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Newly Accepted Students
Congratulations on your acceptance for admission to the Graduate School at SUNY New Paltz. You have made the decision to advance yourself academically and professionally, and now the next step is to confirm your enrollment for the semester.
- Log into http://my.newpaltz.edu
- Enter your New Paltz Computer User ID (NPCUID) in the “Username” field. If you do not know your NPCUID, you may look it up using your personal e-mail address.
- Enter your NPCUID password in the "Password" field. If you have not created a password for your NPCUID or have forgotten your password, please create a new one.
- Press the “LOGIN” button
- After you have logged in, click on the “Applicant” tab to reach the “Application Menu” page.
- Follow the link on the Application Menu to submit your decision. From here you can confirm your enrollment*, decline your offer of admission, or request a deferral of matriculation.
Once you have confirmed your intention to enroll and submitted your deposit, you will be assigned an advisor and be eligible to register for classes. The non-refundable deposit reserves a seat within your graduate cohort and is applied towards your first semester of tuition.
If you are having problems logging in due to your user ID and password, please contact the Student Help Desk at (845) 257-3597, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or in person in Humanities 103.
After you have confirmed your enrollment, you will be assigned an advisor. Email your professor to schedule a time to review your class options, develop a plan of study and release your registration clearance.
Once you have been cleared to register for classes, log into my.newpaltz again and click on the Registration link on the left sidebar. Click Add/Drop Classes. REGISTRATION TIP: Look up your CRNs (Class Registration Numbers) on the Schedule of Classes prior to registration is the quickest way to register for your classes.
Health Report and Physician’s Certificate of Immunization
Besides meeting with your advisor, you will need to hand in your Health Report and your Physician’s Certificate of Immunization. All new students, regardless of age, number of credits taken, or previous college attendance, are required by New York State to submit the Health Report and Physician’s Certificate of Immunization. Visit the Student Health Center website for the necessary forms and instructions. This form needs to be received by the Student Health Center before the first day of classes.
You can pay in one of three ways:
- Online through my.newpaltz.edu
- You can use Visa, Mastercard, American Express or ACH check.
- You can use Visa, Mastercard, or American Express
- Send to: Office of Student Accounts
SUNY New Paltz
1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY 12561
Email your program coordinator to find out if your specific program has an orientation. You can find your program coordinator’s contact information here.
A New Paltz email (Outlook) account will be generated for you upon course registration.
Check your Outlook account regularly, or have your messages forwarded to a personal account. All correspondence including student invoices and notification of financial awards will be made via your New Paltz account.
To access your campus email, click the Outlook link on the www.newpaltz.edu homepage.
Your SUNY New Paltz ID number has already been sent to you. Additionally, in order to use the library and access campus facilities, all students must present a valid ID card. To purchase your $20 ID card, go to the ID/ Meal Plan office in the Student Union Building (SU), Room 64. If you have questions, call the ID office at (845) 257-3034
All students planning to use the parking facilities must obtain a parking hang-tag from the Parking Office in the Haggerty Administration Building (HAB), Room 35. Commuter hang tags are available for $60/year or $30/semester. You may download the application form here.
Students, faculty, and staff can ride a free local New Paltz shuttle around the Village and Town of New Paltz if they show their student of faculty/staff ID card. For more information, visit: www.newpaltz.edu/newpaltzloop.
Traveling beyond New Paltz
There are buses and trains available for travel beyond New Paltz. Information for the Ulster-Poughkeepsie bus link to the train station can be found here.
New Paltz has two main grocery stores (Super Stop-n-Shop and ShopRite), three health food stores (Earthgoods, Health & Nutrition Center, and My Market), farm markets and a wealth of different dining options. You may view a listing of local eateries here.
Dining on campus
Dining on campus is available at the Hasbrouck Dining Hall, Jazzman’s cafes, Oscar’s, and the Backstage Café. You can find menus and operating hours of each location here.
You can also buy a commuter meal plan through the ID/Mealplan office if you want to be able to eat more meals on campus.
You may choose to purchase books before classes begin, or wait to receive the book list on the first day of class. If you wish to purchase books before classes begin, you may contact the Campus Bookstore at (845) 257-3050.
The Sojourner Truth Library is the provides you access to a large collection of physical books and research materials, computers to access online research, multimedia research, and research librarians to assist you. You must have your student ID card and be current on your tuition to check out books. You may find information on the library here.
We do not offer on-campus housing for graduate students.
Center for International Programs
Off-Campus Housing Bulletin Board
Local newspapers, which can be found at: www.newpaltz.org, or searching online for New Paltz apartments.
Apartment Complexes near SUNY New Paltz
SUNY New Paltz neither collaborates with, nor endorses any particular company or landord. Below is a list of apartment complexes close to campus which may have apartment rentals available. These complexes may be a good place for you to start looking when considering moving. For apartments in New Paltz, we provided directions to take while bike riding, as it may be the most optimal form of transportation while living in town. You should still look online to see other apartment complexes not listed here, and see what other rental units are available by other renters in Ulster, Orange, and Dutchess County. Most of the websites here will give you a comprehensive guide to the how much rent costs, what the floor plans are for each apartment offered along with photos, and what type of amenities are offered.
New Paltz, NY
New Paltz Garden 21 Colonial Dr.; 7 Minute Bike Ride
Turtle Rock Apartments 10 Turtle Rock Ct.; 7 Minute Bike Ride
Southside Terrace Apartments 4 Southside Ave.; 4 Minute Bike Ride
Windsor Court Apartments 5 Southside Ave.; 4 Minute Bike Ride
Next places to look into:
Wappingers Falls, NY
Imperial Gardens 5118 Princess Cir.; 37 Minutes Driving
Chelsea Ridge Apartments 1 Chelsea Ridge Mall; 34 Minutes Driving
Grand Pointe Park 161 Clubhouse Dr.; 30 Minutes Driving
Collegeview Apartment Homes 141 Fulton Ave.; 29 Minutes Driving
Fairview Garden 90 Fairview Ave; 28 Minutes Driving
Skytop Village Apartments 233 Skytop Drive; 28 Minutes Driving
Tuition and Fees
|Student Activity Fee||$105.00||$105.00||n/a||$105.00||$105.00||n/a|
|Health Insurance (conditional)||*/**||*/**||n/a||*/**||*/**||n/a|
|TOTAL PER TERM||$6,371.00||$12,266.00||$7,019.50||$8,216.00||$12,911.00||$9,234.50|
|TOTAL PER YEAR||$12,742.00||$24,532.00||$14,039.00||$16,432.00||$25,822.00||$18,469.00|
*Full-time graduate students (registered for 12 credits or more) are required to have health insurance. Contact Student Accounts for more information. ** All rates are subject to change without notice.
- Tuition -- www.newpaltz.edu/student_accounts
- Time Payment Plan -- https://www.newpaltz.edu/student_accounts/time-payment-plan/#d.en.143373
- Billing Information -- www.newpaltz.edu/student_accounts/billing-information
- Financial Aid -- www.newpaltz.edu/financialaid
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