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LivingSU.syr.edu is students' one-stop-shop for all programs, resources, services, and events, within the Division of Student Affairs, designed to enhance their campus-life experience at SU.

Report Bias Incidents

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STOP Bias is an educational campaign dedicated to preventing acts of bias on the SU campus.

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#BEWise

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The BE Wise campaign strives to generate awareness of alcohol poisoning, how to avoid it, its signs, and how to respond to it.

Orange After Dark

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Orange After Dark
is a series of late-night events that enhance the total college experience.

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As you enter this period of tremendous change and prepare to join our community, the Office of First-Year and Transfer Programs (FYTP) will be with you every step of the way. We are devoted to helping you make a successful and fulfilling transition to SU. From the day you are accepted (as a first-year or transfer student) throughout your SU career, FYTP is your partner in academic excellence, getting to know our environments, and starting your experience with confidence!

First Year Experience

Here at SU, you'll grow as a scholar, leader, and citizen. The First-Year Experience is dedicated to providing you with opportunities in and out of the classroom to apply your skills and talents to affect positive change. In this first year at SU, you will deepen your understanding of issues affecting communities, build relationships with others, and work together to solve problems in the real world, right now.


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Transfer Programs

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We are here to improve the academic and social experiences of all transfer students.  Together with the Syracuse University community, we aim to provide programs and resources that will help ease the transition for transfers to life here at SU!

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First Generation Programs

The SU community and the Office of First-Year and Transfer Programs are committed to helping first-generation college students adjust to the college experience by offering a variety of opportunities and resources, from academic support to social activities.


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Orientation

The Office of First-Year and Transfer Programs is your host for Syracuse Welcome and Winter Welcome, our new student orientation programs. These programs entail academic and social activities to help you make a successful transition to Syracuse University.


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Join the Goon Squad!

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70th Anniversary

The Goon Squad has been a tradition at Syracuse University since 1944 and a vital part of welcoming our new students into the Orange Family. We hope you’ll consider becoming a part of this important tradition.

The Goon Squad help greet new students and their families during Syracuse Welcome and new student move-in on August 20 and 21!

For more information and to register, click here!

If you have questions about the Goon Squad, please contact the Office of First-Year and Transfer Programs at 315-443-1012 or via email at newtosu@syr.edu.

Syracuse Welcome 2014

Fall New Student Orientation

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Move-in Day 1 - Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Move-in Day 2 - Thursday, August 21, 2014

Orientation Dates – Thursday, August 21-Sunday, August 24, 2014

Classes Begin - Monday, August 25, 2014

Parents and families are encouraged to leave campus at noon on Friday, August 22.

ReadySet

ReadySet is your your step by step guide to a successful and smooth transition to Syracuse University.  Make sure you check out all the information, and pay close attention to the checklist to make sure you don't miss important deadlines or tasks.

Check out readyset.syr.edu!

ReadySet will be updated with more information about the fall 2014 semester by May 1st!

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