GC Announcements


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  • GC employee desktop computer security provisioning

    Attention users of GC employee computers: As you will know, all users of Graduate Center technology resources must conform to the requirements identified in the CUNY Policy on Acceptable Use of... Read more

  • Student and Graduate @GC.CUNY.EDU mailboxes will be deleted on June 1, 2015

    Attention GC Community: On Monday, June 1st, student and graduate @GC.CUNY.EDU mailboxes will be deleted. Moving forward, students and graduates will be using their @GRADCENTER.CUNY.EDU email... Read more

  • CUNY-PSC/CUNY Agreement for Summer 2015

    We are pleased to announce that CUNY and the PSC/CUNY have again agreed to permit Graduate Assistant A’s, B’s, C’s and D’s to accept summer assignments in addition to the maximum workload prescribed in Article 15.3 of the PSC/CUNY collective bargaining agreement. As a result of this agreement, Graduate Assistants may accept assignments in 2015 subject to the same summer employment limitations that exist for full-time and adjunct faculty.  As a reminder, Adjuncts are limited to 105 hours of instruction except in departments with four credit courses for which a 120 hour assignment is permitted, and Non-Teaching Adjuncts cannot exceed a maximum of 175 hours.  

    Click Here to read memorandum from CUNY Central Office. Read more

  • Recent Phishing Activity

    Attention GC Community, Please be aware that recently we have seen phishing attempts increasing both in sophistication and frequency, often mimicking legitimate Graduate Center resources in clever... Read more

  • Security Alert: University Employee Payroll Scam

    The FBI Internet Crime Center reports that university employees across the country are receiving fraudulent e-mails indicating a change in their human resource status so perpetrators can steal employee credentials and access direct deposit accounts. This alert outlines precautions that should be taken to protect yourself from this type of crime.
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  • Catastrophic Sick Leave Bank Program

    The Catastrophic Sick Leave Bank (“CSLB”) is a pool of sick leave and annual leave voluntarily donated by individuals who are employed full-time on an annual salary basis for potential... 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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