Undergraduate College Catalog - Students should be encouraged to review the catalog and identify important rules and regulations and learn more about their own major, General Education, and the variety of majors offered.
Purpose and Practice: Making the Most of Your First Year at SUNY Cortland - The COR 101 reader explores college culture and serves as an important first step in helping students think critically about themselves and their academic life. Students access the reader through Blackboard/eLearning. PLEASE NOTE: The 2013-2014 edition of Purpose and Practice will be available early in August.
Student Planner - During the first week of class, teaching assistants will distribute a copy of the planner for each student. In addition to the calendar, several pages are devoted to advising and registration, campus and residential hall policies, Cortland history and mission statement, etc.
Advisement and Transition staff and veteran COR Instructors: 607-753-4726
Instructor Grants - COR 101 Instructor Grants provide an opportunity for instructors to involve their class in activities to help integrate the students into the campus and within their respective departments. Grants can be used to subsidize tickets to events such as theatre and/or musical events, cover the cost of transportation to field trips, fund guest speakers, etc.
Resource Guide - Every incoming student and parent at Orientation receives the guide (an A-Z list of all campus resources).
Speakers Bureau - Listing of campus and community experts on various first-year transitional topics.
Fall Timeline - Dates and deadlines specific to COR Program
Icebreakers - Icebreakers.Ws
National Resource Center for First-Year Experience and Students in Transition
Teaching Assistant Resources/Handout on Effective Teaching - Standford University - The Center for Teaching and Learning
Instructor and TA Recruitment Information:
Instructor - Application
Teaching Assistant - Application