New Student Orientation & Welcome Weekend

Thursday, Aug. 22 - Sunday, Aug. 25, 2024

Kick-start your SUNY Morrisville college journey with an exciting new student orientation packed with interactive activities and invaluable connections! We are excited to begin this adventure toward academic success and lifelong friendships. 

Participation in New Student Orientation is mandatory for all new students. 

*Content on this page will update regularly. Check back often for added information!

Residential Student Move-In: Thursday, August 22, 2024

Morrisville Access Program (MAP) Scholars, ACE Scholars, and fall athletes will be notified of their move-in date and time separately.

Fall 2024 Move-in: What to Expect

Upon arrival to campus, vehicles will be directed to the Welcome Tent located in the bus circle of Lot D:

  • Students who are clear to move in will receive their photo ID, their New Student Orientation schedule, a pass for their vehicle, and will be directed to move into their residence hall. 
  • Students with unsatisfied financial aid, billing, and/or housing requirements will be directed into the Student Activities Building (STUAC) to complete those items prior to moving into their residence hall. 

All students will need their photo ID card, weekend schedule, and a clearance card to proceed to their residence hall. New Student Orientation activities begin at 4:00PM on Thursday, Aug. 22. 

Required Items to Complete for Move-In

  • Submit your official, final transcript(s) to the Admissions Office: high school, college, and/or AP/IB score report.
  • Complete all on-campus housing requirements and receive your housing assignment. 
  • Confirm your enrollment through Web for Students no later than Friday, Aug. 16, 2024. 
    • Once bills are released in mid-July, log into Web for Students -> go to Student Information & Financial Aid -> click on Student Account -> press Confirm Enrollment -> follow the prompts. 
    • Failure to confirm enrollment by Friday, Aug. 16 will result in the course schedule being dropped. 
  • Satisfy your fall 2024 semester bill by Friday, Aug. 16, 2024: complete all financial aid requirements (if applicable), enroll in a payment plan, or make payment in full. Refer to your Web for Students account. 
  • Submit the online photo upload form by Friday, Aug. 16 to receive your photo ID card upon arrival. 

Suggested Items to Complete for Move-In

  • Send in required medical forms and documentation to the Student Health Center. 
    • Students have 30 days from the start of classes to submit the required documentation. 
  • If you're bringing a car to campus, purchase a parking permit through Web for Students. For additional information on parking and traffic policies, including a campus parking map, please visit Parking Services.
    • Parking tags may be picked up at the University Police office in Brooks Hall. You must have vehicle registration and photo ID on you to pick up your parking permit.
  • Order textbooks and course materials online prior to the start of class. Textbooks can be shipped home or to the SUNY Morrisville Campus Store, but are not available for purchase at the on-campus store.

Required Items to Complete for Arrival

  • Submit your official, final transcript(s) to the Admissions Office: high school, college, and/or AP/IB score report.
  • Confirm your enrollment through Web for Students no later than Friday, Aug. 16, 2024. 
    • Once bills are released in mid-July, log into Web for Students -> go to Student Information & Financial Aid -> click on Student Account -> press Confirm Enrollment -> follow the prompts. 
    • Failure to confirm enrollment by Friday, Aug. 16 will result in the course schedule being dropped. 
  • Satisfy your fall 2024 semester bill by Friday, Aug. 16, 2024: complete all financial aid requirements (if applicable), enroll in a payment plan, or make payment in full. Refer to your Web for Students account. 
  • Submit the online photo upload form by Friday, Aug. 16 to receive your photo ID card upon arrival. 

Suggested Items to Complete for Arrival

  • Send in required medical forms and documentation to the Student Health Center. 
    • Students have 30 days from the start of classes to submit the required documentation. 
  • Purchase a parking permit through Web for Students. For additional information on parking and traffic policies, including a campus parking map, please visit Parking Services.
    • Parking tags may be picked up at the University Police office in Brooks Hall. You must have vehicle registration and photo ID on you to pick up your parking permit.
  • Order textbooks and course materials online prior to the start of class. Textbooks can be shipped home or to the SUNY Morrisville Campus Store, but are not available for purchase at the on-campus store.

Schedule Highlights

A printed schedule will be provided upon arrival to campus. Your schedule will be personalized to the group you are assigned to. 

Click through each day to see what the mandatory programming of the day is. 

Move-In Day & New Student Orientation Begins!

Residential Student Move-In: 8:00AM - 2:00PM

Mustang Mentor Meetup: 2:30PM, Academic Quad

Meet your Mustang Mentor and New Student Orientation group. 

Mandatory Programming of the Day (beginning at 4:00PM)

  • Life on Campus - STUAC Theater. Student actors highlight potential real-life campus situations through various skits. A group discussion of campus support resources is included.
  • How College Changed My Life - Student Recreation Center. Jarod Benjamin shares the five questions that every first-generation student should consider before they step foot on a college campus. 
  • Residence Hall Meetings. Residential students only. Information will be provided at move-in. 

 

 

 

Academic Day

Mandatory Programming of the Day (beginning at 9:00AM)

  • School Meetings. Meet the Deans, administrators and faculty that will support your academic success.
    • School of Agriculture, Business & Technology - Student Recreation Center
    • School of Liberal Arts, Sciences & Society -  STUAC Theater
    • Nursing Department - Bailey Hall
  • Program Meetings. Meet your program faculty and peers, learn about program expectations, and explore your new community. 
    • Locations provided in final schedule. 
  • Welcome & Class Photo. Grab your 2024 t-shirt at the Athletic Stadium and join us on the turf for a welcome from President David Rogers and a class photo. 
  • Confronting Ourselves: Promoting Diversity, Cultural Competence & Inclusive Excellence - Student Recreation Center. Derek Greenfield leads this powerful participatory session challenging students to examine their own biases and work together to learn and achieve inclusive excellence.

Join us for an all-campus BBQ in the Administrative Quad (11:30AM - 2:00PM)

 

Other Programming

Check back soon!

Mandatory Programming of the Day (beginning at 10:00AM)

  • Stressed is Desserts Spelled Backwards. STUAC Theater. 
  • Being a Responsible Mustang: Morrisville Code of Conduct. Student Recreation Center. 
  • Sustainability Workshop. Student Recreation Center.

Other Programming

Check back soon!

Community Building Programming

Meet at the Athletic Stadium to sign your team up for Morrisville's Amazing Race for a chance to win! 

More information to come.

Additional Information


Transportation from NYC to Campus

Megabus will have buses traveling to the SUNY Morrisville Campus from NYC Port Authority on Thursday, Aug. 22. Tickets are available for purchase online at megabus.com. Seating is limited.

Incoming students in need of transportation from Syracuse or Utica to campus on Thursday, Aug. 22 should send an email to max@morrisville.edu with their ticket information at least 7 days in advance. Transportation in this scenario is not guaranteed. 

Dining Services Hours

Thursday, Aug. 22

Seneca Dining Hall: 11:00AM - 3:30PM & 4:00PM - 8:00PM

Smooth Jazzy Joz: 12:00PM - 8:00PM

Friday, Aug. 23

*Campuswide Picnic on the Administrative Quad from 11:00AM - 3:00PM

Seneca Dining Hall: 7:00AM - 10:30AM & 4:00PM - 8:00PM

Smooth Jazzy Joz: 12:00PM - 8:00PM

Saturday, Aug. 24

Seneca Dining Hall: 7:00AM - 10:30AM, 11:00AM - 3:30PM, & 4:00PM - 8:00PM

Smooth Jazzy Joz: 12:30PM - 6:00PM

Mustang Alley: 5:00PM - 10:00PM

Sunday, Aug. 25

Seneca Dining Hall: 7:00AM - 10:30AM, 11:00AM - 3:30PM, & 4:00PM - 8:00PM

Smooth Jazzy Joz: 12:30PM - 6:00PM

Copper Turret Restaurant

Tuesday - Friday, 11:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Saturday from 2 - 9 p.m. 

Reservations are recommended by calling 315.684.6699. 

More about Dining

Bookstore Hours and Textbook Information

Textbooks & Course Materials

Students must order textbooks and course materials online prior to the start of class. Textbooks can be shipped home or to the SUNY Morrisville Campus Store. Textbooks are not available for purchase at the Campus Store.

Textbooks can be ordered through Web for Students -> Student Detail Schedule -> Buy Your Books, or through morrisville.ecampus.com.

Additional Course Materials can be purchased at the Campus Store or online at bookstore.morrisville.edu

Parking Permits

Students planning to have a car on campus can purchase their parking permit prior to arriving on campus through their Web for Students account. Parking passes may be picked up at the University Police office in Brooks Hall. Please note: You must have vehicle registration and photo ID on you to pick up your parking permit.

For additional information on parking and traffic policies, including a campus parking map, please visit Parking Services.