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Student Orientation and Registration

2015 - First-Year Orientation

To register for First-Year Orientation,
please call The Center for Student Development at 845-257-3088

Orientation Confirmation Brochure 2015

Click here to see the confirmation brochure you'll be receiving in the mail featuring important things to know about your Orientation session

Checklist of Things to Bring

  • $20 for your college ID card (Please bring a valid ID with you — driver's license, passport, birth certificate, etc.)
  • Sheets, pillow, pillowcase, towels, and a blanket
  • Alarm clock
  • Hair dryer
  • FAN! (Residence hall is not air conditioned)
  • A few bottles of water or water bottle
  • Soap, toiletries, and bath caddy
  • Casual clothes and comfortable walking shoes
  • Spending money for vending machine and snacks
  • Favorite songs for group lip sync
  • White clothing items for tie-dye
  • Umbrella
  • Know your housing key code


Fill out your incoming college course information online before arriving to Orientation.

1. Log into
2. Click on the Applicants tab
3. Click "Update your AP/College Info for Orientation"

Update AP/College Info for Orientation

For more information about Academic Advising, click here:
Academic Advising Center at New Paltz




Welcome to our community!

The entire Orientation staff is planning for your arrival on campus this summer, and we look forward to meeting you. Look out for upcoming information outlining the Orientation program, which provides a meaningful and successful beginning to your college career.



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