SUNY Orange Application Instructions for Admission or Readmission

Online 2018 general application For Admission

*Please note, DO NOT APPLY FOR ADMISSION if you do NOT wish to obtain a degree (matriculate) from SUNY Orange*

 

Important notes BEFORE APPLYING FOR ADMISSION:

  • Please note, this application is not considered in the Health Profession review process. Students who are interested in one of our Health Profession Programs MUST fill out a separate Health Profession Application by the posted deadline. Complete information on our Health Profession Application process can be found by visiting the following link:

    SUNY Orange Health Profession Review

  • The Office of Admissions official method of communication will be through email. Please be sure to put a valid email address on your application and be sure to check it regularly.

  • To complete your financial aid application for the 2017-2018 academic year, please visit www.FAFSA.ed.gov. You may also get more information by visiting the SUNY Orange Financial Aid website.

iMPORTANT Dates to Consider:

  • January 2, 2018: Online application for Spring 2018 general admissions closes
  • January 5, 2018: Last date of placement testing (placement testing is first-come, first-serve; registration required)
  • January 8, 2018: Last online New START workshop (registering for classes is first-come, first-serve; New START workshop orientation required)
  • January 16, 2018: Spring 2018 semester begins
  • February 1, 2018: Fall 2018 health profession applications and materials due
  • May 21, 2018: Summer session I begins
  • July 2, 2018: Summer session II begins


Paths to Apply to SUNY Orange

New Students:

  • submit an online application for admission
  • submit application fee of $30
  • submit official high school transcript (with proof of graduation) or official GED Score Report and diploma
    • Note: All international credentials must be evaluated (www.naces.org) with a course-by-course description.
  • submit the Placement Test Waiver form if you have successfully completed a college-level English and/Math course with a grade of "C" or better. Waivers may also be granted for AP scores in appropriate courses with a score of "3" or higher.
  • all admitted students must complete the New START requirements. The Office of Admissions will email instructions on how students can complete the New START requirements once they have been accepted and completed the placement test results. Registration for classes is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Complete all requirements early!
    (*Proof of immunity to measles, mumps, and rubella must be submitted prior to attending a New START workshop)

Transfer Students:

  • submit an online application for admission
  • submit application fee of $30
  • submit official high school transcript (with proof of graduation) or GED Score Report and diploma
    • submit all official college transcripts (transfer credit evaluation process)
    • Note: If a transfer student has a college degree, a final high school transcript/GED does not need be submitted.
    • Note: All international credentials must be evaluated (www.naces.org) with a course-by-course description.
  • submit the Placement Test Waiver form if you have successfully completed a college-level English and/or Math course with a grade of "C" or higher. Waivers may also be granted for AP scores in appropriate courses with a score of "3" or higher.
  • all admitted students must complete the New START requirements. The Office of Admissions will email instructions on how students can complete the New START requirements once they have been accepted and completed the placement test results. Registration for classes is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Complete all requirements early!
    (*Proof of immunity to measles, mumps, and rubella must be submitted prior to attending a New START workshop)
  • Transfer EOP consideration: Transfer students must be admitted to SUNY Orange and have been previously ernolled in a similiar opportunity program such as EOP, HEOP, SEEK, College Discovery, or a simliar program at a post-secondary institution. Verification of prior status must be submitted to SUNY Orange EOP. For more information, please visit: http://www.sunyorange.edu/eop/transfers.shtml

Readmits:
*Readmit applicants are students who have not attended SUNY Orange for two or more consecutive semesters [excluding summer]:

  • submit an online application
  • submit application fee of $20
  • all readmitted students returning on academic probation must attend a Re-START advising and registration session
  • readmit students may not qualify for a placement test retest

**Important notes for all applicants**:

  • Students who have not completed the financial aid process, including non-submission of financial aid documents, will be responsible for making payment arrangements or full payment at the time of course registration. Please refer to the Bursar page for more information.
  • Students are mailed acceptance packets through the U.S. Postal Service; all subsequent communication is mainly through email.
  • If you are a U.S. citizen, but received your high school/secondary diploma abroad, you MUST take the Ability to Benefit (ATB) test. Please visit our placement testing website to register.