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  • LIVING AND LEARNING TOGETHER


    We know how to help you succeed and our First Year Residence Life program is key to that success!

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    Get involved, hit those books and become part of SUNY Plattsburgh!

First-Year Students


Spring 2019 Opening Weekend Information

New Students who are living in a Campus Residence Hall, can check-in at the Housing and Residence Life Office, beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019 to gain access to their Residence Hall Room. The office is located on the 9th floor of Banks Hall, and is open Saturday, Jan. 26, and Sunday, Jan. 27 2019 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Returning Students are welcome to move into their Residence Hall rooms beginning Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019 at 11 a.m. There is no need for returning students to check in with the Housing Office.

More Opening Week Information


You Belong Here and Deserve Success

No matter where you are from, you are a Cardinal now.

That means this college, the faculty/staff and students, are going to do what we can to help you be successful. In fact, we are committed to it.

Take a step out of your comfort zone and experience something new and challenge yourself academically. It’s OK, we’ll help if you need us to.

First Year On-Campus Housing

Wilson and Moffitt Halls are dedicated to first-year student success. We’ve specially selected and trained student staff, and Professional Directors to work with First Year Students here. Programming, floor and building activities are geared to support First Year students.

First-Year Student Housing

Housing and Residence Life

"Your first year in College may be confusing, overwhelming, exciting, and we hope fun. We are here to help you in any way we can."

First Year Student Events


We've thought about First Year Students and have developed some things specifically for you.

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