Welcome to Farmingdale State College’s Policy Library. This library is the official repository for all institutional policies and procedures and is intended to be a resource for faculty, staff and students seeking information related to the policies that govern the institution. This library does not contain department-specific policies and procedures. Please contact the department for specific departmental policies and procedures.

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Mandatory Reporting and Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse

Policy Purpose

To set forth the commitment and compliance of Farmingdale State College to the principles of the State University of New York policy 6504 entitled "Policy on Mandatory Reporting and Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse.”

Persons Affected

Faculty, Staff, Students, Third-Parties

Policy Statement

Farmingdale State College, as an institution of the State University of New York (SUNY) system, is required to comply with all policies as promulgated by SUNY unless such policy allows for or requires a separate policy on the issue at hand be adopted by an individual institution of SUNY. With regard to SUNY policy 6504 Policy on Mandatory Reporting and Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse, such policy does not allow for a separate policy by individual institutions of SUNY. Therefore Farmingdale State College adopts and will comply with and enforce all aspects of SUNY policy 6504 on Mandatory Reporting and Prevention of Child Abuse as written.


As stated in the SUNY policy 6504, any employee or student of or volunteer for Farmingdale State College who witnesses or has reasonable cause to suspect any sexual abuse of a child occurring on College property or while off campus during official College business or College-sponsored events shall have an affirmative obligation to report such conduct to the relevant University Police Department immediately.

University Police can be contacted at 934-420-2111.


Campus - any College owned, leased, licensed or operated space, facility, property, grounds or building.

College - Farmingdale State College, State University of New York.

Responsible Office

Administration and Finance