Faculty and Staff Resources

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As faculty and staff continue to work remotely from home, we acknowledge and commend your unflagging professionalism and dedication towards our students. Below please find a list of resources we hope you will find helpful during this time.

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Campus Visits

While the building is not currently open for general hangout/study space, it is permissible to schedule individual student meetings by following the guidance under Continuity for Students. Please note, this does not pertain to prospective students or club/group meetings which are not allowed at this time.

If you schedule a student meeting, please email Public Safety so they can direct the student accordingly. To the extent possible, advance notice of 48 hours would be appreciated.

CUNY SPS Resources

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The University recently issued the in-person attendance guidelines for CUNY employees’ return to campus in Spring 2022. Subsequently, Interim Dean Silva-Puras provided further clarification for the CUNY SPS community.

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The health, safety, and well-being of the CUNY SPS community is of utmost importance and concern as we prepare and plan to eventually and slowly come back together, once mandatory state and local restrictions have been lifted and as advised by health professionals.

Coping with COVID-19

Many people are struggling with the emotional demands of coping with COVID-19. If you would like support for this, there are several resources available to you.

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Resources for tax-levy faculty and staff are available through the Employee Assistance Program, CCA@YourService. Benefits can be accessed at CCA website using CUNY as your company code or by phone at 1-800-833-8707.

NYC Well - phone/text/chat mental health hotline
1-888-NYC-WELL or Text WELL to 65173

New York State COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline

If you are having a medical issue related to COVID-19, you can also call New York State’s medical hotline at 1-888-364-3065.

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CUNY SPS Help Desk has extended hours during this time: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm, 7 days. helpdesk@sps.cuny.edu

Resources for Working Remotely

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External Resources

CUNY Resources

COVID-19 Testing Program for Faculty and Staff – FAQs

For Immediate Assistance

Contact New York State Coronavirus health hotline:
(888) 364-3065

For any Faculty/Staff Questions or Concerns

Office of Human Resources
(646) 664-8680