On-Campus Resources

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On-Campus Resources

Here are some resources available at the CCNY campus to help you with your needs. 

Academic Advising

Academic Advising is a process in which students seek and receive guidance with academic program planning, usually from a faculty advisor. It is an interactive process in which the adviser helps the student set and achieve academic goals, acquire relevant information and services, and make responsible decisions consistent with interests, goals, abilities, and degree requirements.

Check your majors CCNY sub-site for how to make an appointment.

Benny's Pantry

Benny's Food Pantry's long-term goal is to produce 1,000 pounds of fresh food for sharing with our campus community. 

CCNY Counseling Center

The CCNY Counseling Center provides high quality counseling services that are accessible to all City College students. You can contact them via email, office number and their virtual ZOOM front desk.

CCNY Gender Resources

The mission of Gender Resources at CCNY is to provide education, outreach and resources to the CCNY community on sexual violence prevention, gender identity/expression and sexuality.  Core to this mission is the building of strong campus and community partnerships with the goal of strengthening services for the LGBTQIA+ community, survivors of sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, dating and interpersonal violence. Gender Resources provides confidential clinical services and resources to all City College students while promoting gender equity.  For more information contact genderresources@ccny.cuny.edu  

CCNY Libraries LGBTQ+ Studies Guide

The CCNY LGBTQIA+ Research Guide is a resource from CCNY Libraries used to locate archives, databases, journals, libraries, museums, and periodicals about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer topics.

CCNY Office of Diversity and Compliance - Gender Based Harassment or Violence

The CCNY Office of Diversity and Compliance and the City College of New York is committed to a policy of equal employment and equal access in its educational programs and activities. Diversity, inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination are central to our mission.

Please follow the hyperlink above to learn more about:

  • Equal Opportunity and Non-Descrimination
  • Title IX and Sexual Misconduct
  • Confidential Support Services
  • Workshops and Events
  • Search and Recruitment Process
  • Gender Inclusive Resources at CCNY
  • SPARC

CCNY Psychological Center

The CCNY Psychological Center, also known as The Clinic, provides low to moderate cost services to both the CCNY and West Harlem communities.

The Clinic is located on the 8th floor of the North Academic Center.

CCNY Student Psychological Counselor/Confidential Advocate in the Office of Diversity and Compliance

The Office of Diversity & Compliance offers confidential clinical services to students and employees who have experienced gender-based violence including sexual violence, gender-based discrimination, harassment, intimate partner/domestic violence and stalking with the help of a Psychological Counselor/Confidential Advocate. 

This is located in Shepards Hall, room 109E. You can also contact the counselor via phone and email.

CCNY Study Abroad - Resources for LGBTQ+ Students

Interested in studying abroad as an LGBTQ+ CCNY student? Whether you identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, or queer or questioning aspects of your identity, it is always best to learn more about the social climate, laws, and norms for personal interactions in other cultures. Some societies abroad are more accepting of LGBTQ+ identities and some less in comparison to New York City and the United States.  It is always best to inform yourself of these key issues within the countries you are considering for your study abroad experience.  Here is a link to CCNY's Study Abroad Program's LGBTQ+ Resources. On this website are links to resources by organizations that have complied information on LGBTQ+ issues throughout the world specific to international education, travel, and campus life.

The CCNY Office of Study Abroad & International Programs understands to make CCNY's LGBTQ+ students' Study Abroad Experience safe, inclusive, and affirming. Please do not hesitate to contact an advisor in the office for more information or to share your input or concerns. Please feel free to reach out to Director Juan Carlos Mercado ( jmercado@ccny.cuny.edu ) or Associate Director Ninive Gomez ( ngomez@ccny.cuny.edu ).

Emergency Grants

Emergency Grants provide emergency financial aid and can help cover eligible expenses such as food, housing, course materials, technology, health care, and child care.

Visit the CCNY website for Emergency Grants for deadlines, submissions and eligibility.

The Petrie Student Emergency Grants provide financial support to students so that life's emergencies don't derail their college educations. Funds from this grant must be solely used for non-tuition expenses. Please follow the hyperlink to learn more about this grant, eligibility, and how to apply.

Food Insecurity - CUNY Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly called Food Stamps, is the largest federal program aimed at combating hunger and food insecurity. SNAP benefits are provided through an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card, similar to a bank debit card or credit card.

SNAP benefits are eligible for CUNY students who:

  • Are eligible to participate in federal work study (active participation in work study is not required)
  • Have an Expected Family Contribuition (EFC) of $0

Follow the hyperlink above to learn more about:

  • Expanded SNAP Eligibility
  • CTE Programs
  • Verification Form
  • Food Navigators
  • FAQs

Housing Insecurity - Healthy CUNY

Healthy CUNY provides resources for CUNY students facing housing insecurity, are homeless, or at risk of homelessness. Information includes:

  • financial aid
  • scholarships
  • opportunity programs
  • resource guides
  • emergency grants
  • public assistance/benefits
  • on-campus housing
  • students with disabilities
  • food
  • CUNY women's centers
  • CUNY mental health centets
  • CUNY LGBTQ+ resources
  • leadership programs
  • resources for Dreamers and undocumented students
  • CUNY student advocacy and organizing
  • housing (temporary and permanent)
  • clothing

The Accessibility Center

The Accessibility Center actively works toward full inclusion and the removal of access barriers in policies, procedures, and practices. The AAC engages in increasing disability awareness among members of CCNY community through workshops, trainings, and the dissemination of literature. 

Although the physical office is open, all student appointments will take place via ZOOM.

The Writing Center

The Writing Center provides one-on-one assistance to undergraduate and graduate students working on course writing assignments.

All sessions are online.

Undergraduate Student Government - FYI Resources Page

From CCNY's Undergraduate Student Government and Student Affairs, comes the FYI Resource Page. This is a new, ongoing website by CCNY student leaders to help raise awareness of the amazing resources we have on campus. 

Last Updated: 12/04/2023 10:53