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Campus Handbook


In accordance with the policies of the SUNY Board of Trustees, the purpose of the Campus Handbook is to provide an official record of the college's organization and governance, bylaws, local policies, and other information, which pertain to the responsibilities of faculty, staff, students, and other members of the College community It should be used as a supplement to the SUNY Board of Trustees Policies (PDF) and the College Catalog.

The material herein represents principles, policies and statements developed by faculty and administration within the college in order to expedite the operation of the college within the framework established by the Policies of the SUNY Board of Trustees. While it is expected that the Handbook will have some special value for newcomers, it is also believed that it will prove valuable to all members of the college community.


The College may amend any existing policies or procedures contained on the web site without notice to users, as well as to adopt new policies and/or procedures at any time without notice to users. It is the user's responsibility to check with policy owners to determine whether changes, additions or substitutions, have been made regarding the policies, procedures and related forms contained in the Campus Handbook.

About Policies at SUNY Plattsburgh

Looking to learn more about policies at SUNY Plattsburgh? We invite you to explore the following helpful links.

Handbook Sections (Arranged by Topic)

If you know the specific policy you are looking for, they are arranged alphabetically by section in the Table of Contents.

  1. Academics and Research
  2. Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity
  3. Communications
  4. Employment and Benefits
  5. Facilities, Assets, and Property
  6. Finance and Budget
  7. Governance and Organization
  8. Health and Safety
  9. Legal and Compliance
  10. Library and Information Technology

Don’t know the name of the policy for which you are looking? Please check our Subject Index.

Campus Handbook Updates

Below, please find a list of the major administrative policy actions within the past six months. Major policy actions include the addition of new policies, the rescission of a policy, or a major revision to an existing policy.

Policy No. Policy Title Action Type Date Policy Owner
2004.8 Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence Major Revision 3/25/19 Title IX


Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (Drone) New Document 9/28/18 School of Arts & Sciences

Looking for an older administrative policy action? Please see our archive of Campus Handbook updates.

Campus Handbook last updated on April 11, 2019

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