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Orange Family Connection Portal Strengthens University Community
Being Orange extends beyond the physical Syracuse University campus. It reaches across the globe to each parent, guardian and family member who supports their student.
In an effort to further promote awareness of and encourage involvement in the student experience, Parent and Family Services has launched The Orange Family Connection Portal. With the ease of free virtual access and interaction, the portal welcomes users to stay up-to-date on everything happening around campus.
The Orange Family Connection Portal will now be the primary form of communication between Parent and Family Services and families.
“It’s is a great way for families to become engaged in their student’s Syracuse University experience,” says Missy Mathis-Hanlon ’95, director of Parent and Family Services. “By creating a free account, the portal offers an easy way to review current communications, interact with the Orange community and share important information with their student(s).”
Accessing The Orange Family Connection Portal
Family members, supporters and guardians are encouraged to visit The Orange Family Connection instructional webpage for information on creating a free account, as well as customizing and navigating through the portal.
- Timely communications
- Calendar events
- Services, programs and resources
- Important deadlines
- Interactive newsfeed
- Customizable user profiles
Customized Campus Communications
The portal empowers users to quickly access important information and then easily share it with their students. The portal offers a variety of personalization features, allowing users to only receive information they find most important for themselves and their student. This includes the options of customizing based on communication interests and desired frequency.
Highlights include content communities based on a variety of interests and backgrounds, in addition to e-Newsletter frequency (e.g., weekly, monthly or quarterly).
Story by Madison Manczko ’24, intern in Student Experience Communications