Training & Professional Development

The Office of Human Resources offers multiple trainings to the Graduate School and University Center community. Certain trainings are mandatory and others are provided for general professional development.

Additionally, the Office of Human Resources is compiling training and professional development workshops offered by CUNY Central and other local resources. 

Mandatory Trainings 

As a CUNY and Graduate School and University Center employee, certain trainings are mandatory. Learn about the mandatory trainings, including who is required to attend and how often the training must be done, as well as find links to complete online trainings and dates for upcoming trainings in the descriptions below.  

NYS COVID-19 Response: Return to Work Training
Employee Sexual and Interpersonal Violence Prevention and Response Course (ESPARC)
Workplace Violence Prevention Training
IT Security Training
Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) Ethics Training



Learning and Development Courses 

The Office of Human Resources conducts trainings throughout the year for the professional development of our community. We encourage staff and faculty to attend trainings of interest to them. 

Leadership Academy Week - April 5th to 9th


External Trainings 

Trainings offered by CUNY Central and other local resources which may be beneficial to the entire Graduate School and University Center community can be found here.