One-Stop Services

Congratulations and welcome to The Graduate Center! 

This One Stop Services page has been developed to guide you through a range of new student tasks.  Please review the information below to be sure you have completed all necessary steps prior to the start of the semester.  Questions should be directed to the relevant offices.  General questions can be sent to

Please review the information that pertains to you:


If you are a master’s student or a doctoral student with a Tuition Fellowship only or have funding from outside of the Graduate Center, you do not need to complete the Human Resources Paperwork.  All new students should review the list below of other administrative services.

Things to do after being admitted:


Please note that recipients of multi-year fellowships (Graduate Center Fellows, CUNY Science Scholars, Science Fellows, Provost's Enhancement Fellows, and Neuroscience Fellows) and all new one-year Graduate Assistant B or Graduate Assistant D fellowship recipients must complete Graduate Assistant New Hire Paperwork detailed below and attend an in-person Human Resources New Hire Orientation Session on August 17, 21, or 22 at the Graduate Center (365 5th Avenue).

Register for one of the Human Resources New Hire Onboarding sessions below:

Thursday, August 17– 9am or 1:30pm – register here

Monday, August 21 – International Students – 9am or 1:30pm – register here

Tuesday, August 22 – 9am or 1:30pm – register here

Instructions for Graduate Assistantship Appointments
If you have a fellowship with a Graduate Assistantship please complete the forms listed below. You must print the completed forms and bring them with you to the HR New Hire Session along with your original supporting I-9 documents and social security card.

Questions about the forms will be answered at the HR sessions in August.  In order to receive your first paycheck on time in the fall you must complete all forms and attend one of the HR session (August 17, 21, or 22).  

See this document for information on the required forms (link). Human Resources can be reached at:

Forms to complete and bring to the Human Resources session:

Informational Materials for Health Insurance:

For information about NYSHIP Student Health Insurance, please see the 2023 NYSHIP Benefits document, the sample enrollment form, and the coverage and provider list.

See here for details about the insurance information session on zoom. 

The NYSHIP Health Insurance Enrollment form and supporting documents can be uploaded to the secure SharePoint Site at or dropped off in Room 7301. See here for GC Account information to login to the secure site.  Do not send personal information and documents by email. 

Informational Materials for Human Resources: