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Macaulay Honors College
at Hunter College, CUNY
695 Park Avenue,
Room Number HN140
New York, New York 10065

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 9:00 am-5:00 pm

Phone: (212) 650-3556
Fax: (212) 650-3846

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Student Life


Hunter's 68th Street Campus

Hunter's 68th Street Campus is located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side a few blocks from Central Park and numerous cultural institutions. The campus includes a nine-story library with full wireless internet access, a language laboratory, and sophisticated academic computing services. The Hunter College Sportsplex, which has five gymnasia, is one of the premier sports centers in the metropolitan area.




Brookdale Campus

DSC00377.JPGThe Brookdale dormitory is located in New York City's Kips Bay/Gramercy Park area on 25th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive. From the Brookdale dorm, it takes about 25-30 minutes by subway or 40 minutes by bus to get to the 68th Street campus, or you can take the 45 minute walk on a beautiful day. The distance from Hunter's main campus does make it difficult for students to roll out of bed five minutes before class, but the 15 minute walk to the #6 train helps to awaken you and it takes you past great places to eat, as well as the bustling campuses of the School of Visual Arts and Baruch College.

During leisure time at Brookdale, students have access to a swimming pool, tennis courts, and a game room, where they can play video games, watch TV, play pool, browse through the student bookcase, and much more. There is also a laundromat in the basement.



For more information, please visit the Hunter Residence Life website!




The Macaulay Building

172_macaulayrooms_building.jpgThe Macaulay Center is housed in a landmark building at 35 West 67th Street.

In addition to its administrative offices, this easily-accessed brownstone boasts two theaters, an informal student lounge, seminar rooms and quiet student study space, all of which Honors scholars are encouraged to use. Recently renovated, this is a terrific space for Honors students to meet informally, hold club meetings, and just hang out when on the west-side of Manhattan.

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Clubs and Student Organizations

University Scholars also have an enormous array of local campus student activities and organizations available to them. Many have founded their own organizations or taken leadership roles, from editor-in-chief of the campus student newspaper to captain of a sports team or leader of CUNY-wide community service projects. University Scholars also have opportunities to serve as Macaulay Honors Ambassadors, both at their home colleges and at Macaulay.


The University Scholars Council plays a vital role in creating a shared community for University Scholars in Macaulay Honors College. Each class at each campus elects one student representative to the Council, which operates through the following committees: academic affairs, commencement, communication, community service, finance, student life, and the senior yearbook.




Visit the Student Activities page on Macaulay's website to find out how to start a club, join a club, and read about student-led activities;



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