2024-25 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 17, 2024  
2024-25 Undergraduate Catalog

Student Resources

Admissions Office

Graduate Admissions

Miller Building, Room 106

Undergraduate Admissions 

Miller Building, Room 116

Advisement and Transition

Memorial Library, Room A-111

Advisement and Transition supports students and faculty with academic advising, advises pre-major students, and coordinates Orientation, COR 101 — the first year seminar, retention initiatives, transfer credit evaluation services and support to transfer and graduate students.

Athletics Department

Park Center

The Athletics Department provides support for all intercollegiate athletic programs and athletes.

Campus Activities and Corey Union

Corey Union, Room 406

The Corey Union serves as the center for the university's activities and conferences. In addition to providing opportunities to develop leadership and personal skills, the Campus Activities and Corey Union Office and the SGA provide students with information and services to help them meet the unique challenges and opportunities of off-campus living.

Career Services

Van Hoesen Hall, Room B-5

Career Services provides high quality career coaching and industry information to students and alumni with an emphasis on developing competencies and transferable skills that help individuals design fulfilling careers and lives. Career Services helps stakeholders formulate career goals, organize effective internship and job searches, and explore graduate schools.

Child Care Center

Education Building, Room 1000

The SUNY Cortland Child Care Center is licensed by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services and is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

Conley Counseling and Wellness Services

Van Hoesen Hall, Room B-44

Counseling Center

Van Hoesen Hall, Room B-44
The Counseling Center offers individual and group counseling for students and psychoeducational outreach programming. Consultation services also are provided for faculty, staff, students and families.

Health Promotion

Corey Union, Room 202
Health Promotion emphasizes awareness of current health issues, prevention of disease and illness, and promotion of health and wellness. Our goal is to provide opportunities for students to heighten personal and community awareness concerning health issues and develop health-promoting skills and attitudes necessary to make responsible health decisions.

Substance Abuse Prevention and Education

Van Hoesen Hall, Room B-1
Substance Abuse Prevention and Education exists to help students understand the connection between substance abuse and future success, to identify their individual risk factors for chemical dependency, and examine the choices they make regarding alcohol and other drug use.

Cortland Auxiliary Services (CAS)

Winchell Hall, First Floor (executive office, payroll, human resources)
Neubig Hall, First Floor (customer service and accounting)

SUNY Cortland Auxiliary Services provides students with:

Disability Resources Office

Van Hoesen Hall, Room C-17 (Currently located in Memorial Library B121 until November 2025)

The mission of the Disability Resources Office is to lead SUNY Cortland's efforts to include students living with disabilities in a welcoming, vibrant, diverse and accessible college community.

Extended Learning Office

Miller Building, Room 208

The Extended Learning Office coordinates summer and winter session, courses in high schools, course auditing and nontraditional educational programs.

Field Experience and School Partnerships Office

Education Building, Room 1105

The Field Experience and School Partnerships Office coordinates early field experience and student teaching placements for teacher candidates within the schools of Education, Professional Studies and Arts and Sciences, as well as internships for students majoring in other areas.

Financial Aid Office

Miller Building, Room 209

Financial Aid Office


Memorial Library
607-753-2500, The Help Center
607-753-2526, Circulation
607-753-2590, Research Help
607-753-2221, Director's Office

The Library is an integral part of the SUNY Cortland academic community and supports the vision of diverse learning experiences by expanding the classroom experience with information, resources, technology and assistance in community-oriented spaces.

Multicultural Life and Diversity Office

Corey Union, Room 407-A

The Multicultural Life and Diversity Office (MLDO) is committed to fostering a community of learners who contribute to an environment of inclusive and academic excellence based on the values of human difference and individual contribution.

Outdoor Education Facilities

William H. Parks Family Center for Environmental and Outdoor Education
Professional Studies Building, Room 1131
Parks Family Outdoor Center

Opportunities for study and fieldwork in the outdoors abound, and many of Cortland's academic departments make use of three adjunct campuses developed by the university to support outdoor and environmental education programs.

William H. Parks Family Center for Environmental and Outdoor Education at Raquette Lake

540 Antlers Rd.
Raquette Lake, NY 13436

Students from all disciplines enjoy opportunities to learn how to use the outdoors as a classroom for academic subjects and to develop an appreciation for the outdoor environment.

  • Antlers: Located on the west side of Raquette Lake, Antlers serves both as a site for conferences and outdoor education as well as a docking area for those embarking to Camp Huntington.
  • Camp Huntington: The university provides the natural setting at Camp Huntington for students to examine many aspects of the environment. The camp's forests, bogs and meadows serve as outdoor laboratories for courses in the natural sciences.

Hoxie Gorge Nature Preserve at William H. Parks Family Center for Environmental and Outdoor Education

David Barclay
Geology Department
Bowers Hall, Room 37

Hoxie Gorge is a 169-acre natural area close to the main campus. It provides many different environments that include a stream running through the gorge area, mature woodlands and old fields. The McDermott Nature Trail provides access to these areas.

Brauer Memorial Field Station at William H. Parks Family Center for Environmental and Outdoor Education

560 Old Quarry Rd.
Selkirk, NY 12158

The W. H. Parks Family Outdoor Center, Brauer Field Station is the only major geological facility in the State University of New York. It is an area known to geologists as a classic region of fossiliferous limestone and shale formations of the Devonian age.

Recreational Sports

Student Life Center, Room 1201

The Recreational Sports program provides a variety of recreational opportunities that contribute to the overall health and well-being of the entire SUNY Cortland community.

Registrar's Office

Miller Building, Room 203

The Registrar's Office manages academic records, data and compliance; supports students, faculty and community in related issues; and coordinates academic processes including registration, degree verification, and transcripts.

Residence Life and Housing Office

Van Hoesen Hall, Room B-33

The Residence Life and Housing Office is responsible for the administration of the university's residence halls and apartments. All of the residential facilities are co-educational and are staffed by professional area coordinators, residence hall directors and student staff.

Student Accounts Office

Miller Building, Room 323

The Student Accounts Office is responsible for coordinating billing, posting payments made on student accounts, managing the monthly payment plan, processing financial aid payments and coordinating payments with third-party sponsors.

Student Affairs

Student Affairs offers high-quality programs and services to maximize opportunities for student learning and success, both in and out of the classroom.

Student Health Service

Van Hoesen Hall, Room B-26

The Student Health Service provides accessible, high-quality health care to all SUNY Cortland students. 

The Help Center

The Help Center
Memorial Library, First Floor

As the starting point for all technology and library inquiries, The Help Center provides educational resources, including access to technology, equipment, study spaces and books.

The Learning Center (TLC)

Van Hoesen Hall, Room B-205

The Learning Center (TLC) provides tutoring and other academic support programs to all undergraduate and graduate students in a safe, inclusive environment that promotes student agency and helps students develop critical, reflective thinking skills.

Title IX Office

Miller Building, Room 309

Title IX protects students, employees, applicants for admission and employment, and other persons from all forms of sex discrimination, including discrimination based on gender identity or gender expression or not conforming to stereotypical notions of masculinity or femininity.

University Police Department (UPD)

Whitaker Hall, Room 110
Emergencies: 607-753-2111 or 911

Law enforcement and personal safety are coordinated by the University Police Department. The office is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Statistics Act

SUNY Cortland publishes a Campus Security and Fire Safety Report in compliance with Code 20, United States Code Section 1092 (f) the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Statistics Act and the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). This document is available from the Admissions Office, University Police Department and the Student Affairs Office, 607-753-4721.

Writing Center

Brockway Hall, Room 216

The goal of the Writing Center is to provide a supportive, comfortable, and safe environment where, through thoughtful response and facilitation, we help writers develop as they develop their writing.