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  • TIAA Schedule for Upcoming Individual Counseling Sessions at the Graduate Center

    TIAA Schedule for Upcoming Individual Counseling Sessions at the Graduate Center Read more

  • December 2017 CUNY Blackboard Upgrade - COMPLETED


    The Blackboard upgrade that started on Thursday, December 28th at 12:30 AM has been completed.  Blackboard is now available to all users.

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  • IT Alert: IT Maintenance Window Sunday, January 7, 2018

    The GC semi-annual IT maintenance window is scheduled for Sunday, January 7, 2018.  We are reorganizing our datacenter to free up much-needed space for other purposes.

    As part of this reorganization a lot of equipment will be relocated. In order to carry out this move safely, we need to shut down many systems; the impact on services will be widespread.
    The work will begin at 8 am and continue through the afternoon. Many services will be unavailable for up to several hours, including:

    · Library web site (some services will be available at
    · CUR web sites
    · ASHP and other New Media Lab web sites
    · Remote access via Citrix XenApps
    · GC Website Services (WordPress)
    · DSC web site
    · CUNY Academic Commons web site
    · NYC Digital Humanities, Islamic History Commons, Individual CBOX web sites
    · Password Reset
    · IT Services Web (Track-it)
    · File services (U:, S: and R: drives)
    · Print services
    · WFS
    · Stellent
    · Redmine
    · Argos
    · Banner (INB and SSB)
    · Video Center
    · Voicemail
    · Shibboleth single sign-on

    The following services are expected to remain available:

    · Internet connectivity
    · The main GC website  
    · Faculty and staff email
    · Workstation logon
    · Telephone service
    · ASRC IT services
    · Student email, CUNYfirst, Blackboard, CUNY Virtual Desktop and other CUNY and cloud-hosted services

    Please note times are best estimates and may vary depending on issues encountered when carrying out the scheduled work. We thank you for your patience while we conduct this important work.
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  • IT Alert: Phishing campaign targets GC student email

    The Graduate center student email system [] is currently being targeted by a phishing campaign

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  • What's Your Financial IQ? TIAA

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  • Student Web Printing

    We are pleased to announce that starting Thursday, August 24, 2017, all GC students will have access to web printing. Students can send from any device and location a document to be printed, and can then retrieve and print the document on-site from any of our print release stations located in the GC Library.

    In order to use web printing, students will need to execute a one-time registration using their Office 365 email accounts (i.e. at the following web link
    Web printing is available only for students and is supported by GC Student Technology Fee funds. For more details, please be sure to read carefully our posted Student Web Printing FAQs
    As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please email us at
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  • Name Change Announcement - Audiovisual to IT Media Services

    Attention GC Community,

    We are proud to announce that we have changed the name of our Audiovisual unit to IT Media Services. 

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  • Changes in Several Health Plans’ Rates

    Effective July 2017, there have been changes in several health plans’ rates. Read more

  • New CUNY Login: To Access Blackboard

    Please review the following announcement from the CUNY Central Office Blackboard administrator:

    We wrote to you at the beginning of the summer semester regarding the transitioning of Blackboard login credentials to the new CUNY Login credentials. You will access Blackboard from the same login points you currently use.

    If you have an Employee ID (EMPL ID) in CUNYfirst, the new credentials will be your CUNYfirst username followed by and your CUNYfirst password. For example, if you log into CUNYfirst as george.washington76, you will log into Blackboard as If you are not sure if you have an EMPL ID click here
    to register as a New User then log into Blackboard.

    If you do not have an EMPL ID, continue using your CUNY Portal credentials followed by and your CUNY Portal password. Avoid changing your password if necessary. The new password will not be affiliated with the account when trying to access Blackboard. If you are unable to access Blackboard, send an email to and provide your CUNY Portal username, Banner ID and a screen shot of the error message. A ticket will be open for a team member to assist you.
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  • HEO Screening Committee - Fall 2017

    The HEO Screening Committee meets on the third Wednesday of the month for the Fall 2017 semester. Read more