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Vice President's Message
Dear Student, 

Welcome to the SUNY Delhi Student Life Division web pages!
Barb Jones
The Student Life Division prides itself on providing close mentoring relationships with students, exciting and involving student activity, athletic, and community service programs, safe and stimulating living and learning environments, strong leadership development programs, and responsive, caring orientation programs and support services. We are very proud of our 70% participation rate in Student Activities, Athletics, Recreation, and Community Service, and the fact that most students choose to stay on campus on the weekends. We strive to complement the academic mission of the College, to support student success and to maximize your opportunities for learning inside and outside the classroom.

The Mission of the Student Life Division is to facilitate the development and growth of the whole student through all Division endeavors; provide high quality facilities and programs for residential living, intercollegiate and intramural athletics, and student activities; maintain and promote a safe and healthy college environment; promote student responsibility for learning and academic success; facilitate the opportunity to learn through involvement in campus life, student leadership activities, community service, intercollegiate and intramural athletics; to lead by modeling civility; respect and inclusion; to encourage accountability, assessment and the provision of quality services, and actively contribute to the advancement of the field. (Adopted from the American College Personnel Association)

The Student Handbook, available on these pages, will give you more detailed information on all aspects of the College. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at the email address listed below. I look forward to meeting you.


Barbara E. Jones
Vice President of Student Life 



Barbara Jones, Vice President for Student Life - Bio

Barbara Jones began her career at SUNY Delhi in 1985 as a Counselor, where she was promoted to Senior Counselor, and to Director of Counseling and Health Services. In 1997, Barbara was appointed Dean of Students and subsequently was named to her current role as the Vice President for Student Life. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Douglass College at Rutgers University, as well as a Master’s Degree and a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Counseling, both from the University of New Hampshire.

Barbara has been involved in a wide range of initiatives at the college over her tenure including the establishment of the merged Counseling and Health Center, the Co-Curricular Transcript, the O’Connor Center for Community Engagement, and the campus Outdoor Education Center. She was also closely involved with major renovations to the residence halls, the new construction of Catskill Hall and the Riverview Townhouses as well as the major renovations to the state-of-the-art Farrell Student and Community Center. Barbara has focused on the expansion and creation of campus traditions which have included Orientation, Community Service Day, Family Day, Winterfest, and Commencement events. Her leadership as a co-chair for the yearlong campus Centennial Celebration in 2012-13 was a natural extension of this focus.

Finally, Barbara has been an active member of the SUNY Council of Chief Student Affairs Officers where she served as Treasurer from 2000-2007, as Vice President from 2007-2009, as President from 2009-2011, and as past President from 2011-2013. She also served as a member of the New York State College Student Personnel Association Editorial Board from 2010-2012. Barbara is also a member of NASPA and CSPA-NYS.



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Campus Life Message
A Message from the Vice President of Student Life

Student Handbook

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Campus Safety

Mayor's Task Force

Voter Registration

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Contact Info
Vice President of Student Life
Barbara E. Jones
P 607-746-4440
F 607-746-4447

Last Updated: 2/19/16