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Student Orientation Guide

Important information for new students of SUNY Downstate

Welcome to SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Entrance at 395 Lenox RdCongratulations on your acceptance to SUNY Downstate. Before you arrive, new students should go through the checklist of FAQs on the left.  Be sure to view:

  1. Getting help with tech:  how to seek assistance from campus and Open SUNY resources.
  2. Accounts and Email:  Understanding your NetID account that authenticates your login to other systems, how to change your password and how how to set up email on your mobile devices.
  3. Blackboard Learn: Make sure you know how to submit papers, take tests and view your grades.
  4. Campus wireless - make sure you connect to the right one or you may not be able to view email or Blackboard Learn!


If you need any further assistance, don't hesitate to contact the Help Desk at:

Phone: (718) 270-HELP (4357)