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CCNY Employee Benefits

Welcome to the CCNY Benefits home page!

Here, CCNY Faculty, Staff and PhD Students can find resources for their respective unions, and benefit information. Please frequently visit this page to view updated benefit news, form changes or updates made.

News and Announcements...

September 26, 2014

Flexible Spending Open Enrollment/Health Benefits Buy Out Waiver

The NYC Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Program is now open from September 22nd-October 31, 2014. This allows City employees to use pre-tax monies towards uncovered medical expenses not covered by insurance. Also, find out how you can waive your City Health Benefits and receive a stipend from $500-$1000. Please visit the Office of Labor Relations (OLR) website for more information. You may also contact your Benefits Coordinator, Christine Weithers at x7512.

September 10, 2014

Open Enrollment for CCNY Faculty and Staff!

From October 1st-31st, Faculty and Staff can change their selected health insurance plan. These changes will take effect in January of 2015. Please see your Benefits Officer, Kim Ferguson x7963, for more information.

Adjunct Health Insurance Enrollment Deadline

It is imperitive that all currently covered Adjuncts, re-enroll in the newly approved health insurance program by September 19th, 2014, to prevent a lapse in coverage. Eligible Adjuncts who are not covered, must enroll by September 30th. The new health insurance coverage will take effect October 1st. The prior insurance will be terminated by September 30th.

September 5, 2014

PHD Students

Second and third year PHD Students can now download the PAF-7 form (for NYSHIP Benefits), for either one semester or one full academic year. Please fill out the highlighted sections and have your mentor sign and disclose your RF Grant # at the bottom where indicated. Bring the completed form to the Human Resources Office, Shepard Hall Room 50. If you have any questions please email Richard Savage at

September 5, 2014

Adjunct Health Insurance

For adjuncts who are currently enrolled in the health insurance, those benefits will be terminated on September 30th, 2014. In order to prevent a lapse in coverage, your Adjunct Benefits Forms must be submitted to the Benefits Officer, Kim Ferguson no later than September 19th.

August 18, 2014

Adjunct Health Insurance

Eligible Adjuncts are now able to enroll in health benefits provided by New York City Employees. By enrolling in either GHI-CBP/Blue Cross and HIP-HMO, Adjuncts now have the option of an individual no cost premium. However, family enrollments are subject to a payment difference between the individual and the family premiums.

The PSC-CUNY will discontinue the current Adjunct health insurance on September 30, 2014. Eligible Adjuncts will also be able to opt in to receive individual optical, dental, and prescription drug plans through The PSC-CUNY Welfare Fund. Please visit our Benefits Forms page, to download the most recently generated forms for Adjunct Health Insurance.

If you have any questions regarding the new agreement for Adjunct Health Care, you may also visit:
The PSC-CUNY Welfare Fund or  CUNY University Benefits
Call the dedicated Adjunct Health Care Hotline at (646) 664-3401 or by E-mail at
Call Human Resources at 212.650.7226, or Benefits Officer at 212.650.7963

August 11, 2014
Effective Monday, August 11, 2014, Adjunct be eligible for NYC Health Benefits, provided that they meet eligibility requirements. Information has been made available for Adjuncts seeking insurance on the PSC-CUNY Welfare Fund Website

Updated Adjunct Benefits Forms

New 2014 Health Benefits Enrollment Form
New 2014 Adjunct Basic Plan and Optional Rider Costs
Adjunct Health Insurance Information Packet

Catastrophic Sick Leave Bank Open Enrollment
Dedicated Sick Leave Program
2014-2015 Phased Retirement

Benefits Calendar:

Met Life Campus Visit:
October 8, 2014, Shepard Hall, Rm 50
To schedule an appointment please call: Human Resources at 212.650.7226, or Christine Weithers, Benefits Coordinator at 212.650.7512

TIAA-CREF Campus Visit:
September 30, 2014, Shepard Hall, Rm 50
To schedule an appointment please call your TIAA-CREF representative at 866.549.1238


Last Updated: September 10, 2014 11:01am