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  • Changes to the GC Remote Computing Environment

    Attention GC students and faculty,
    With the establishment now (by CUNY central office CIS) of the University-wide CUNY Virtual Desktop platform for accessing a variety of software applications remotely, a resource being funded by the campuses collectively via a central-office charge-back process, the GC Student Tech Fee Committee has voted to discontinue funding additionally the GC’s Remote Computing platform, which has provided a similar opportunity (albeit on a much less grand scale).
    Access to application software via the GC Remote Computing environment will therefore be discontinued when the associated contractual agreements end on June 30, 2017.  Again, we draw your attention to the software resources accessible via the CUNY Virtual Desktop:
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  • New CUNY Login: To Access Blackboard

    Dear Students Colleagues please review the following announcement from the CUNY Central Office Blackboard administrator:

    We wrote to you at the end of the Spring semester regarding the transitioning of Blackboard login credentials to new CUNY Login credentials. You will access Blackboard from the same login points you currently use.

    If you have an EMPL ID in CUNYfirst, the new credentials will be your CUNYfirst username followed by and your CUNYfirst password. For example, if you log into CUNYfirst as george.washington76, you will log into Blackboard as

    If you do not have an EMPL ID, continue using your CUNY Portal credentials followed by and your CUNY Portal password. When an EMPL ID becomes available, send an email to and provide your CUNY Portal user name, Banner ID and your EMPL ID. You will be notified when to use your CUNYfirst username followed by and your CUNYfirst password to access Blackboard.

    In preparation for the transition, Blackboard will be taken offline at 2 am on Monday, July 3rd. We anticipate that Blackboard will be restored by the end of that business day. The CUNY Login credentials will take effect immediately upon Blackboard coming back online.

    As noted previously, DegreeWorks and FACTS are switching over to these new login credentials in July. Other key applications will transition to the CUNY Login credentials in upcoming semesters.

    Please feel free to contact Achia Samuels at with questions, concerns, or your thoughts on the Blackboard transition to CUNY Login services.
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  • Four-Day Workweek - Summer 2017

    Four-Day Workweek - Summer 2017 Read more

  • IT: Ransomware Guidance

    Attention GC community, As you may be aware from prevalent media coverage, a significant ransomware attack began on Friday, May 12, 2017 that affected enterprises in many countries. The... Read more

  • Student Lounge Printers

    We are excited to announce a significant improvement in print services coming soon for students at the Graduate Center. This GC Student Tech Fee-funded initiative will enable us to replace the entire... Read more

  • Online Journal Systems

    The Online Journal Systems resource will discontinue on June 5, 2017. Read more

  • TIAA Schedule for Upcoming Individual Counseling Sessions at the Graduate Center

    TIAA Schedule for Upcoming Individual Counseling Sessions at the Graduate Center (Click here) Read more

  • CUNY-PSC/CUNY Agreement for Summer 2017 for Graduate Assistants

    CUNY-PSC/CUNY Agreement for Summer 2017 for Graduate Assistants (Click here) Read more

  • HEO Screening Committee

    The HEO Screening Committee meets on the third Wednesday of the month. Below are the meeting dates for the Spring 2017 semester: 3/15/2017 4/19/2017 5/17/2017 The HEO Screening... Read more

  • Important IT Update for Spring Semester 2017

    Dear GC Community: Please take note of these important announcements from Information Technology (IT). The next few months in particular will see many significant changes. The central... Read more