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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 all faculty on Monday, September 27 and Tuesday, September 28. Contracts must be returned for the course to remain on the course schedule. Electronic acceptance of the contracts is acceptable.

Vaccine and Attestation Requirement for Students

Students registered for Winter Session 2022 as of November 15 at 3:45 p.m. received the initial notification for vaccine and attestation requirements for Winter Session. We are diligently tracking the students to verify they have completed this process. Failure to comply will result in deregistration from coursework, including online courses. Students that are not incompliance are receiving multiple e-mail and/or phone call reminders.

Blackboard Access

Winter Session courses will be available in your "my courses" listing of Blackboard on November 18.

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 21 at 4 p.m. 

Grading information is provided on the Student Registration and Record Services website.

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 with details pertaining to Winter Session 2022 were sent to all teaching faculty on the following dates. Be sure to check your e-mail for the information shared.

September 24, 2021 - Preliminary Course Listing

November 16, 2021 - Preparing for Winter Session 2022

December 16, 2021 - Welcome to Winter Session 

December 29, 2021 - Faculty Reminders and Updates

January 12, 2022 - Grading Information

Important Dates and Deadlines for Faculty

Important Dates and Deadlines (.pdf)

Winter Holidays
As a reminder, December 24 and 31; and January 17 are deemed holidays and course requirements should not be assigned or due on those days. Most offices are closed on these days. Winter Session 2022 Holiday Office Availability notes specific hours during the holiday break.

Contact Us

Darci Contri
Director of Extended Learning

Athena Vunk-Moynihan
Program Aide

Phone: 607-753-5643
Fax: 607-753-2959
Cornish-Van Hoesen, Room D-116

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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