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October 23, 2020
I write to present a new procedure by which members of our community with exceptional needs can apply for regular, semester-long, access to campus. The procedures for single-day and research-related access as well as access for hybrid or in-person classes remain unchanged. The new procedure is meant only for those with exceptional circumstances that prevent them from working remotely. Applications for access will be reviewed by a recently convened Reopening Review Board (RRB). To apply for access, prepare a short proposal with a strong justification, describing the location and… Read More »


October 22, 2020
We are happy to announce that IT has provided us with software that integrates the Everbridge health screening app with the building access rights database. Effective on Monday October 26, you will be able to enter a building by showing the appropriate "badge" on your phone (or paper or any device), with no cross checking of names on an access list. You will still use the Everbridge screening app, and access privileges are still granted in the same way through the online request system, but after filling out the Everbridge health screen, you will receive an e-mail from CCNY APPS … Read More »


October 21, 2020
Dear Members of the City College Community, It has been awhile since we've had the chance to gather in a Town Hall format. With the rapid changes confronting our community on an almost daily basis, I thought it was time that we got together. I am therefore inviting you to participate in a Zoom Town Hall on Thursday, October 29, 2020, at 12:30 PM. I look forward to seeing you all there and to addressing your questions and concerns. Here are the details for the Zoom access: Topic: President Boudreau's Virtual Town Hall Time: Oct 29, 2020 12:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)… Read More »


September 11, 2020
Dear CCNY Faculty, Staff and Students: REMINDER As per the August 24, 2020, communication from the Offices of the Provost and VP of Operations all individuals entering the campus must have prior authorization do so.  Additionally, all authorized individuals must complete the health screening questionnaire prior to coming to campus by utilizing the Everbridge Health Screen application on their smartphone. The processes and directions for requesting access and downloading the Everbridge Health Screen application can be found in the Provost's and VP of Operations' August 24,… Read More »


September 11, 2020
Dear Members of the City College Community, I’ve had some difficulty thinking about what to write as a way of welcoming you to the new academic year.  I’ve spent the last months mostly on campus, struck by the juxtaposition of our college’s stunning beauty and its current virtual emptiness.  It was heartening, over the summer, to see families using our largely vacant lawns for exercise and picnics.  But a college is not a museum: it thrives on the energy of its people, and so in the austerity of our newly wide-open spaces, I strained for the echo of you all, and find myself… Read More »


August 28, 2020
CUNY's normal annual leave calendar runs from September 1st through August 31st. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University has extended the annual leave year-end from August 31, 2020 to December 31, 2020. This applies to all full-time employees. Please read below for additional information: ECPs Member (President, Provost, Vice Presidents, Assistant Vice Presidents, Executive Directors) & PSC-CUNY members (HEO series, CLT and Research Associate/Assistants): Annual leave above the designated cap as of the close of business 8/31/20 may be carried into the annual… Read More »


August 24, 2020
Dear CCNY Campus Community, This message provides some important updates to the message we sent on Friday about the new campus access procedure. Starting this Wednesday, August 26th, 2020, we will be implementing the CUNY-wide Health Screening app, called Everbridge.  This is mandatory for all persons entering a CUNY building, including all buildings on the CCNY campus and the Center for Workers Education campus at 25 Broadway.  While a Health Screen is mandatory, remember, you may not come to our campus unless you are authorized to do so by following the request procedure… Read More »


August 21, 2020
We hope this letter finds you safe and well. These are difficult times for all of us. As we approach the start of the Fall 2020 semester, we are implementing a new procedure for getting approval to come to campus. For the time being, we expect the campus population to be only about 25% or less of the full population, but we know that a small number of classes will require an in-person presence and there are other occasional needs for faculty, staff and students to come to campus. Beginning Monday, a request for access to campus will be made online. Instructions for making the… Read More »


August 05, 2020
To the City College Community, I’m pleased to announce the very first "Community Reads" project at CCNY. Our project is an effort to pull the entire CCNY community together around an effort to read, and discuss, a work that carries particular significance to our campus, especially in these difficult times. Conceived initially as a way to welcome new students to the college by engaging them in a joint exploration of a text, we are happy to include anyone on campus who would like to join. Members of our faculty, staff, and student body worked diligently in committee over the past… Read More »


July 29, 2020
Human Resources would like to remind you that the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), an economic stimulus plan aimed at addressing the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on Americans is available until December 31, 2020. FFCRA provides paid sick leave and/or expanded family and medical leave to employees for specific reasons related to COVID-19. Please go to https://www.ccny.cuny.edu/families-first-coronavirus-response-act-ffcra-or-act  on the Human Resources’ webpage to view the Department of Labor’s FFCRA notice.  As a reminder, please note following: FFCRA… Read More »


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