Early Decision

Congratulations on being an “Early Decision” student! We know you are probably eager to learn more about next steps. We have created an Early Decision Frequently Asked Questions list that includes concerns commonly brought up by new students. During your Becoming Orange journey, we hope this helps you plan as you prepare to transition to Syracuse University!

As part of a student’s required tasks, please visit the Required Tasks webpage  after May 1 to learn more and for additional directions.

Yes, a complete list and additional directions are available on the Required Tasks webpage. It will be updated for Fall 2022 after May 1.

Fall 2022 Syracuse Welcome is tentatively scheduled for Aug. 25-28, 2022, with new student move-in beginning Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022.

We strongly encourage family members and supporters to participate in Family Orientation. Please note, this is not a requirement. More details will be available after May 1.

Learn more about the class registration process, placement exams and more on the Course Enrollment webpage after May 1.

From residence hall assignments, roommate selection, Living Learning Communities (LLCs), to shipping and more, find details on the On-Campus Living webpage.

Explore a checklist and more on the New Student Checklists webpage.

Required for first-year students, we encourage you to explore the available meal plan options. Please visit the Housing, Meal Plan, and I.D. Card Services website for more information about packages and to get an idea of what could be offered.

Please note, meal plans are subject to change annually. You may also decide to change your specific meal plan during the semester. You may always increase the meal plan size, but there is a deadline in the beginning of the academic year to decrease the meal plan size.

As part of a student’s required tasks, please visit the Required Tasks webpage  after May 1 to learn more and for additional directions.

From academic support, professional development, to health and wellness, Syracuse University offers a multitude of digital resources to support your success.

Explore a list of student success digital resources today!

This six-week, in-person residential program begins prior to the start of the fall semester. By participating, you will begin earing credits towards your degree, build connections to the campus community, gain confidence in academic and social expectations, receive personalized support and more.

Visit the SummerStart webpage for more information and application instructions.