Housing Information


For basic information about on-campus housing, off-campus housing and short-term housing options, please visit the SCIS Housing page.

Complete information about on-campus housing can be found at the Office of Housing, Meal Plan and ID Card Services website.

Arrival Instruction Video

Getting to Syracuse

Virtual Tour


Visit campus online! Take a walking tour with our virtual tour guide to explore the sights of our beautiful campus. Visit the Quad, academic buildings, the Carrier Dome, and more. Begin tour.

Bird Library also offers a virtual tour highlighting library places, services and collections. Web, slide show and video versions are available.

International Student Orientation

Fall 2017 Orientation


Graduate Students:

  • Thursday, August 17th, 2017

    • 6:00 p.m. - Flanagan Gym, Ice Cream Social

  • Friday, August 18th, 2017         

    • 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - (Locations assigned at check-in), Orientation

      • Topics that will be covered include:

        • Healthcare & Health Insurance
        • Being a Successful Graduate Student in the U.S.
        • Immigration Information
        • Public Safety, Student Rights & Responsibilities, Off-campus Living
        • Adjusting to a New Culture
        • Living in Syracuse
  • Thursday, August 24th, 2017

    • 5:30 p.m. - New Student Convocation, Carrier Dome 


Undergraduate Students:

Orientation is mandatory, you must register for ONE (1) of these sessions

  • Pre-Orientation 1: Sunday, August 20th - Monday, August 21st OR 
  • Pre-Orientation 2: Monday August 21st - Tuesday, August 22nd

To register for Pre-Orientation  - click here

  • Students that registered for Pre-Orientation 1 are also advised to register for English Language Assessment Exam on Monday, August 21st at 8:30am.
  • The registration form can be found on this page.

Syracuse Welcome: Thursday, August 24th - Sunday, August 27th 

SU Health Services Patient Portal.

Don't forget to complete your required health history and immunization records using the SU Health Services Patient Portal.

30 Things To Do While Waiting For Orientation

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