Starting on Tuesday, Dec. 6, when the Syracuse University men’s basketball team hosts Oakland University, fans will no longer need cash to pay for parking at campus events. The University’s Parking and Transportation Services department has transitioned to a cashless…
Volunteers Needed: Syracuse Welcome, Family Weekend
A tradition as strong as the color orange itself on the Syracuse University campus is the annual outpouring of campus community member volunteers for milestone student experience events such as Syracuse Welcome, Family Weekend and more.
“Welcoming smiles, friendly greetings, unwavering support and campus community connections are what combine when helping to create an unsurpassed student experience,” says New Student and Family Programs Director Carrie Grogan Abbott.
“All are invited and encouraged to further connect with our students, families and supporters as we continue to grow memorable Syracuse University traditions,” says New Student and Family Programs Director Missy Mathis-Hanlon.
Registering for Volunteer Opportunities
Fitting for a variety of schedules and comfort levels, there are volunteer opportunities and trainings to help all support the student experience. Following registration, volunteer training details will be emailed (@syr.edu). Visit the New Student and Family Programs Volunteer webpage for more information.
Syracuse Welcome Move In | Aug. 23-25
Alongside 50 student Orientation Leaders and over 500 students serving as the 78th Goon Squad team moving belongings in, faculty and staff volunteers are needed to help greet incoming students and families. Complete the Volunteer Registration Form by Monday, Aug. 15.
Citrus in the City | Aug. 27
As a pillar event of Syracuse Welcome, faculty and staff volunteers help support memorable student experiences through wristband distribution, line management and more. Complete the Volunteer Registration Form by Monday, Aug. 15.
Family Weekend | Oct. 14-15
Helping to further strengthen campus connections among families, supporters and students, faculty and staff volunteers help with greeting, wayfinding, souvenir distribution and more. Complete the Volunteer Registration Form by Friday, Sept. 30.