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Summer Orientation 2014 Details

Things to do BEFORE you arrive for Orientation:

  1. Submit your tuition DEPOSIT!  The deposit deadline is May 1.
  2. Reserve your spot for Orientation (available mid-April). Reservations will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. 
  3. Complete the Health Center's Medical Evaluation Form. Bring your completed form to Summer Orientation - the Health Center staff will be on hand to collect them and answer any questions you may have. Also visit the Immunization & Health Insurance Web site on Brockport Bound to ensure you have completed all necessary paperwork prior to the fall semester.
  4. Complete and submit the online Course Preference Survey  (available mid-April). THIS IS IMPORTANT!!! We build your fall course schedule using this survey. You will receive your completed course schedule at Summer Orientation. Contact Freshman Registration at 585-395-2314 or via e-mail with questions about the course selection process.
  5. Log on to your online accounts. sure to write down your usernames and passwords so you don’t forget them.


Program Cost - Students

The Freshman Orientation Fee ($200) is used to offset expenses associated with the College's orientation activities for freshmen. It is assessed to all students who enter as freshmen and covers the cost of the summer orientation, “Last Stop Orientation”  as well as course-related costs and orientation events during the first semester. Students who do not attend all orientation events are still assessed the fee.  Transfers with less than 24 credits are assessed the $200 freshman fee.  The Freshman Orientation Fee cannot be waived.

Family members pay an additional fee, detailed below.

Students in the Arthur O. Eve Opportunity for Higher Education Program attend a separate program and are not charged the fee.



Program Cost - Parents and Guests

$30/person ..... Parent/Guest Program Registration (program participation; includes light refreshments)


Additional Options

$9/person   ..... Lunch Ticket (Day 1 of Orientation - before the Welcome)

$20/person ..... Dinner ticket (Day 1 of Orientation)

$12/person ..... Breakfast ticket (Day 2 of Orientation)

$42/person ..... Overnight on-campus accommod ations in our new townhomes (this is the most cost-effective option if you are the only guest. Three or more guests should consider area lodging). 



When and Where to Arrive

Check-in is between 9 am and 12 pm. All students and guests can check in at MacVicar Hall, located on Residence Drive.

Parking is available lots P, Q and R, located across the street from MacVicar Hall.




Campus map

Area lodging


Taking a flight, train, or bus?

Upon request, we will provide a free shuttle between the Rochester International Airport* and campus for orientation!

Shuttle services are provided to guests who make arrangements prior to the day of their arrival. The shuttle is a first come, first serve basis.

Call (585) 395-5397 at least five days before your orientation session to make arrangements for pick-up.

The shuttle will pick you up at the Jet Blue ARRIVALS (downstairs, ground level) at 10:30 am and at the Bus/Train Station at 11am on the first day of each session. 

The shuttle will leave campus by 1 pm on day two of each session, arriving at the airport by 2 pm and the Bus/Train Station by 2:30 pm  Please plan your travel accordingly.

*This shuttle only runs between the Airport, bus terminal, and campus during orientation sessions, and will not make any other stops.


What to bring with you to Summer Orientation

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • Pillow and sheets (twin, extra long) or sleeping bag (we do not provide linens)
  • Towels and toiletries (soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, hair dryer, etc.)
  • A fan, if the weather is hot (our residence halls are not air conditioned)


Optional items to include

  • Alarm clock (we do provide wake-up calls)
  • Change for the vending machines
  • Money for souvenirs at the bookstore


DO NOT bring

  • Outside friends
  • Alcohol or drugs
  • Pets
  • Weapons


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Last Updated 4/28/14