Family Orientation

Fall 2020: Explore the Syracuse Welcome schedule today! For the latest information on health and safety precautions and updates from the University, please visit

From the start, parents, families and loved ones have witnessed the growth of their student. Continuing the tradition and as we welcome our new students, we also welcome their loved ones to experience the Becoming Orange journey.

Syracuse Welcome

Hosting events designed specifically for parents and families, Syracuse Welcome encourages students’ loved ones to participate in their own unique Orientation.

From Monday, Aug. 10-Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, parents and families are invited to experience their own virtual Orientation. To register and for additional information, please visit the 2020 Virtual Welcome Week for Parents and Families  webpage.

Exploring Syracuse

To support students' fall 2020 transition to campus, please explore this list of hotels offering reduced rates for student quarantine.

If interested in exploring the local community, don’t miss your chance to experience Syracuse Restaurants.

From local boutiques, markets and malls discover Syracuse shopping attractions.