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Family Orientation Schedule — 2017

Family Orientation will take place on Tuesday, August 22 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 Division of Student Affairs a call at 315-470-6660.

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

*For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations for Orientation, please email studenthelp@esf.edu by August 1.

Tuesday, August 22

Time Event
9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Check-In at Gateway Center Concourse: Be sure to stop by the Parent and Family Table as well! Resource Tabling Fair will also be present.
9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Complimentary Refreshments and Snacks: Gateway Center Concourse
9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Resource Tables from Key Offices: Gateway Center Concourse
Representatives from Crouse Medical Practice, ESF Counseling Services, and SU's Office of Disability Services
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Trailhead Cafe Open: Gateway Center
12 p.m. Welcome to ESF: Goldstein Auditorium, Schine Student Center
1 - 1:30 p.m. Dean for Student Affairs Remarks: Goldstein Auditorium, Schine Student Center
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Lunch Break
1:30 - 4:30 p.m. Late Orientation Check-In: Gateway Center
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Family Information Sessions: Baker Laboratory

Time Location Session
3 - 3:30 p.m. 146 Baker Lab Housing and Meal Plans Overview
  148 Baker Lab Academic and Career Success at ESF
3:45 - 4:15 p.m. 146 Baker Lab Housing and Meal Plans Overview
  148 Baker Lab Health and Wellness
4:30 - 5 p.m. 146 Baker Lab Financial Literacy for the College Student
  148 Baker Lab Health and Wellness
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:

  • Undergraduate Admissions: located at 218 Gateway Center
  • Financial Aid, ESF Bursars Office, the Division of Student Affairs, and the Registrar's Office: located on the first floor of Bray Hall
  • SU Bursar Office: located at 119 Bowne Hall, Syracuse University

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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