Required Tasks

It is encouraged to complete required tasks as soon as possible. Failure to complete requirements may result in losing the ability to register for classes, additional charges and/or a conduct hold on your student account, hindering studying abroad, participating in Fraternity and Sorority Affairs and more. Students participating in the Discovery program in Fall 2022 should complete the required tasks below unless noted otherwise (i.e. Required for:).

Required Tasks (Fall 2022)

All new students will be required to be vaccinated prior to the fall 2022 semester.

Due: Friday, July 1, 2022

Complete: Visit the Get Vaccinated webpage and the Stay Safe Frequently Asked Questions webpage for more information, including important considerations for International students. To submit records or for additional instructions, please visit the Patient Portal webpage. (You will need your Syracuse University email address (@syr.edu) and password.)

Required for: All students.

Contact: For questions, please contact the Barnes Center at The Arch by calling 315.443.8000.

No Action Taken: Residential students who fail to meet this requirement will not be able to select a move-in pass and will not be permitted to move into their residence hall assignment. Non-residential students will not be able to complete course registration.

Due: Friday, July 1, 2022

Required for: All new students.

Complete: Visit the Get Vaccinated webpage and the Stay Safe Frequently Asked Questions webpage for more information, including important considerations for International students. To submit records or for additional instructions, please visit the Patient Portal webpage. (You will need your Syracuse University email address (@syr.edu) and password.)

Contact: For questions, please contact the Barnes Center at The Arch by calling 315.443.8000.

No Action Taken: Students, if eligible for a COVID-19 booster and have not submitted documentation, will not be able to move into their residence hall or South Campus apartment. Students may lose access to IT resources and may face disciplinary action.

Throughout your time at Syracuse University, your NetID and password will help you access digital platforms such as your SUMail email account, MySlice, the Patient Portal, the Wellness Portal and more.

Due: Immediate Action

Complete: Available on the top right of your admission notification, please use your Syracuse University I.D. number to activate your NetID and password today!

Required For: All students.

Contact: For questions or to request accommodations, please email Information Technology Services or call 315.443.2677.

Prior to arriving to and throughout your time at Syracuse University, you will receive important and timely information. It is encouraged to access your SUMail email account often.

Due: Immediate Action

Complete: Using your NetID and password, access your SUMail email account.

Required For: All students.

Contact: For questions or to request accommodations, please email Information Technology Services or call 315.443.2677.

To confirm semester registration, your Bursar student account must be current. This means either paid in full or covered by anticipated financial aid (aid that has been awarded but not disbursed). Accounts on the Monthly Payment Plan are billed monthly and installment payments must be current.

Knowing When a Bill is Ready

An email notification is sent when an electronic bill (e-bill) is created and available to view on MySlice. (Please note, you will need your NetID and password.) If you are on the Monthly Payment Plan, you may pay for the semester in monthly installments. Explore the billing and payment schedule on the Accounts and Billing webpage.

Sharing Bill Access

Share My Access is a feature used to set up parents/guardians to receive notifications of e-bills. This allows students to provide their parents/guardians with their own account and password necessary to view financial information online, as well as other University information.

Establishing a Financial Aid Plan

Additionally, you may establish your college financial plan with the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship Programs. Call 315.443.1513 or email your personal financial aid counselor for more information.

Due: Please note there are multiple deadlines.

  • Application for Payment Plan Due: Wednesday, June 1, 2022
  • All Other Bills Due:  Friday, July 22, 2022 (subject to change)

Complete: To pay your bill, using your NetID and password log into MySlice and explore resources under the "BILLING/PAYMENTS" tile. Find detailed instructions on the Accounts and Billing webpage.

Required For: All students.

Contact: For more information on tuition, financial aid, billing and refunds, or to request accommodations please email the Bursar Office or call 315.443.2444.

Students will receive information via email (i.e. @syr.edu) from their School or College regarding the process for course enrollment and placement exams.

Due:Please visit the Course Enrollment webpage to learn more.

Complete: Please visit the Course Enrollment webpage to learn more.

Required for: All new students. Discovery students will receive instructions about course enrollment from Syracuse Abroad in early July.

Contact: Please visit the Course Enrollment webpage to learn more.

All students whose dominant language is not English must take the English Language Placement Exam.

Due: Register by Monday, June 6, 2022 (EDT) for one of two sessions to take the English Language Placement Exam: Thursday, June 9 (EDT), or Saturday, June 11, 2022 (EDT).

Complete: To register, please visit the Course Enrollment webpage.

Required for: All new students whose dominant language is not English.

Contact: For additional information, to request accommodations or for questions, please email Meichan Huang, Dr. Matthew Hammill,  Dr. Youmie Kim or by calling 315.443.9484.

In accordance with New York State law, the following vaccination records must be submitted to the Patient Portal by the due date below.

  • Two Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccinations
  • Meningococcal meningitis vaccination within the last five years and after the age of 16

Due: Friday, July 1, 2022

Complete: To submit records or for additional instructions, please visit the Patient Portal webpage. (You will need your NetID and password.) If you choose not to obtain the Meningococcal meningitis immunization, please complete the Meningitis Waiver Form in the Patient Portal.

You may obtain these records by contacting your high school or primary care physician. If you have any questions about your vaccination records, please contact your primary care physician. By appointment only, Barnes Center at The Arch Health Care is available to assist you in obtaining the appropriate vaccinations if you have not been vaccinated or do not have documentation of your vaccinations. Additional information is available on the Barnes Center at The Arch Immunizations webpage.

Required for: All students.

Contact: For questions, please contact the Barnes Center at The Arch by calling 315.443.8000.

No Action Taken: Residential students who fail to meet this requirement will not be able to select a move-in pass and will not be permitted to move into their residence hall assignment. Non-residential students will not be able to complete course registration.

Due: Friday, July 1, 2022

Complete: If you are under the age of 18, a parent or guardian must complete the Minor Consent form so that you can receive medical treatment while at the Barnes Center. To submit records or for additional instructions, please visit the Patient Portal webpage. (You will need your NetID and password.)

Required for: All students under the age of 18.

Contact: For questions, please contact the Barnes Center at The Arch by calling 315.443.8000.

All new students are required to complete a Tuberculosis (TB) Screening Questionnaire on the Patient Portal.

Due: Friday, July 1, 2022

Complete: To submit records or for additional instructions, please visit the Patient Portal webpage. (You will need your NetID and password.)

Contact: For questions, please contact the Barnes Center at The Arch by calling 315.443.8000.

Required for: All new students.

No Action Taken: Residential students who fail to meet this requirement will not be able to select a move-in pass and will not be permitted to move into their residence hall assignment. Non-residential students will not be able to complete course registration.

Syracuse Welcome, Syracuse University's new student orientation program, will support students' transitions to college through wayfinding, academic meetings, social events and more. Registration will allow New Student and Family Programs to plan appropriate amounts of food, giveaways, class t-shirts and more. New students also have the opportunity to opt-in and join a Syracuse Welcome Small Group led by an Orientation Leader.

Multiple Deadlines:

    • Friday, July 15, 2022: Complete the registration to opt-in and join a Syracuse Welcome Small Group
    • Friday, August 12, 2022: Complete the registration (if not completed by July 15)

Complete: Register for Syracuse Welcome today!

Required for: All new students. Discovery students will register for Winter Welcome beginning in Dec. 2022.

Contact: Email New Student and Family Programs or call 315.443.9187.

All new students are required to live on campus.

Due: Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Complete: You will need your NetID and password. Visit the Applying for Housing webpage for detailed instructions.

Required For: All new students living on campus in Fall 2022.

My College Roomie: Once you have paid your advanced payments and completed your Housing Application, you will receive an email (i.e. @syr.edu) to gain access to My College Roomie.

Living Learning Communities (LLCs): Learn more about the 25 offerings, including academic LLCs, identity-based LLCs and theme housing. Application due Wednesday, June 1, 2022. Visit the LLC Incoming Student Application webpage for detailed instructions.

Housing Assignments:  Will be announced around mid-July.

Contact: For questions or to request accommodations, please email Housing, Meal Plan, and I.D. Card Services or call 315.443.2721.

Benefits of proactively submitting a Syracuse University I.D. photo include ease of pick-up at Syracuse Welcome.  If submitted before the due date,  Syracuse University I.D. cards will be available upon Syracuse Welcome residence hall check-in or if commuting, at 206 Steele Hall, Housing, Meal Plan and I.D. Card Services.

Due: Friday, July 15, 2022

Complete:  Visit the Submit/Update your SUID Photo webpage to complete this task.

Required for: All students. Discovery students should plan to submit in Dec. 2022.

Contact: If you have any questions or to request accommodations please email Housing, Meal Plan and I.D. Card Services at 315.443.2721.

Federal guidelines require Syracuse University to receive confirmation of your graduation from high school and receive a copy of your final high school transcript. Failure to complete, may hinder the distribution of federal financial aid (for U.S. Citizens and permanent residents).

Due: Monday, Aug. 1, 2022

Complete: Please have your school send your official final high school transcript.

Required for: All new students.

Complete by Mail: Please ask your school to use the following address.

Syracuse University

Enrollment Processing – Undergraduate Admissions

400 Ostrom Ave.

Syracuse, NY 13244

Complete Electronically: Please ask your school to send by email to orange@syr.edu or through the Common Application Portal.

Contact: For more information or questions, please contact the Office of Admissions at 315.443.3611 or email orange@syr.edu.

As a new student and throughout your Becoming Orange journey you will participate in community wellness activities that build connection, promote community well-being and help you learn more about health and wellness resources and programs. Failure to complete these required tasks will result in a Conduct Hold, hindering class registration for next semester and more.

Available: Friday, July 1, 2022

Due: Monday, Aug. 1, 2022 (Three EVERFI training modules.)

  • AlcoholEdu
  • Sexual Assault Prevention
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Complete:  Explore instructions on the Community Wellness Requirements webpage.

Required for: All students.

Contact: For questions or to request accommodations, please email Barnes Center at The Arch Health Promotion or call 315.443.8000.

No Action Taken: Failure to complete these requirements may result in a Conduct Hold, losing the ability to complete class registration, view class schedule, confirm housing assignment, the ability to participate in Fraternity and Sorority Affairs, studying abroad and more.

Students may begin registering for Move-In in July 2022. Students may continue to make changes to their move-in date/time until the due date as slots become available. Please refer to your email from Housing, Meal Plan, and I.D. Card Services for more information on how to access the Move-In Registration process through My Housing.

Please note that you will not gain access to register for a move-in time until you are compliant with your Health History Form, Immunization Records, Proof of COVID-19 Vaccine, Proof of COVID-19 Booster and Tuberculosis (TB) Screening Questionnaire. You will also not be allowed to move into your residence hall until you are compliant with these required tasks.

Due: Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022

Complete: Details available in July 2022 at the Move-In Registration webpage.

Required for: All new students living on campus in Fall 2022.

Contact: For more information or questions, please email Housing, Meal Plan, and I.D. Card Services or call 315.443.2721. You may also email New Student and Family Programs or call 315.443.9187.

The Center for International Services hosts intentionally designed orientation sessions for new international students prior to Syracuse Welcome. International students will move in by Aug. 19 with International Student Orientation beginning Aug. 20.

Due: Friday, Aug. 12, 2022

Complete: Register for International Student Orientation today!

Required for: All new international students.

Contact: Email the Center for International Services or call 315.443.2457.

 

As a new student and throughout your Becoming Orange journey you will participate in community wellness activities that build connection, promote community well-being and help you learn more about health and wellness resources and programs.

Due: Sunday, Aug. 28, 2022

Complete: Please review the following prior to attending. Learn more on the Community Wellness Requirements webpage.

Students will attend based on residence hall/community. Learn more by selecting the session that applies to you. Please meet your Resident Advisor (RA) at the front of your residence hall at the meet time noted. RAs will then lead students to the stadium. Off-campus students are asked to meet at the stadium. Please note, each performance is 90 minutes. 

    • Lawrinson Hall, Sadler Hall, Shaw Hall: (Coming Soon!)
    • Boland Hall, Brewster Hall, Brockway Hall, DellPlain Hall, Haven Hall: (Coming Soon!)
    • Day Hall, Flint Hall, Off-Campus, Skyhalls: (Coming Soon!)

Required for: All new students under 21 years old. Discovery students will complete this task in Jan. 2023.

Contact: For questions or to request accommodations, please email communitywellness@syr.edu or call the Barnes Center at The Arch at 315.443.8000.

No Action Taken: Failure to complete these requirements may result in a Conduct Hold, losing the ability to complete class registration, view class schedule, confirm housing assignment, the ability to participate in Fraternity and Sorority Affairs, studying abroad and more.

Syracuse University offers students a platinum-rated health insurance plan administered through Aetna Student Health. Each year, all full-time, matriculated undergraduate, graduate and law students must enroll in or waive out of the Student Health Insurance Plan through their MySlice account. Students within traditionally online degree programs are not eligible to enroll in or waive the Student Health Insurance Plan.

Due: The deadline to enroll into or waive out of the Student Health Insurance Plan is Monday, Sept. 19, 2022. Please note, dates are subject to change. June Bursar bills will reflect the anticipated premium charge unless an approved waiver is received by Tuesday, June 7, 2022.

Complete: Please explore information about the Student Health Insurance Plan and the MySlice enroll/waive form.  (You will need your NetID and password.)

Required for: All students.

Contact: For additional information or to request accommodations, please visit the Student Health Insurance webpage, email the Student Health Insurance Office or call 315.443.9019.

No Action Taken: Students must enroll or waive the Student Health Insurance Plan by the above date. Failure to take action or receive an approved waiver by the date above, will result in automatic enrollment into the Student Health Insurance Plan and the anticipated premium fee to remain on the student's Bursar account. Additionally, this will result in a delay of active insurance coverage and access to insurance cards.