Bill of Rights

Bill of Rights

3. The following enumeration of rights shall not be construed to deny or disparage other rights retained by students in their capacity as members of the student body or as citizens of the community at large.  Please refer to the Bill of Rights and Responsibilities for Faculty, Students, Administrators, Staff and College Council at Oswego in this handbook.  The College reserves the right to determine time, place, and manner of the use of its facilities and grounds.

Title and Definitions

Title and Definitions

1.    Title
These rules shall be known as the State University of New York at Oswego Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct, hereafter referred to as the Code.

2.    Definitions

  A.       The term, “College,” means State University of New York at Oswego, Oswego, New York, and collectively, those persons responsible for its control and operation.

Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities and Conduct

Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities and Conduct

The College mission is to foster learning and encourage students' educationally purposeful activity. The Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities and Conduct is intended to provide students with an explicit statement of the conditions and expectations that are necessary to sustain the educationally purposeful character of our College environment.

Bias Crimes and Prevention

(New York State Education Law Article 129.A)

The college's values and goals advocate a broad degree of human understanding amongst its community members: students, faculty, staff, visitors and alumni. We seek to enroll and engage a diverse population of students across diverse cultural and national experiences. A vibrant, productive learning environment requires a richness in the variety of voices and life experiences that are represented among us.

Non-Discrimination

SUNY Oswego values the contributions to learning for its members that result from maintaining a diverse student body, faculty and staff.  SUNY Oswego does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction.

Disabilities Accommodations

 

 Disabilities Accommodations

The College is committed to accommodating the special needs of individuals with disabilities for the purpose of providing access to its programs and services as required by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.  This document establishes the policy and procedures for determining reasonable accommodations for students (matriculated and non-matriculated), employees and visitors to campus events, activities and programs.  The College has:

Child Sexual Abuse Reporting Policy

Any employee, student, or volunteer of SUNY Oswego who witnesses or has reasonable cause to suspect any sexual abuse of a child occurring on SUNY Oswego property or while off campus during official SUNY Oswego business or SUNY Oswego-sponsored events shall have an affirmative obligation to report such conduct to the University Police Department immediately by calling 315.312.5555. Such report should include the names of the victim and assailant (if known), other identifying information about the victim and assailant, the location of the activity, and the nature of the activity.