SUNY New Paltz Orientation 2023

Congratulations and Welcome to
SUNY New Paltz!

Orientation plays an important role in the onboarding process for new students. The onboarding process began when you accepted your offer to New Paltz and will extend to the end of your first semester.

If you’ve received your acceptance letter for Fall 2024, we look forward to welcoming you soon. Bookmark this page to keep track of everything you need and the latest updates before you start your journey as SUNY New Paltz student.

Please continue to check this page regularly for the most up to date information on Orientation.

All new students are expected to attend the On-Campus New Student Orientation programs. See below for specific dates & details.


First-Year Orientation Dates:

FALL 2024 admits

Session 1: Wednesday, June 26 - Thursday, June 27 
Session 2: Tuesday, July 2 - Wednesday, July 3
Session 3: Monday, July 8 - Tuesday, July 9
Session 4: Thursday, July 11 - Friday, July 12
Session 5: Tuesday, July 16 - Wednesday, July 17

Sign-up is available through your Admission Status Portal

First-Year Information

Transfer/Second Degree/Readmit Orientation Dates:

FALL 2024 admits

Session 1: Thursday, May 9
Session 2: Tuesday, June 18
Session 3: Friday, June 21
Session 4: Tuesday, July 23
Sessions 5: Thursday, July 25

Sign-up is available through your Admission Status Portal

Transfer Information

President Darrell Wheeler Welcomes YOU!

Explore the Many Opportunities and Unique Programs New Paltz Offers:


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Additional Resources

Financial Aid

Student Accounts/Parking Permits

Disability Resource Center

Residence Life

Student Engagement and Orientation Programs

Student Health Services

Campus Dining Services

Campus Bookstore

The Children's Center


Questions? We are here for you. The Center for Student Engagement is working remotely, so please email us at orientation@newpaltz.edu or leave a message at 845-257-3088. Thank you and welcome to SUNY New Paltz!



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