When is Opening Day for Fall 2019?
What should a student expect opening day?
Activities begin for students in the late afternoon on August 24th and continue until the evening of August 25th. Some activities may include meeting your resident assistant, meeting the associate director, getting to know your roommate and suitemates, a bus trip to Target for a college shopping spree at discounted prices, as well as picnics and other activities. The Housing website will have a schedule of activities and locations prior to the opening of the Student Village.
How do I get my keys?
Please note: There is a hefty cost to replace the keyfob if lost.
Is there laundry?
What about cable and Internet access?
When do students find out their assignments?
Can I bring my car?
Where do I park?
How do I choose a meal plan?
How does the meal plan work?
Where do I eat on campus? What are the hours?
What is there to do on campus?
How do I form a club?
How do I reserve a meeting space for a club or other campus group?
What do I do if I’m sick?
How can I fill a prescription?
What do I do if I get locked out of my room?
If a student has been locked out of their room, the student must report to the Housing Security Desk(in main lobby of Student Village) and provide identification. If identification is in the room, the student must present it before being allowed to remain in the room.
What do I do if there is a dispute with a fellow student?
How do I reach Public Safety?
Also check Health and Safety information
Where do the buses go, and how can I find the schedule? How much do they cost?
What restaurants are available locally?
Where are the local stores?
For students looking for more elaborate shopping, like purchasing clothes, gifts or other accessories, they can take the bus to downtown Binghamton for boutique shopping, to the Oakdale Mall for lunch and “mall” shopping, or to Vestal Parkway, the region’s commercial center.
What are the local entertainment options?
I want to see some nature.. What have you got around SUNY Broome?
Otsiningo Park has two entrances nearby: one on Bevier Street and one on Front Street. It features paved exercise trails along the Chenango River, sports fields, four sand volleyball courts, a bocce court, community gardens, picnic areas and more. It also hosts a regional Farmers Market on Saturday mornings.
Further afield, Broome County has many parks with hiking and nature trails, summertime swimming, cross-country skiing, kayak and sailboat rentals and more. Chenango Valley State Park in Fenton is described as an “ice age wonder.”
Like to bike? Full-time SUNY Broome students qualify for free membership in the Southern Tier Bicycle Club.