Information for Families of SUNY Oneonta Students

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Welcome to the Oneonta family!

SUNY Oneonta is a welcoming campus community committed to providing students with rich opportunities for learning, personal growth and engagement in every part of the college experience, from academics to student life.

We welcome parents and family members into our extended community and encourage you to stay informed and involved as partners in your student’s success.


Our Families@Oneonta Portal is a one stop shop for you! We encourage families of current students to visit the portal frequently to stay up to date on campus happenings. Some exciting features include:

  • Communities: join communities that relate to you and your student's experience. For example, you can join a community for First Year Families, Families of AOP, Financial Aid and Scholarships, plus many many more! Each community has specific articles and posts to keep you in the know.
  • Newsletter: you decide how many times you will receive a newsletter emailed directly to your inbox! You can choose weekly, biweekly, monthly, or quarterly newsletters. Each newsletter is curated by pulling together important articles from the communities you've joined.
  • Announcement: sometimes we have important and timely deadlines, dates, events, and programs to tell you about. An announcement will come directly to your inbox from the admin of our portal.

Families of new students will receive an invitation to join the portal in late August.

Email us! Questions about the Families@Oneonta Portal? Email us at


SUNY Oneonta offers a host of outstanding resources to help your student stay safe, healthy and on track while away from home.

View Resources

Supporting your new student

Adjusting to college can be a big transition, but students don’t have to go it alone.

View support services

Supporting your returning student

Although returning students know many of our campus resources, we provide a variety of support and programming for them. These range from Sophomore Specific programs to special events for Juniors and Seniors. Our Career Planning and Networking staff have created information for students based on their status to guide them in their career path.

View student success resources

Information on the new FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for students applying for financial aid for the 2024-2025 academic year is expected to be available by Dec. 31, 2023. Students and families who have completed a FAFSA in the past will notice some changes. Find out what is different and get answers to frequently asked questions on our FAFSA FAQ page.


Family Weekend

Save the date! September 27-29, 2024

A schedule of events will be shared in the summer on our Family Weekend page.

Family Weekend

Helpful Links

Campus Map

Academic Calendar

Student Mail and Packages

Deposit funds to your students' account; Oneonta A# required

Net Price Calculator

Driving Directions

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