New Student Checklist

Check your Syracuse email account on a regular basis so you do not miss important communications from the University.

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Download the New Student Checklist here

Spring 2019 New Student Checklist

Tasks for all new students:

  • M  - Activate your NetID. Visit for more information.
  • M  - Log into your Syracuse email account and check it often. Visit for more information.
  • M - Due December 17: Complete your Health Services Requirements. Submit your health history and immunization records at Students must submit immunization records to register for classes and move into University Housing.
  • M - Due January 9: Email your photo for your SU I.D. Card to and your I.D. card will be ready for you upon your arrival. Visit for more information.
  • M - Due January 11: Complete your housing application if you plan to live on campus. It is recommended that you complete your application upon matriculation. Visit the MySlice My Housing portal for more information.
  • M -   Take all applicable online placement exams before registering for your classes on Saturday, January 12. Visit for more information.
  • Check your Financial Aid To-Do-List and complete any tasks to ensure financial aid appears on your bill. Access your financial aid account through
  • Register and request accommodations for a documented disability with the Office of Disability Services. Visit for more information.
  • M - 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

  • M - Update your profile in Orange SUccess, the University's web-based advising tool. Visit for more information.
  • M - Pay your tuition. Questions? Contact the Bursar Office at or 315-443-2444
  • Sign up for Orange Alert, the University's crisis notification system on MySlice.
  • Sign up for direct deposit on MySlice for a convenient way to receive refunds or on-campus paychecks.
  • M - Due February 11: Complete Health and Wellness Requirements. Visit for more information. (Please note that failure to complete these requirements will affect your ability to register for fall 2019 classes.)
  • Purchase your Athletics Student Pass or single game tickets. Visit for more information.

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International Student Additional Tasks:

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Transfer Student Additional Tasks:

  • Join the Syracuse University Transfer Student Facebook group to meet your fellow transfer students and the Transfer Transitions Leaders.

  • M -  Submit your final transcript from your previous institution to Syracuse University and your home school or college.

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Student Veteran Additional Tasks:

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