First-Generation

Welcome to the Orange community! We are excited that you’ve joined us and we look forward to supporting you throughout each phase of your personal Becoming Orange journey.

Being the first in your family or support system to go to college can be a challenging task. Not only are we here to help answer your questions, the Office of First-Year and Transfer Programs is here to help you define success, pursue your dreams and reach your goals. We’ve curated a list of helpful resources below, are happy to connect you with campus offices and ask that you do not hesitate to contact the team if you have questions or concerns. Past Syracuse Welcome and throughout your first year, our team will continue to share helpful resources and host events to help you build a community.

’Cuse First Pre-Welcome Program

Prior to Syracuse Welcome, this two-day program is designed to help new first-generation students connect, answers questions and prepare for their academic career. Explore the Pre-Welcome webpage for more information.

Additional Resources