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Academic and Administrative Policies

Notice of Non-Discrimination

It is the policy of The City University of New York-applicable to all colleges and units- to recruit, employ, retain, promote, and provide benefits to employees and to admit and provide services for students without discriminating on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, marital status, partnership status, disability, genetic information, alienage, citizenship, military or veteran status, pregnancy, status as a victim of domestic violence/stalking/sex offenses, unemployment status, caregiver or familial status, prior record of arrest or conviction, or any other legally prohibited basis in accordance with federal, state and city laws. This policy is set forth in CUNY’s Policy on Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination.

CUNY’s Policy on Sexual Misconduct prohibits all forms of sexual misconduct, including sexual harassment, gender harassment and sexual violence. Inquiries concerning sexual misconduct or sex discrimination may be made to the individuals specified in that Policy or may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights.

It is also the University’s policy to provide reasonable accommodations and academic adjustments, when appropriate, to individuals with disabilities, individuals observing religious practices, individuals who have pregnancy or childbirth-related medical conditions and victims of domestic violence/stalking/sex offenses. The process for addressing these issues is set forth in CUNY’s Procedures for Implementing Reasonable Accommodations and Academic Adjustments.

Retaliation for reporting or opposing discrimination, cooperating with an investigation of a discrimination complaint, or requesting an accommodation or academic adjustment is also prohibited.

To access CUNY’s Policy and Procedures on Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination, Policy on Sexual Misconduct, and Procedures for Implementing Reasonable Accommodations and Academic Adjustments, please visit these links:

The following person(s) has/have been designated at School of Labor and Urban Studies to handle inquiries and complaints relating to CUNY’s Policy on Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination and Policy on Sexual Misconduct and to ensure compliance with CUNY’s Procedures for Implementing Reasonable Accommodations and Academic Adjustments:

Gladys Palma de Schrynemakers Ed.D.

Associate Dean/Chief Academic Officer

25 West 43 Street

19th Floor/Room 1904

New York, New York 10036


The following federal, state, and local agencies enforce laws against discrimination:

Important Notice of Possible Changes

The City University of New York (CUNY) reserves the right, because of changing conditions, to make modifications of any nature in the academic programs and requirements of the University and its constituent colleges without notice. Tuition and fees set forth in this publication are similarly subject to change by the Board of Trustees of The City University of New York. The University regrets any inconvenience this may cause.

Every effort has been made to make the material presented herein as timely and accurate. As changes occur, they will be communicated via traditional media and reflected on the School’s website. Students are encouraged to check the website to determine the most up-to-date program and course information and to make use of the Student Degree Audit System to track progress toward graduation. Critical points of fact or interpretation should be considered subject to confirmation by the appropriate office or department of the School.

The School does not guarantee to offer all courses it announces. The announcement is made in good faith, but circumstances beyond the control of the School sometimes necessitate changes. The School may cancel courses if the enrollment does not warrant their being offered or if other contingencies make such a cancellation necessary.