As you embark on your unique Becoming Orange journey, we welcome you into the campus community and look forward to supporting your successful transition to Syracuse University. Throughout this time, the Office of First-Year and Transfer Programs (FYTP) will help you build a strong foundation for your future as a member of the Orange Community.

FYTP is your host for Syracuse Welcome, our award-winning orientation program for new students. The team is devoted to helping you make a successful and fulfilling transition. From the day you are accepted (as a first-year or transfer student) throughout your first year at Syracuse University, FYTP is your partner in academic excellence, getting to know our environments and starting your experience with confidence. Areas of support also include the following.

  • Becoming Orange Guidance
  • Friendly and Knowledgeable Staff Support
  • Networking
  • Social Programing
  • Syracuse Welcome Orientation (Students and Families)

Whether you live on campus or off, whether you’re a first-year or transfer student, FYTP is committed to eliminating the barriers between you and Becoming Orange. Ask the friendly and knowledgeable FYTP staff any question and they’ll point you in the right direction every time!

Office of First-Year and Transfer Programs
820 Comstock Avenue, Suite 310
Syracuse NY 13244