We are very excited to welcome you to Syracuse University! Please plan to take part in celebrating the start of the Spring 2019 semester by attending the Winter New Student Convocation on Saturday, January 12th at 10am in Setnor Auditorium, Crouse College. This formal academic ceremony, featuring remarks from both the Chancellor and Provost, marks the opening of the University and the beginning of your career at Syracuse University. Immediately following the ceremony, join representatives from the University community for brunch and an overview of the services and resources available to grad students! Family members are welcome to attend!

 

Winter Convocation for New Students
Setnor Auditorium, Crouse College
Saturday, January 12
10:00am – 11:00am
Free parking is available in the Booth Garage

This formal academic ceremony, featuring remarks from both the Chancellor and Provost, marks the opening of the University and the beginning of your career at Syracuse University. Parents and families are welcome to attend. A direct shuttle to Convocation for South Campus residents will leave the Goldstein Student Center at 9:15 a.m.

Winter Welcome Brunch
Goldstein Auditorium
Saturday, January 12
11:00am – 12:00pm

Join academic administrators, representatives from the Graduate School, and other members of the University community as they welcome you to SU. Parents and family members are welcome to attend.

Campus Resources for Graduate Students
Lyman 132
Saturday, January 12
12:00 – 1:30 pm

Grad school is hard work! Don’t wait until your program is almost over to find out what SU can offer to support you along the way. Representatives from the Graduate School, the Graduate Student Organization (GSO), the Writing Center/Graduate Editing Center, SU Libraries, Information Technology Services (ITS), and the Office of Student Assistance will provide an overview of the services and resources available to promote your success and wellness as a grad student.

New Student Tailgate Party
Heroy Geology Building
Saturday, January 12
4:30 pm

Get energized for the basketball game while enjoying refreshments and the company of other new students! After the tailgate party concludes, students will depart from the Heroy Geology Building and walk to Gate F of the Carrier Dome to receive their ticket. One family member/guest is invited to join the fun!

Syracuse Orange Men’s Basketball Game
Carrier Dome (SU Campus)
Saturday, January 12
6:00pm

Cheer on the Syracuse Orange Men’s Basketball team as they host the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets inside the Carrier Dome! All new Graduate students will have the opportunity to receive one free ticket when they register for the Winter Convocation for New Students. If you would like to receive an additional complimentary ticket for a one family member/guest, please email zmschust@syr.edu by Thursday, January 10th at 12:00pm.