Pursuant to University policy, SUNY is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. Employees, students, applicants, or other members of the SUNY community may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.
The University's policy is in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination and harassment. These laws include the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as Amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972, and the New York State Human Rights Law. These laws prohibit discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment and sexual violence.
Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and other laws, regulations and policies prohibiting discrimination may be directed to Alan Southard, Application Services Center, The State University of New York, H. Carl McCall SUNY Building, Albany, New York 12246, ASCfirstname.lastname@example.org.
Inquiries may also be directed to the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights, 32 Old Slip, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005-2500; Tel (646)428-3800; Email OCR.NewYork@ed.gov.
Personal Privacy Protection and University Policy
The Personal Privacy Protection Law and University Policy requires this notice to be provided when collecting personal information from individuals. The authority to collect personal information is based on Section 355 (2) (h) of the New York Education Law. The information will be used to evaluate your application(s) for admission and will be incorporated into your student records if and when you enroll at a SUNY institution. Failure to provide the requested information may delay the processing of your application. The information will be maintained by the Application Services Center (ASC) of The State University of New York and at your college choices. Persons responsible for maintaining your personal information are the directors of admission at your college choices and the director of the ASC, H. Carl McCall SUNY Building, Albany, NY 12246. In the event the applicant is denied admission at all of his/her college choices, the applicant's contact information may be shared with admissions offices at other SUNY campuses for purposes of determining the candidate's interest in being considered for admission to those campuses. For more information, visit www.suny.edu/privacy-policy. In the event you become an enrolled student at a SUNY campus, your information will be subject to additional protections, including the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), a federal law with a corresponding SUNY Procedure, and campus policies that affords privacy protections and access rights to enrolled students and their records.
Campus Crime Statistics
Campus Crime Statistics and personal safety information are available from each State University of New York campus in accordance with federal law and SUNY Policy. Requests for this information should be directed to the individual campuses. Additionally, prospective and current students can also obtain certain campus crime statistics from the U.S. Department of Education's website: http://ope.ed.gov/security/.