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Arrival for Multicultural Spring Program
Please refer to the confirmation packet you will receive after submission of your registration. This packet
will contain directions to campus, information regarding your arrival and sign-in at the University, a schedule
of events, and other important items about your stay at SU.
Attending a Spring Reception is a great way to see what your SU experience will really be like. During this
full-day event, you’ll visit your admitting college and learn about the academic program, tour a residence
hall, and meet representatives from some of our many student organizations. And if you’re not able to
attend the Spring Reception on April 19 as part of the Multicultural Spring Program, consider joining us at
another reception on April 5, 9, 12, or 23.
> A welcome from the dean of admissions
> Lunch in the Carrier Dome
> Meetings with academic deans and faculty members*
> A residence hall open house
> Campus Life Exposition, an informal opportunity
to meet college representatives, current SU
students, and admissions and financial aid staff.
Di re ct i ons f or S pri ng R e ce pt i ons
Directions to Syracuse University’s Lampe Athletic Complex parking lot (where shuttle service to the
Schine Student Center will be provided):
* Students admitted to a dual program at Syracuse University may receive
information on both programs of study throughout the day.
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Arrival for Spring Receptions
Visitors staying at the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center and those without cars
should proceed directly to the Schine Student Center, which is located across the street from the Sheraton.
Those arriving by car will be shuttled to the Schine Student Center from the Lampe Athletic Complex Parking
Lot (see directions below). If you or anyone in your party requires any disability-related accommodations,
please call our office in advance at 800-388-1902.
Spring Reception check-in takes place from 8 to 9 a.m. at the Schine Student Center.
Your day begins at 9 a.m. and includes the following:
> Travelers on New York State Thruway (I-90) should take Exit 34A to Route 481 South
> Travelers on southbound Interstate 81 should take Exit 29S to Route 481 South.
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Exit Route 481 at the Jamesville Road exit (Exit 2). Northbound travelers turn LEFT on Jamesville Road.
Southbound travelers turn RIGHT on Jamesville Road. Make a quick LEFT turn on Nottingham Road.
At the intersection of Nottingham and Waring roads, bear LEFT and proceed to the first traffic light.
At the traffic light, turn LEFT on East Colvin Street. At the second traffic light, turn RIGHT into the Lampe
Athletic Complex. Please park in the lot near the practice fields. Staff members from the Office of
Admissions will greet you at the bus shelter. Shuttle buses will take you to the Schine Student Center.
These buses will also take you to your car at the end of the day.
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For more information, visit our web site at or call 800-388-1902.
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If you do not plan to attend the Multicultural Spring Program but would like to register for a Spring Reception only, please complete the
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> Travelers on northbound Interstate 81 should take Exit 16A to Route 481 North.
Steve Sartori
Please indicate the SU college and program of study to which you have been admitted:
Program of Study:_________________________________________________________________________________________
Number in Party: Admitted Student _____________ Family/Friends _____________
PACE Pursuing Academic and Cultural Excellence
First Name
Telephone (include area code)
E-mail address
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Family is Welcome
Family members may attend the Multicultural Spring Program and will be included in a variety of events. We
also invite you to join us for the Family Dinner on the opening night of the program. This dinner will allow you
to interact with members of the University community in a relaxing, informal atmosphere. Although students
will stay in a residence hall with a student ambassador, the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference
Center on campus offers family members a special rate that is subject to availability (see “Accommodations”).
S yracuse U niversity!
Get a jumpstart on your time at Syracuse University—visit campus and meet
faculty members and current students while making new friends along the
way—all before the start of classes! The following programs will help you to
experience some of the many academic and social opportunities at SU:
Be a part of the Multicultural Spring Program
Syracuse University values diversity. We embrace
it as a de­­fining quality of who we are and what we
do. Diversity challenges stereotypes, encourages
critical thinking, and enriches the educational
The Multicultural Spring Program will
introduce you to a broad range of racial and
cultural backgrounds and to resources available at
Syracuse University. You’ll leave feeling motivated
about your college experience, inspired about
joining the Syracuse community, and familiar with
the campus and opportunities available to you.
This is a wonderfully exciting time for you.
With all the decisions and life changes you are
facing, your transition to Syracuse University will
be easier if you simply PACE yourself. Pursuing
Academic and Cultural Excellence (PACE) is a
hallmark of the Multicultural Spring Program and
Syracuse University.
The April 18-20 Multicultural Spring Program
is an extension of our April 19 Spring Reception
(see information on Spring Receptions). If you
choose to participate in the Multicultural Spring
Program, you’ll be housed overnight with your
host, a current Syracuse student. Overnight
accommodations are for students only. In addition
to experiencing the academic, residential, and
social life on campus, you’ll attend a dinner with
University deans, faculty, and students. The threeday program features the popular Cultural Show, a
showcase of artistic expression featuring several
of the student groups at SU.
There is a $25 fee to participate in the Multicultural Spring Program. Accommodations are limited, so please
return the attached form by Monday, April 12. You must register to attend the program so we can make all
necessary arrangements. You may also register online at
If you register online, payment is due upon arrival and check-in at the University. If you miss the deadline,
please contact our office at 800-388-1902. We will accept requests on a space-available basis.
Chartered Bus Transportation
We are pleased to offer round-trip bus service from New York City for students attending the Multicultural
Spring Program for an additional cost of $25. If you are interested in this transportation option, please check
the appropriate box on the attached form and include a check or money order for $50 (registration fee and
transportation fee) payable to Syracuse University.
If you have any questions regarding bus transportation, call the Office of Admissions at
800-388-1902 or e-mail [email protected]. The bus departure times will be sent to you with your registration
confirmation. Seating on the buses is limited, and you must reserve a seat in advance.
If you need accommodations during a Spring Reception or the Multicultural Spring Program visit, reservations
are required at area hotels. The Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center on campus offers
special Spring Reception and Multicultural Spring Program room rates that are subject to availability. Please
ask for the special campus visit rate when making reservations, and present this original invitation at
check-in. Note: These rates are non-transferable and are applicable only for the 2010 Spring Receptions and
Multicultural Spring Program. An adult must accompany students under 21 who are staying in the hotel. You
may contact the Sheraton at 315-475-3000 or 800-395-2105.
Additional lodging within five minutes of campus includes the Renaissance Syracuse Hotel,
315-479-7000; Genesee Grande Hotel, 315-476-4212; and Jefferson Clinton Hotel, 315-425-0500.
Hotels off Exit 35 of the New York State Thruway (approximately 20 minutes northeast of campus) include
Candlewood Suites, 315-432-1684; Courtyard by Marriott, 315-432-0300; Cresthill Suites,
315-432-5595; Doubletree Hotel Syracuse, 315-432-0200; Embassy Suites, 315-446-3200; Fairfield Inn
by Marriott, 315-432-9333; Hampton Inn, 315-463-6443; and Holiday Inn (Carrier Circle), 315-437-2761.
Additional accommodations are listed on our web site at
Transportation options
Syracuse is served by most major airlines, Amtrak, and Greyhound Bus. Hancock International Airport is
only a few miles from campus and is served by taxis. Car rental from all of the major agencies is available
at the airport.
Dress comfortably
We recommend casual dress and comfortable shoes for your visit to campus. Be prepared for all types
of weather.
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___ I will attend the Multicultural Spring Program (April 18-20) and the April 19 Spring Reception at a cost of $25.
___ I request a seat on the bus from New York City.
___ My check/money order is enclosed for ___ $25 (program only)
___ $50 (program and bus transportation).
___ Yes, my parent(s)/guardian(s) will attend. Name(s) ________________________________________________________
Last name (student)
First name
Zip code
Area code and telephone number
E-mail address
Cell phone number (if available)
Please indicate the Syracuse University college and program of study to which you have been admitted.
Please indicate your student status:
First-Year Student Transfer
Female Male
High school currently attending
Cert no. BV-COC-080901
Please return this form by Monday, April 12, 2010. A pre-addressed envelope is included for your convenience.