Dear Members of the Syracuse University Community: The start of every new semester brings with it excitement and anticipation. This year, those emotions are heightened and for some include anxiety associated with a return to campus life during the COVID…
Winter Welcome to Take Place This Weekend
Syracuse University will welcome new students, returning Discovery students and their families for Winter Welcome 2020 from Jan. 10-12. The Office of First-Year and Transfer Programs hosts Winter Welcome, the new student orientation program for students joining campus for the first time in spring 2020.
Winter Welcome 2020 includes a host of academic, educational and social programs, including the New Student Convocation on Saturday, Jan. 11, at 10 a.m. in Setnor Auditorium. This year’s New Student Convocation speaker is Cathryn Newton, senior advisor to the chancellor and provost for faculty engagement and professor of interdisciplinary sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences. For the full list of programs, visit the Winter Welcome 2020 schedule [PDF].
In addition to the scheduled events and programs, several departments will be available to assist new and returning students on Jan. 11 and 12. Access the Winter Welcome 2020 University office hours here [PDF].
Students, faculty and staff interested in receiving emergency weather-related notifications during Winter Welcome, can sign up to do so by texting ‘Winterwelcome20’ to 67283.
For more information on Winter Welcome 2020, contact the Office of First-Year and Transfer Programs at 315.443.1012 or firstname.lastname@example.org.