New Student Orientation



You've been accepted to Paul Smith's College - now what? Sign up for a Student Orientation and Registration (SOAR) Session!

SOAR days are designed with you, the student, in mind! We highly encourage you to attend one of these days. It is your "one-stop shop" to take care of everything prior to move-in day.

Spring 2019 Move-in Day/SOAR: Monday, January 21, 2019

Fall 2019 Move-in Day: Friday, August 30, 2019

What to expect:

  • Complete and turn in all required forms
  • Take care of your campus ID photo and register vehicles
  • Complete the Accuplacer exam on campus - login to your Paul Smith's College email and other important portals on campus
  • Meet one-on-one with a member of our Student Accounts or Financial Aid offices (we highly recommend that a parent is present for this meeting!)
  • Meet your future classmates

Please sign up below for one of the summer 2019 SOAR dates that works best for you:

  • June 21
  • July 12
  • August 2

Be sure to like our Paul Smith's College Facebook page & follow us on Instagram @futuresmitty for all the exciting happenings on campus!

Accuplacer Exam

The Accuplacer exam is required for each incoming student at Paul Smith's College. This online placement test helps us determine which math courses are right for you. Please contact Sandy Brown, Faculty Office Secretary, at (518) 327-6372 or to schedule your test today.



Required Student Enrollment Forms

Student Enrollment Forms

Housing Forms & Information

Please complete the housing application that applies to you:

For more information about the do’s and don’ts of living on campus please see the guide below:

Student Health Services

Feel free to download the forms below to bring with you for your physical, or use the Health Services Portal below for more information:

You will need your Paul Smith’s College username and password to log into this portal.


New Athletes Starting College in the Spring or Fall of 2019

Please complete and submit these 3 forms:

Pre-Season Dates will be announced soon for the following sports:

  • M/W Rugby
  • M/W Golf
  • M/W Cross Country
  • M/W Marathon Canoe Team
  • W Volleyball
  • M/W Soccer