Checklist for Admitted Students

Before arriving on campus, please review ReadySet, Syracuse University’s online guide to preparing for your arrival. 

Spring 2018 ArrivalLink

Many first-year and transfer students begin their enrollment in January. Winter Welcome 2018 is the weekend right before the start of spring classes, which begin Tuesday, January 16, 2018. This weekend program will cover all the information you need for a successful start to the semester. You’ll want to review ReadySet and the Winter Welcome Guide in the weeks prior to your arrival on campus.

Checklist for Admitted StudentsLink


1.

Complete your Admissions Acceptance Form (AAF)Link

This online form is accessible on MySlice. If you have not activated your NetID, you will need to do so to access your AAF. Visit Information Technology Services, click “Activate Your NetID” and follow the instructions.

If you experience technical issues while completing the Admission Acceptance Form (AAF) please email enmgit@syr.edu. Provide as much information as possible, including contact information for follow-up.


2.

Make your advance tuition payment of $500Link

This payment tells us that you plan to attend Syracuse University. Please make this and the advance housing payment together, utilizing the payment options available on the Admission Acceptance Form. A record of your payments will be kept to show you have paid part of your first semester.

This advance tuition payment is not required of admitted students who are dependents of Syracuse employees. Higher Education Opportunity Program students admitted to Syracuse do not have to pay the advance tuition or advance housing payment.

International Students:

If you cannot get funds for these payments because currency is restricted in your country, you must still send all the forms. Please send a letter explaining why your payment is delayed. If you are being sponsored by a scholarship agency or by government funds, you should also send a copy of your letter of sponsorship and instructions on how bills are to be paid.


3.

Make your advance housing payment of $450Link

This payment reserves a room for you and can be returned if you request a refund before June 1 (fall applicants) or January 1 (spring applicants). Please make this and the advance tuition payment together, utilizing the payment options available on the Admission Acceptance Form. A record of your payments will be kept to show you have paid part of your first semester.

Once your payment is processed, you will receive an e-mail from the Syracuse Housing Office to your syr.edu email account confirming your access to the online Housing and Meal Plan application.

Higher Education Opportunity Program students admitted to Syracuse do not have to pay the advance tuition payment and advance housing payment.

Transfer Students:

If housing is unavailable when you apply, your advance payment will be refunded to you.

International Students:

If you cannot get funds for these payments because currency is restricted in your country, you must still send all the forms. Please send a letter explaining why your payment is delayed. If you are being sponsored by a scholarship agency or by government funds, you should also send a copy of your letter of sponsorship and instructions on how bills are to be paid.


4.

Submit your monthly payment plan application, if desiredLink

If you're interested in setting up a monthly payment plan, download the Monthly Payment Plan form [PDF, 49KB]. Fill out the form and mail to the Bursar at:

Bursar Operations
102 Archbold North
Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY 13244-1140
Fax to: 315.443.3630
Email to: bursar@syr.edu


5.

Submit your final official high school transcriptLink

The transcript must be sent to us directly by your high school and must indicate proof of graduation. Mail the transcript to:

Syracuse University
Undergraduate Admissions Processing Center
716 East Washington Street, Suite 200
Syracuse, NY 13210

Transfer Students:

If you have earned fewer than 60 credits of college-level academic coursework, federal guidelines require us to have proof of high school graduation on file.

International Students:

Please submit official proof of secondary school completion. This could be a final secondary school transcript or a Leaving Certificate. The document must be sent directly by your school.


6.

Transfer Students: Submit your official college transcriptLink

The transcript(s) that lists your final collegiate grades should be sent to the recorder in the Syracuse college to which you’ve been admitted.


7.

Submit your health history and upload your immunization/physical formLink

Log into the patient portal at suhsportal.syr.edu, submit your health history and upload your immunization/physical form.


8.

Complete the health insurance waiver or enroll in the University-sponsored health insurance planLink

If you have U.S.-based and ACA-compliant health insurance, complete the online waiver via MySlice. Otherwise, you will be automatically enrolled in the University-sponsored health insurance plan. View the Student Health Insurance requirements for more information.


9.

International Students: Submit sponsorship letters, if requiredLink

Once you’ve submitted your Admission Acceptance Form and advance payments, please visit the International New Students page for more information on preparing for your arrival and SEVIS record transferring procedures.