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Winter FAQs

Payment & Fees & Tuition Liability

  • Bills are sent to you SUNY Oswego Email.
  • Please make sure to pay your bill or make payment arrangements (financial aid or payment plan) by the date shown in order to retain your seat in the course.
  • If you do not pay your bill you will be automatically deregistered. Payment plans are available for both Winter Session courses. Please contact the Student Accounts Office to make arrangements.
  • Some courses have additional fees. Information can be found by clicking on a specific course title in Course Availability. The “Class Details” screen will appear; click on “Fees” for information pertaining to your course. MAT 158 is an example of a course with additional fees. If I drop a course there may be financial liability for tuition and fees.
  • The Student Accounts Withdrawal and Drops webpage identifies the financial liability and is based on the date you drop the course. This is a sliding scale based on the duration of the course (3-week, 6-week, etc.)

Textbooks

Textbook information can be found by clicking on a specific course title in Course Availability. The “Class Details” screen will appear; click on “Bookstore Links” and then “Follett Bookstore” for information about textbooks for your class.

Taking More Than 1 Course

Overload guidance can be found on the Forms page of the Registration and Records (Registrar’s Office) website. Non-matriculated/non-degree students can send their request to wintersession@oswego.edu

Accessing an Online Course

You will be able to access your online course during the week prior to the course start date. You will receive an email one week prior to the course start and on the first day of the course to remind you that your online course will open shortly or is starting. Your course is located at: oswego.open.suny.edu - Follow the on-screen directions to access your course. If you have difficulty logging into Blackboard please call the SUNY Oswego Help Desk at 315-312-3456.

Dropping A Course

Before a course starts - you can go into your myoswego account and drop yourself from the class. After a course starts – you must request that the instructor drop you from the class by sending an email to the Registrar (registra@oswego.edu) requesting that you be dropped. The instructor must include the last true date of attendance. Note: The drop date will determine your financial liability for the course.

Grades

The date that grades will be posted will be shown on the main page of the Registration and Records (Registrar’s Office) website. Students access term grades using the View Grades link or the Academic Transcript link on the Student Profile (Student Records tab) in myOswego .