Message to the Campus
New Information/ New Year
Sent: Friday, December 31, 2021, 3:23 PM
Dear College Community,
As you know earlier today, Governor Hochul released a plan which calls for CUNY and SUNY students to have a COVID booster shot in order to return following winter break (by January 15). Students will also be required to have negative PCR test and there is also a requirement for staff to be vaccinated.
You will receive a more comprehensive communication from the Chancellor/ Central Office regarding how the plan will be implemented at CUNY and on our campuses. It goes without saying once again, this is a very fluid situation but also a situation that requires us to act in consultation with both the City and the State. I will continue to keep you updated as information becomes available.
In the interim, please continue to mask up, maintain social distancing, and consider getting the vaccine/booster if you have not already done so. Please be reminded that you if you need to get a COVID test you can do so at anyone of 19 CUNY campuses. Click here for site specific information: https://www.cuny.edu/coronavirus/cuny-covid-19-testing-site-locations/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=chancellorcuny
This is not quite the New Year's greeting I had in mind for you, but here we are. We have come a long way these past two years, and I continue to have faith that better days are ahead. My wish is not only for a Happy New Year, but for one that is both Peaceful and Rewarding; and one in which we can finally put this period behind us, but use the lessons it has taught us to lift ourselves, each other, students and the institution higher.