New Student Orientation
Your Journey Begins Here
Congratulations on your decision to attend SUNY Plattsburgh! We are excited to welcome you and we know that you and your family probably have many questions about your transition to college life. Follow the steps below to get prepared and register for your SUNY Plattsburgh orientation experience.
Summer 2022 Orientation
All new students — first year and transfer — are expected to attend the virtual orientation session on July 6 (or watch the recording of this session) and attend an in-person orientation session.
Follow these steps
Please be sure to check your emails for other important new student information throughout the summer!
- EOP Students will attend the EOP Summer Institute.
- International Students: your mandatory orientation begins the week before classes begin.
Frequently Asked Questions
- When does online registration for orientation begin?
- How do I register for orientation?
- Do I have to attend orientation? Is it mandatory?
- What if I cannot attend orientation?
- Do I have to attend the entire program?
- What time does orientation begin and end?
- Do family members have to attend with their student?
- Where will my family stay during orientation?
- Does the college provide buses to orientation?
- Is there a fee for orientation?
- Do I need to have my health forms turned in by orientation?
Please email [email protected] with any questions you may have.
If you are an international student (studying in the U.S. on a non-immigrant visa like the F-1), and have additional questions then please email [email protected] for assistance.