General Reminders

Summer Fridays are here!

June 2018

This summer, most Central Office departments will be participating in the University’s Summer Four-Day Workweek Plan. Summer hours will be effective from Monday June 25, 2018 through Friday, August 10, 2018, with June 29th and August 10th being our first and last Fridays off.

Professional Summer Attire Expectations

June 2018

While we all want to be cool and comfortable during the summer months, you are reminded to maintain a neat and professional appearance at all times. Look professional and come to work dressed for success every day.

WageWorks – Transit Benefit

June 2018

For all CUNY employees participating in WageWorks, please know that when there are three pay periods in a month, WageWorks deductions are taken out only for the first two pay periods.

2018 – 2019 Employee Holiday Calendar

June 2018

The University’s 2018-2019 Employee Holiday Calendar is now available for the period of September 1, 2018 through August 31, 2019.

Lifetime Income: Help Secure Your Retirement

April 2018

TIAA will be hosting a financial essentials webinar exclusively for CUNY employees on Tuesday, April 24th at 12:00 p.m. Attending is easy – you don’t have to leave your desk! Just grab your lunch and enjoy this interactive opportunity.


April 2018

CUNY eMALL, offers a variety of discounts and other promotional programs on goods and services to CUNY faculty and staff.

CUNY Work/Life EAP

February 2018

The Deer Oaks Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a free service provided for you and your dependents by your employer. This program offers a wide variety of counseling, referral, and consultation services designed to assist you and your family in resolving work/life issues in order to live happier, healthier, and more balanced lives.

Workplace Violence Prevention Training

February 2018

New York State Labor Law mandates that all employees complete annual training in workplace violence awareness and prevention. CUNY’s Preventing Workplace Violence online course is sent to all staff via their CUNY email.

February is National Heart Health Month

February 2018

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. The good news? It is also one of the most preventable. This year, take steps to protect yourself and your loved ones from heart disease, the nation’s No. 1 killer, with Life’s Simple 7® from the American Heart Association website,

Professional Summer Attire Expectations

May 2016

During the hot summer months, we are all trying to manage being cool, comfortable, and fashionable while still maintaining a professional image. Despite the warm weather, your work attire, personal appearance and grooming must be neat and professional at all times.

Update Your Beneficiaries

March 2016

A beneficiary is a person or legal entity that one designates to collect the proceeds from an estate, trust, retirement account, life insurance policy, or transfer on death accounts.

Summer 2015 Four-Day Workweek and Timekeeping

July 2015

Most Central Office departments have opted to participate in the University’s Summer Four-Day Workweek Plan that will be effective Monday, June 22, 2015 through Friday, August 7, 2015. Hence, Friday June 26 and August 9 will be the respective first and last Fridays off.