Opening Weekend

Make the most of your Syracuse experience by getting involved. Get to know your faculty, staff, and classmates.

Special Events

Join us! The VPA Office of Student Success hosts college events for Opening Weekend, Family Weekend, and Commencement.

Opening Weekend

Syracuse University’s Office of First Year and Transfer Programs offers a complete guide to new student orientation and life at SU, including the new student orientation schedule and the VPA schedule of events.

Family Weekend

It is our pleasure to welcome you to campus for Family Weekend in the fall. We look forward to meeting you at the VPA Dean’s Breakfast, which is held on the Saturday of Family Weekend. The breakfast will be followed by an informal gathering and Q&A session with faculty.

SU’s Parents Office offers complete information on Family Weekend.

Commencement Weekend

SU’s 2018 Commencement Weekend is scheduled for May 11-13, 2018. Details and a schedule, including information on the VPA convocation, are posted as available on the Commencement website.