2015 NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION PROGRAMS
Fredonia offers many New Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration programs
for first-year students and transfers.
Program highlights include:
- Academic Advising and Registration
- FREDCard Processing (Photo ID and Meal Plan)
- Campus Information (Residence Life, Student Activities, Career Development, Financial Aid, Student Accounts
(billing), Vehicle Registration, Health Center, and Counseling Center)
- Connecting with other new students
Summer Orientation Programs
Fredonia's Summer New Student Orientation Programs are now complete. We had an exciting
season with more than 1000 first-year and transfer students in attendance! Students
who attended have fulfilled their orientation obligation and need NOT attend the fall
orientation on August 21, 2015.
Please be aware that your semester e-bill (due August 15) will reflect an orientation
fee for the student program you participated in. Please see the special note below
for more details. ($80 for Transfer -1 day program and $150 for first-year - 2 day
Fall semester arrival and move-in details are posted in the right hand column or on
the Welcome Fall 2015 page.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 2015
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Any new undergraduate student who has paid their deposit and was unable to attend
a summer orientation program, may register for the fall orientation program by clicking
on the registration link above.
(If you are a new international student, please refer click here to register for your orientation program. If you are a new graduate student, please contact the Graduate Office at 716-673-3808 for details about your orientation.)
Here are things you should be doing prior to the fall orientation program:
Log into Your Connection.
Enter your User Name: Your Fredonia ID Enter your
Password: Your date of birth mmddyy (if this is your first time logging in)
The system will walk you through a process to change your password and protect your
While in Your Connection, review your preliminary course schedule
Click the Student Tab
Click Concise Course Schedule Detail
Check your FREDMail ( Fredonia email)
If you have difficulty with your eServices username and password:
To begin, find your e-services user name and password in Your Connection
Click the Personal Information Tab
Click View Your User ID and Password
Your username and password will be listed under the Student IDs and Passwords section
Go to the FREDMail link (the little envelope icon at the top of the Fredonia home
Enter your eservices Username and Password
Follow the instructions above but, after you click on “View your User IDs and Passwords” under the Student IDs and Passwords section
Click on “To Reset your Passwords”
Click Next and follow directions then try logging into email at www.fredonia.edu (click on envelope icon in top right side of page)
Please be aware there will be a one-time, non-refundable orientation fee charged to
all new undergraduate students (first-year or transfer). This fee is reflected on
the semester bill. Students are assessed this fee even if they do not to attend orientation
Please contact Erin Mroczka, Director of First-Year and Transition Programs at Erin.Mroczka@fredonia.edu or (716) 673-3271 with any questions you may have. Please note that Erin Mroczka will be out of the office from July 19- July 27, 2015.
A New Student Checklist is now available online at the First Year and Transition Programs (FYT) web page.
Newly accepted students are encouraged to take a look at this ASAP!