Hunter College Student Resources
Counseling & Wellness Services
Students experiencing personal difficulties may wish to receive individual support. Hunter College’s Counseling Services offers on-site counseling as well as referrals to community-based mental health resources. The office is located at 695 Park Avenue, Room 1123 East Building. Office hours are Monday-Thursday from 9:00am-7:00pm and Friday from 9:00am-5:00pm. Students can come in to arrange appointments or can call 212.772.4931. For more information, please visit: www.hunter.cuny.edu/studentservices/pcs
Office of AccessABILITY
Students must be registered with the Office of AccessABILITY in order to be eligible to receive services offered under ADA guidelines. The Office of AccessABILITY makes accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Students who are eligible for reasonable accommodations include those with written and certified mobility, visual, or hearing impairments, learning disabilities, and any psychiatric or medical condition that limits one of life’s basic functions. Also eligible are students in recovery from alcohol or substance addiction, and those diagnosed with HIV/ARC/AIDS. Documentation of disability is required. All information is kept confidential and only released with the student’s written permission. The office is in Room 1214, East Building, Hunter College, at 68th Street, (212) 772-4857. For more detailed information, students can visit the Office of Accessibility website at: www.hunter.cuny.edu/studentservices/access. Accessible bathrooms are located on the School’s 10th floor.
Access and Technology Center for Students with Disabilities
Under the auspices of the Office of AccessABILITY, the Access and Technology Center offers adaptive technology and individualized computer training for students with disabilities. The adaptive technology is especially helpful to students who have learning disabilities or visual or hearing impairments. The Center is at Hunter College, 68th Street, Thomas Hunter Hall, Room 205, (212) 772-5478.
Library Service for Students with Disabilities
Students with disabilities who wish to have materials retrieved for them from the stacks or who need assistance in using the public access catalogue computer terminals may ask for help from the librarian at the circulation desk. For more extensive assistance, a mutually convenient time at which the student can be assisted will be arranged. Students with disabilities may call the Library, (212) 452-7076, or email the research librarian at firstname.lastname@example.org for information on specific items. If information is not immediately available, the Library will contact the student to report on availability of the materials and to arrange a date for the student to pick them up. When contacting the Library, students should identify themselves as being in need of accommodation.
Assistive Technology at the Library
- Tape recorder; students must provide their own tapes
- Accessible tables for people using wheelchairs
HCSSW Job Bank
Current listings of full-time, part-time, summer, temporary, voluntary, and instructional positions are compiled in the HCSSW Job Bank. Two identical copies of the Job Bank are updated regularly. One is placed in the fifth-floor portal area, and the other is in the HCSSW Library on the second floor, which is open seven days a week during the academic year. The Library’s hours are posted on the School’s web page. Job listings are also posted on the bulletin boards throughout the building.
Hunter College SSW Job Bank: Double-click on subject name at left to download Adobe Acrobat Reader PDF.
Posting Notices in the Job Bank
Potential employers who wish to post job notices are encouraged to send detailed information, including, but not limited to: the job title, duties and responsibilities, specific requirements or experience (if any), required hours, compensation, name and title of a contact person, and current contact information. Notices may be sent to the attention of the Job Bank by email email@example.com, or by mail to Silberman SSW Job Bank, Attention Ms. Vargas, Hunter College School of Social Work, 2180 Third Avenue, New York, New York 10035.
Annual MSW Job Fair Information
The Office of Student Affairs coordinates job fairs scheduled during the year. All HCSSW students and alumni are urged to attend the annual MSW Job Fair, co-sponsored by HCSSW and other New York schools of social work during the spring semester. In addition, all HCSSW students are invited to attend the Fall and Spring Career Fairs sponsored by the Hunter College Office of Career Development Services. In conjunction with these and other local job fairs, the School provides reference materials and conducts review sessions on résumé preparation and
interviewing skills for students and alumni.
For more information on additional programs and resources offered by the Office of Career Development Services at Hunter College, please visit: www.hunter.cuny.edu/studentservices/cds