Request Cleared4 CUNY Access Pass for Recurring Visitors

To protect the health and safety of the Graduate Center community, CUNY’s visitor policy requires all visitors to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within the seven days prior to visiting a CUNY site.

Recurring Visitors: Recurring visitors, those who are coming to the Graduate Center for reoccurring campus visits (e.g., participation in research, multi-day colloquia/seminars, etc.) or the Graduate Center is an assigned work location (vendors/contractors), should request a CLEARED4 CUNY Access Pass for Visitors.

Recurring visitors include individuals who are emerita faculty, visiting scholars/professors, vendors or contractors who are coming to the Graduate Center regularly to participate in scholarly work or work on campus as part of a contract or project (e.g., capital projects/maintenance).

How Do I Request a CUNY Access Pass for a Recurring Visitor?

  1. Complete the form below to submit your request. Your request will be received and reviewed by Public Safety and the Graduate Center team that reviews and approves proof of COVID-19 vaccination.
  2. Your visitor will receive an email that contains information about the Cleared4 system. how to register their account and how to upload proof of vaccination.
  3. Once the account has been registered and proof of vaccination has been submitted, the submission will be reviewed to determine if a CUNY Access Pass will be issued.
  4. Once the submission has been approved, visitors can either print out a copy of the CUNY Access Pass, or display it on a phone to scan at a kiosk or show to CUNY officials that the pass is valid for campus entry.

Please note the following:

One-day visitors, those who are coming to the Graduate Center for only one day, must provide proof that they are fully vaccinated or have had a negative COVID-19 molecular (PCR) test performed by an accredited lab taken no more than 7 days prior to the visit. Day visitors may present proof of vaccination by presenting a CDC Vaccination Card or the NYS Excelsior Pass, or may present proof of a negative COIVD-19 PCR test by presenting a copy of the lab results.

One-day visitors include individuals who are prospective students, guest speakers, researchers, or participants in research, or members of the public who are attending a public program or campus event.

Hosts of one-day visitors must inform the Office of Public Safety of who is coming to the Graduate Center by sending an email that includes the visitors name and purpose of the visit to with a copy to at least 24 hours before the scheduled visit.

The CUNY Graduate Center will continue to follow New York State’s and the University’s COVID-19 protocols. Masking, while recommended, is now optional inside CUNY buildings. While many people will continue to mask, doing so in no longer mandatory. Masks are available to those who need on upon entry.

Regardless of your vaccination status, if you are feeling sick, get tested then stay home. If you have tested positive for COVID-19; stay home for five days. If you are fully vaccinated and have been exposed to COVID-19; test after five days. If you are not fully vaccinated and have been exposed to COVID-19; quarantine and test after five days.

Maintaining up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination status is the single most important thing you can do to protect yourself and keep CUNY and the Graduate Center Community safe.

CUNY expects all students, faculty, staff, and visitors to follow CUNY’s COVID-19 Safety Guidance.

Recurring Visitors Request Form

Requestor's Information

Name (contact for coordinating the visit)

Host's Information

Name (who will be meeting visitor on campus)

Visitor's Information


Reason for Visit

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