First-Year and Transition Programs


SAGE Reference Guide
SAGE link


Program Information

Promise Stops- Event Attendance Form
Fredonia Promise Students can fill out this form each time they attend a Fredonia Promise event.

Promise Passport
List of students who have completed the attendance requirements per goal, as of 11/19/2015


Nov. 23-27- Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 7-11 - Dead Week (No co-circular activities)
Dec. 14-18- Exam Week



2015 Orientation Information


Class of 2019

Weekly Library Workshops
These 1 hour help sessions ROCK! Get help with apps, papers, presentations and more!


If you didn't make Activities Night, you can still get involved!
Click Here for listing of Student Clubs & Organizations



Click on the links below to watch a quick video on how to navigate the online housing process. E-mail with any questions.

Room Selection


Connect by TEXT 

Join the Transfer 2015 Remind 101 text message group

Join the First-Year 2015 Remind 101 text message group



Hello, New Students!

Orientation Hello

The Office of First-Year and Transition (FYT) engages and assists new students in developing a foundation of best practices and accountability for their academic and personal success at Fredonia.  We seek to connect first-year and transfer students to resources, tools, and information that promote positive social behaviors and academic confidence. This office communicates directly with new students, parents, and the campus community via email and social media about support services, special events, campus policies, and university traditions.

Please contact Erin Mroczka, Director of FY&T Programs at (716)673-3271. 

2015-2016 Student Handbook and
Living Guide

This handbook is intended to provide new students with detailed information about campus departments, resources, and policies during their transition to campus.

Check out our new online newsletter for incoming first-year
and transfer students this fall semester! 

FRED Notes

Fredonia's First 5 Steps
Accepted new students are encouraged to do the following 5 things ASAP!

1.) Pay your deposit (academic and housing, if applicable)

2.) Complete the online Health History Form for the Student Health Center

3.) Complete the online Housing Application, if you plan on living on campus

4.) Complete the online Course Survey in Your Connection    

5.) Register for a New Student Orientation Program 

Fall New Student Quick Checklist

Spring New Student Quick Checklist


Pay your deposit Immediately after being accepted.
You have 30 days to submit.
Register and  attend New Student Orientation Online registration begins April 15 for Summer Orientation, July 28 for Fall Orientation or December 1 for Spring Orientation.
Complete the Course Selection Survey Prior to attending an orientation session online through Your Connection. This will help design your preliminary schedule.
Complete the Housing Survey Prior to July 15 or December 15 online through Your Connection.
Submit your Health History Information Immediately following deposit and before attending an orientation session.
Accept your Financial Aid Award Please follow the directions listed on the back of your Award Letter.
Submit Final Transcripts to the Registrar Prior to the first day of classes.  This includes any AP, IB, CLEP or college course work you completed in high school.
Log-In to your FREDMail Account Regularly prior to the first day of class.
View your Transfer Evaluation Approximately 3 weeks after your acceptance to make sure everything is correct.
 View your Preliminary Course Schedule Prior to orientation. Available on Your Connection based on deposit date. You will have access to make changes after attending advising at an orientation.
View your e-bill At any time. Semester bills are due August 15 or January 15.
Complete all items on the E-services critical checklist Prior to move-in weekend.  This check list is designed to help you use Fredonia's technology tools and prep your mobile devices for use on campus.
Contact your Roommate Prior to first day of classes. Housing assignments will be sent home starting August 1.
Prepare for Move-In Prior to the first day of classes.  Detailed arrival instructions will be emailed to all new students two weeks before classes start.
Buy your books
Following orientation.  Look up your text requirements by class online.
Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram At any time!  Get connected to new students just like you!

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