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Information for Crane Faculty

Crane Faculty/Staff Handbook

Crane Student Handbook

Crane Advising Handbook

Crane Degree Plans

Crane Concert Program Guidelines

The concert program guidelines in this document are intended to provide a style reference for performers when submitting information for printed concert and recital programs at The Crane School of Music.

Crane Room Reservation Instructions

This is a Virtual EMS Quick Reference Guide. Virtual EMS is our room booking system (as of Fall 2016). The link to Virtual EMS is

Crane Complete Calendar

To view the Crane Complete Calendar (which lists events, CFA and Dept Meetings, held times for possible concerts, some off-campus events such as tours, etc.) you will need to add "cranecalendar" to your personal Outlook calendar. This is a pretty easy process, and instructions are available online.

Crane Travel & Guest Event Information and Documents

For information about faculty travel, student travel, and guest artists. Includes forms related to on-campus events as well.

Curricular Approval Process

For information on the process to create new temporary or permanent courses, or to make revisions to a program. Viewable from campus computers only.

Dean's Advice Regarding Reappointment, Continuing Appointment and Promotion

Crane Administrative Flowchart

Crane Faculty Appointments by Department

Crane Search Committee Procedures

Crane Forms (for Students and Faculty)

Textbook Orders through College Bookstore

Click on "Textbooks" and "Faculty Adoption."
You can also email the bookstore directly ( By law, students must be able to see what books they will need for a class when they register.  If you are giving your students a syllabus with textbooks listed, the same list must be submitted to The College Store. Keep in mind that some financial aid allows student to purchase books at The College Store (and only there).

Brick and Mortar Music Store

Brick and Mortar is used by some faculty as the source for music/scores when those are course texts. Keep in mind that the College Store needs to be informed of all required course books, including musical scores, even if you are working with Brick and Mortar Music Store as well.

SUNY Potsdam Undergraduate Catalog

SUNY Potsdam Graduate Catalog

Department Assessment Plans