Notice of Possible Changes
The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York reserves the right to make changes of any nature in the academic programs and requirements of The City University of New York and its constituent colleges. All programs, requirements, and courses are subject to termination or change without advance notice. Tuition and fees set forth in this publication are similarly subject to change by the Board of Trustees of The City University of New York.
The course descriptions in this catalog summarize the full, official descriptions authorized by the Hunter College Senate. Full descriptions are available in the appropriate school and department offices. Hunter College reserves the right to change rules, policies, fees, and curricula without advance notice.
Policy on Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination
Hunter is committed to a policy of equal employment and equal access in its educational programs and activities. Diversity, inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination are central to the mission of the City University of New York.
It is the policy of Hunter to recruit, employ, retain, promote, and provide benefits to employees (including paid and unpaid interns) and to admit and provide services for students without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, marital status, partnership status, disability, genetic information, alienage, citizenship, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence/stalking/sex offenses, unemployment status, or any other legally prohibited basis in accordance with federal, state and city laws.
It is also the Hunter’s policy to provide reasonable accommodations when appropriate to individuals with disabilities, individuals observing religious practices, employees who have pregnancy or childbirth-related medical conditions, or employees who are victims of domestic violence/stalking/sex offenses.
This Policy also prohibits retaliation for reporting or opposing discrimination, or cooperating with an investigation of a discrimination complaint.
Dean John T. Rose is the college officer responsible for affirmative action matters. He is also the coordinator for Title IX, which prohibits sex discrimination in federally assisted education programs. His office is located in the Office of the President, 1706 Hunter East, (212) 772-4242.
Professor Jennifer Samson is the college Section 504 Coordinator for the Handicapped. Her office is located in 915 Hunter West, (212) 772-4663.
Freedom of Information Law
Request to inspect public records at the college should be made to the Records Access Officer, Gail Aidinoff Scovell, Special Counsel to the President, who is located at the Hunter College Legal Office, 695 Park Avenue, 1705 Hunter East, (212) 772-4220. Public records are available for inspection and copying by appointment only at a location to be designated. You have a right to appeal a denial of a request for access to records to the CUNY Senior Vice Chancellor for Legal Affairs and General Counsel. Copies of the CUNY Procedures for Public Access to Public Records Pursuant to Article 6 of the Public Officers Law and the appeal form are available at the reference desk of the library and on the college website.