What it Means to be Orange
Orange was voted in as Syracuse University’s official color in 1890. Today, orange isn’t just a color—it’s a way of life.
From customizing their education, to gaining real world experience from industry leaders, Syracuse students are bold. They stand out from the crowd. We believe a single person can make an impact, and the Orange Family can change the world. Here’s what our students say:
- Harry Dydo ’20 inspires with a smile
- Remembrance Scholar Hanz Valbuena ’19 connects communities
- Justine Legg ’20 takes her work beyond the classroom
- All-American Santita Ebangwese ’19, G’20 sets up for success
- Avery Callahan ’19 pursues his interest in helping the community
- Veteran Katy Quartaro ’18 studies to make the world a safer place
- Senior Ryan Patel ’19 demonstrates orange spirit every day
- Student-athlete Miranda Ramirez ’20 balances tennis and coursework
- Ethan Russell-Benoit ’19 crafts his own student experience
What does #BeOrange mean to you?
Syracuse is recognized as a student-focused, global research university renowned for academic rigor, richly diverse learning experiences, and a spirit of discovery.
The Syracuse University community looks forward to welcoming you to campus, and has provided information to make your visit enjoyable and convenient.
Here you'll find comprehensive campus maps to academic buildings, residence halls, parking, directions, and more. Soon, you'll be leading the way.
Syracuse University’s comprehensive and efficient shuttle service can take you to locations throughout campus, while safety escorts are available on-call for night-time activities
The University’s bookstore is a primary resource for textbooks, general interest books, art and office supplies, and even a custom framing shop.
With campuses and centers across the nation and the world, we seek, nurture, and maintain partnerships that provide real-world opportunities and benefits for students, faculty, businesses, organizations, and communities.
Syracuse University’s Vision and Mission reflect our history and strengths, while leveraging opportunities highlighted by Chancellor Kent Syverud.
What's next for you is first priority for us. This commitment is reflected in the University's mission, which is to both attract and engage the best students from around the world, and support them with a personalized and academically rigorous experience.
The history of Syracuse University may date back to 1870, but that doesn't mean we're caught in the past.
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We are a university with a culture of high expectations for everyone—and a work ethic to match.
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