Statement from the Office of Diversity and Compliance

Dear Members of the CCNY Community,

Diversity, inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination are central to the mission of City College. During these difficult times, we want to remind you that City College remains a diverse learning community dedicated to promoting a culture of respect. While we move to distance learning alternatives, City College and CUNY Policies remain in effect. Acts of discrimination, harassment or exclusion run counter to our institutional values and contrary to CUNY Policy. As we respond to the uncertain and rapidly changing coronavirus (COVID-19) threat, it is essential that we remain supportive and respectful of all members of our community. While organizations far and wide grapple with increased xenophobia and racism, we ask you to stand against this concerning trend by encouraging a sense of inclusion and belonging in our community. Fear and misinformation do not excuse discriminatory behavior. 

If you have experienced discrimination, we encourage you to contact the Chief Diversity Officer, Diana Cuozzo, at or (212) 650-7330. To access CUNY's Policy on Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination, please click here.

If you have experienced or have information regarding sexual misconduct, we encourage you to contact the Title IX Coordinator, Diana Cuozzo, at or at (212) 650-7330.  To access CUNY's Policy on Sexual Misconduct and the CUNY Students' Bill of Rights, please click here.

If you have experienced sexual or gender-based violence and would like to speak with someone confidentially please contact the Psychological Counselor/Confidential Advocate, Sophie English, LCSW at or (212) 650-8905 to set up a phone consultation. Sophie provides clinical services, consultation on reporting options, and referrals to community organizations. More information on these services can be found here.

If you have an emergency on campus please contact Public Safety at (212) 650-7777 and off campus call 911. 

Our thoughts are with all of those personally impacted by this global health crisis. We hope that you are all staying safe and healthy.


Diana Cuozzo, JD
Chief Diversity Officer/Title IX Coordinator
Office of Diversity and Compliance

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