Preparing for College

As a student preparing for post-secondary education you may find the following information to be helpful. There are many websites that provide information about transitioning to higher education including the ones listed below. These websites generally assist in providing answers to many of the questions students in transition from high school to post-secondary institutions may have including helping students to determine disability-related needs and assessing college readiness skills.

Admissions

The Syracuse University Office of Admissions is located in 100 Crouse-Hinds Hall. Crouse-Hinds Hall has an automatic door at the entrance, accessible restrooms, and accessible drinking fountains.

Accommodation(s)

If you are a student with a disability in need of accommodation during the admissions process (e.g., interview, campus tour, etc.) please contact the Office of Admissions to make a request regarding your specific needs. Prospective students are encouraged to contact the Office of Disability Services to discuss any disability related questions or concerns regarding campus accessibility. Disability related documentation should be sent directly to the Office of Disability Services.

Contacts

Syracuse University
Office of Undergraduate Admissions

100 Crouse-Hinds Hall
900 South Crouse Avenue,
Syracuse, NY 13244-2130
Telephone:(315) 443-3611
http://www.syr.edu/futurestudents/undergraduate/index.html

Syracuse University
Graduate School

200 Bowne Hall
Syracuse, NY 13244
Telephone: (315) 443-2543
http://www.syr.edu/gradschool/index.html

Financial Aid & Scholarship Program

Information regarding financial aid, including scholarships and fellowships for all students, including specific information for students with disabilities, can be obtained from the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship Programs. The Office is located in 200 Archbold North. Archbold North has a push/pull accessible entrance, accessible restrooms and an elevator/lift.

Phone: (315) 443-1513 

http://financialaid.syr.edu
Financial Aid for Students with Special Needs: 
http://financialaid.syr.edu/Bulletinboard.htm
Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities:
 http://www.finaid.org/otheraid/disabled.phtml

Office of Orientation and Transition Services

The Office of Orientation and Transition Services (OTS) hosts Syracuse University’s new student orientation programs including the coordination of programs and leadership initiatives geared toward easing the transition of new students into the Syracuse University community.
For more information: 
http://orientation.syr.edu

SummerStart

Summer Start is an opportunity offered to high school students to ensure a smooth transition from high school to college. The program provides pre-freshmen with an opportunity to become familiar with Syracuse University while earning college credit. If you are a student with a disability in need of accommodation while participating in this program, it is important that you contact the Office of Disability Services as early as possible regarding any specific accommodation needs.
For more information: 
http://summerstart.syr.edu

Summer College

Summer College through Syracuse University provides high school students with opportunities to explore study and career interests while earning college credit. If you are a student with a disability in need of accommodation while participating in this program, it is important that you contact the Office of Disability Services as early as possible regarding your specific needs.
For more information: 
http://summercollege.syr.edu

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