Spring 2021 Guide and COVID-19 information

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources and Updates

The health and safety of all members of the SUNY Cortland community is the institution’s top priority. The university is closely monitoring the spread of COVID-19 and contingencies for various scenarios. SUNY Cortland will continue to work closely with local and state health departments, and implementing all recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), SUNY and the New York state and Cortland County health departments, but the situation is fluid and changing rapidly.

For the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 and its spread, please refer to the situation pages available through the CDC and the New York State Department of Health:      

Emergency Student Fund

To help address the needs of students who have experienced economic hardships, the Cortland College Foundation has established a Student Emergency Fund.

The donor-supported fund offers emergency grants of up to $500 to eligible students with a documented need.

Emergency Student Fund

Latest Coronavirus News

SUNY Cortland to test students for COVID-19 weekly

Jan. 20, 2021
Plan for spring 2021 calls for testing thousands of students, faculty and staff each week.

CARES Act update released

Jan. 8, 2021
SUNY Cortland has distributed more than $3.1 million in emergency federal grants to students impacted by the pandemic.

President urges students to complete Fall 2020 Student Survey

Oct. 23, 2020
Students have received an email with a link to the survey.

Chancellor Malatras and President Bitterbaum announce pause following increase in COVID cases

Oct. 5, 2020
In-person classes will be suspended for two weeks starting on Wednesday, Oct. 7.

Wellness Wednesday events continue via podcast

Sept. 29, 2020
Students can continue to learn about their own health and wellness virtually this semester.

Cortland Cupboard is open and more available

Sept. 29, 2020
The food pantry added technology to safeguard students during the pandemic.

COVID-19 FAQs and Restart Information


Fall 2020 Campus Restart Guide