Advisement and Transition

Advisement and Transition helps you transition to college and guides you through the advisement and registration process at Cortland.  We assist you with planning your courses, choosing a major, navigating College policies and connecting with campus resources.  Our office services include: academic advising; COR 101 seminar course for first-year students; new student orientation; transfer credit services; and student support programming for graduate, non-traditional, and transfer students.  

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Starfish Learning Opportunities for Faculty/Staff

This fall, Cortland is launching Starfish as an early alert student outreach and connection tool.  Faculty and staff are invited to hands-on time in a computer lab to learn more about the platform. 

  • Tuesday, Oct. 15, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Sperry 103
  • Friday, Oct 25, 10:15 to 11:15 a.m., Professional Studies Room 1134

Starfish Learning Opportunities for Students

  • Tuesday, Oct. 8, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Sperry Room 104
  • Tuesday, Oct 15, 5 to 6 p.m., Corey Union, Room 207

Advising Reminders  

  • Advisors are available on Wednesdays for brief (10-15 minute) student walk-in advising questions.  Check out our Walk-in Wednesday schedule of topics for the semester! 
  • For Faculty Advisors:
    • Advising Refresher Workshop.  Wednesday, Oct. 16, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Old Main Colloquium, Room 220
    • The 2019-2020 Cortland Advisor Resource Packet (CARP) is now available. Hard copies will be sent to academic departments and new faculty.  If you would like a hard copy, contact Advisement and Transition. 

News and Update

  • Friday, October 11 is COR 101 Teaching Assistant Appreciation Day!  It is our opportunity to thank our TAs for their work in the COR 101 classes and in first-year students' transition to college. 
  • October 21 - 25 is National Transfer Student Week! Watch your email for how we plan to celebrate transfer students, hear their stories, and understand their impact on campus. 
  • October 28 - November 1 is National Non-Traditional Student Week! Watch for your email for special events throughout the week!

Advisement and Transition
Memorial Library
Room A-111
Phone: 607-753-4726
Fax: 607-753-5593
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.