First-Year Student Parent and Family Orientation Schedule

Tentative Family Orientation Schedule - 2016

Family Orientation will take place on Tuesday, August 23rd only. We encourage you to help your student throughout the summer with checking the To Do List items and their e-mails regularly so they keep up with the required items. If at any point you have questions, please give the Office of Student Affairs a call at 315-470-6660.

Families are allowed to park in the Standart Lot at Syracuse University. See the map here.

Tuesday, August 23rd

9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Check-In at Gateway Center: Be sure to stop by the Parent and Family Table as well!
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Family Information Sessions: Baker Laboratory

10:30 - 11 a.m. 146 Baker Lab Housing and Meal Plans Overview
  148 Baker Lab Academic and Career Success at ESF
11:15 - 11:45 a.m. 146 Baker Lab Housing and Meal Plans Overview
  148 Baker Lab Health and Wellness
12 - 12:30 p.m. 146 Baker Lab Financial Literacy for the College Student
  148 Baker Lab Health and Wellness
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Complimentary Refreshments and Snacks: Gateway Center Concourse
11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Trailhead Cafe Open: Gateway Center
2 p.m. Welcome to ESF: Hendricks Chapel
2:45 - 3:15 p.m. Dean for Student Affairs Remarks: Hendricks Chapel
3:15 - 4 p.m. College 101 Panel of Experts from ESF and SU: Hendricks Chapel
4 - 7:30 p.m. Dinner on your own and Family Departure

Family departure is encouraged following dinner on Tuesday. We will have staff available throughout the day and offices will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. including Admissions, Financial Aid, Bursar, Student Affairs, and the Registrar's Office. SU and ESF bills are also able to be paid in person at the respective Bursar Offices at ESF and SU.


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