Policies by Category

Policies, Standards, Guidelines, and Procedures are vital to the effective operation of any institution. They establish responsibilities and accountability. They help ensure compliance and reduce institutional risk. They may be needed to establish and/or defend a legal basis for action. Lastly, they provide clarification and guidance to the community.

Policies must be approved by the President or Provost prior to requesting inclusion on this site.

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  • Academic - Policies related to teaching, learning and scholarly activities.
  • Advancement - Policies related to capital campaigns, other fundraising and alumni relations.
  • Business and Finance - Policies related to accounting, budget, finance, purchasing and travel.
  • Ethical and Responsible Conduct - Quick guide to anti-discrimination, and ethical and responsible conduct policies for employees, students, and vendors.
  • Enrollment Management - Policies related to admissions, advising, financial aid, scholarships, academic records and registration.
  • External
  • Facilities - Policies related to grounds, buildings, and Physical Plant Services.
  • Information Technology - Policies related to the institution's computer systems.
  • Marketing and Communication - Policies related to the institution's marketing and communication.  
  • Operational - Policies related to operational areas that have not been otherwise categorized in the Policy Library.
  • Personnel - Policies related to faculty, staff, and student employment.
  • Safety and Health - Policies related to safety and health on campus.
  • Student - Student Handbook and policies and procedures of direct relevance to students.
  • SUNY

Academic Policies

Academic Grievance Policy

Academic Probation and Dismissal - Matriculated Students

Change of Major

Course Inactivation Policy

Cross Registration Policy

Declaration of More Than One Major

Distance Learning Policy

Excused Absences

Grading Policies

Granting of Two Baccalaureate Degrees

Maximum Credit Per Term Policy

Maximum Credits Permitted in Discipline Areas

Policy on Department Acceptance of Students to a Major

Retention Standards – Graduate Students

Upper-Division Credit Requirement


Advancement Policies

Fundraising and Solicitation Policy


Business and Finance Policies

Cash Handling and Payment Collection Policy

Credit Card Processing and Handling Security Policy

Credit Card Solicitation to Students

Electronic Signature

Faculty led off-campus programs

Internal Control Program

Meals and Refreshments Policy

Mobile Device Policy

Procurement Lobbying Policy and Procedure

Property Management


Ethical and Responsible Conduct Policies

Response to Bias Acts and Hate Crimes

Scientific Misconduct Policy


Enrollment Management Policies

Admission and Enrollment of Students/Candidates Dismissed from a Prior College for Disciplinary Reasons

Drop for Non‐Payment Policy

Electronic Transcript Acceptance Policy

Scholarship Policy


External Policies

Freedom of Information Law (FOIL)


Facilities Policies

Building Temperature Policy

Facilities Use Policy

No Idling Policy

Off-Campus Housing Services - Regulations

Outdoor Spaces by Third Party Speakers

Posting & Advertising on Campus

Property Management

Service and Assistance Animals in Campus Housing

Student Access to Campus Buildings


Information Technology Policies

Confidentiality Policy

ID Card Data Policy

Information Technology Acceptable Use Policy

Information Technology Security Program

Password Policy

Patch Management and System Updates Policy

Secure Computer Desktop Policy

VPN Policy

Wireless Communication Policy

Web Privacy Policy


Marketing and Communication Policies

College Style Policy

Communicating the Death of a Campus Community Member

Digital Millennium Copyright Act

Media Engagement Policy

Posting & Advertising on Campus

Social Media Policy

Urgent Message Policy

Web Privacy Policy

Website Policy


Operational Policies

Grants Development Office

Externally Funded Grant and Contract Administration

Office of Institutional Research

Survey Policy

Office of International Education

Visiting Research Scholar

Sponsored Programs

Responsible Conduct in Research Policy

Scientific Misconduct Policy


Personnel Policies

Consensual Relationship Policy

Contract Renewal, Continuing Appointment, and Promotion – Teaching Faculty

Emeritus Status

Faculty led off-campus programs

Graduate Faculty Appointment Policy

Graduate Teaching Faculty Status (GTFS)

ID Number Policy

Mobile Device Policy

Nepotism Policy

Paycheck Distribution Policy

Responsible Conduct in Research Policy


Safety and Health Policies

Card Access Security System Records Policy

Child Protection Policy

Drone Policy - Operation of Unmanned Aerial Systems Within College Airspace

External Law Enforcement Policy

Identity Theft Prevention Program

Inclement Weather Policy

Student Access to Campus Buildings


Student Policies

Code of Student Conduct

Excused Absences

ID Number Policy

Institutional FERPA Policy Statement

Leaves and Withdrawals

Non-Academic Leaves – Graduate Students

Non-Academic Leaves – Undergraduate Students

Off-Campus Housing Services - Regulations

Return to Learn Concussion Policy


SUNY Policies

Discrimination Policy and Grievance Procedures

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