First-Year Orientation

For undergraduate first-year students entering Fall 2021.

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About Golden Eagle Orientation

Orientation is an exciting and important first step in your college journey! We can’t wait to meet you and help you navigate this new experience, both in-person and virtually.

Golden Eagle Orientation is designed to help you:

  • Make connections with other new students and peers
  • Understand your fall course schedule and academic requirements
  • Find out how you can become involved on campus and make your mark
  • Learn about resources that will support you both on and off campus
  • Understand important policies and procedures

Orientation is required for all incoming students.


Registration & Schedules

SUNY Brockport has a two-part orientation process for incoming first-year students:

Part 1: Live Orientation Sessions have been completed.

Part 2: Complete a required online orientation module by August 16

  • After attending the half-day session, students will receive access to the online orientation module through their email and will have time to review this important information before the fall semester begins.

Students enrolled in the Educational Opportunity Program have a specific summer program. More information on the EOP Summer Program found here


Family GEO Program  

We are excited to support you and your student during this transition to SUNY Brockport! Live Orientation Session for families have concluded, but we are pleased to also offer an online orientation module that is specifically for family members! This includes relevant and customized information that family members can use to support their student. You can access these modules here.

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Get Ready!

The next several months are going to be full of excitement! We want to make sure you have all the information you need to make this transition as smooth as possible. Be sure to Visit Brockport Bound for a First-Year Student Checklist.

The First Year Orientation Programs fee covers all expenses associated with your first-year experience, including summer orientation, Welcome Week activities, first-year seminar related costs, and orientation events throughout the first semester. The $200 fee is placed on the student bill and cannot be waived.

Last Updated 7/30/21