COVID-19 Resources and Policies

In accordance with CUNY's guidelines surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Psychology Executive Office will be working remotely for the foreseeable future. Please note that all doctoral dissertation defenses must also be performed remotely​ until further notice.

The Psychology Executive Office has compiled the following resources in order to assist with The Graduate Center's transition to remote teaching and learning. We will continue to monitor the situation as things unfold, and will post any updates here as they become available.

Thank you in advance for your flexibility, and stay safe, healthy, and well!

COVID-19 Resources and Policies

Please see the headings below for resources and policies related to COVID-19:

As The Graduate Center continues to operate primarily online due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Psychology Executive Office has compiled the following resources and guidelines for the Fall 2020 semester:

Additionally, a list of important Psychology contacts have been compiled: 

A number of the Psychology Training Areas host colloquia during the Fall and/or Spring semesters. Colloquia schedules for Fall 2020 are listed below. If you are interesting in attending, or would like additional information about the sessions, please contact the Training Area Head for the respective colloquium.

To ease the burden of obtaining and processing physical signatures, the Psychology Executive Office has modified the procedure for obtaining Faculty, Advisor, or Committee Chair signature approvals on all forms - in accordance with university requirements.

As of March 16, 2020, and until further notice: 
The University and the Psychology Executive Office will accept an electronic signature or an email approval for forms requiring Faculty, Advisor, or Committee Chair signatures. The APO will get the required EO approval on all paperwork and will process approved paperwork on to the appropriate administrative offices.

For electronic signature approvals:
Please send completed forms with the electronic signature(s) and any required documentation as email attachments to for processing.

For email approvals:
Requested signer will send an email approval from a CUNY email account to The email should end with the person’s e-info: title, professional affiliation, and contact info, i.e.:

Richard Bodnar, Executive Officer
PhD Program in Psychology
Graduate Center, City University of New York
365 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY  10016

Please send the completed form (minus the signature), the email approval, and any required documentation as email attachments to for processing.

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