Class of 2018

Class of 2018 E-Lert, Issue I

CONGRATULATIONS, CLASS OF 2018!

The Office of New Student Programs is excited to welcome you to Geneseo!  To help you connect with us, we've designed this e-newsletter series to keep you informed with helpful information about opportunities, resources, and support services available to you as a Geneseo student. 


MEET THE ORIENTATION STAFF

Orientation Advisors (OAs) are returning students who hold various leadership roles on our campus, and are here to assist with your transition to Geneseo.  OAs are dedicated students who have great pride in Geneseo and are eager to share their experience with each of you!  OAs receive extensive training and are available during sessions to answer questions, serve as resources and provide guidance to you and your family.  Each OA will have a small group of 10-12 first-year students they will work with through orientation.


Student Orientation Coordinators (SOCs)
 are students who have been OAs for at least a year.  They help plan OA recruitment and selection, assisting in planning OA training, process summer orientation reservations, and assist by answering phones.  Chances are you've probably spoken with one of them if you've called our office!


BEFORE YOU COME TO ORIENTATION AND MOVE TO CAMPUS

Have you completed the following items:

Paperwork to be completedWhen to completeSpecial Notes
Highschool transcriptsPrior to Orientation                  Needs to be sent to the Office of the Registrar in a sealed envelope.
Transcripts from any other colleges attended Prior to Orientation Needs to be sent to the Office of the Registrar in a sealed envelope.
Advanced Placement CreditsPrior to Orientation Needs to be sent to the Office of the Registrar in a sealed envelope.  Click here for a complete listing of AP Credits. 
Medical FormsPrior to the fall semesterInformation about medical forms can be found here.

Note: Don't forget to send an official copy of your transcript for any college courses taken in high school.  The official transcript should be sent directly from the college you took the course through.  


ORIENTATION WEBSITE & PRE-ARRIVAL INFO

At Geneseo, learning is more about discovery than a checklist of requirements to fulfill. But sometimes checklists are helpful when you're preparing to come to Orientation. We've made it easy with some helpful links, so check out the New Student Programs website for more details.

Important information about Summer Orientation.  


computer requirements

SUNY Geneseo requires incoming students to bring a laptop computer to Geneseo. This requirement has several benefits, including enabling students, faculty, and staff to take advantage of learning opportunities that exist only when every student in a classroom has a laptop; establishing a campus culture in which faculty and staff are increasingly willing and able to explore innovative and effective classroom and co-curricular uses of information technology; and encouraging students to develop essential computer skills.

Geneseo has a Microsoft Campus agreement that provides all students with Microsoft Office for free. Visit software.geneseo.edu for download information.

Should I bring a printer to campus? Geneseo offers student printing in every academic building and residence hall. Personal wireless printers will not work on our enterprise network. For more information about printing on campus, visit http://www.geneseo.edu/cit/printers

Computing & Information Technology (CIT) provides support for many computer and mobile device platforms. For questions about how your device will work on our network, contact the CIT HelpDesk at 585-245-5588 or helpdesk@geneseo.edu.


NOT SURE WHAT TO EXPECT at orientation?  LET US SHARE WITH YOU. 

We're busy preparing for your arrival at Summer Orientation.  Go behind the scenes with our Director of New Student Programs, Kim Harvey, and some of our Orientation Advisors.  


thanks for reading

If you have any questions, please contact us at orientation@geneseo.edu or by calling 585-245-5852.  Watch for the next issue in a few weeks!