New Student Orientation

First-Year Students (Freshman)

Transfer Students

Getting Here


First-Year Freshman Orientation Dates

Summer 2018

We will assign freshman students to sessions based on their month of birth. This is subject to change if deemed necessary.

If the session to which you are assigned does not work for you and your family, you can switch sessions based on availability when you register for your session. Online registration for Orientation begins June 1.

No changes will be made prior to June 1, 2018 and you will have the ability to change your session when you go online to register.

We expect to assign students to sessions as follows:

Session ID Dates Month of Birth
Session 1 Sunday, July 8 – Monday, July 9 January/February
Session 2 Tuesday, July 10 – Wednesday, July 11 March/April
Session 3 Thursday, July 12 – Friday, July 13 May/June
Session 4 Sunday, July 15 – Monday, July 16 July/August
Session 5 Tuessday, July 17 – Wednesday, July 18 September/October
Session 6 Thursday, July 19 – Friday, July 20 November/December

Check-in for students and family members begins at 3-5 p.m. in Moffitt Hall the day your session starts. Session will end by noon on the last day.

Contact Information

For more information or questions about New Student Orientation at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact:

Office: Kehoe 602
Phone: (518) 564-3282