The campus community is here to help alongside every phase of your Becoming Orange journey. When planning for your campus arrival, students and families are encouraged to explore a variety of transportation options. For additional information or questions, please contact New Student Programs.

Check-In Upon Arrival: Please note, students are required to complete different check-in processes. Learn more on the Arriving webpage. 

Transportation Options

About 10 minutes from campus, the William F. Walsh Regional Transportation Center (RTC) is served by Amtrak, Greyhound, Trailways and Megabus. Centro buses (city bus) run from the RTC to campus on a regular basis.

Campus is easily accessible by car and has many options for parking. 

Located about 15 minutes away from campus. Outside the departure gates, taxis and ride sharing services are available.

Campus and Arrival Directions

Please visit the Parking and Transportation Services Syracuse Welcome webpage for details including GPS directions to holding lines, residence halls and campus parking lots.


Please note, more information for Syracuse Welcome will be added during Summer 2023 for commuter and residential students.

Prior to arriving, passes will be sent to student's Syracuse University emails (i.e.

Throughout Syracuse Welcome, please display arrival pass on the car dashboard.

Navigating Campus