Spring Admitted Students

Share the good news! #YesOneonta
Share the good news! #YesOneonta

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.

myOneonta

As a newly admitted student, you need to register for myOneonta in order to access the latest information about your admission and enrollment. This student portal allows you to view your current academic and financial aid information, view your transfer credit in DegreeWorks, and submit your enrollment deposit.

To register, go to https://www.oneonta.edu/useraccount/ and follow the instructions provided. You will need your Oneonta username and student ID, which can be found in your acceptance letter.

Once you register, you can access myOneonta at https://my.oneonta.edu or visit the SUNY Oneonta home page and follow the link at the top to myOneonta.

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

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

Remember 

Deposits are due by January 1, 2018. Students admitted after December 16, 2017 have until January 16, 2018 to pay their deposit. 

$100 deposit for tuition — $100 for housing — $200 deposit for both

Payment Options 

  1. Login to myOneonta and pay by credit card (Visa, Mastercard etc.)
  2. Check or money order payable to SUNY Oneonta

Complete Financial Aid Forms

To apply for financial aid, follow these steps at financialaid.oneonta.edu

  1. Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). If you have a complete FAFSA for the 2017–2018 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 https://www.hesc.ny.gov/. If you’ve already applied for TAP, you’ll need to change your spring 2018 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. 

Decline or Defer Your Offer of Admission

If you wish to decline your acceptance or defer your application, please contact the Office of Admissions for instructions.

Refund of Deposit

You must submit a written request to the Office of Admissions prior to the deadline. Students admitted through December 16, 2017 have until January 1, 2018 to receive a full refund. Students admitted after December 16, 2017 have until January 16, 2018 to receive a full refund.

Spring 2018 Key Dates
Date(s) Description

December 1- January 3

Complete housing application in myOneonta

December 30

Health forms due

January 3–11

Complete online orientation

(link will be sent to your Oneonta email address)

January 3

Bills are due

January 10 Housing assignments available in myOneonta
January 14 Move in day for new students

January 15-16

New student orientation

January 17

Classes begin

March 2 College closes after last class
March 12 Classes resume
May 3-9 Finals

View College Calendar

Why Oneonta?

Students choose SUNY Oneonta for lots of reasons: Our diverse and challenging curriculum. An academic environment where faculty members get to know their students, in and out of the classroom. Our beautiful and welcoming campus. But what really distinguishes us from other mid-sized colleges is our commitment to offering exceptional opportunities for learning, scholarship and service.

Whether it’s an internship in Washington D.C., a semester abroad or an original research project, students at SUNY Oneonta have outstanding opportunities for hands-on learning. It’s one of the reasons students excel here. Take, Diane Mancini, for example. As a freshman, she received a $1,500 grant to complete anthropology research on a Caribbean island. Then there is David Loveless, one of just 115 meteorology students across the country selected to receive a $16,000 Hollings Scholarship, which includes a 10-week paid summer internship at the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration.

Outside of academics, SUNY Oneonta students are actively engaged in community service — from charity walks on campus to service-learning missions on another continent. And with a vibrant student life scene — including hundreds of hours of entertainment, athletic events and social programming each semester and more than 100 student clubs and organizations — there are plenty of opportunities to have fun, make friends and find your niche.