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February 01, 2021
Dear Campus Community, The snow continues to fall with no signs of letting up anytime soon. CUNY has made the decision to close campuses for tomorrow with online classes and support work to continue from home. Please refrain from coming to campus unless your job requires you to come in to support campus safety or facilities. Please stay safe and look for an update from me tomorrow, regarding an updated status. Sincerely, Ken Ihrer Vice President of Operations City College of New York


February 01, 2021
Dear Campus Community, Our facilities’ team is working diligently to stay on top of the snowstorm but we are expecting continuous snow throughout the remainder of the day and into the evening. Please keep a close lookout for information regarding tomorrow’s plans. At this time we do not know if our campus will reopen tomorrow. Currently, New York City streets are restricted until 6 AM, 2/2, to essential and emergency travel only.  If you receive a CUNY Alert regarding campus closure, please follow that guidance. If campus conditions are still in poor condition at CCNY around 5:… Read More »


January 31, 2021
Dear Campus Community,  With the probability of a major snow storm hitting our campus tonight and through Monday, I’d like to let you know that our facilities' crew will be ready to tackle what mother nature throws our way.  If you find that you must make your way to campus, please park in the second or third rows off of Convent Ave in the NAC parking lot.  CUNY has announced a school closure through CUNY Alert.  For details on the CUNY Alert, you can visit our main website – www.ccny.cuny.edu.  Only those employees who are responsible for keeping the campus facilities safe and… Read More »


December 17, 2020
Dear Campus Community, The campus will reopen buildings and operations on 12/18/2020, just as they were prior to the snowstorm. Please note that access continues to be restricted due to the pandemic and remains in that state now. If you have the approval to be on campus and are providing an essential service that requires you to be on campus, you may return. Please be careful in your travels to and from campus as the sidewalks and streets remain slippery as temperatures continue to stay below freezing. Facilities will continue to salt and work on slippery spots across campus… Read More »


December 16, 2020
Dear CCNY Community, For those of you who receive CUNY Alerts, the first one may have led you to believe that tomorrow is a snow day and only essential staff would need to work. That is not the case, as you can see from the second CUNY Alert (below). While our campus buildings are closed, offices should continue to work remotely.  CUNY Alert Message: Due to inclement weather, CUNY colleges and offices will be closed Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020. Essential personnel needs to report to work in consultation with their supervisors. All other remote CUNY personnel will continue to work… Read More »


December 16, 2020
Dear Campus Community, With the snowstorm hitting our campus, we are closing down buildings to all but essential staff required to manage snow removal, operate our critical plant facilities, and provide for building security. Please refrain from coming to campus during this closure. Our facilities crew will be clearing the campus as quickly as possible and we will reopen as soon as it is safe to do so. Please check our website home page for updates regarding our campus status, as we will place all new information there. All end of semester academic activities for Thursday will… Read More »


December 15, 2020
Dear Campus Community, With the possibility of a major snowstorm hitting our campus sometime tomorrow through Thursday, I'd like to let you know that our facilities crew will be ready to tackle whatever mother nature throws our way. If you find that you must make your way to campus due to essential campus operations, please park in the second or third rows off of Convent Ave towards the center of the NAC parking lot.  We have no way of knowing how this storm will impact power in the city or where you may be working remotely. As we learn more during the storm, we will try to… Read More »


December 10, 2020
Dear CCNY Community As we continue to persevere through this COVID Pandemic, I thought that I would provide everyone with a gentle reminder of safety protocols here on campus as well as to remind you to take precautions whenever you are out and about. As most of you are probably aware, the number of positive cases are on the rise across the country, as well as here in New York State and New York City. Until a vaccine is widely distributed, our best defense is to wear a mask and exercise proper hygiene. If you are on campus, a mask is mandatory at all times unless you are in an… 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 »


June 17, 2020
Dear CCNY Staff, Working at a distance, while offering new advantages to establish innovative approaches to our daily work, also means adding new contact methods for each of us who work with the general campus public, including new student prospects.  As we look at ways to ensure the continuity of our work, we recognize that the issue of managing incoming calls and voicemail responses is a high priority for the college. It is imperative that we maintain communications with our community, even when working from a distance.  I realize that the logistics of determining who should… Read More »


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Last Updated: 12/16/2020 17:43