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Disability Services

Syracuse University values diversity and seeks to promote equal access to educational opportunities for all Syracuse University students. Incoming students who believe they have a current and essential need for disability related accommodations and resources, should complete our on-line registration form available on our website under Incoming or current students.  For more information about other resources provided please visit disabilityservices.syr.edu or email disabilityservices@syr.edu

Purchase Textbooks

Boxed up and ready to go! Whether you select new, used, digital or rental books-ordering your textbooks online with the University Bookstore is economical and convenient. You can rest easily knowing that you are going to get the RIGHT books at the RIGHT time and will be ready for the first day of classes!

You can view your schedule on MySlice and then review the textbook information provided by your instructor on the Bookstore's textbook site

There is no New York State sales tax on textbooks required and recommended for courses. We accept Bookstore Charge, Bookstore gift cards, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express for online purchases.  In addition the Bookstore accepts SUpercard PLUS, personal checks, and cash for in-store purchases.

For those who prefer to make their textbook purchases after they arrive on campus, our knowledgeable textbook staff will be available to assist students find their textbooks in our Schine Student Center Bookstore. Just be sure to have your class schedule and SU I.D. with you!  

Buying Computers and Software

The SU Bookstore is the site of 'CuseTech – your technology center on campus for education priced Apple MacBooks, iMacs, and iPads; Dell PC’s, Microsoft Surface Pro’s, gaming systems and computer accessories.

The Bookstore has an array of Apple, Dell, and Microsoft computers in stock that are selected to meet or exceed the technical specifications of the University’s schools and colleges.

Visit our website for special offers during the spring semester including computers, trade-in programs, and extended warranties covering accidental damage and liquid spills.  

Rent a Microfridge

This all-in-one refrigerator, freezer, and microwave unit is approved for use in Syracuse University residence halls, helping your room feel a little more like home. It measures 18 5/8" wide by 19 1/2" deep by 43 1/2" tall and uses only one plug-no need for extension cords or adapters. Only $149.99 (plus 8% NY State sales tax) for the spring 2018 semester includes delivery to your door and pickup in the spring.

Renting a MicroFridge gives you automatic membership in the MunchBunch Club. Your MunchBunch Club card entitles you to 10% off all food and beverage purchases made in the Bookstore OrangeMART for the rental period. 

Banks and ATMs

For your convenience, you may wish to establish a personal bank account with a local bank prior to your arrival on campus. Information concerning types of accounts available, minimum deposits, and required identification to open the accounts is available from each bank. View the list of area banks and Bank and ATM Map, visit the Treasurer's Office website.

Please note: local banks will not cash your personal checks unless you have an account with them. Therefore, you will want to plan ahead and establish an account to have access to funds via an ATM machine.

Veterans Educational Benefits

Whether you are a new first-year or transfer student, we hope you will visit the Veterans Resource Center at 700 University Ave (across from the Whitman School of Management) in room 107. For more information, visit the Veterans Resource Center website.

When you are ready to use your VA educational benefits, you must complete an SU Request for Certification form each term. For inquires pertaining to your specific eligibility, contact the VA at 1-888-GIBILL1 (1-888-442-4551).

Parking Permits

First-Year Residential Students

First-Year students are not eligible for parking and must petition to request a permit. See the First-Year Parking Policy for more information.

First-Year Commuter Students

First-Year commuter students are eligible to purchase a campus parking permit starting on January 8, 2018. To purchase a permit, complete the Student Parking Permit Application and send the completed application to Parking and Transit Services.

New Transfer Students 

New transfer students are eligible to apply for a campus parking permit starting on January 8, 2018. To purchase your permit, log into your MySlice account and click on the Parking Services link. 

Questions? Contact Parking and Transit Services at parkmail@syr.edu or 315-443-4652.

Day Use Lockers

Lockers are conveniently located in the Schine Student Center. They measure 18"x12"x12" and are the perfect size to safely and securely store books, laptops, umbrellas and coats–anything that you just don’t want to carry during a busy day.

Free for SU and ESF students only, for use on a daily basis under the following conditions: 1. You are responsible for the security of locker contents. 2.  Lockers must be cleaned out and the lock removed by the end of the day.

** Student Centers and Programming Services reserves the right to cut the lock and confiscate the locker contents should the lock not be removed by the end of the day.

Locks are available for purchase at the Schine Bookstore and at http://bookweb.syr.edu .

For more information please visit Student Centers and Programming Services in room 228D, Schine Student Center, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Bookstore Charge Account

Matriculated Syracuse University students may open a Bookstore Charge account to pay for Bookstore purchases by completing and submitting a Retail Installment Agreement.

  • There is no late fee or annual fee.
  • There is no interest charged if the Bookstore Charge account balance is paid in full on or before the due date.
  • If you prefer to extend payments over time, an APR of 16% interest charge is applied.
  • Your SU I.D. card will be encoded for use as your Bookstore Charge card.
  • Bookstore Charge accounts are subject to a maximum credit limit of $2,000.
  • If you are under 21 years of age, a parent or guardian must cosign the agreement.

For complete terms and conditions, and to apply for a Bookstore Charge account, download the Retail Installment Agreement and mail it to the Bookstore before you arrive on campus. Agreements are also available at the Credit Department on the upper level of the Bookstore in the Schine Student Center.
 
We also accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, SUpercard PLUS, Bookstore gift cards, cash and personal checks for purchases.  

Cable TV and Other Devices

Other Devices and SU's Networks

Many, but not all gaming devices, TVs, streaming devices, TiVos, VoIP phones, and other similar devices are supported on the Gadgets&Games wireless network. To connect your device(s), select the Gadgets&Games wireless network. All of these of devices are also supported on SU’s wired network and should connect automatically when the Ethernet jack is plugged in. They are not supported on AirOrangeX.

Most wireless printers will not work on campus WiFi networks, including Syracuse University’s, because they were designed for smaller, less secure home networks. We recommend a Bluetooth wireless connection or USB cable instead. A device needs an Ethernet port to connect to the wired network.

Cable TV Services

  • Charter Spectrum digital cable television service is provided in all SU residential facilities. All channels are transmitted in High Definition and Clear QAM format.
  • You will need to supply your own coaxial cable to connect your television to the CATV jack. Coaxial cables can be purchased at any store that sells consumer electronics.
  • If you have an internet-enabled TV, you will need to supply your own Ethernet cable to connect it to the wired network. Many, but not all internet TVs are supported on the Gadgets&Games wireless network.
  • To view all available channels, you must configure the TV. First, set it to receive a cable or CATV signal. Next, locate and run the TV’s “auto program” or initial setup.  Please refer to your owner’s manual or visit the ITS website at http://its.syr.edu/cabletv for FAQ’s and troubleshooting tips.
  • If you continue to have trouble, call the ITS Service Center at 315.443.2677 or email  help@syr.edu. If you email, please include a phone number where we can call you back.

Carrier Dome Season Tickets

Students entering during the spring semester can visit cuse.com/students and follow the instructions for single game tickets (a direct link button is located at the top of the page). Students can then purchase any individual game tickets for Men’s Basketball. Women’s Basketball and Lacrosse are free of charge, however, Student Pass holders will receive exclusive experiences at many of these games. To partake in the exclusive experiences associated with the Student Pass, students are encouraged to purchase the $220 level pass. (The total for Men’s Basketball student single game tickets for the spring semester is $195 with no experiences).