Blackboard, and Syracuse Email Accounts

    MySlice: Sign up for Orange Alert, the University’s crisis notification system on MySlice at myslice.syr.edu. Through MySlice, you will also be able to “View My Class Schedule”, “Request a Transcript,” and “View My Grades.”

    Blackboard: Some programs will utilize Blackboard. To ensure that you are familiarized, go to blackboard.syr.edu and check it out! You will log in using your netID and password.

    SUmail: Your Syracuse University SUmail account is the primary way that your instructors and professors will be in contact with you. Using your netID@syr.edu and your password that you created, log into your email account and check it often! Visit sumail.syr.edu for more information and to log in.

  9. Download the Guidebook App

    Available May 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 sumcoll2019 and download our Guide.

  10. Like Our Facebook Page!

    Keep up-to-date with what’s happening on campus!

    Check out our Syracuse University Summer College Facebook Page

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Additional Actions for Residential Students

Residential Students are those living on campus for the duration of the program. These tasks are required in addition to the Required Actions by ALL Incoming Students above.

  1. required action symbolReview Welcome Weekend and Move-In Information

    We cannot wait to welcome you to campus! To have the smoothest transition to college life, Syracuse University Summer College hosts a Welcome Weekend for all income pre-college students complete with orientations.

    See the Welcome Weekend and Move-In Schedule

  2. Due June 1: Submit Your Roommate Request

    Do you have a friend attending Summer College and want to be roomies? Students may request a roommate by emailing sumcoll@syr.edu with the name of the student they would like to be roomed with along with their program name. The subject line should read “Roommate Request.” Roommate requests will be considered if both parties separately request each other as their roommate.

  3. required action symbolReview Your Packing List

    Pillow, check! Make sure you have all the items you need for college life by viewing our packing list.

    View Your Packing List

  4. required action symbolReview Move-Out Information

    Even though we are sad to see you leave, there are specific moving out guidelines. Please review all move-out information to learn what to expect on your last day at Summer College.

    View the Move-Out Information

  5. required action symbolDue June 9: Complete the Arrival and Departure Forms

    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 June 9, 2019. 

    Arrival Form Available May 1, 2019

    Departure Form Available May 1, 2019

  6. Place Your MicroFridge Rental

    This all-in-one refrigerator, freezer, and microwave is approved by Syracuse University for use in residence halls and will help make your room feel a little more like home!

    Rent My MicroFridge Available June 1, 2019

  7. 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 three to five days before you leave campus.

    Complete the Night Away Request Form Available June 1, 2019

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Additional 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. These task are to be completed in addition to the Required Actions for All Students checklist above.

  1. required action symbolReview Commuter Student Information

    See what commuter life is like at Syracuse University Summer College. Make sure that you are within all commuter guidelines.

    View Commuter Student Information

  2. required action symbolReview Welcome Weekend Schedule

    We cannot wait to welcome you to campus! To have the smoothest transition to college life, Syracuse University Summer College hosts a Welcome Weekend for all incoming pre-college students complete with orientations. There is an orientation specifically for commuter students!

    View the Welcome Weekend Schedule

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Additional Actions for International Students

These tasks are to be completed in addition to the Required Actions for All Students checklist above.

  1. required action symbolReview the International Student Information

    We are so excited to welcome you to the Syracuse Community. Please ensure that you are complying with all international student guidelines.

    Review International Student Guidelines

  2. required action symbolIf you received immigration documents (F or J visas) from our office…

    Upon arrival to campus, bring all your immigration documents (Passport, Visa, I-20 or DS-2019, and I-94) to the Slutzker Center for International Services at 310 Walnut Place. You should complete this task on the Monday after you arrive.

  • Arriving Saturday, June 29? Check in at Slutzker on Monday, July 1 at 4:30pm EST
  • Arriving Saturday, July 13? Check in at Slutzker on Monday, July 15 at 4:30pm EST
  • Arriving Saturday, July 27? Check in at Slutzker on Monday, July 29 at 4:30pm EST

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