Office of Distance Learning


The mission of the Office of Distance Learning is to foster a culture of excellence in teaching and learning by assisting the University community members with their scholarship of teaching; by acting as a resource center for innovative teaching tools, techniques, and programs; and by supporting the University in becoming a community of lifelong learners. To accomplish this mission, the Office provides information and resources about the teaching and learning process through an array of formats and methods to enhance online instruction.


The Office of Distance Learning serves as a partner to the SUNY Polytechnic community by providing relevant, timely and research-based support in its pursuit for excellence in teaching and learning with a focus on online teaching and offering support to all faculty


The Office of Distance Learning pursues student centeredness by researching and sharing ideas to engage faculty and students. We strive to inspire creativity by supporting and developing innovative programs to improve teaching, learning, and assessment

The Office of Distance Learning supports programs and initiatives that bring together individuals from various departments, colleges, campuses, and communities outside the University. We strive to engage community members across campus locations to develop and implement collaborative programs and initiatives to improve teaching, learning, and asses


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