SUNY Morrisville Institutional Learning Outcomes

Upon Successful Completion SUNY Morrisville students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate professional readiness through service, leadership, innovative technology, and structured reflection in applied learning and in various campus life venues.

  • Use communication skills in composing written texts that effectively inform or persuade, and to engage in discussion, debate, and public speaking in a manner suitable to the listener(s) and the discourse.

  • Employ critical thinking and creativity in a variety of learning, experiential, or community contexts.

  • Practice quantitative and scientific reasoning in several learning settings.

  • Apply information literacy abilities to effectively discover information, to understand how information is produced and valued and to use information ethically in communities of practice.

  • Engage in communication and collaboration across diverse communities and organizations and reflect on the experience.

  • Recognize, adapt, or apply sustainable and ethical practices within social, economic, and environmental spheres in multiple settings.

Academic Policies

Academic Policies - all  academic policies have been approved by College Senate and the Provost.  SUNY Morrisville makes every reasonable effort to provide accurate information regarding current academic policies; however, the college reserves the right to make changes at any time without prior notice. It is strongly recommended that students regularly check this catalog for possible changes.

The following policies can be viewed on the Academic Policies Webpage:

AP.1    Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA) Policy

AP.1.1 Definitions

AP.1.2 Right to Inspect and Amend Education Records

AP.1.4 Right of College to Refuse Access

AP.1.5 Fees for Copies of Records

AP.1.6 Disclosure of Education Records to Third Party

AP.1.7 Record of Requests for Disclosure

AP.1.8 Student Consent to Release Information

AP.1.9 Departmental Releases

AP1.10 Right to File a Complaint

AP1.11 Personally Identifiable Information

AP1.12 Directory Information

AP1.13 Student Request for Confidentiality

AP1.14 Consent to Use of Photographic Images

AP1.15 Education Record Custodians at SUNY Morrisville   

 

AP.2    The Grading System

AP.2.1 Grades & Grading

AP.2.2 Additional Grade Modes

AP.2.3 Calculating the Grade Point Average

AP.2.4 Imputed Credit

AP.2.5 Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

AP.2.6 Pass/Not Pass

AP.2.7 Dropped Course – X Grade

AP.2.8 Withdrawal from College – W Grades

AP.2.9 Incomplete Grades

 

AP.3    Course Audit Policy

AP.4    Special Project Guidelines

AP.5    Cross Registration

AP.6    Request to Change Catalog Year

AP.7    Course Substitutions & Waivers

AP.8    Graduation

AP.8.1 Requirements

AP.8.2 Conferring of Degrees

AP.8.3 Statute of Limitations on Degree Completion

AP.8.4 Course Limits - Athletic & Music Credits

AP.8.5 Residency Requirements

AP.8.6 Dual Degree

AP.9    Academic Honors    

AP.9.1 Presidents and Deans List

AP.9.2 Latin Honors

AP.10  Academic Minors

AP.11   General Education Requirements

AP.12   Academic Integrity  

AP.13   Academic Grievance System

AP.14  Class Attendance Policy

AP14.1 Students Unable Because of Religious Beliefs to Attend Classes on Certain Days

AP.15  Student Academic Standing

AP.15.1 Good Standing

AP.15.2 Academic Warning

AP.15.3 Academic Probation

AP.15.4 Academic Dismissal

AP.15.4 Early Dismissal for Poor Academic Progress

Center for Workforce & Community Development

The Center of Workforce and Community Develop mission is to serve students, industry partners, community stakeholders to strengthen life-long learning through applied experiences, enrichment programming, and relevant workforce programs.

For additional information, contact the Associate Provost Office at (315) 684-6133.

 SUNY MORRISVILLE TRAIN NY

The mission of SUNY Morrisville TRAIN NY Initiative is to achieve student success and community enrichment by providing accessible, applied, and innovative quality education and support services to diverse adult learners in pursuit of lifelong learning, training, career advancement, and pathways to college. 

The mission is delivered through multiple Institutes, Centers, START-UP NY, programs, Workforce programs, and Micro-credentialing including but not limited to:

 The Manufacturing Training Institute

The Manufacturing Training Institute works with organizations who seek to provide employees with professional development opportunities.

 Instruction uses a hybrid method of hands-on learning and online instructional modeling, activities and assessments; the SUNY Morrisville Manufacturing Training Institute offers a customizable and affordable solution to your company’s technical training needs. Our flexible format allows you to tailor training sessions around a schedule that works best for you and your employees, and our portable equipment allows training to occur either on our campus or directly at your worksite.  Serving the region at both the Morrisville and Norwich Campuses.  For more information, contact the Morrisville Campus at (315) 684-6133.

 The Human Services Institute

The role of the Human Services Institute is to be a resource for students, the college and the community through the development of ongoing partnerships, workforce programs, collaboration between the human service program, college faculty and staff, and human service professionals in Norwich (and Chenango and Madison counties).   Contact the Norwich Campus at (607) 334-5144.

 The Environmental Training Center

The Environmental Training Center provides water and wastewater treatment courses and certification in New York State at the Morrisville Campus.

 Working closely with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the New York State Department of Health, we are continually evaluating and making improvements to all of the programs we offer in an effort to meet professional expectations and needs.  The instructors for all courses are experienced educators and possess extensive training in the wastewater and water fields.

 For additional information, contact the Environmental Training Center, Morrisville State College, Crawford Hall, 3rd Floor, Morrisville, NY 13408

Phone: 315-684-6082, Fax: 315-684-6609, https://etc.morrisville.edu/

 Distance Education

Distance Education at SUNY Morrisville.

Courses that utilize online instructional technology at SUNY Morrisville can be divided into two basic categories: fully online and hybrid.   Below is a description of each as well the Instructional Method.  Please note, that fully face-to-face courses may contain required online components. 

Students should be prepared for the requirement to use a computer in any course they register for at SUNY Morrisville regardless of whether it is a fully online, blended or face-to-face section. Questions regarding the types of activities required in a specific course or section should be directed to the course instructor

 Online Course Access

Students access and learn all their online courses through the Blackboard, the SUNY Morrisville learning management system. Students log into Blackboard with their Morrisville email account and password.

 Blackboard Instructions

Blackboard makes it easier for you to access and manage your courses online. Once you have scheduled an online course, you can follow the steps below.

 Get Course Materials

On-campus students can pick up books at the campus store. Off-campus students can order books by calling the campus bookstore at 315.684.6073. Students are also responsible for providing and assuring the functionality of all technological/computer components necessary for the successful completion of online courses.

 Access Online Classes

  • You will be prompted to login using a Blackboard ID and a password.

  • Your Blackboard ID and password are your Windows/E-Mail username and password.

  • You can get this information by logging in to Web For Students.

  • Follow the Web For Students Instructions for additional assistance.

  • Your class sign-in is activated the first day of your course.

If you have any questions about these steps, assistance is available through the Online Hotline at 1.888.258.3679. The hotline is available Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m.-noon and 1:30-4 p.m. You may leave a voicemail at any other time.

 Student Support

Student can get the overall Blackboard instructions and frequently asked questions from the following website link https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Student  

 Besides Blackboard instruction, SUNY Morrisville also provides the necessary supports of other technologies for students in the on-line learning environment. Faculty in the online courses commonly uses these technologies. Students can download the instruction to learn how to use these technologies to achieve their learning activities in the online courses.

 There are many useful technical tools and reading materials that help student succeed in the online learning. Students can get to know these resources available through their Blackboard account.

 For more information, refer to the Distance Education information available on the college website.

 Center for Lifelong Learning

The Center for Lifelong Learning coordinates the SUNY Morrisville campus continuing education programs for students of all ages. Services include College registration for part-time students and credit-bearing courses at off- site locations. For additional information, contact the Registrar’s Office at 315-684-6066.

 Transcript Requests

Official transcripts may be ordered securely online 24 hours/7 days a week using TranscriptsPlus, services provided by Credential Solutions. The cost for each transcript is $10 per transcript and must be paid by using a credit or debit card online. Additional fees may apply depending on delivery option. Holds on a student record may prevent transcript orders from being processed.

 Current students with access to web for students can order easily through their web for student’s portal. Alumni or recent students can order using the public order form on the registrar’s website by clicking on the TranscriptsPlus logo. You may check the status of your order online at any time. Support for online ordering is available by calling Credentials Inc.  at 1-847-716-3005 or by calling the Registrar’s Office directly at 315-684- 6066.

 Unofficial transcripts are available by logging into Web for Student online. If you no longer have access to this portal, please contact the Registrar’s Office directly.