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Welcome to the Big Blue family!

You are an important part of Fredonia's family. College is a significant investment and milestone for your student. We know you may have questions and we want to provide you with answers. Our goal is to help you and your student transition to Fredonia as smoothly as possible and have a successful first semester.  

1. Join the Parent/Guardian Email List

You are encouraged to register the names and emails of up to 2 individuals per student who may want to receive important updates and information from Fredonia.
Complete parent/guardian email form

2. Review the New Student Enrollment Guide & Checklist 

We have created an interactive New Student Enrollment Guide that will help you and your student complete a series of next steps to finalize their enrollment and registration. This guide provides “how to” like instructions as well as links to campus resources available to answer questions you may have.

Parent & Student Q&A Sessions:

These sessions offer topic-specific information to assist new students and their families to complete enrollment requirements and learn how to have a successful start to their Fredonia journey. Campus experts and leaders will be available to answer questions and provide helpful "how-to" information.

We hope you join us for these evening online open sessions from 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.  Just click on the link below the topic to register for the session you are interested in participating in.

January 31 - Next Steps to Enrolling

February 7 - Financial Aid & Billing

 New Student Enrollment Timeline

  • Log into "Your Connection" to find e-Services username and password day after deposit
  • Check FREDmail using e-Services username and password days after deposit
  • Complete online "FREDReady Mini-Course" and enrollment requirements in July or December
  • Participate in academic advisement and finalize a course schedule in July or December
  • Upload photo for FREDCard in July or early January
  • Review e-Bill by mid July or mid January 
  • Arrival and move-in instructions are sent to a student's FREDMail by August 1 or January 5
  • New Student Orientation schedule is sent to a student's FREDMail by August 1 or January 5
  • Housing assignments sent to a student's FREDMail
  • Immunization records due August 1 or January 20 to the Student Health Center
  • Semester bill is due August 15 or February 15
  • Purchase/Order textbooks
  • New Student Orientation takes place the weekend before classes begin
  • First day of class is Monday, August 26, 2024 or Monday, January 22, 2025

New Student Enrollment Guide

Student Move-in Guide

New Student Move-In will take place on August 22-23, 2024.  Specific arrival directions and details will be emailed to students.

Meal Plans (per semester), 2024-2025

Meal plans are available for both on and off campus students. There are some requirements for those students living on campus with regards to specific meal plans. 

Enrollment and Balance

Resident Meal Plan Options

 Meal Plan costs are per semester and are tax exempt. May be used Sunday through Saturday during normal business hours.

1$3,595Meals: 21 per week Points: 300 per semester Feed-a-friend: 5 meals
2$3,415Meals: 19 per week Points: 425 per semester Feed-a-friend: 5 meals
3$3,275Meals: 14 per week Points: 425 per semester Feed-a-friend: 5 meals
4$3,130Meals: 10 per week Points: 425 per semester Feed-a-friend: 5 meals
5$3,100Meals: 7 per week Points: 700 per semester Feed-a-friend: 5 meals
6$3,225Points: 2825 Feed-a-friend: 5 meals
7*$2,850Meals: 7 per week Points: 400 per semester Feed-a-friend: 5 meals
* Plan 7 is for Juniors and Seniors only.

Commuter Meal Plan Options

PlanCost Details

Points Plan All Points Meal Plans available for Commuter Students. 

Commuter Students may also select any Residence Meal Plan.

* C-75 must be purchased as the FSA Office in Gregory Hall. This plan cannot be selected online thru myFSA, as is not added to your semester e-bill.

Cranston Marche Points Prices

Points prices for all-you-care-to-eat dining.


Student Meal Plans Accepted

Convenience Store X
Cranston MarcheXX
FSA Cafes and ConcessionsXX
Willy C’sXX

Meal Allowance

  • In exchange for using a meal in Willy C’s, Cafes, and Concessions you are given a retail allowance of $8.50. 
  • In exchange for using a meal at Starbucks you are given a retail allowance of $6.00.

Rollover Points

  • Unused points at the end of the Fall Semester may be rolled over to the Spring semester as long a meal plan is selected for Spring. 
  • Rollover points may not be used to reduce the cost of your Spring Meal Plan. 
  • There is no rollover from Spring to Fall.


FREDFunds Account (per semester), 2024-2025

FREDFunds Brochure


Resources for parents

Who do I call?

We have created a list of offices across campus who can give to answers on a variety of topics.

Student Health Center

The Student Health Center is committed to providing quality and accessible health care through education and coordination with specialists and primary care providers.

Counseling Center

The Counseling Center promotes student’s mental health, wellness, growth and development.


The Faculty Student Association (FSA) oversees dining services, Fredonia ID cards, the University Bookstore, and more.

Family Weekend

The Office of Campus Life plans Family Weekend each fall.

NY Alert

NY-Alert is a secure, web-based emergency text, email and voice message alert system used during an emergency. Students can add phone numbers for parents/family members to receive emergency alerts.

University Police

The University Police Department is fully accredited and its officers are fully trained and authorized to enforce all state and local laws. UPD officers are always on duty and on patrol across campus, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Student accounts

Our staff is dedicated to helping you meet your personal financial responsibilities to Fredonia by providing courteous service and several payment options.