Explore and grow your Becoming Orange journey with the Syracuse Welcome events below! The Fall 2020 Welcome Guide hosts additional helpful information.

Syracuse Welcome Schedule 

Schools/Colleges Schedule

Signature Event Schedule

  • Esports Night – Welcome each other to the Orange Esports community with some friendly Brawlhalla gameplay! Show off your skills and become the best brawler on campus! No experience necessary, all are welcome and encouraged to come join the fun. Join using the Barnes Center at The Arch Discord Server. Play as many games, with as many different people on the server for a chance to become the Syracuse University Welcome Big Brawler!
  • Virtual Paint Night – Join Orientation Leader Aiden Taylor from 8 to 10 p.m. (EDT), as they help you paint an Orange inspired masterpiece. The first 135 people to register will receive free art supplies. Do not miss the opportunity to make some art and new friends! Register for the Orange Blast! Virtual Paint Night today!
  • Virtual Character Artist – Don’t miss your chance from 8 to 10 p.m. (EDT), to have a live character artist draw you. Spaces are limited and early registration is encouraged. Learn more and reserve your spot today!
  • Virtual Netflix Watch Party – Starting at 8 p.m. (EDT), tune in to watch Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga on Netflix with other first-year and transfer students virtually!
    • Download and install the free Netflix Party Extension onto your Google Chrome browser.
    • After installing Netflix Party, you should see the "NP" button next to your address bar. If you do not see the "NP" button, select the puzzle icon located next to the address bar and pin the "NP" button to your Chrome toolbar.
    • To join, first log into your Netflix account.
    • Then select the "NP" button next to the address bar, and you should automatically join the party, or at  8 p.m. (EDT), select this link to join the watch party!

University Union and the Office of First-Year and Transfer Programs present a Smino concert to kick off the semester!

Register to attend the free Smino Concert today!

This special ceremony marks the opening of the University and the beginning of your career at Syracuse University. You and your family are invited to virtually receive this official welcome.  Explore these exciting virtual experiences today!