Golden Eagle Orientation

Take Flight at SUNY Brockport!

Welcome to the Golden Eagle Family! Golden Eagle Orientation is where your journey starts.

Orientation is when you truly take flight at SUNY Brockport. It is an exciting and important first step toward joining our community. We can’t wait to meet you and help you to navigate your time in college!

Golden Eagle Orientation is designed to help you:

  • Make connections with other new students and peers
  • Understand your course schedule and academic requirements
  • Find out how you can become involved on campus and make your mark
  • Learn about resources that will support you both on and off campus
  • Understand important policies and procedures

Meet our Orientation Staff

Golden Eagle Orientation Summer 2023 Dates

All orientation sessions during the month of July are overnight sessions, designed to give our incoming students the best possible introduction to life at Brockport. Even if you will be commuting to campus or live in Brockport, the overnight experience is mandatory.


  • July 10-11
  • July 13-14
  • July 17-18
  • July 20-21
  • July 24-25
  • July 27-28

NYC Session

A special GEO: NYC session will take place on August 5 th at the SUNY Global Center at 116 E 55 th St, New York, NY 10022 for our downstate students.

Please be on the lookout for more information about all of our orientation sessions, along with registration details, at the end of March.

Transfer Golden Eagle Orientation Dates

Transfer students will have the option to attend our overnight sessions during the month of July, or one of several half-day sessions offered following the end of the semester. Dates for these sessions will be announced at the end of March.


We know the transition to college life can involve families and friends, and Golden Eagle Orientation is designed to help these groups too! Students attending an overnight session are permitted to bring up to two (2) adult guests. Guests will attend separate, but concurrent information sessions designed to ease your transition into life at Brockport. Accommodations will be offered on campus for an additional fee.


If you have any questions about Golden Eagle Orientation, travel concerns, accommodation needs, or if you will be unable to attend one of these sessions, please contact us at

Get Ready!

We want to make sure you have all the information you need to make this transition as smooth as possible. Be sure to review our New Student Checklist to make sure you are caught up on all the information you need to be successful!

The First Year Orientation Programs fee covers all expenses associated with your first-year experience, including summer orientation, Welcome Week activities, first-year seminar related costs, and orientation events throughout the first semester. The $200 fee is placed on the student bill and cannot be waived.