Located atop one of the rolling hills in central New York’s “City of Seven Valleys,” the State University of New York College at Cortland was founded in 1868 as the Cortland Normal School. Among its earliest students is inventor and industrialist Elmer
From your first steps on campus, you’ll feel the spirit of Cortland. It’s an energy that extends from the classroom to competition to the community.SUNY Cortland stands out as one of New York’s top public universities a medium-sized school that offers academic strength across 68 majors, a high quality of student life and a degree that pays back graduates.
SUNY Cortland's Undergraduate Research Council serve as a means for the collection and dissemination of information on best practices for undergraduate research and the benefits to students and faculty for being engaged in a broad range of experiential activities.
Prospective students and employees will choose the College in response to its nationally recognized academic programs, innovation and experiential learning, and the rich intellectual, social and athletic life on the campus.
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The Division of Academic Affairs at SUNY Cortland endeavors to ensure that not only our students, but also faculty and academic support staff, have a wonderful intellectual and cultural experience.
Students with disabilities whose paperwork has been processed through the SUNY Cortland Disability Resources Office and who have been approved to receive housing accommodations will receive those accommodations at the standard double room rate or the West Campus Apartments rate, regardless of the differential room rate of their housing assignment. Accommodations can include wheelchair accessible single rooms with wheelchair accessible private bathrooms, wheelchair accessible rooms, air-conditioned rooms, single rooms and rooms with private bathrooms. These rooms are available in limited quantities.
When you walk through our doors, you will find the tools and assistance you need to be a successful student or faculty member at SUNY Cortland. The library has computer labs, multimedia studios, books, journals and online resources to help you study, research and entertain yourself. There are comfortable places to study alone or in groups.
Only students who have paid the Mandatory Health fee, completed the online Health History Report and Tuberculosis Screening forms and shown adequate proof of immunizations are eligible for care at the Student Health Service. For students under age 18, a Consent Form signed by a parent or guardian is required.
SUNY Cortland is one of 64 campuses in the State University of New York system. The State University of New York is a quality public university that combines world-renowned faculty, dedicated staff, and a truly diverse body of talented students to pursue its mission in every corner of the state: "to learn, to search, to serve."
Cortland Recreational Sports provides a variety of recreational opportunities that contribute to the physical, emotional and social health of all members of our College community. We continuously develop programs and activities for our participants to increase their positive use of leisure time, improve their quality of life and encourage them to commit to a lifetime of fitness and recreation participation.
Cortland has a chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honorary. Undergraduate students who have completed at least 10 credit hours of work in political science, including one course not open to students in the first two years of college work, are eligible.
Attending SUNY Cortland was the best four years of my life. I received an amazing education and had an amazing overall experience. I learned a lot about life not just within my schooling, I was apart of dance program that helped me with time management and gave me friends that I will have for the rest of my life. I would not change a thing about the time I had.
I love everything about my college. The atomsphere is extremely accepting. I feel really at home at SUNY Cortland.