Co-curricular activities are a critical part of college experience and Hunter offers a diverse range of programs and services to support student success. Our student services and related programs complement the learning that takes place in the classroom and enhance the overall educational experience of students.
Student Services is comprised of the following offices:
Office of AccessABILITY
We embrace the spirit of the American Disability Act by providing services to all students with permanent or temporary disabilities to ensure that all Hunter College programs and activities are accessible. Our office collaborates with all departments and divisions of the college to facilitate and advocate for students and assist students to maximize their potential, while helping them develop and maintain independence. Our philosophy is one that promotes self-awareness, self-determination, and self-advocacy in a comprehensively accessible environment.
Office of Advising Services
Our Academic Advisors provide Hunter's undergraduates with information and advisement related to course and program requirements; curricular offerings; college procedures, regulations, policies, and personal concerns.
We also offer specialized Advising programs for different student communities, including:
Athletics, Recreation and Intramurals
We attract, retain, and graduate the finest student-athletes, whose athletic excellence is supported within the context of Hunter's academic mission. Home to eighteen NCAA Division III varsity programs, the Athletics Program is committed to ensuring that each student-athlete benefits from a supportive academic environment, highly qualified coaches and updated facilities for competition and practice. We provide numerous recreational opportunities to the Hunter community, including: the fitness center, racquetball courts, and group fitness programs in yoga, pilates, kickboxing, core-robics and zumba.
Career Development Services
Our staff is dedicated to providing comprehensive career services to students and alumni. Counselors are available to help you choose a major/career path, create a strong resume and cover letter, and prepare for job and internship interviews. Each semester we offer a wide variety of events such as careers expos, workshops, career panels, and on-campus employer interviews and information sessions. Jobs and internships are available through our online data base ORION. We encourage you to visit us often, beginning in your freshman year and continuing through senior year and graduation. See how we can help!
Counseling & Wellness Services (including Health Services)
We provide mental health, health, and wellness services aimed at enhancing students’ quality of life and maximizing personal and academic growth and development. Counseling Services provides short-term individual counseling, crisis intervention, psycho-education, outreach, and referral to the Hunter College student body, as well as consultation services to faculty, staff, students and others. Wellness Services strives to reduce health-related barriers to students’ personal and academic success through a range of activities, clinical services, and resources in general health education and disease prevention.
International Students Office
Hunter College has more than 800 students from 95 countries around the world. Our office assists these students in making a cultural transition and reaching their educational goals, by informing them about their rights and responsibilities relative to their immigration status, creating a supportive environment, and ensuring legal compliance.
Our three residence facilities offer a variety of room configurations and amenities, all within easy commuting distance of campus. Our student residents are involved in social, educational, and cultural programs designed to enrich their learning experience and promote positive relationships within the Residence Halls and the community at large.
Scholarships & Grants
We provide information and advice about a wide variety of funding opportunities available through public and private organizations, as well as Hunter College scholarships for eligible students. Please see our comprehensive Grants Guide [pdf].
Our programs encourage and support a wide variety of student activities, including athletics, recreation, student clubs and organizations, performing arts, and student government. We also provide opportunities for students to achieve a better understanding of and appreciation for the cultures of others.