Spring Welcome

  • Listing of Welcome Week Event Activities taking place in the Williams Center
  • Students sitting in King Concert Hall during Orientation
  • Students standing by table with Fredonia Blue Devil Logo
  • University Commons building at night with lights on

Welcome to Fredonia: Spring 2017

Classes start on January 18, 2017

New Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration program will take place on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Click here for a full schedule of events taking place January 15- January 17

Welcome Week event schedule

Featured Activities 

Tranfer Student Organization Mingle
Monday, January 16

Transfer students run their own social organization to support one another on campus.  New transfer students are highly encouraged to come meet our current transfers and find out about resources on campus specifically there to assist with their transition to Fredonia.

Residence Life Meet-Ups
Sunday, January 15- Tuesday, January 17

The Residence Life staff hosts several activities for new and returning students to stop by and get connected starting Sunday through Tuesday before classes start.  All events are free and don't require a RSVP or ticket!  Click Here to view the Spring 2017 schedule.

Don't Dine Alone 
Monday January 16 and Tuesday, January 17

All new students are invited to share a bite to eat in Cranston Marche with a variety of student leaders.  This is a great opportunity for casual conversation and to have your questions answered by the experts- other students!

Pink the Rink 
Saturday, January 21
Fredonia's annual hockey game to raise funds for Breast Cancer Awareness and Research.  We hope to see you, January 21 at 7:00 p.m. in Steele Hall Ice Rink, for this beloved campus and community tradition all decked out in pink and ready to cheer!  Go Fredonia!

Activities Night
Wednesday, January 25

Fredonia boasts more than 170 student clubs and organzations available for you to be involved in.  Make sure you stop by the high-engergy "meet and greet" night and sign-up to explore some of your personal interests.


First-Year and Transition Office

608 Maytum Hall
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063