Spring Admitted Transfer Students

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Two students smiling while holding clappers at the Pass Through the Pillars event.

Congratulations on your acceptance to SUNY Oneonta! You have been selected for admission to SUNY Oneonta because you are a student who meets our rigorous academic requirements and someone who we believe will contribute something special to our campus community. As scholars, athletes, campus leaders and community volunteers, students accomplish amazing things at SUNY Oneonta. We look forward to seeing what you'll achieve here.

Deposits are due by January 1, 2024. Students admitted after December 22, 2023 have until January 9, 2024 to pay their deposit. 

There is a $100 deposit for tuition, a $100 deposit for housing, and a $200 deposit for both.

Payment Options 

  1. Online: You can pay the deposit online on your Application Status Page: Forms Section, Reply Form - Undergraduate
  2. Mail: Make your check payable to SUNY Oneonta and send it to: Admissions Office, SUNY Oneonta, 108 Ravine Parkway, Oneonta, NY 13820

 Spring 2024 Key Dates* 

Date(s) Description
November 21 Course Pre-Registration Survey Available
November 28 Housing Application Available 
December 18 Early course pre-setting begins (for deposited students who have done the Course Pre-Registration Survey)

December 30

Health Forms Due

January 9 Deadline to submit Housing Application
January 16 Housing assignments released
January 21 New Student Arrival 
January 22 Bills due

January 22-23

New Student Orientation 

January 24

First Day of Classes

March 8 University closes after last class (Spring Break)
March 18 Classes resume
May 9 - May 15 Finals Week

*Key Dates and Deadlines are tentative and subject to change

View Academic Calendar


All newly admitted students must register for myOneonta. To register, go to the user account page and follow the instructions provided. You will need your Oneonta username and student ID, which can be found in your acceptance letter.

Once registered, you can access myOneonta or follow the link at the top of any SUNY Oneonta webpage.

Upon paying your deposit, you will manage the following enrollment steps through myOneonta:

  1. Complete your housing questionnaire and application forms
  2. Access required student health forms
  3. Register for Fitness Center access

To apply for financial aid, follow these steps at Applying for Aid

  1. Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). If you have a complete FAFSA for the 2023-2024 academic year, add Oneonta to your current FAFSA. Oneonta’s school code is 002847.
  2. For NYS residents, a TAP application can be submitted at the end of your online FAFSA session at the Higher Education Services Corporation website. If you’ve already applied for TAP, you’ll need to change your Spring 2024 code to 0930.
  3. Respond promptly to email and/or phone call inquiries from our Financial Aid Office. Once a deposit is made, all correspondence from the Financial Aid Office is emailed to your Oneonta account. 

Check your personal and Oneonta email accounts regularly.  Email is our official means of communication and many important updates and reminders will be sent to you via email.  If you are not receiving emails from us, please call so we can update your personal email address.

Share the good news, use #yesoneonta when posting on social media!

Looking for a place to learn more about what it is like to be a student at SUNY Oneonta? Follow our current students through the MyOneontaLife Instagram account and tweet with us @SUNY_Oneonta. Meet other accepted and current students, learn more about Oneonta, express yourself and more through the SUNY Oneonta Transfer Facebook group.

College Transcripts – a final official transcript from all colleges you have attended must be sent directly from the colleges' Registrar's Office. In order to be considered a final official transcript it must include all coursework completed prior to enrolling at SUNY Oneonta, post any degree(s) received and have no incomplete or in-progress grades.

Final High School Transcripts – an official final transcript (with signature or seal and date of graduation) must be forwarded to the Office of Admissions. 

Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) scores - have your test scores sent directly from the appropriate testing agency to the Office of Admissions.

You must submit a written request to the Office of Admissions prior to the deadline. Students admitted through December 24, 2023, have until January 1, 2024 to receive a full refund. Students admitted after December 24, 2024, have until January 9, 2024 to receive a full refund.

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