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Academic Dishonesty Policy

August 1, 2015

It is important for students to understand that the College faculty and staff value student honesty and integrity as explained in this policy.

Academic Dismissal From A Graduate Program

An explanation of the dismissal process for graduate students.

Academic Freedom

The SUNY Policy of the Board of Trustees, Article XI, Title I states: "It is the policy of the University to maintain and encourage full freedom, within the law, of inquiry, teaching, and research. In…

Academic Honors for Undergraduates

July 1, 2008

Information on the honors breakdown for undergraduates according to matriculation date.

Academic Probation and Dismissal at the Undergraduate Level

January 1, 2013

To earn an undergraduate degree from SUNY Brockport students must complete their degree requirements with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher (referred to as "being in good standing" academicall…

Academic Standing / Academic Probation

June 1, 2013

Matriculated graduate students who have completed at least nine graduate credits at Brockport and whose cumulative Brockport graduate GPA falls below 3.0 are placed on Academic Probation I. Students r…

Adding, Dropping and Withdrawing Courses

July 1, 2014

Procedures for adding, dropping and withdrawing courses.

Additional Sick Leave for Faculty / Professional Staff Policy

September 23, 2021

The College President may grant additional sick leave to a Faculty/Professional employee who has exhausted all accrued sick leave credits.

Advising Student Organizations and Tutoring

Affirmative Action Compliance Statement

August 1, 2008

The State University of New York College at Brockport does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or status as a…

Affirmative Action Recruitment Policy

General Policy A. Each administrative and academic officer and search committee must take appropriate steps within the areas of their responsibility to ensure that, for each faculty and non-teac…

Affirming Enrollment / Accepting Financial Responsibility Policy

July 21, 2021

As per the guidance from the New York State Office of the Attorney General, all SUNY schools are advised to require students to affirm enrollment and accept financial responsibility.  Each semester…

Allowable Credit Loads (Undergraduate)

June 1, 2009

This policy refers to the maximum credit load allowed for undergraduate students in a semester based on Academic Class.

Anti-Sweatshop Policy

July 1, 2010

The following SUNY Brockport policy is in compliance with anti-sweatshop legislation established by SUNY for all campuses and their affiliates. Regardless of the campus funding source used for p…

Appealing CSEA Unsatisfactory Performance Evaluation

Employees rated "Unsatisfactory" may seek to raise their rating to "Satisfactory" through the appeals process. Probationary employees and trainees are not entitled to appeal. Employees may use the app…

Appeals of SUNY to SUNY Transfer Course Equivalency

January 1, 2009

Students transferring from other SUNY units, whose initial request for transfer course equivalency to a lower-division course at Brockport is turned down, have a right to an appeal process at the loca…

Appeals of the Withdrawal Policy

August 1, 2008

Students can appeal the department chair's decision not to allow a withdrawal from a course.

Approval of Off-Campus Housing

The College does not inspect or supervise private, off-campus housing facilities. Operators of off-campus housing facilities must, under federal and state law, make them uniformly available to all stu…

Archiving Master's Thesis and Capstone Projects

February 1, 2014

An explanation of where to submit graduate theses and capstone projects for public availability and archival access.

Assessment of Campus-Based Fees Policy

August 15, 2019

This campus policy defines the review, assessment, modification, and submission of the College’s Broad Based, Local and Course-Related fees and a limited number of certain optional student char…

Attendance Guidelines

February 1, 2017

College faculty value regular attendance in all classes as explained in these guidelines.

Attendance Guidelines Appeal Process

February 1, 2017

Under certain conditions, students can appeal a faculty decision on enforcement of the attendance guidelines.

Auditing Courses at SUNY Brockport

July 1, 2014

Matriculated, registered students and NYS citizens over 60 years of age may audit courses under certain conditions. This policy provides information on how to audit a course.