Program Dates: July 10, 2016 - August 5, 2016
Form Submission Deadline: Friday, June 3, 2016
Students are asked to arrive on campus between noon and 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 10, 2016 and may depart after 3:00 p.m. on Friday, August 5, 2016. Note that any students who request earlier departure are still required to complete all assignments on their due dates.
Please read the following information and complete the necessary forms before Friday, June 3, 2016.
Under the Required Forms section, you will find three forms that must be printed, signed and sent to the address below or faxed to 585-245-5720. Please note that if you are already 18, the Parent Consent form will not be required.
Access Opportunity Programs (AOP)
Sturges Hall, Room 120
1 College Circle
Geneseo, New York 14454
The AOP Summer Orientation Data Form is an electronic form. You may click on it, answer the questions and hit submit at the end. This is the information we need to register you for the summer program, so make sure you answer all of the questions.
The AOP Pre-Testing and Parent Orientation Registration Form must be either faxed or mailed before the date of the pre-testing and orientation. Alternately, you may call the office at 585-245-5725 to let us know how many are coming.
Please view our summer brochure for more information.
All forms due by June 3, 2016
PLEASE NOTE: If you have requested a seat on the chartered bus from New York City to Steuben Hall, SUNY Geneseo, the bus will be leaving 1 Penn Plaza, West 33rd Street, between 7th and 8th Avenue (near Madison Square Garden - Manhattan) at 10:00 AM. So plan to arrive at that location on Sunday, July 10 by 9:30 AM. At the end of the summer program the bus will depart from Steuben Hall, SUNY Geneseo around 3:00 p.m. and return to the same location in NYC.
The participation fee for each session of the AOP Summer Orientation is $312.50 per week/per student. Fees cover all expenses, such as room, meals, course materials for Math and English, and academic advisement. For EOP students, these fees will be assumed by New York State's EOP grant.
Student Housing for Summer Program
All AOP Summer Orientation participants will be housed in Steuben Hall. Specific information regarding travel to SUNY Geneseo can be obtained by clicking here. Please note that information regarding the AOP Summer Orientiation will be sent to you via mail upon request only. All information and necessary paperwork can be downloaded from this website.
Pre-Testing Sessions for AOP Freshmen
Summer Program participants (EOP and TOP) are expected to attend a testing session on either in May 2016 (for NYC residents and surrounding counties) or June 2016 (for Upstate NY residents and surrounding counties). The focus of this testing will be on creating a writing sample to assist in the placement of students in summer courses that are appropriate to their writing skill level.
The AOP department will also host a Parent/Student Orientation following the student testing in June 2016 (exact date TBA) for NYC residents and surrounding counties, and June 2016 (exact date TBA) for residents of Upstate New York and surrounding counties from 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. During this orientation, specific information of concern to parents and students regarding the AOP department will be discussed, and all questions will be answered. There is no charge for this AOP Parent/Student Orientation. The dates and locations for these testing and orientation sessions are as follows:
June 2016 (exact date TBA)
State University of New York College of Optometry, 33 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036
*Students must bring a student ID to this testing location. Also no food or beverages will be allowed in the testing auditorium.
June 2016 (exact date TBA)
SUNY Geneseo, Newton Hall, Room 203, 1 College Circle, Geneseo, NY 14454
What to Bring
If there is a conflict with your participation in the designated AOP Summer Orientation Program session, you must contact the AOP office and speak with the Director of AOP.
The AOP staff may be reached by phone from 8:00 AM - 4:15 p.m., Monday through Friday at (585) 245-5725 or by fax at (585) 245-5720. You will receive an additional information packet before your orientation session that will assist you in planning your trip to campus.