When is Opening Day for Fall 2021?
What should a student expect opening day?
Upon arrival, students and/or families will be directed to a designated parking location, where volunteers will direct the student to the Student Village to meet staff members. Volunteers will also be available to assist students and families with moving belongings from their vehicle into their assigned room/suite. Lists of what to bring and what not to bring are provided in the Residence Life Handbook (pdf) and will be sent with your room assignment.
Residents will be emailed 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?
Resident students should park their vehicles in Lot 7.
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?
Students must be in possession of their key fob at all times to ensure proper security of the hall as well as their suite and 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?
Public Safety is located in the Public Safety Annex building, the small building with the black awning between Decker Health Sciences and Applied Technology. To contact them, call +1 (607) 778-5083. In an emergency, please call 911.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?
Since the suites in the Student Village have a full-sized kitchen, students can take advantage of purchasing groceries or other food items right on Upper Front Street. Supermarkets include MaineSource Food & Party Warehouse, Aldi and Weis Markets. There is also a Price Chopper further up the road. Wegman’s Supermarket is also located close by in Johnson City, a 10 minute ride by bus. 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?
On the hill behind the Ice Center and near the Hornet Field, you will find campus nature trails that offer both natural beauty and a peaceful atmosphere. Love plants? You’ll appreciate the nearby Cutler Botanic Gardens. 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.