Frequently Asked Questions


When does the program begin? End?

The Binghamton Enrichment Program begins on Tuesday, July 5. This is a residential orientation program. Students will be housed on campus.

The program ends on Wednesday, Aug. 3.

This is a mandatory program for EOP admitted freshmen.

EOP will cover the cost of eight credits, housing and meals for each student during BEP 2016.

What should I do if I have a conflict with the BEP dates July 5 to Aug. 3?

Students who feel that they have a conflict with the BEP dates need to speak with the EOP director.

Is transportation provided to BEP?

More details to come.

When is the BEP Orientation and Parent Meeting?

Attendance is required for all students at one of the following meetings on June 11 or June 18:
This is the only orientation you need to attend.

June 11, 2016
SUNY Welcome Center - 18th Floor
33 West 42nd Street (across from Bryant Park)
New York, New York 10036

OR

June 18, 2016
SUNY Binghamton
4400 Vestal Parkway
Binghamton, NY 13902

Can students leave on a weekend or weekday and be back before curfew?

No, students are not allowed to leave for a weekend without the director's permission.

Curfew: 11:30 p.m. Sunday–Thursday

Can students receive mail?

Student's name

Educational Opportunity Program, UU256

PO Box 6000

Binghamton NY, 13902-6000

Yes, have it sent using the following format:

Students will not receive overnight mail sent between Friday and Saturday.

Can students receive phone calls?

Yes. Students can make and receive calls in the residence hall free of charge. Students are encouraged to leave their cell phones at home. 

Can students have a car?

No. Students are not allowed to have a car on campus during the Binghamton Enrichment Program.

Can students have visitors in the building?

No. To protect our students and staff, there are no visitors allowed in the residence hall during the Binghamton Enrichment Program. 

Illegal behavior, including, but not limited to, disorderly conduct, theft and violations of local drug and alcohol laws will not be tolerated AT ANY TIME and will be cause for dismissal from the program and/or disciplinary action by the University as well as local legal charges.

Last Updated: 7/5/16