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New Student Orientation

Welcome to SUNY Potsdam!

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Summer 2019 Orientation Dates

Session Dates
1 Wednesday, June 26 & Thursday, June 27
2 Monday, July 1 & Tuesday, July 2 (Bus)
3 Monday, July 8 & Tuesday, July 9
4 Thursday, July 18 & Friday, July 19 (Bus)
5 Monday, July 22 & Tuesday, July 23
6 Thursday, July 25 & Friday, July 26

College Credit

Have You Earned College Credit?

Advanced Placement (AP):

  • Exam scores of 3-5 earn credit
  • Official AP score report needed to grant credit – scores on high school transcript or from College Board

International Baccalaureate (IB):

  • Exam scores of 4-7 earn credit
  • Official IB score report and final high school transcript needed to grant credit – ask high school guidance department how to have IB score report sent

College courses (taken at the high school or at a college):

  • Contact Registrar at the college to request an official transcript

Credit earned while in the military:

  • Request official Joint Services Transcript (JST) at
  • Air Force – request official CCAF transcript

Please have official documentation sent to:
SUNY Potsdam
Office of Undergraduate Admission
44 Pierrepont Avenue
Potsdam, NY 13676

Refund Policy

Due to the logistics involved with planning orientation, no guest fees will be refunded within 48 hours of your scheduled orientation session. If you cancel 48 hours prior to your orientation session, refunds will be processed by the Office of Student and Family Transitions. Please call the office at (315) 267-2580 for us to process your refund.

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