Campus Personal Safety Links
The University Police Department provides quality law enforcement services to the college community. Members are sworn to protect constitutional rights and maintain high standards of personal and professional ethics. The department promotes responsible citizenship and positive relationships among all segments of the campus community, and provides educational programs on crime prevention and safety concerns.
Environmental Health & Safety
The Department of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) at SUNY Geneseo exists to assist the various campus departments navigate and understand their responsibilities under Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety laws and regulations.
From art studio waste management to fluorescent lightbulb recycling, and potential exposures to everything from Asbestos to Zinc, campus activities and operations are subject to numerous federal and state regulations.
EHS provides assistance in three general categories of laws and regulations:
- Environmental Compliance and Pollution Prevention
- Occupational Health and Safety
- Emergency Response and Preparedness
Health & Counseling
The Lauderdale Center for Student Health & Counseling promotes students' optimal health, well-being and development through the provision of high quality, integrated and holistic health services. Staffed by caring professionals, Health & Counseling offers primary health care, psychological counseling, sexual health services, nutritional counseling and health education to SUNY Geneseo students, as well as consultation, prevention and training programs to the Geneseo community. We strive to advance the missions of the College and Division of Student and Campus Life through empowering students to be active partners in their health care, providing education and resources to foster healthy decision making and supporting students in the pursuit of their academic goals.
Geneseo First Response
We are a volunteer organization based at SUNY Geneseo that provides emergency medical services to the Geneseo campus community. Geneseo First Response (GFR) provides emergency medical care to students, faculty, staff and visitors of Geneseo at the Basic Life Support level. We operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our crews are led by a New York State certified Emergency Medical Technician, responsible for all primary patient care, a certified driver, and (when applicable) a trainee.
Geneseo First Response is the primary EMS agency at SUNY Geneseo. We are integrated into a larger system comprised of University Police, the Lauderdale Center for Student Health and Counseling and Geneseo Fire Department; all dedicated to providing the best available care to every member of the campus community.
SUNY Geneseo, in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act , the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, and related state and federal legislation, is dedicated to providing responsible advocacy, reasonable accommodations, and support services to students with disabilities who present current and proper documentation of disability to the Office of Disability Services. It is the mission of the Office of Disability Services to provide qualified students with disabilities, whether temporary or permanent, equal and comprehensive access to college-wide programs, services, and campus facilities by offering academic support, advisement, and removal of architectural and attitudinal barriers.
The Office of Disability Services will proactively provide, at no cost to the student, reasonable accommodations designed to ensure that no qualified student with a disability is denied equal access to, participation in, or benefit of the programs and activities of SUNY Geneseo.
Concurrently, it is the goal of the Office of Disability Services to maximize student success, self-advocacy, and independence in an accessible academic environment.
Dean of Students
The Dean and his staff work directly with students to assist them in adjusting to college life and in resolving problems and conflicts that may arise during their undergraduate careers. The Dean of Students directs the offices in the Center for Community. They include, Greek Affairs/Off-Campus Living, Judicial Affairs, Leadership Development, Education and Training, Multicultural Programs and Services, Orientation and First-Year Programs, and Student Volunteerism and Service Learning.
SUNY Geneseo offers free transportation in Livingston County with a college ID through the Livingston Area Transportation Service. Students can use the service for travel on-campus as well as to nearby locations in the Geneseo and the larger Livingston County area. In addition, there is a weekend Geneseo-Rochester bus service as well as options before and after academic breaks. You can also use this link to plan travel options outside of the Geneseo/Rochester area with bus, train and plane information.