The Compliance and Diversity Office is responsible for administering The Graduate Center’s recruitment, hiring, appointment, and equal opportunity policies and procedures ensuring compliance with related laws, rules, and regulations dealing with human rights. This includes providing The Graduate Center, School of Professional Studies, Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, and Macaulay Honors College communities with training on search procedures and human rights policies, developing and administering The Graduate Center's Affirmative Action Plan, collecting and analyzing employee statistical data, maintaining records and preparing and submitting required internal and external reports, investigating human rights complaints (i.e., sexual harassment, discrimination, etc.), and administering the internal discrimination procedures.

Diversity Initiatives

Compliance & Diversity Training

Comprehensive Ethics Training Courses (CETC) 2020:

August 5, 2020 - 10:00 a.m.

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August 18, 2020 - 2:00 p.m.:

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Ethics Seminar Refresher Training Workshops 2020:

August 13, 2020 - 10:00 a.m.:

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August 19, 2020 - 10:00 a.m.:

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Search Committee Compliance Training:

To schedule training, please contact the Compliance and Diversity Office at 212-817-7410 or 

Employment Resources

Contact Us


The Compliance and Diversity Office is available to assist with recruitment (Approval Process); Recruitment-Request-Form-for-Full-Time-Positions-2019-(fillable); (Recruitment Request Form for Part Time Employees 2019); and retention efforts and provide guidance regarding equal employment opportunity and affirmative action policies and procedures.

If you believe you have been a victim of discrimination, please print, fill out and return the Charge of Discrimination Form. Learn more about the Legal Justifications for Filing a Complaint of Discrimination.


Office of Compliance and Diversity

Room 7301