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. These items must be completed in entirety. Please ensure to view the items to do before you arrive as well as requirements for when you arrive on campus. Do not hesitate to contact our office if you have any questions: 315.443.5000 or email

 = Required                = Optional

To Do Before You Arrive

Coming soon! These two forms must be completed by May 15, 2020. 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, 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, 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
Must be completed by May 15, 2020. 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 May 15, 2020. 

Submit My SUID Photo
Must be completed by May 15, 2020. Do you have a friend attending Summer College and want to be roomies? Students may request a roommate by emailing 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.

Email to Submit Your Roommate Request
Coming soon! An email will be sent once you can activate your NetID. Please complete no later than May 15, 2020.
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
Coming soon! Complete after you activate your NetID, but no later than May 15, 2020.
The Health Form must be completed by May 15, 2019 and submitted via email, phone or fax to Syracuse University Health Services. For students admitted after May 15, please submit within five business days following your deposit/confirmation. Do NOT send the Health form to the Summer College Office. In order for Summer College participants to receive assistance through Syracuse University Health Services (SUHS), students must complete the SUHS Form below. Failure to complete and send in a health form will prevent you from being seen or treated at the SU Health Center.
Please send the form and direct any questions to Health Services:
Phone: 315.443.9005
Fax: 315.443.9010
Address: 111 Waverly Ave, Syracuse, New York 13244
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 27 start date) deadline: May 31, 2020 Session II (July 11 start date) deadline: June 25, 2020 Session III (July 25 start date) deadline: July 9, 2020 Pay My Remaining Balance
Coming soon! Both forms must be submitted electronically no later than June 9, 2020. ALL residential students must fill out the Arrival Form and Departure Form prior to arrival on campus, regardless of if they need shuttle service.  A complimentary shuttle service is available for students. For more information on transportation, please view the Transportation to Syracuse page. Before you complete these forms, please have your forms of transportation booked/purchased.
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
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! Resident hall assignments will be emailed to students shortly prior to the date their program begins. If you order a Microfridge, it will be delivered to your room prior to your arrival on campus.
Coming soon!
Blackboard: Some programs will utilize Blackboard. To ensure that you are familiarized, go to and check it out! You will log in using your netID and password. Please note that if your course is on Blackboard, it will be available roughly one week before the program begins.

SUmail: Your Syracuse University SUmail account is the primary way that your instructors and professors will be in contact with you. Using your and your password that you created, log into your email account and check it often! Visit for more information and to log in.
Available June 2020. 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.  
Are you being driven directly to campus? Summer College Staff and Resident Advisors will be at the residence hall to greet you. Students will be emailed a map of campus, directions to the residence hall, any road closures, and a Move-In Pass (residential students only) approximately 1-2 weeks prior to the move-in date. Please review the Orientation Schedule  for your particular program’s move-in date for information on when to arrive to campus. Please check your email for your residence hall assignment before printing your move-in pass.

Move-in Passes can be found on the Welcome Weekend and Move-In page

 = Required                = Optional

To Do Once You Arrive

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. Coming soon!
All residential students who plan to leave campus during the day must complete this form below: Coming soon!
Upon arrival to campus, bring all your immigration documents (Passport, Visa, I-20 or DS-2019, and I-94) to the Center for International Services at 310 Walnut Place. You should complete this task on the Monday after you arrive.
    • Arriving Saturday, June 27? Check in at the Center for International Services on Monday, June 29 at 4:30pm EST
    • Arriving Saturday, July 11? Check in at the Center for International Services on Monday, July 13 at 4:30pm EST
    • Arriving Saturday, July 25? Check in at the Center for International Services on Monday, July 27 at 4:30pm EST

 = Required                = Optional