Getting ready for your first semester at SUNY Cobleskill?


This website will offer a step-by-step guide to help you prepare for classes this fall. In the months leading up to your first semester, you will receive information from a variety of on-campus offices, so be sure to check your mailbox regularly.








pawExpect your I-20 to arrive in the mail.

If you need a copy of the I-20 quickly in order to make an appointment for a visa interview, please contact the Office of International Education at A scanned copy of the document can be e-mailed to you. Please remember that you will have to pay an I-901 fee before making an appointment for a visa interview. Follow the link to receive more information about the visa interview process:


pawSend the Office of International Education details on your arrival date.


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Join the Fall 2014 incoming Freshman Group and start getting to know your classmates!




pawActivate your SUNY Cobleskill email account to:

1. Register for housing

Housing information is mailed to students who plan to live on campus and have paid the advanced housing deposit. Students must login with their Cobleskill email and complete the online housing survey by June 1 for best consideration of their preferences. The housing survey will be available in March. 

2. Submit immunization records to the Wellness Center beginning in March.


pawLog onto Banner Web to:

1. Pay your tuition and room deposit

2. Complete the Student Code of Conduct affirmation.


pawAthletes, be sure to fill out an Athletic Recruitment Form so that the Department of Sport and Exercise knows you’re interested in playing a sport.



After May 1st 




paw  Begin checking out meal plan options.


pawSearch for jobs posted exclusively for SUNY Cobleskill students. 





pawSend the Admissions Office your:

1. Final High School Transcript

2. Any other documents that indicate credits you have earned. 

* When in doubt contact Office of International Education to see if any items are needed.


paw If applicable, document your disability with the AccessABILITY office. and learn how to register for accommodations.


paw Order your textbooks through our Barnes & Noble campus bookstore.



paw Begin looking through the list of SUNY Cobleskill Clubs.





pawCheck your residence hall assignment.

In July your hall assignment will be available as well as other important information about your roommate, including their name and phone number. You will also receive information about arrival to campus, residence hall check-in, and things you may want to bring for your room.


paw Contact the Office of International Education at with your arrival date and time.


paw The first college bill will be sent from the Student Accounts Office.


paw Begin checking items to bring to campus. To determine the type of clothing to pack, view this link. Remember that there are four seasons in upstate New York.


 paw Complete the web-based check-in process.






 paw Contact the Office of International Education at  with your arrival plans. Be certain to arrive at least one day before orientation starts.


paw Begin preparing for international student and campus-wide new-student orientation, beginning Thursday, August 21.



important dates


paw August 18-20 - new international students move onto campus


paw August 21 - International Student Orientation 1:00pm in Warner 120


paw August 25 - classes begin!