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fredonia.edu : Orientation

for First-Year & Transfer Students
Orientation, Advising & Registration

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Questions?
The Office of First-Year and Transition Programs can help!
Contact Erin at mroczka@fredonia.edu or orientation@fredonia.edu
(716) 673-3271

Arrival Details and Instructions

Fall 2016 Arrival Information

FRED Ready Check List
Things to do before August 20

New Student Quick Links
Residence Life
Health Center
Counseling Center
Meal Plans, ID, Textbooks
Academic Advising
Your Connection
Transfer Student Services

BEFORE YOU COME TO ORIENTATION

STEP #1
Pay your deposit
Please note: Once you make your deposit it will take 24 hours before the Your Connection link will be ready

STEP #2
RSVP to attend New Student Orientation starting April 15, 2016
First-Year and Family Orientation
Transfer Orientation

STEP #3
Log into Your Connection
Find your e-services log-in information  in Your Connection so you can access your Fredonia email and
Complete the Course Survey information.

STEP #4  
Complete your Health Information for Incoming Students
This must be done before you can go to classes!

STEP #5
Residence Life Information
Complete your housing application if you plan on living on campus.

 


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FERPA - Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974

 

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2016 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


 

SAVE THE DATE

Fall New Student Orientation Program
FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 2016
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

This program is for any new incoming student (first-year or transfer) that was unable to attend a Summer Orientation Program in June or July.  Eligible students will receive an email before August 1, 2016 inviting them to register online for this program.

Please contact the First-Year and Transition Programs Office at
716-673-3271 with any questions or email us at orientation@fredonia.edu

Please be aware that the FY&T office will be closed

July 21-29, 2016, but we will be checking emails often.

 


 Please be aware that orientation is a mandatory program at Fredonia for all new first-year and transfer students.  There will be a one-time, non-refundable orientation fee charged to all new undergraduate students. This fee is reflected on the fall semester bill.  Students are assessed this fee even if they do not to attend orientation in person.  

 (If you are a new graduate student, please contact the Graduate Office at 716-673-3808 for details about your orientation.)

GET STARTED ON YOUR FREDONIA JOURNEY NOW!
Once you have paid your deposit, here are things you should be doing regularly leading up to the orientation program:

Logging into
 Your Connection.
​Enter your ​User Name:  Your F​redonia 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 account.
It is important that you are able to log on and access your account. You will need to register for orientation, complete your course interest survey, download health information, and review your preliminary schedule through this system

Checking your FREDMail ( Fredonia email)
​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 page: www.fredonia.edu
Enter your eservices Username and Password  

If you have difficulty with 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)

NEED HELP?

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.    


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