Health Services Requirements

Due December 17

Registering for your classes and confirming your housing assignment cannot be done until you submit your vaccination records.

In accordance with New York State law, the following vaccination records must be submitted by December 17:

  • Two Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccinations
  • Meningococcal meningitis vaccination within the last five years and after the age of 16

You can obtain these records by contacting your high school or primary care physician. If you have any questions about your vaccination records, please contact your primary care physician.

Your Health History and Immunization Forms are due by December 15. Failure to submit vaccination records will prevent you from registering for classes and receiving a housing assignment, so be sure to submit your records using the Health Services Patient Portal. To log in, use your SU Net ID and password.

Health Services is available to assist you in obtaining the appropriate vaccinations if you have not been vaccinated or do not have documentation of your vaccinations. If you have questions or need help using the Health Services Patient Portal, please contact Health Services at 315.443.9005 or via email at

How to Apply for Housing

Due January 11

If you have not yet applied for housing, and you plan to live on campus, please submit your application immediately. Applications will be accepted online until January 11, 2018.  If you have not applied by that point then, upon arrival, you will visit the Housing, Meal Plan and ID Card Service Center 206 Steele Hall for a housing assignment. 

Financial aid and scholarship programs

Take advantage of the many services that the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship Programs provides. Your personal financial aid counselor can answer your questions. Call 315.443.1513, or email us.

Submit your official high school transcript

Federal guidelines require that Syracuse University maintain proof that students who enroll at the University have graduated from high school. To meet your academic requirements, please ensure that an official copy of your transcript with date of graduation is sent from your school to Syracuse University. We must receive confirmation of your graduation from high school and a copy of your final high school transcript. Final transcripts should be mailed to:

Syracuse University
Undergraduate Admissions Processing Center
716 East Washington Street, Suite 200
Syracuse, NY 13210

Please note that federal financial aid (for US Citizens and permanent residents) will be disbursed to the student account when all financial aid and admission requirements are met, including receipt of official degree bearing transcripts.

Email your SU ID Photo

Due January 9

As a new student to Syracuse, you are encouraged to take advantage of the online photo submission option for your SU I.D. card.  This unique submission option is only offered to incoming new students.  Your photo for the spring semester must be submitted to as an attachment by 5:00pm on January 9, 2019. 

Benefits of submitting a photo online:

  • Your SU I.D. card will be available at your residence hall when you check in.
  • If you are commuting your card will be ready for pick up at the Service Center, 206 Steele Hall during Winter Welcome.
  • No waiting in a line to take a photo.

When submitting your photo please make sure the photo meets these guidelines:

  • High-quality clear color photo with plain background.
  • Send your picture in jpg. format no more than 2MB as an attachment via email to  Indicate your SUID number and status within the subject of the email “SU undergraduate/SUID #”
  • A front view of your whole face with natural smile with no other people and/or animals in the photo
  • Plain, solid white or off-white background (no patterns, textures or scenic backgrounds)

Please note that we reserve the right to refuse to use any photo we deem inappropriate. All photos will be digitally stored for University use only.

New students who do not email a photo prior to January 9 will need to visit the Service Center located at 206 Steele Hall during office hours to have their picture taken and SU I.D. card produced.  The Service Center will be open on Friday, January 12th 8:30 – 5 p.m., Saturday, January 13th 12 noon – 4 p.m.

If you have any questions about I.D. cards, please call 315-443-2721.

Paying and Reading Your SU Bill

The mission of the Bursar Office is to facilitate the registration of every student in a manner that serves the best interests of the students and the University alike.

The first spring semester electronic bill (e-bill) is created in November and an email notification is sent when the bill is available to view online. If you are on the Monthly Payment Plan, you may pay spring over six months. Otherwise, payment will be due on November 30, 2018. To confirm the student’s spring registration, your Bursar student account must be current. This means either paid in full or covered by anticipated financial aid (aid that has been awarded but not disbursed). Accounts on the Monthly Payment Plan are billed monthly and installments payments must be current as well to confirm registration.

Student Account and related financial information is available via under Finances. Share My Access is a feature used to set up parents/guardians to receive notifications of e-bills. This allows students to provide their parents/guardians with their own account and password necessary to view financial information online, as well as other University information.

For more information on tuition, financial aid, billing, and refunds please visit the Bursar Office website or email

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Need help?

Information Technology Services (ITS) will be providing technical support during Syracuse Winter Welcome. We're happy to assist you at the ITS Service Center in room 1-227 in the Center for Science and Technology, off the Milton Atrium. Or you can visit our Knowledge Base at, email, call 315-443-2677 or visit

Complete Health and Wellness Requirements

Due February 11

All first-year and transfer students are required to take online training designed to help students make smart decisions in college around sex, alcohol, and drugs. 

To access online training please complete the following steps:

  • Go to the EVERFI login page and click Register
  • Under "Student/Learner," enter the Registration Code: syracusefirstyear (students over 21 should use syracusesapal)
  • Click "Next" to create your EVERFI account - register with your Syracuse University email account
  • When prompted, please enter your 9-digit SUID number to receive credit for completion 
  • Complete Part 1 of both modules (Sexual Assault Prevention and Alcohol.Edu) by February 11, 2019.
  • Technical support is available 24/7 on the Everfi Support page

Note that failure to complete this course will affect your ability to register for fall 2019 classes. 

Student Health Insurance Requirement

Due February 4

Part of this transition includes enrolling or waiving the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) through an online system called MySlice

You may already have access to qualifying health insurance coverage. To waive the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP), students must provide proof of qualifying coverage through MySlice by February 4, 2019.  The waiver form will be available on MySlice soon.  For more information about completing the waiver, visit

For more information about the insurance plan visit

Getting a Safe Start on Campus

Your safety is important to the University. The Department of Public Safety is a professional, full-service campus law enforcement agency committed to promoting a safe and secure educational, cultural, and working environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

Once you’re on campus, be sure to log into MySlice and sign up for Orange Alert, our crisis alert notification system.  Orange Alert uses text messages, phone calls, e-mail alerts, social media notification, and a siren to provide rapid notification and instructions to members of the University community only in the event of a critical incident in progress.

You should also download LiveSafe on your Android or iOS smart phone for free. Set it to Syracuse University and sign up using your email address for instant access to safety maps of the area, a tip reporting feature where you can attach photos and video, and Safewalk, a virtual escort feature so you can make sure your friends get home safely

Please visit the Department of Public Safety’s website for helpful advice on personal safety, crime prevention, statistics, campus alerts and DPS news and events. Or call 315-443-2224.