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The Emergency Phone will be turned on and answered (phone calls, SMS and texts) as of Friday, January 19 at 4 p.m. (EST) until Saturday, January 27 at 8 a.m. You can also send a Facebook message to our International Student Advisor, Christina Martinez. If you haven’t done so already, please join our SUNY Plattsburgh Spring 2018 International Orientation Facebook group [login required] to meet other new students, GEO staff, and stay current on important information.
During the first week at SUNY Plattsburgh we know our international students have many services and accounts to set up, decisions to make, and things to do. We hope this page will provide the information you need to get started. If you have questions about any of this information after you read through it, please speak to an Orientation Leader or a member of the Global Education Office (GEO) staff.
Domestic students will arrive on campus beginning at 8 a.m. on the Saturday following international student orientation week. The first day of classes is the very next Monday, August 28.
If you have not done so already, please fill out the International Student Arrival Information Form.
International Student Orientation sessions will begin Tuesday, January 23, end on Friday, January 26. There will be a variety of events planned from about 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day. These events will range from a welcome session and lunch with the Assistant Vice President of Global Education, to sessions that will provide you with valuable information to make the most of your time at SUNY Plattsburgh. Attendance at many of the activities on the student orientation schedule is mandatory. Please be sure to attend all events.
Domestic students will arrive on campus beginning at 8 a.m. on the Saturday following international student orientation week. The first day of classes is Monday, January 29. Please refer to the general campus Opening Week Information for details about the wide variety of campus events and services that will be offered to all students during opening week.
|Semester||Residence Halls Open for
New International Students
|First Day of Classes|
|Fall 2018||Sunday, August 19, 2018||August 21–24, 2018||Monday, August 27, 2018|
|Spring 2019||Sunday, January 20, 2019||January 22–25, 2019||Monday, January 28, 2019|
If you have not done so already, please fill out the International Student Arrival Information Form, available my emailing us at GEO@plattsburgh.edu. You can find a general schedule of our activities below.
International student orientation is mandatory for new students, but it is also a lot of fun! A finalized schedule of orientation will be available about 1 week prior to each orientation session, and included in your packet that we give you when you arrive on campus. Below is a list of some of the most important things you will do and learn during a typical orientation week.
If you have any questions about services for international applicants and students at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact:
Global Education Office
State University of New York at Plattsburgh
Kehoe Administration Building, Room 210
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, New York 12901 USA
Phone: (518) 564-3287; (877) 877-5170 (in U.S. and Canada)
Fax: (518) 564-3292
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.