Freshman Students Should Bring:

  1. Overnight Supplies - Bed linen or sleeping bag, pillow, towels & toiletries are needed for the overnight program. We do not have these items available for students. The beds in the Residence Halls are extra long twin beds.
  2. Fan - Students should bring a portable fan for the residence hall.
  3. Clothing - Informal clothing that is appropriate for outdoor activities
  4. Sneakers - Significant walking and outdoor activity will be required; sandals alone will not suffice
  5. Photo ID - Necessary in order to receive your SUNYCard
  6. Temporary Parking Permit - Display this on your dashboard if you plan to drive to Orientation, available in the confirmation materials sent to your UAlbany email address
  7. Campus Map - Available in the confirmation materials sent to your UAlbany email address
  8. Money - for vending machines or bookstore, if desired
  9. Your UAlbany ID, NetID and password
  10. Your Questions and Enthusiasm!