Parental Accommodation Policy

The Graduate Center has Doctoral Student Parental Accommodation Policies for students in the humanities, social sciences, and non-bench science programs and for CUNY Science Scholars.

The policies which provide students or partners who give birth or adopt a child under six years old an extension of time to degree by one semester, academic accommodation of course work and exams for six weeks, and a service reduction for funded students who are in at least their second year.

For more details, read the complete policies and access the request forms: