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January 25, 2022
Faculty / Staff Announcement Dear Faculty, There have been some changes to CUNY’s quarantine and isolation policies that I would like to share as it pertains to classroom exposures. If a faculty member tests positive: if possible (meaning you are physically well enough) move your class temporarily to the online modality. Notify ccny-covid@ccny.cuny.edu of your status and include your full name and EMPLID. Notify your chair and your class of the temporary modality change and send an email to provost@ccny.cuny.edu . If you cannot teach, notify your chair… Read More »


January 18, 2022
Dear Campus Community, FRIENDLY REMINDER: With the ever-changing COVID climate and CUNY/CCNY guidance updates, please be reminded that all "return to campus" and COVID-related information can be found on the CCNY Return To Campus subsite. It is highly recommended that you bookmark this page, and/or subscribe to RSS feeds of content sections to ensure quick and easy access to relevant content.  Memos from my office, as well as those coming from the Office of the President, and CUNY directly, will also be found on the Return to Campus subsite. Please take some time to familiarize… Read More »


January 11, 2022
Dear Campus Community, CUNY has recently changed our COVID Quarantine and Isolation Procedures to align with the latest guidance from the CDC. Below, I am going to share our new procedures with you and also bring your attention to a new reporting process for the campus so that we simplify who you need to contact if you test positive or are feeling symptoms. The new email address for communicating health status regarding COVID is CCNY-COVID@ccny.cuny.edu . This email is monitored by CCNY's COVID Team and will help us respond to you with the information you need. Please make… Read More »


January 07, 2022
Dear CCNY Community, The CCNY Campus is open today.  Our facilities crew has been working all night to prepare the campus. For those of you who are scheduled to come in, please take all precautions and be careful as you commute. Remember that icy conditions require that you be careful when and where you walk, so wear appropriate footwear and watch your step. If weather conditions do prevent you from making it to campus, please discuss this with your supervisor/instructor. Stay Safe, Ken


January 03, 2022
Dear Campus Community, The rise in COVID cases on campus has had an impact on our Public Safety and Facilities staff and we are currently operating under significant shortages.  Because of this situation, access to buildings where the number of occupants are low, will be by a phone request to public safety.  We have identified the following buildings where access will be by request only:  Compton Goethals, Spitzer and Aaron Davis Hall.  If you need access to one of these buildings, please call public safety after your arrival at 212-650-7777.  After your call, a public safety… Read More »


December 07, 2021
Dear CCNY/CSOM Faculty and Staff Many of you will have visitors or other persons of interest that need to come to our campus.  The Cleared4 system is broken into different databases.  The primary database is for Tax Levy employees and a majority of the RF employees.  This database was prepopulated with data from CUNY First.  We have another database that is used for visitors, contractors, and other people who come to campus (visiting professors, emeritus professors, some postdocs, etc) that are not in our standard database.  In order for these people to be able to access campus… Read More »


December 03, 2021
Dear Campus Community, It became obviously clear to me that most of you do not know your personal link to Cleared4.  This is understandable because it was sent back in September and, because we had other means of accessing campus, there was no need to use it unless you were unvaccinated and had to be tested on a weekly basis.  For those of you who are vaccinated and now must go through random testing and use the Cleared4 pass for accessing campus, I have forced the Cleared4 system to send you all your personal links – if you already know yours, please excuse the reminder.  This… Read More »


December 02, 2021
Dear Campus Community As of Monday, 12/6/21, we will be discontinuing the use of the V-22 sticker and the Excelsior Pass for campus access (please see my memo on Random COVID Testing).  This means you will need to know how to access your Cleared4 pass. It is best that you practice this before you come to campus.  Please remember that each person has a "personal" link to Cleared4.  This is why we cannot send you generic instructions on how to access your pass.  If you do not know your link or cannot locate it, please send an email to covidtesting@ccny.cuny.edu and we will… Read More »


December 02, 2021
*Please take a moment to read the corresponding notice from VP, Ken Ihrer.  https://www.ccny.cuny.edu/vp-operations/blog/cleared4-access  Dear CCNY Community, As communicated to you through a memo by EVC Batista on Wednesday, November 17th, CUNY has started random testing of vaccinated faculty, staff and students who come to campus.  If you are selected for random testing, you will have seven days to complete your testing at one of the CUNY testing centers, including the CCNY center in the NAC building.  The test does not require an appointment. If you receive a negative test… Read More »


October 12, 2021
All guests visiting the CCNY campus must be registered in order to enter our buildings. The system we use is called Cleared4 and in order to register, the user must enter information about themselves, including their vaccination data or a recent negative PCR test.   To register, please send your guest the following link: https://www.c4wrk.com/ytST2qjjBM6DGMWKA Once they have registered and loaded their information, they will receive an email that contains their link to access campus. If you have any questions or problems, Anthony Perez, aperez@ccny.cuny.edu , can assist… Read More »


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