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What You Need to Know

Hunter College is taking unprecedented steps to building a comprehensive plan to support education and critical research both on campus and online. Our strategy is based on the guidance of CUNY and Hunter’s experts, as well as local, state and federal officials.


Last updated August 14, 2020

See the details of these updates and more below.


Update from the President

jenniffer raabDear Students, We hope this finds you and your loved ones safe and well. We write to share Hunter’s plans for the Fall 2020 semester. As indicated in the memo sent by CUNY’s Chancellor, Hunter will transition most courses to an online format and continue to offer remote student support.

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The Research Safety Plan

The Hunter Research Safety Plan is based on the guidance of the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and CUNY and sets out, first and foremost, to protect and maintain the health and safety of its students, faculty and staff.

Building Status

Hunter College is taking a phased approach in order to protect the health and safety of its students, faculty and staff, while also taking into consideration the unique needs, circumstances and goals of its academic community.

The Mailroom in the main campus is open Tuesdays and Thursdays: 9 AM – 4 PM. Faculty and Staff may pick up their mail during these times. Shipping & Receiving is open Monday through Friday: 8 AM – 3 PM.

Building Area Status Hours
North Building Approved Research Open 8 AM – 4 PM,
By Appointment
East Building All Open By Appointment
West Building
All Open By Appointment
Baker Theatre Building
All Open By Appointment
Belfer Research Building
Approved Research Open By Cornell
Brookdale All Open By Appointment
Casa Lally
All Open By Appointment
Kaye Playhouse
All Open By Appointment
MFA Building
Approved Studios Open 8 AM – 11 PM,
By Appointment
Roosevelt House
All Open By Appointment
Silberman Building
All Open By Appointment
Thomas Hunter Hall
All Open By Appointment

Research Lab and Studio Resources

Hunter's taskforce created the following guidelines based on state and federal best practices for scientific research and scholarship activities on campus. Learn how labs and art studios will be prepared, compliance will be ensured and the health and safety of Hunter's community will be protected.


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