Explore and grow your Becoming Orange journey with the Winter Welcome events below!  As shared in the Dec. 22, 2021 Campus Announcement, the semester is now beginning a week later than previously communicated. More events and specific details will be added to this webpage in early January 2022. For questions, please contact the New Student and Family Programs team.

Winter Welcome Schedules


    Signature Events

    The events below are known as “Signature Events” which are large-scale social programs designed to get students familiar with the campus, their school/college and their peers.


    International Student Orientation

    International students new to Syracuse University are required to attend orientation sessions provided by the Center for International Services. View the International Orientation Schedule below.


    Schools and Colleges

    Each school and college has specific required events for their students. Explore those schedules by clicking on the link below.


    Family Orientation

    The events below are open to parents, family members and supporters of Syracuse University first-year and transfer students.


    Campus Hours of Operation

    To attend to the needs of our new and returning students, the following offices will be open Saturday, Jan. 22, and Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022.

    Campus TeamDetailsWebsite
    Barnes Center at The ArchPlease visit the website for facilities and hours.
    Center for International ServicesNew student check-in at Bird Library 114, Tuesday, Jan. 18 through Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    College of Professional StudiesVirtual Zoom and phone appointments at 315.443.9378 only.

    Saturday, Jan. 22, noon to 3:30 p.m., and Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    COVID-19 Testing Please visit the website for facilities and hours.
    Financial Aid and Scholarship Programs Financial Aid Counselors will be available for virtual phone/Zoom appointments and drop-ins.

    Appointments can be scheduled via Orange Success or by calling the office at 315.443.1513.

    Saturday, Jan. 22, and Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022, 1 to 4 p.m.
    Food Services Please visit the website for facilities and hours.
    Goldstein Student Center Please visit the website for facilities and hours.
    Housing, Meal Plan, and I.D. Card Services206 Steele Hall (North Campus) and Goldstein Student Center (South Campus), Saturday, Jan. 22, noon to 4 p.m., and Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Information Technology Services Offering phone, email, chat and in-person support. Please visit the website for facilities and hours.
    Office of the BursarVirtual appointments only. Please call 315.443.2444 or email bursar@syr.edu or bursarzoom@syr.edu.

    Saturday, Jan. 22, and Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022, 1 to 4 p.m.
    Office of the Registrar Appointments and drop-ins, in-person and virtual are welcome. Please call 315.443.2422 or email registrar@syr.edu.

    Saturday, Jan. 22, and Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022, 1 to 4 p.m.

    Parking and Transit ServicesAppointments by calling 315.443.4652, emailing parking@syr.edu or drop-in process. In-person pick-up for parking passes.

    Saturday, Jan. 22, and Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022, noon to 4 p.m.
    Residence Hall Front DesksSaturday, Jan. 22, and Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022, 9 a.m.-midnight (Washington Arms: 3-10 p.m., please see Haven Hall for assistance prior. Skyhall residents visit Goldstein Student Center for assistance.)
    Schine Student CenterPlease visit the website for facilities and hours.
    Syracuse University Campus StoreSaturday, Jan. 22, and Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Undergraduate and Graduate Enrollment Processing Center Saturday, Jan. 22, and Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    University LibrariesPlease visit the website for facilities and hours.