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Oneonta, NY 13820
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Orientation for Fall 2014 New Students

Congratulations on making SUNY Oneonta the destination for your academic future. In order to make that future a reality, all new students are required to attend an orientation session before they begin attending classes. Students will receive the same information and appropriate advisement at all sessions.

In order to attend an orientation session, students must log into MyOneonta, fill out their advisement form, enroll in a session, AND complete the ONE, SUNY Oneonta's Online pre-orientation information course. Information on how to enroll in a session will be posted in MyOneonta.

As you look at the dates below, please keep in mind that in order to attend, students MUST be enrolled in the session. We do not take walk-in registration at any of these dates. We are only able to accommodate 140 students at each session. Registration for orientation will be made availabe in beginning April 28 for all accepted and deposited students.


Freshman Sessions: July 2-3, 7-8, 10-11, 14-15, 17-18, 21-22, and August 21-22


Transfer Sessions are divided by major



June 24

Education and Human Ecology Majors



June 26

Math, Science, and Social Science Majors



June 30

Business, Humanities, and Fine Arts



August 21-22

All Majors

Students who attend a session in June or July will move into their residence halls on August 23 or 24. Classes will begin the 25th of August. Students who elect to attend the August 21-22 session will move into their room assignment between 8am-11:30am on the 21st. Orientation will start at 12:30pm.If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at