Affirmative Action

SUNY Cortland is dedicated to providing a comprehensive educational experience that prepares individuals to function in a diverse society and aims to create an environment where each person’s individual dignity is valued. The College prohibits, and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, self-identified or perceived sex, gender expression, status of being transgender, or gender identity, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristic or carrier status, military status, U.S. Veteran status, domestic violence victim status, prior criminal conviction unrelated to employee’s job or, any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law. SUNY Cortland will comply with all applicable equal employment opportunity/nondiscrimination laws. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the College community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely based upon a protected characteristic.

Glossary of Terms (PDF) 

Melanie Woodward

Affirmative Action Officer and Interim Title IX Coordinator
Human Resources Office
Miller Building, Room 301
607-753-5751 

Jonah Reardon

Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Investigations and Training 
President's Office
Van Hoesen Hall, Room C-24
607-753-2263

James Felton, III

Chief Diversity Officer
Institutional Equity and Inclusion Office
Miller Building, Room 404
607-753-2263

Additional Resources

Human Resources Office

Miller Building, Room 301

Phone: 607-753-2302

Fax: 607-753-5994

Email: hr@cortland.edu

Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Affirmative Action Officer & Assistant Director of Human Resources

Melanie Woodward