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    SUNY Poly Orientation


    Bailey Wadsworth

    Bailey Wadsworth
    Hi everyone! My name is Bailey Wadsworth and I am a senior studying Business Administration on campus and I am so excited to work as the Orientation Intern for the summer! I currently serve as the Student Government President and Wildcat Events Board Interim President. I also work in the Admissions Office as a Student Ambassador. I look forward to seeing you all in the Fall!

    Daniel Pellegrino

    Daniel Pellegrino

    Hello! My name is Daniel Pellegrino. I'm currently a rising Senior majoring in Computer & Information Sciences. I've been involved in multiple positions during my time at SUNY Poly. As of right now I serve in our Wildcat Events Board as a Marketing Coordinator. I hope you're looking forward to your time on Campus and I'll see you at Orientation!

    Dani Mantalbano

    Dani Montalbano

    My name is Danielle Montalbano, I’m a rising second semester senior in the Civil Engineering Technology program. On campus I am usually in the library working at the front desk as a student assistant. Other than being a student assistant for the library I’m also a peer tutor for math and physics classes. More often than not I can be found in the library helping out other students in one way or another.

    Sujith Reddy Yella

    Sujith Reddy Yella 
    Hi everyone! My name is Sujith Reddy Yella and I am a junior studying Computer Science.  I'm an international student from India. I currently serve as the student senator for Student Government at Utica and DGI caucus representative for SUNY SA.
    I also work in admissions office as a Student Ambassador. I’m excited to see you all in the Fall!


    Jaden-lei Encarnacion
    Hey everyone, My name is Jaden-lei Encarnacion and I will be going into my sophomore year here at SUNY Poly. I currently study Mechanical Engineering Technology and serve as a member of the Multicultural Student Union club.

    Rayan Bellahsni

    Rayan Bellahsni
    My name is Rayan Bellahsni and I am an up-and-coming sophomore at SUNY Poly, diligently pursuing a degree in Computer Science. I am delighted to announce that I will be serving as an Orientation Advisor for the upcoming academic year at SUNY Poly! As a passionate computer science student, I am thrilled to extend my support and guidance to the new members of our vibrant community.

    Bela Totino

    Bela Totino
    Hi! I am Bela Totino. I’m in my sophomore year as a Mechanical Engineering Tech. major. I joined student government last fall as a senator. I also joined the Women in engineering club and took part in events they hosted. Something I am passionate about is volunteering at my local animal shelter.

    Daniel Pellegrino

    Audrey Horton
    Hi everyone! My name is Audrey and I am a senior Business Administration major here at SUNY Poly. Besides being an OA, I am a Student Ambassador and President of the Entrepreneurs and Creatives for a Better World club. I look forward to welcoming you to campus in August!

    Asa Guntert

    Asa Guntert

    Hi, I’m Asa; an Eagle Scout, mechanical engineering student, student senator in Student Government at Utica, Fall 2023 Student Ambassador, and, of course, a Fall 2023 Orientation Advisor. I work closely with students, new and returning, and faculty to work on improving upon campus life as much as possible! I am still relatively new to SUNY Polytechnic Institute, but my spirit is the same as any of my peers here!

    Eva Fuess

    Eva Fuess
    Hello, My name is Eva Fuess and I'm a fourth-year student here at SUNY Poly. I currently study community and behavioral health and serve as the Student Government at Utica Vice President.

    Nick Rossi

    Nick Rossi
    Hi! My name is Nick and I am from Rome NY, and an upcoming senior dual majoring in Business Administration & Accounting. I am currently the Student Government College Council Representative and have been selected to represent the student body on the Presidential Search Committee. I am also the Vice President of the Casual Debate Club and plan to work with the Wildcat Events Board & Entrepreneurs and Creatives for a Better World Club this upcoming semester.

     Jennifer Walike

    Jennifer Walike
    My name is Jennifer Walike and I’m going to be a senior this year majoring in Information Systems. I am on the Cross Country team as well as a Senator for SGU. I am from Rochester, NY and started out at MVCC, after I graduated I came to Poly last fall to complete my bachelors degree!


    Hi, my name's Aiden and I'm a student here majoring in business. I'm looking forward to being a part of your Orientation and helping you grow as a student.


    Financial Aid

    The Office of Financial Aid is happy to support students and families who have questions about their financial aid plans, grants, or student loans. The office offers virtual appointments available on a first come, first serve basis. 

    Request a Virtual Appointment


    Enrollment Checklist

    Enrollment Checklist Support Meetings are a virtual experience intended to assist you in completing your Enrollment Checklist requirements. Students who have submitted their enrollment deposit are invited to sign up for a half-hour, virtual appointment timeslot in an effort to help you complete your Enrollment Checklist requirements. 

    Schedule an appointment with us to...

    • Complete academic requirements
    • Learn about course registration
    • Complete health requirements
    • Sign-up for on-campus housing or submit a residency exemption, when applicable 

    Please note: This is NOT your required orientation program. The Enrollment Checklist Meeting is an optional, virtual experience to support your enrollment steps.

    Schedule a Meeting


    Monday, August 1
    Final Transcripts Due

    Friday, August 4
    Bills Due

    Thursday, August 24
    First Year Residential Student Move-In

    Thursday, August 24 - 
    Sunday, August 27
    First Year Student Orientation 

    Friday, August 25
    Transfer Residential Student Move-In

    Friday, August 25 - 
    Sunday, August 27
    Transfer Student Orientation

    Monday, August 28
    First Day of Classes


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    100 Seymour Road
    Utica, NY 13502

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