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

Students should follow social distancing or face suspension

March 31, 2020
Students in Cortland who disobey state COVID-19 guidelines could face serious disciplinary action.

SUNY Cortland Title IX Office to continue operations remotely

March 27, 2020
Sex assault, harassment and discrimination will continue to be addressed, and victims will be assisted

Offices and resources for students will continue despite distance

March 27, 2020
Students will have modified access to resources and services through the end of the semester.

Important academic information for students from the provost

March 26, 2020
Provost Mark Prus offers an update for students about to begin distance learning.

President Bitterbaum's video message for SUNY Cortland community

March 24, 2020
SUNY Cortland President Erik J. Bitterbaum talks to students, families, faculty, staff and alumni

President’s message regarding Spring 2020 Commencement

March 23, 2020
Spring 2020 Commencement will be postponed due to safety concerns related to COVID-19.

COVID-19 FAQs and Restart Information


Fall 2020 Campus Restart Guide