Fall 2019 New Student Checklist

Tasks for all new students

  • *Between July 27th and August 1:  Orange SUccess is a web based advising tool that improves the way we support your success at Syracuse University. To get started, login through MySlice (under Student Services > Ask for Help in Orange Success) or Blackboard (under Tools) and make sure your profile information is accurate, and please click submit.
  • Due August 1: Submit your final, official high school transcript with your date of graduation. Mail to:

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

  • Check the Bookstore for special education pricing on Apple and Dell computers that have been selected by each school and college to meet or exceed their specifications. Visit bookweb.syr.edu for more information. 
  • Order your textbooks from the SU Bookstore and receive a free gift! Free and convenient on-campus pickup when you arrive. Visit bookweb.syr.edu for more information.

  • Rent a MicroFridge from the Bookstore. Place your order by August 1 and save $20 off the annual rental fee. Visit bookweb.syr.edu for more information. 
  • Sign up for Orange Alert, the University's crisis notification system on MySlice.

  • Complete the emergency contact information section on MySlice. The University does not require that this contact be a parent or guardian; it can be another relative or even a friend.

  • Sign up for direct deposit on MySlice for a convenient way to receive refunds or on-campus paychecks.

  • *Due August 26: To learn about the University’s wellness standards for a healthy community, students are asked to complete three, 60 minute online EVERFI modules. Additional information is available on the Mandatory Tasks page

  • *Due September 16: Complete the Student Health Insurance Enroll/Waive form. For additional information, please email the Student Health Insurance Office or visit the Student Health Insurance site.

  • *October 6 – Attend the BeWell Expo. All new students are required to attend this event.
  • Purchase your student season ticket package for basketball and football. Visit cuse.com for more information.

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International student additional tasks


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Transfer student additional tasks

  • * Complete the transfer student course selection and registration process for your home school or college. 
  • * Submit your final transcript from your previous institution to Syracuse University and your home school or college.
  • Request a Transfer Mentor using the Transfer Mentor Request Form.

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Student veteran additional tasks

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