Hunter College Schools
Hunter College will continue to provide students with a comprehensive variety of services this fall. In most cases this involves adapting services to remote delivery. In other cases, notably in our food pantry and technology loan programs, Hunter will continue to safely offer services on campus or by delivery. Below we detail the range of student support services and how they will be safely delivered to students.
Stage 1: Preparatory Activities (See General Guidelines)
Stage 2: Begin Limited In-Person Student Support Services up to 25% Campus Capacity
Stage 3: Increase In-Person Student Support Services up to 50% Campus Capacity
Stage 4: Return to Regularly Scheduled In-Person Student Support
Student services will continue to offer the majority of its services remotely. All office hours, virtual drop-in times, and contact information are posted at each service area website. In many cases, our offices have made many exciting adaptations to improve its ability to support students in a remote format. The following are examples of the remote delivery of our services, including notable enhancements, that will continue this fall:
|Office||Business Hours||Virtual Drop-in Hours||Where Hours Are Posted Online|
|AccessAbility||M-F 9am-5pm||Same as business hours; email or phone
|Admissions and Recruitment||M-F 9am-5pm||Same as business hours; via Live Chat or phone 212-772-4490. Also by appt via Skype.||email@example.com||Admissions and Recruitment|
|Virtual Front Desk:
M-Th: 10am-12pm / 2pm-4pm
F: 10am-12pmAlso available by appt via Navigate.
|firstname.lastname@example.org (general use)
email@example.com (dedicated to freshmen)
|Athletics and Recreation||M-F 9am-5pm||Daily group fitness offerings; see Recreation website for schedule.||TBD||Athletics|
|Bursar||M-F 9am-5pm||Email firstname.lastname@example.org||OneStop|
|Career Services||M-Th 9am-6pm,
|By appointment, via Zoom.||email@example.com||Career Services|
|Counseling and Wellness||M-F 9am-5pm||Same as business hours, email preferred (response time often immediate).||firstname.lastname@example.org||Counseling and Wellness|
|Education Abroad||M-F 9:30am-5:30pm||M-F 9:30-11:00 via Skype. By appointment email@example.com||Education Abroad|
|Financial Aid||M-F 9am-5pm||Same as business hours; Email or phone
|Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students||M-F 9am-5pm||Email or phone 212-772-4878; response within 1 business firstname.lastname@example.org||Dean of Students|
|Registrar||M-F 9am-5pm||Email preferred.
Ticketing system forthcoming in September.
|Student Activities||M-W 9am-5pm,
|Zoom video chat drop-in:
|email@example.com||Office of Student Activities|
All of the following services will be offered in accordance with the General Safety Guidelines.
Our Purple Apron Pantries will operate at both the 68th Street Campus and at Brookdale and by delivery. This service provides students with groceries including fresh produce, dairy, non-perishable canned goods, and frozen meat. Each grocery bag supplies students with about four to five meals free of charge. The Purple Apron Food Pantry is open to all currently enrolled Hunter students.
Home Delivery: Hunter College has also created a Mobile Purple Apron Pantry. The Mobile Pantry makes scheduled stops in four boroughs every week. We have expanded the mobile food pantry offerings and will deliver technology, feminine hygiene products, and other supplies, in addition to food. Time and location are updated weekly on the Student Life Website.
Laptops and mobile hotspot devices are available for loan to students. students on loan for one semester at a time. Students may request devices by completing an online form and a staff member will follow up with fulfillment details.
Study spaces will be made available in the Student Success Center of the Library on Floors 6 and 7 (68th Street Campus) for those who are attending in person course activities. Students must complete all campus safety requirements and will be physically distanced throughout their study session on campus. Furniture will be removed and seats will be marked with signage identifying physically distanced locations. Study space access will be by appointment and monitored by Hunter staff. A reservation is required! To use one of these spaces, please use the sign up links under Study Support on the Information for Students page.
Additional Spaces that have met the criteria for safe opening will be added as need to increase capacity to meet student demand. We anticipate this may occur during Midterms and Finals when there is an increased need for quiet study space, access to printing resources, and wireless connectivity. Such spaces may include Thomas Hunter Hall Student Union, North Building Classrooms, the Assembly Hall, and additional floors of the Library. Available Study Spaces and drop-in availability will be posted on the website.
Students in Residence at Brookdale will have access to the Brookdale Cafeteria for study space. For additional study spaces in the Brookdale Residence Hall, See the Residential Life Section.
Hunter College maintains a host of practice rooms, art studios, and rehearsal spaces dedicated to students pursuing the performing arts. All spaces are to follow the General Safety Guidelines and will have designated room capacities posted.
Music Practice Rooms
Music practices rooms are located in the 4th and 5th Floors of the North Building in the Music Department and will be made available by appointment during North Building Operating Hours. Music practice rooms will be available for pianists, percussionists, guitarists, and string players on a reservation basis for one person at a time. Hand sanitizing stations will be located within the practice suite. Pianos shall be disinfected once per day. Students will be provided with sanitizing wipes or disinfectant spray for wipe down before and after use.
Undergraduate Art Studios are located on the 11th Floor of the North Building and in the Basement of Thomas Hunter Hall. These will be made available by appointment during the North and THH Building Operating Hours.
Graduate Art Studios at 205 Hudson opened with CUNY Approval under Phase 2 Higher Education Research. See Research Restart Guide for details.
Thomas Hunter Hall Dance Studios
Dance rehearsal space are located on the 5th, 6th and 7th Floors of Thomas Hunter Hall and will be made available by appointment during Thomas Hunter Hall Operating Hours.
Hunter has a wide variety of large spaces at the 68th Street Campus in the North Building that can be used for rehearsal and recording. These spaces shall be made available by reservation: Appel Hall, Black Box Studio, Loewe Theater, Lang Rehearsal Hall, Kaye Playhouse, North Assembly Hall.
Use of these spaces for Public Assembly will be guided by approved uses and capacities of NYS Forward in Stage 3.
A limited number of computer labs with specialized software that is not available through CUNY or Hunter remote licensing (Adobe Creative Suite, ArcGIS, and others) will be made available in the North Building. Additionally, computer terminals with desktops and monitors will be available in both the Library and select ICIT Computer Labs.
Physical distancing will be maintained by removing furniture/computers and marking approved seating locations with signage.
Rooms will be cleaned by Facilities staff daily. ICIT will be responsible for disinfecting keyboards. Students will be provided with sanitizing wipes or disinfectant spray for wipe down before and after use.
Hunter will provide outdoor space for eating in the West Plaza at the 68th Street Campus and in the Rotunda at the Brookdale Campus.
Bike Parking is available at the North Building 69th Street Plaza as well as Poses Park (on 68th Street).
To get a Hunter ID card, students must schedule an appointment to have a photo taken and pick up the card—safely. Visit Hunter ID Card Appointment and select the preferred half-hour time slot between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. The OneCard team can process 15 appointments per half hour. After you submit your appointment request, you will receive a confirmation email with your appointment time.