Parent, Family & Friends Newsletter
Regarding Family Weekend - September 20-22: Important Health Update for Parents
As you may be aware from the email sent Friday, September 13 there has been a confirmed case of Pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, reported at SUNY Delhi.
The SUNY Delhi College Health Service is working closely with our local Health Department to screen students who have been in close contact with the individual who tested positive. This process continues and students who are identified as at risk for exposure are being treated prophylactically and are being required to self-isolate for 5 days. As of Tuesday, September 17, we have just the one confirmed case of Pertussis.
Pertussis is a highly contagious disease that is spread through the air. Pertussis begins with cold symptoms and a cough, which will worsen. Other symptoms could include a long series of coughs (coughing fits) followed by a whooping noise. However, not everyone will develop the whoop. There is generally no fever. People with Pertussis may have a series of coughs followed by vomiting, turning blue, or difficulty catching their breath. The cough is worse at night and cough medicines usually do not help alleviate the cough. For more information view the CDC website.
We want you to be aware so that you may make an informed decision about attending Family Weekend events this weekend, particularly if you have young children or people attending with you who may be vulnerable. If your student should be one who is required to self-isolate this weekend and you want a refund of your Family Weekend payment, please contact the Family Weekend Help Line at 607-746-4840, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Message from Health Services: Allergy Injections
Students who are requesting allergy injections from Health Services will receive a letter advising them that as of December 31, 2019, the Health Service at SUNY Delhi will no longer offer allergy injections. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause.
If your student would like a list of local providers that they may contact to see if they are able to provide this service, please encourage your student to contact Foreman Hall at 607-746-4690, or stop by.
Mailing your Student a Package?
Make sure packages are correctly addressed with your student's name and 4-digit mailbox number to 649 Bronco Drive, Delhi, NY 13753, so that packages arrive at the appropriate Student Mail Center. Please ask your student to provide you with their 4-digit mailbox number. And always have them bring their Student ID to pick up packages!
Packages addressed to 454 Delhi Drive will be delivered to the Wall Service Complex
which will require students to pick them up from Central Receiving in person.
FALL OPENING NEWSLETTER
New Student Welcome Weekend
We are excited to welcome our future Broncos this fall!
Welcome Weekend is a mandatory program for all new incoming students, beginning on Friday, August 23, and running until Sunday, August 25, continuing the process of getting students acclimated to campus, meeting new friends, and having a lot of fun along the way. Please see the Welcome Weekend web page for additional information on the entire program.
We are happy to welcome your student back! The RETURNING STUDENT NEWSLETTER is the most comprehensive guide to coming back to campus in the fall. We encourage students to continue checking their email over the summer, and be sure to watch out for this important post.
Student Handbook & Code of Conduct - All students should review the digital Student Handbook & Code of Conduct. This Handbook is the college’s official notification to the campus community containing resources, policies, regulations and community standards. Students are responsible for knowing and abiding by the information contained in the Handbook.
Emergency Notifications: Rave Mobile Safety is an instant notification system that enables the campus to send quick campus alerts, weather delay notices and emergency notifications. All students, faculty and staff have their SUNY Delhi email addresses automatically enrolled in the Delhi Rave Mobile Safety system. Students can add up to 2 additional email addresses, 3 cell phone numbers and 3 landline phone numbers through their Get Rave Account. If you experience problems, contact the Computer Information Systems Help Desk at 607-746-4835 or email@example.com.
Fall 2019 Semester Billing Statements - Student Financial Services will no longer be mailing paper Semester Billing Statements. Fall 2019 billing notification will be sent to your student's @live.delhi.edu email address. Billing statements can be viewed through Bronco Web. If you would like to be added to the email notification, ask your student to sign you up as an Authorized Payer on their Quick Pay account.
Health Insurance Waiver (completed annually) - All full-time students are billed $2,050 this fall for health insurance coverage during the 2019-20 academic year. If you have insurance coverage that is equal to or better than the college policy and choose not to purchase this additional insurance, you may waive this fee online by September 27, 2019.
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 the National Student Services, Inc. web page or call 800-256-6774.
BroncoCONNECT is SUNY Delhi’s engagement platform bringing the campus community together and helping us stay connected. Students can learn about events and activities on and off campus, find volunteer opportunities, and be engaged with student organizations and campus departments. Students are encouraged to log in and connect every day!
Save the Dates for Family Weekend
Saturday, September 21 & Sunday, September 22
MyDelhi Student Resources
Our philosophy is simple: the student is the most important person at SUNY Delhi. We value collaboration, community, determination, diversity and learning. The MyDelhi Student web page is filled with important links to guide your student successfully through their time at the college, covering everything from academics to campus services to policies and documentation. It is helpful to familiarize yourself with this page to better assist your student in finding answers to any of their questions.
Friday, August 23: Residence Halls open at 8 a.m. for first-time students only
Friday, August 23 - Sunday, August 25: Welcome Weekend
Sunday, August 25: Residence Halls open at 12 noon for returning students
Monday, August 26: Classes Begin
Monday, September 2: Labor Day - No Classes
Wednesday, September 4: Off-Campus Student Meeting
Monday, September 16: Community/Campus BBQ
Saturday, September 21 & Sunday, September 22: Family Weekend
Saturday, September 28: 7th Annual Out of the Darkness Walk
Saturday, October 12 at 10 a.m.: Residence Halls Close for Fall Break
Monday, October 14 & Tuesday, October 15: Fall Break - No Classes
Tuesday, October 15 at 12 noon: Residence Halls Reopen for All Students
Wednesday, October 16: Classes Resume
Wednesday, October 16: Deadline to Submit Petition to Graduate