Though the campus atmosphere is a little quieter once so many of our students depart for the summer, there is still plenty of activity. Most staff members continue working full time throughout the summer months, and many professors continue teaching, writing, and conducting research, whether on campus or elsewhere.
SummerSession courses are a popular way for students to check off another requirement or repeat a course for a higher grade. There also are students on campus for research projects, such as those sponsored by the Brockport Foundation’s Summer Undergraduate Research program, in which students assist faculty mentors with their research for up to eight weeks and receive a stipend and free res-hall housing.
This weekend, June 5–6, the College is honored to host the New York State Summer Games for Special Olympics, which will bring more than 2,000 athletes and coaches from across the state to our campus. The following weekend, June 12–14, will welcome alumni from 10 special anniversary classes home to Brockport for Reunion Weekend.
Several local high school graduation ceremonies are held in the SERC, and our Conferences and Events office hosts many youth programs and camps during the summer. Throughout the month of July, we will meet hundreds of our incoming freshmen at Summer Orientation, with programming facilitated by student leaders alongside faculty and staff. And plans are already well underway for Welcome Week and Homecoming & Family Weekend this fall!