Summer Orientation

We hope that you were able to join us for the student and family transitions workshop at summer orientation.  If you were unable to attend or need a refresher on the information shared, view our PowerPoint presentation “Student and Family Transitions” below.


  • Minor Consent - Permission to Receive Services Form (PDF)  - for students under 18 years of age to receive counseling services
  • Release of Information Form (PDF) - form used so current counselor/physician can speak to a counselor at SUNY Potsdam and provide a continuation of services for students
  • Bear Hugs From Home (PDF) - we distribute these postcards to new students in October.  Print out the postcard and write your student some supportive thoughts.  Please be sure to put your student’s registered name on the front, then place in an envelope and mail the completed postcard to our office so that it will be sent to the student when other students are receiving their cards.  Our mailing address is:  SUNY Potsdam, 44 Pierrepont Avenue, College Counseling Center, 131 Van Housen Hall, Potsdam, NY 13676.

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