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  • Blackboard Maintenance

    On Friday, April 18, 2014, between the hours of 2:00 A.M. and 6:00 A.M., Blackboard Managed Hosting (BMH) will be performing maintenance on CUNY’s Blackboard 9.1 environment. There may be a... Read more

  • April 8, 2014 is the End Of Life for Windows XP and Office 2003

    What does it mean ? It means you should take action. After April 8, 2014, there will be no new security updates, non-security hotfixes, free or paid assisted support options or online technical... Read more

  • Change in IT Computer Classrooms Booking Procedures

    As of September 3, 2013 IT is relinquishing the bookings for the IT Computer Classrooms (C196.01, C196.02, C196.03, C415B and 6418) to Room Reservations. Requests for these spaces should be... Read more

  • Boston Marathon Bombing - Heightened Threat Level

    On Monday, 4/15/13 two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring more than 140.  The FBI and Boston Police Department are investigating various leads but as of now it is still unclear who might be responsible for the blast.  NYPD Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly announced this morning that while there is no known threat to New York City, NYPD is on heightened alert and is increasing its uniformed presence and taking other special precautions.  In addition, the Office of Security & Public Safety will step up perimeter patrols, paying special attention to parked vehicles and unattended packages.  
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  • SECURITY ALERT - Bicycle Part Thefts

    Recently there has been an increase in bicycle part thefts from the streets around our building. Wheels and seats from expensive bicycles are particularly attractive targets but any unsecured bike part is at risk. A recent inspection of bicycles parked in front of our building revealed that many were vulnerable to theft.  Read more

  • SECURITY ALERT - Emergency Procedures for Active Shooting Incidents

    The personal safety of students, staff, faculty and visitors is of primary importance at the Graduate Center.  In the wake of the school shooting at Newtown, Connecticut, we are once again reviewing our present security posture and emergency operation plans and will be looking at strategies to prevent such incidents from happening on our campus.

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  • SECURITY ALERT - iPhone Thefts on 5th Avenue

    Information pertaining to the recent theft of iPhones outside the Graduate Center on 5th Avenue. Read more

  • Holiday Security and Safety Guidelines

    Certain types of crime increase during the holiday season. In the past, there have been reports of on-campus theft during this period. In order to prevent you from falling victim to the crimes that occur during the holiday season, we recommend that you take the following precautions:
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  • Update - Office thefts on 4/6/09

    On Wednesday, 4/22/09, at approximately 10:35AM, two of the three suspects involved in the 4/6/09 office thefts attempted to enter The Graduate Center. The suspects were detained, NYPD was called and the suspects were taken into custody. The NYPD Detective assigned to the case reported that both suspects confessed and provided valuable information concerning the third suspect. He also said that there was a possibility that some of the stolen property might be recovered.
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  • Office Thefts on 4/6/09

    On Monday, 4/6/09, between 2:20PM and 3:15PM, there were four separate reports of office theft in the building. Pocket books, wallets and portable electronic devices were taken. In three of the cases, the property was left unsecured in unoccupied and open offices. Read more