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

Governor: Non-essential employees should stay home

March 16, 2020
Governor Andrew Cuomo said all non-essential state personnel should work from home.

COVID-19 guidance for employees available

March 14, 2020
FAQ for SUNY Cortland employees is now available online

Message from SUNY Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson

March 13, 2020
An update on COVID-19 from SUNY Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson.

President's message regarding impact of COVID-19

March 12, 2020
Classes will be delivered through distance learning until at least April 13.

SUNY Cortland distance learning plan

March 12, 2020
SUNY Cortland's plan to provide distance learning through at least April 13 has been approved by SUNY Administration.

Provost's message to faculty: COVID-19 instruction plan

March 12, 2020
All faculty will begin delivering courses through distance learning on March 30

COVID-19 FAQs and Restart Information


Fall 2020 Campus Restart Guide