New Student Orientation

To register and pay for the online 2020 New Student Orientation, please visit your Accepted Student Portal. Payment can easily be made online via credit card. Remember to complete payment immediately after registration to confirm your access! If you do not complete payment, access to the online orientation portal will be unavailable. 

Once registration is complete, you will be contacted with more information about how to participate as it becomes available. Please continue to check the FSC website for any updates!

As Farmingdale State College (FSC) continues to navigate the current public health crisis, Student Affairs must take the necessary steps to ensure the safety of our incoming students. After much consideration, and in consultation with campus partners, Student Affairs, unless there is significant change in COVID-19 guidance, intends to migrate our traditional in-person New Student Orientation to an online format for Summer 2020. Student Affairs leadership reached this difficult decision with the well-being of all in mind. Indeed, the health and safety of FSC's campus family are always of paramount importance.

New Student Orientation still represents a unique opportunity for individuals to become better prepared to achieve their academic goals, connect with new friends, and foster a greater sense of belonging at FSC. As we possibly spearhead the transition to an online setting, we are committed to preserving and building upon an existing strong foundation. Last summer, nearly all student participants (91%) found orientation to be a valuable experience. Students can expect to receive multiple dosages of evidence-informed training and interactive activities to become acclimated to the advantages of a FSC student experience. Furthermore, FSC staff will continue to explore in-person onboarding opportunities for smaller groups where possible and if appropriate.

Rest assured, whether in person or online, we are here to prepare you for a successful FSC partnership. Thank you for allowing us to assist you in what we believe will be a promising future! Please continue to monitor the FSC website for updates regarding orientation as new information becomes available regularly.

Last Modified 5/8/20