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Parent Email, Sent July 22, 2014

Dear Parents & Families,
We hope you are having an enjoyable and relaxing summer. We encourage you and your student to review the SUNY Delhi webpages to prepare for the start of the 2014-2015 academic year.
Orientation
You and your first time student can review important information regarding the Fall 2014 New Student Orientation Program, which is August 29 – August 31. The Commuter Student welcome is Thursday, August 28. Please visit the Student Orientation webpage for more details or call (607) 746-4690.

Student Health Insurance Waiver

The Student Health Insurance Waiver must be completed ANNUALLY – College policy requires that all full-time students purchase a student accident and health insurance plan unless they can prove they have equivalent coverage. All students are automatically billed $1,360 for the College’s Student Health Insurance plan. To remove the charge, you must complete the Online Waiver as soon as possible, and no later than October 1. For more information call (607) 746-4690. Note: We are offering a new plan this year from CDPHP which has enhanced benefits including dental coverage!
Pre-Pack Textbook Program
Barnes & Noble staff will pre-package all the books you need for the semester. It’s easy, and saves time! Order online through the Barnes & Noble College Bookstore. Choose “pick up at the store” and your order will be waiting when you arrive on campus. Barnes & Noble offers competitive pricing and guarantees correct course materials. Call (607) 746-4760 or email Patti and Ashley at sm565@bncollege.com with any questions or for assistance in placing your order.
Required Parking Permit
All vehicles driven or parked on campus must be registered with University Police. This includes student vehicles for full-time or part-time students. We highly recommend that full-time students register in advance online to avoid long lines at orientation. If you are a part-time student or will graduate in December, you must register your vehicle in person. Be sure to bring a copy of your schedule. For more information about fees and procedures, please visit the Parking Information webpage or call University Police at (607) 746-4700.
Dining Services
We look forward to feeding your student this Fall! The College Association at Delhi, Inc. (CADI) is dedicated to supporting the success of SUNY Delhi, and each and every student through all of its endeavors and programs. Visit the CADI Parent section for information regarding CADI services and dining plans. Add flexibility to your students’ ID card today by adding Delhi Dollars at Managemyid.com to use in campus vending machines, the Barnes & Noble Bookstore and at participating off campus locations. Call (607) 746-4750 with any questions. CADI Cares!
Personal Property Insurance
The College strongly recommends that each student purchase property insurance to protect their electronics and belongings from theft, fire and damage. For more information visit National Student Services, Inc. or call (800) 256-6774.
Family Weekend
Please Save the Date – Saturday, September 27, so you can take part in one of Delhi’s most popular traditions. The best part of Family Weekend is being together with your student and enjoying a full day of exciting events. You will receive a mailing with information including a schedule of events and registration information in early August. The About the Delhi Area webpage has a list of area accommodations to help you make reservations early.
We are very excited to begin a new year and support your student’s success. Please visit the Parent and Families webpage frequently and visit our Campus Link e-News, with new editions every month! As always, you can also contact the Parent Help Line at (607) 746-4505 for any further needs.
Sincerely,
Barbara E. Jones,
Vice President for Student Life

 


 

Parent Email, Sent July 1, 2014

Dear New Students, Parents & Families,
Fall Orientation is coming soon!!New student orientation is Friday, August 29 through Sunday, August 31. During Orientation new students will meet their academic advisor, learn about support services available, and meet lots of people and make friends!

Residential students will move in on Friday--more information will be coming from Residence Life on specific times.

Commuter students and families are encouraged to attend the commuter welcome program on Thursday afternoon, August 28.

For more details, check out the Orientation website which includes directions to campus and frequently asked questions. If you have additional questions, call 607-746-4690, or email orientation@delhi.edu.
Sincerely,

Lori Osterhoudt

Director of Orientation, SUNY Delhi


 

Parent Email, Sent May 6th, 2014

 
Dear Parents and Families,

We would like to extend our Congratulations to the families of our May Graduates in the Class of 2014! The end of the academic year is a chance to celebrate the students who have made this college a success. Pictured on the left, are table settings for the President's Commencement Dinner where we acknowledge Community Service Leaders.

Visit our Parent Webpage frequently for current events involving SUNY Delhi students and links to pictures. Pictured above are our 2014 Student Life Leadership Award Winners. See our Flickr page for more photos. We would like to share some important information with you regarding Graduation and information for returning students.

Residence Halls
Residence Halls close on Friday, May 16 at 11pm for non-graduates. Residence Halls close on Saturday, May 17 at 6pm for graduates. Visit the News & Announcements webpage for more information regarding housing procedures for returning students, hall closing information and more.

May Graduation
Commencement will take place Saturday May 17, beginning promptly at 10:00 am, at the Clark Field House. Students participating in commencement received 3 guest tickets for the ceremony with their cap and gown. Due to limited capacity in Clark Field House, additional tickets are not available. Guests without tickets may view the commencement ceremony on the big screen in The Okun Theatre. Click on the Commencement link for additional information.

Celebrate Commencement at Café on the Green – Friday Dinner 5/16 through Sunday Dinner 5/18
Over Commencement weekend, the Café on the Green at the College Golf Course is offering a special discount to members of the Class of 2014. With the purchase of one full priced entrée, one graduate will receive, one entrée of their choice for $5.00. To view the new menu for the summer season please visit the Café on the Green webpage.

Final Grades & How to Check Academic Standing
The Registrar’s Office has prepared instructions on how to access your student’s grades, GPA and academic standing starting Saturday, May 24. If your student will not have access to the internet after they leave campus they may use Bronco Web to request a copy of their transcript with their spring 2014 final grades prior to leaving campus. Your student should follow the instructions for submitting a transcript request through Bronco Web and select the "Hold for Grades" option. Please take the time to complete a Registrar’s Office Customer Service Survey. We are always looking to evaluate ourselves and expand our services.

2014-2015 FAFSA
Has your student filed their 2014-2015 FAFSA yet? If not, it's not too late. Go to the Federal Student Aid webpage and file as soon as possible. If you think they have filed, your student should log onto Bronco Web to make sure they have accepted their aid for next year and submitted all requested documentation.

Returning Student-Athletes
All student-athletes must have a current updated physical on file in Health Services. Please note, the physical expires 1 year after it was conducted, and an updated physical must be submitted when your student-athlete returns in the fall semester. For more information please visit the Athletic Departments Health Requirement webpage or call the Athletic Office 607-746-4675.

Students Not Returning Next Semester
If your student does not plan to return to SUNY Delhi, they should contact the Registrar's Office 607-746-4560 or registrar@delhi.edu. They should also contact Student Financial Services 607-746-4575 or financialaid@delhi.edu to make sure their Financial Aid transactions are complete.

If you have any questions, refer to the Frequently Asked Questions website. As always, you may contact the Parent Help Line at 607-746-4505 for any further needs. We wish all of our students a fun and safe summer.


Sincerely,

Barbara E. Jones,
Vice President Student Life 

 


 

Parent Email, Sent April 2nd, 2014

 

Dear Parents and Families,

We hope you are enjoying the arrival of Spring. Recently SUNY Delhi participated in Delhi’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. With over 300 students who participated, we had an amazing turnout with many energetic groups. Check out our Flickr webpage to see some pictures. We would like to share some important information with you to support your student’s success and keep you updated on campus events.

Our Residence Halls close for Spring Break Saturday, April 5 at 10am and reopen Sunday, April 13 at 12noon. Classes resume on Monday April 14.

Room Selection for Fall 2014
For students who still need to reserve a spot in our residence halls or townhouses, a $100 housing deposit is required. In order for your student to have the best room selection choices. Payments should be received by Friday, April 4, with the online housing contract completed no later than Monday, April 7. Payments and contracts will continue to be accepted after April 4, however, these students will have a more limited choice of room selection. You can pay by credit card through Bronco Web, by calling Student Financial Services 607-746-4570, or by sending a check to Student Financial Services, SUNY Delhi, Bush Hall 152, 454 Delhi Drive, Delhi, NY 13753.

Final Week of Classes, Summer Course Registration and Fall 2014 Schedule
The final week of classes schedule, the fall 2014 class schedule and the summer 2014 classes and registration information is now available. Visit the Current Students page under IMPORTANT NEWS and the new Summer Courses webpage.

From the Office of Career & Business Development
Concerned about your student getting a job or internship opportunity? Encourage them to use Optimal Resume to create professional looking resumes and cover letters. Ask if they are registered with College Central Network, where employers post job and internship opportunities directly to SUNY Delhi students. Our Facebook group features new postings weekly. All these services are available to current students and alumni.

May Graduation
Commencement will take place Saturday, May 17 at 10:00am in the Clark Field House. Each graduate will receive three guest tickets when they purchase their cap and gown at the Barnes & Noble Bookstore. Caps & gowns must be picked up before May 2. For more information about graduation requirements for your student, directions and lodging accommodations, please visit the Commencement webpage.

Bronco Bucks Special
Your student gets $5 FREE in Bronco Bucks when you add $50 to their Bronco Bucks account through the month of April. All you need is your student’s 800# to add Bronco Bucks through Manage My ID. For more information, visit the CADI Parent Page.

If you have any questions, visit the Parent and Families webpage or refer to the Frequently Asked Questions section website. As always, you can also contact the Parent Help Line at 607-746-4505 for any further needs.

Sincerely,
Barbara E. Jones,
Vice President for Student Life

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