New Student Orientation
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New International Student Orientation 

Spring 2023


Official Arrival

Wednesday, January 18, 2023
JFK International Airport 

International students living on campus

Wednesday, January 18, 2023
5-7 p.m. | Gage Hall

International students living off-campus

Thursday, January 19, 2023
9 a.m. | Lecture Center South Lobby


Thursday, January 19, 2023
9:30 a.m. | Lecture Center South Lobby


Monday, January 23, 2023

*Please note that ALL dates and locations are subject to change based on evolving COVID-19 protocols. Any changes to the above dates or locations will be communicated to students. 

Please be sure to monitor your email for important information and updates from International Student Programs. We look forward to welcoming you to campus!


What will you do during Orientation?

Orientation is a mandatory experience for ALL new students.

  • By completing the orientation, you will: 

  • Learn important information about being a New Paltz student.

  • Students will be required to present immigration documents with the International Student Programs Office.

  • There will also be time for social activities.

  • ​For first-year and transfer students living on campus, you will check into your Residence Hall.

International Student Guides.

Below you will find the link to the International Student Guides.
They provide information to resources available to you at SUNY New Paltz.  Each PDF provides general information about campus services, including websites, contact information and office hours & locations.

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