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Faculty Teaching

Faculty Teaching in Winter Session

Information for faculty teaching in Winter Session will be posted here. Please note that some details are shared via e-mail.  See content at bottom of page for the dates and subjects of e-mails distributed.

Holiday Office Availability 


Faculty contracts were e-mailed to faculty on Monday, October 3. Contracts must be returned for the course to remain on the course schedule. Electronic acceptance of the contracts is acceptable. The deadline to return contracts is Friday, October 14.

Vaccine and Attestation Requirement for Students

Students registering for Winter Session 2023 will receive guidance on COVID-19 vaccination/attestation requirements as they become available for the term.

Blackboard Access

Winter Session courses will be available in your "my courses" listing of Blackboard on in mid-November, with a specific date to be determined.

Supporting Students

SUNY Online provides as extensive list of resources for supporting online student success

The Starfish system is available to raise alerts or offer kudos to help our students stay engaged and empowered during their winter session.


Grades are due within 72 hours after the final examination, day of classes or culminating experience. The deadline for grades in all Winter Session courses is Friday, January 20 at 4 p.m. 

Grading information is provided on the Registrar's Office.

Students receiving incomplete grades in Winter Session should resolve them no later than the last week of classes in the Spring semester following. 

Online Teaching Resources

The SUNY Online Teaching Webinar Series is a great resource for new and returning faculty to online teaching. Recordings and resources are provided for past webinars offered in Fall 2020, Spring 2021 and the current semester. 

E-mail Communications

E-mails sent to teaching faculty with details pertaining to Winter Session 2023 will be listed here. Be sure to check your e-mail for the information shared.

Wednesday, Sept. 28 - Preliminary Course Listing Preview

Monday, Oct. 3 - Contracts 

Thursday, Nov. 17 - Preparing for Winter Session

Thursday, Dec. 15 - Welcome to Winter Session

Thursday, Dec. 29 - Reminder for Winter Session II - Information for Faculty

Important Dates and Deadlines for Faculty

Important Dates and Deadlines 

Session I Begins - Tuesday, Dec. 20
Session I Drop Deadline - Wednesday, Dec. 21
Session I Withdraw Deadline - Monday, Jan. 2 at 4 p.m.*

Session II Begins - Tuesday, Jan. 3
Session II Drop Deadline - Wednesday, Jan. 4
Session II Withdraw Deadline - Monday, Jan. 9 at 4 p.m.

No class requirements or assignments should be due on Monday, December 26, Monday, January 2 or Monday, January 16 in observance of Christmas, New Year's and Martin Luther King, Jr. holidays respectively. Administrative offices are closed on these dates. Winter Session 2023 Holiday Office Availability notes specific hours during the holiday break.

*Online form for withdraws are date stamped when completed by the student.

Contact Us

Darci Contri
Director of Extended Learning

Athena Vunk-Moynihan
Program Aide

Phone: 607-753-5643
Fax: 607-753-2959
Miller Building, Suite 208

Extended Learning Office
Summer/Winter Sessions
SUNY Cortland
P.O. Box 2000
Cortland, NY 13045

Office Hours
Monday through Friday
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Intersession Hours
Monday through Friday
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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