Fall 2021 Guidance/COVID-19 Information

About University Police

University Communications Security Specialist Michaela Rotunda sitting at dispatch in Whitaker Hall

Mission Statement

The University Police Department will deliver effective and responsive law enforcement services to all persons on the State University of New York College at Cortland campus in a fair and equitable manner. We will protect and serve all community members and join with them in establishing priorities to enhance the quality of life for our entire community.

Vision Statement

The University Police Department will serve as a beacon of excellence and innovation. We will maintain the highest level of law enforcement professionals who will utilize state-of-the-art equipment to accomplish the community’s present and future law enforcement goals. We will work together as an organization and be ever-cognizant that our effort to improve public safety and the quality of life for our community is our top priority. We will be the model of an innovative, community-oriented police department.

Core Values

  • Integrity 
  • Respect
  • Excellence