Disease Notification Protocol - From time to time, CUNY students or employees may contract an infectious disease that can be spread through casual contact, or they may learn that another student or employee has contracted such a disease. In such circumstances, to ensure the health and safety of the entire CUNY community, students and employees must follow this protocol. Infectious diseases that can be spread through casual contact include measles, mumps, rubella (German measles), chickenpox, hepatitis A; meningococcal meningitis, tuberculosis, pertussis (whooping cough) or MRSA. If a student or an employee is in doubt whether an infectious disease is covered, they should notify the campus Health Services. For more information click here.
Tobacco Free Campus Policy - The use or promotion of tobacco products on and off-campus-sponsored events is detrimental to the health and safety of students, staff, and visitors. John Jay , chewing, or otherwise ingesting tobacco or tobacco products in all campus facilities, whether owned, rented or leased, and in all vehicles that the College owns, leases, rents, contracts for or controls. Exposure to second-hand smoke is harmful and we recognize our social responsibility to protect the health of students and staff by providing a tobacco-free environment for our campus. For more information click here.
CUNY Health Services Policy - The Board of Trustees of the City University of New York requires all colleges to adopt the minimal standards set forth in the document A Model for Health Services Provision at the University: The Minimal Standards. Colleges will provide health and wellness awareness education, administer and manage the immunization program, maintain referral resources, provide a resting area, and administer first aid treatment that includes over-the-counter medication. The use of student activity fees to support health services shall be limited to the establishment of more comprehensive services.
CUNY Drug, Tobacco and Alcohol Policy - The University affirms its continuing commitment to drug, tobacco, and alcohol education on campus. the University is committed to the development and conduct of educational and support programs directed toward the use and abuse of drugs, tobacco, and alcohol, whether legal or illegal. Implementation of this policy, which provides the framework for educational and support programs directed toward the use and abuse of drugs, tobacco, and alcohol, is the responsibility of the individual colleges, consistent with their governance plans and established disciplinary procedures. Each of the individual colleges shall incorporate into its program the annual distribution to each student and employee of the standards of conduct that prohibit the unlawful possession, use, or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol on the college's property or as part of college activities and a statement of the sanctions for violation; a description of the applicable local, State, and Federal legal sanctions for the unlawful possession or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol; a description of the health risks associated with the use of illicit drugs and the abuse of tobacco and alcohol; and a description of any drug, tobacco or alcohol-related counseling, treatment, rehabilitation, or re-entry programs available to students or employees. Each college shall review the effectiveness of its program at least once every two years, implementing such changes as may be necessary.