Winter Welcome is Syracuse University’s required orientation program for students new to campus in the spring semester. This includes transfer, first-year and Discovery students new to campus in spring 2023. For questions or to request accommodations, please contact the New Student and Family Programs team.

Welcome Dates: January 13-15, 2023

Move-In Dates:

  • New International Students and Exchange Students: January 12, 2023

  • Discovery and New Domestic Students: January 13, 2023


School and College Schedules

New students have required and optional events to attend through their home school or college. Explore the orientation schedules for schools and colleges today!


Campus Hours of Operation

Campus offices will be open during Winter Welcome (January 13-15, 2023) to accommodate the needs of new and returning students.

In the event of severe weather and the University switches to essential staff only, academic advising, and New Student Programs activities will switch to remote services. Notice of schedule changes will be listed on the New Student Programs website as well as distributed via Orange Alert. Sign up for Orange Alert today!

Campus TeamDetailsWebsite
Bird LibrarySaturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and then will resume Spring Semester hours on Sunday.
Carnegie LibrarySaturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and then will resume Spring Semester hours on Sunday.
Center for Disability ResourcesClosed Saturday and Sunday.
Center for International ServicesSaturday and Sunday, Noon-4 p.m. Remote services only. Email at international@syr.edu.
College of Professional StudiesSaturday 1-4 p.m. (in-person) and Sunday 1-4 p.m. (virtual and phone appointments only).

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 and Sunday, Noon to 4 p.m. (Remote services only.)
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 and Sunday Noon to 4 p.m.
Information Technology Services Offering phone, email, chat and in-person support.

See website for more details.
King + King Architecture LibrarySaturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and then will resume Spring Semester hours on Sunday.
Office of the BursarSaturday and Sunday, Noon to 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 and Sunday, Noon-4 p.m.
Parking and Transit ServicesSaturday and Sunday, Noon to 4 p.m. (appointment or drop-in process: in-person pick-up for parking passes).
Recreation and Fitness Center at the Barnes Center at The ArchSee website for more details.
Residence Hall Front DesksSaturday and Sunday, 9 a.m.-Midnight
Schine Student CenterSee website for more details.
Student EmploymentSaturday and Sunday, Noon-4 p.m.
Student Outreach and Support Saturday and Sunday, Noon-4 p.m.
Syracuse University Campus StoreSaturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Undergraduate and Graduate Enrollment Processing Center Remote Services Only: Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.