Policy Reminders

Workplace Violence Prevention Training

August 2018

New York State Labor Law mandates that all employees complete annual training in workplace violence awareness and prevention. CUNY is committed to the prevention of workplace violence and will respond promptly to any threats and/or acts of violence.

CUNY is Tobacco-free

June 2018

The use of tobacco is prohibited on all grounds and facilities under CUNY jurisdiction, including indoor locations, outdoor locations such as playing fields, entrances and exits to buildings and parking lots, making CUNY the largest smoke-free university system in the United States.

Leave for Cancer Screening and Blood Donation

April 2018

Under New York State Law, you are entitled to take leave time for breast cancer, prostate cancer or cancer screenings and blood donations provided the screening or donation is performed during work hours.

I.T. Security Procedures and Policy

April 2018

IT Security plays an important role in protecting the privacy of personal information and data belonging to CUNY faculty, students and staff. 

CUNY Policy on Sexual Misconduct

February 2018

Every member of the CUNY community including students, employees, and visitors deserve the opportunity to live, learn and work free from sexual harassment, gender based harassment and sexual violence. CUNY is committed to promptly responding to and investigating all allegations of sexual misconduct and pursuing disciplinary action when appropriate.

Domestic Violence and the Workplace

October 2016

Domestic violence has an effect on thousands of New Yorkers’ lives daily, yielding challenges in both personal and professional capacities. In the workplace, domestic violence often compromises the safety of both the victim and his or her co-workers.

IT Security Policy and Revamped Training

May 2016

IT Security plays an important role in protecting the privacy of personal information and data belonging to CUNY faculty, students and staff. We must all ensure that the academic and administrative systems continue to be available for University business, to maintain accurate University data, and prevent unauthorized changes to system information.

Leave for Breast and Prostate Cancer Screening and for Blood Donation

March 2016

Under New York State Law, employees are entitled to take leave time for breast or prostate cancer screenings and blood donations provided the screening or donation is performed during work hours.

CUNY Policy on Accepting Gifts

December 2015

If a person of company that has dealings with CUNY offers you a gift or invitation to a party during the holiday season, please remember the gift regulations. As a CUNY employee you may not solicit or accept gifts of any value, either directly or indirectly, from any interested source, regardless of whether the gift was intended to influence or reward you.

CUNY Policy Makers – New Regulations for Outside Activity

September 2015

An Outside Activity is any outside employment, either public or private, engaged in on an ongoing basis, unrelated to

Professional Summer Attire Expectations

July 2015

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.

Title IX

July 2015

CUNY is committed to preventing and addressing sexual harassment and sexual violence throughout the CUNY community. People at every level of CUNY and at every CUNY campus are working together to find effective ways to help students who have experienced sexual harassment, including sexual violence, and to foster a culture that does not tolerate unwelcome sexual behavior.