Apr 21, 2018  
College Catalog 2018-2019 
    
College Catalog 2018-2019

Important Information


Authorization and Accreditation

Onondaga Community College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Accreditation was renewed in 2008. Middle States, 3624 Market Street, 2nd Floor West, Philadelphia, PA 19104, telephone (267) 284-5000.

Early Childhood: accredited by the Commission on Early Childhood Education Programs of the National Association for the Education of Young Children 1313 L Street NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005. (800) 424-2460, ext. 8007.

Health Information Technology: accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM), 233 North Michigan Avenue, 21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60601-5800, telephone (312) 233-1100.

Nursing Program: accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education In Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, telephone (404) 975-5000.

Physical Therapist Assistant Program: accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, American Physical Therapy Association, Department of Accreditation, 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-1488, telephone (800) 999-2782.

Surgical Technology: accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, telephone (727) 210-2350.

College Credit Now: accredited by the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships, Concurrent Enrollment Accreditation, 179 East Franklin Street, #578, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, telephone (919) 593-5205.

Documents for accreditation and licensure can be reviewed by contacting the agencies listed above.

Approved By:

Onondaga Community College is approved by and registered with the New York State Department of Education. The College is authorized by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York to award Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science and Associate in Occupational Studies degrees.

All degree and certificate programs are approved for veterans and veterans’ dependents eligible for Veterans Administration education benefits under the various public laws.

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords students certain rights with respect to their Education Records. They include:

  • The right to inspect and review their own Education Records;
  • The right to request amendment of their own Education Records;
  • The right to consent to disclosure of information from their Education records, except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without consent; and
  • The right to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education concerning alleged failures to comply with FERPA.

The College’s complete policy regarding compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act can be found in the centralized policy manual under policy C1 (http://www.students.sunyocc.edu/index.aspx?id=21894)

Notice of Non-Discrimination

The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics or carrier status, military service or veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law. The College complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination laws. The complete policy can be found in the College’s centralized policy manual under l1: Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy.

Questions regarding this notice and requests for accommodation should be directed to:

Anastasia Urtz
Vice President, College-Affiliated Enterprises
Civil Rights Compliance Officer
Onondaga Community College
Whitney Applied Technology Center, Room 207B
4585 W. Seneca Turnpike
Syracuse, NY 13215
urtza@sunyocc.edu
(315) 498-2692

Additional resources for reporting non-discrimination concerns:

Dr. Julie White
Senior Vice President of Student Engagement and Learning Support
Onondaga Community College
Gordon Student Center, Room 220
4585 W. Seneca Turnpike
Syracuse, NY 13215
j.a.white2@sunyocc.edu
(315) 498-2990

Bridget Scholl
Vice President of Human Resources
Onondaga Community College
Coyne Hall, Suite 100
4585 W. Seneca Turnpike
Syracuse, NY 13215
b.k.scholl@sunyocc.edu
(315) 498-2516

John Geer
Director of Human Resources and Labor Relations
Onondaga Community College
Coyne Hall, Suite 100
4585 W. Seneca Turnpike
Syracuse, NY 13215
j.j.geer@sunyocc.edu
(315) 498-6019