The catalog for the State University of New York College at Cortland is published by the Division of Institutional Advancement. This catalog covers graduate programs for the 2018-19 academic year. Information in it is accurate as of June 2018. Circumstances may require that a given course be withdrawn or that alternate offerings be made.
Registration information for each academic term is available on myRedDragon and on the registrar's home page under Registration Information.
Applicants are reminded that the State University of New York College at Cortland is subject to the policies promulgated by the Board of Trustees of the State University of New York. Fees and charges are set forth in accordance with such policies and may well change in response to alterations in policy or actions of the New York State Legislature during the period covered by this publication. The College reserves the right to change its policies without notice.
The catalog includes admission information, academic policies of the College, requirements for master's degrees, descriptions of courses and requirements for certificates of advanced study.
Those interested in general information about the College should contact the Admissions Office or the graduate coordinator in the respective department. Information about summer and winter programs may be obtained from the Extended Learning Office.
Affirmative Action/Nondiscrimination Policy
Pursuant to State University of New York policy, SUNY Cortland is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment and access to services, programs and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or criminal conviction. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the University community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.
SUNY Cortland's policy is in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination and harassment. These laws include the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as Amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972, and the New York State Human Rights Law. These laws prohibit discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment and sexual violence.
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, Human Resources and the Vice President for Student Affairs Office, 607-753-4721.
Campus crime statistics are available at the United States Department of Education website. The Advisory Committee on Campus Safety (UPD Advisory Board) will provide upon request all campus crime statistics as reported to the United States Department of Education.
Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX or complaints of gender-based discrimination or harassment may be referred to Nan Pasquarello, Title IX coordinator, 607-753-4550.
Inquiries also may be directed to the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights, 32 Old Slip 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005-2500, 646-428-3800, OCR.NewYork@ed.gov.
Contact the Disability Resources Office, Van Hoesen Hall, Room B-1, 607-753-2066 with questions regarding disability services.
Inquiries pertaining to the laws, regulations and College policies prohibiting all types of discrimination or claims of discrimination or harassment may be referred to the affirmative action officer, Miller Building, Room 301, 607-753-2302.
Inquiries regarding the filing of bias-related complaints may be directed to the chief diversity officer in the Institutional Equity and Inclusion Office, Miller Building, Room 404-C, 607-753-2263.