Syracuse Welcome is Syracuse University’s required orientation program for students new to campus in the fall semester.  

Syracuse Welcome Dates: Aug. 24-27, 2023

Move-In Dates:

  • New International Students and Exchange Students: Beginning Aug. 18, 2023

  • Pre-Welcome Programs: Various move-in dates.

  • New Domestic Students: Aug. 22-24, 2023

Syracuse Welcome Schedule

Please note that this includes every event during Syracuse Welcome, including some that do not apply to some students. 

Access the complete Syracuse Welcome schedule

Syracuse Welcome | Families Schedule

Parents, families and supporters are invited to attend the sessions included in the link below. Please note that this includes all events where parents, families and supporters are invited, including some that may not apply to all parents, families and supporters.

Access the families schedule

Syracuse Welcome | School and College Schedules

In addition to the University-wide events, students have required and optional events to attend hosted by their home school or college. Included in each schedule below are Syracuse Welcome Signature Events, family and supporter events specific to that school or college and required events for students in each school or college. If you are a student who is dually enrolled, you should follow the schedule for your home school or college. If you have a dual advising meeting, it will be reflected in that schedule. To view the other optional events during Syracuse Welcome, view the “complete Syracuse Welcome Schedule” above.

School of Architecture

College of Arts and Sciences | Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs

School of Education

College of Engineering and Computer Science

Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics

School of Information Studies (iSchool)

College of Professional Studies

Newhouse School of Public Communications

Whitman School of Management

College of Visual and Performing Arts

Syracuse Welcome | International Undergraduate Orientation Schedule

International undergraduate students are required to attend the international student orientation, Aug. 20-23, 2023. After international student orientation, undergraduates should plan to attend all required Syracuse Welcome programming, Aug. 24-27, 2023.

Learn more about the international undergraduate orientation schedule

Campus Hours of Operation

Campus offices will be open during Syracuse Welcome to accommodate the needs of new and returning students.

Campus TeamDetailsWebsite
Bird LibrarySaturday, Aug. 26, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, Aug. 27, 10 a.m.-11:59 p.m.; 24-hour operation begins Monday, Aug. 28.
Carnegie LibrarySaturday, Aug. 26 Closed; Sunday, Aug. 27, Noon-8 p.m.
Center for Disability ResourcesSaturday, Aug. 26-Sunday, Aug. 27, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Center for International ServicesSaturday, Aug. 26-Sunday, Aug. 27, Closed
College of Professional StudiesSaturday, Aug. 26, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. (In-person); Sunday, Aug. 27, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (Remote)

Call or email questions at 315.443.3261 or profstudiesinfo@syr.edu.
Counseling at the Barnes Center at The ArchSee website for more details.
Financial Aid and Scholarship Programs Saturday, Aug. 26-Sunday, Aug. 27, 1-4 p.m.
Food Services Hours vary by location. Please visit the website for facilities and hours.
Goldstein Student Center See website for more details.
Health Care and Pharmacy at the Barnes Center at The ArchSee website for more details.
Housing, Meal Plan, and I.D. Card ServicesSaturday, Aug. 26-Sunday, Aug. 27, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Information Technology Services Offering phone, email, chat and in-person support.

See website for more details.
King + King Architecture LibrarySaturday, Aug. 26, Closed; Sunday, Aug. 27, 10 a.m.-11 p.m.
Office of the BursarSaturday, Aug. 26-Sunday, Aug. 27, Noon-4 p.m. (Appointment or drop-in process: students encouraged to call 315.443.2444, email bursar@syr.edu or bursarzoom@syr.edu).
Office of the Registrar Remote services only. Saturday, Aug. 26-Sunday, Aug. 27, 1-4 p.m.
Parking and Transit ServicesSaturday, Aug. 26, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, Aug. 27, Noon-3 p.m.
Recreation and Fitness Center at the Barnes Center at The ArchSee website for more details.
Residence Hall Check-InSee website for more details.
Schine Student CenterSee website for more details.
Student EmploymentSaturday, Aug. 26, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. (Located at the Job Fair in 227-229 Schine Student Center); Sunday, Aug. 27, 1-4 p.m. (Located in 100 Women’s Building).

Please note, I-9 completion is done through an online portal.

Call or email questions at 315.443.2268 or cuseworks@syr.edu.
Student Outreach and Support Saturday, Aug. 26-Sunday, Aug. 27, 1-4 p.m.
Syracuse University Campus StoreSaturday, Aug. 26-Sunday, Aug. 27, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Undergraduate and Graduate Enrollment Processing Center Saturday, Aug. 26-Sunday, Aug. 27, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.