Guidance to Campus Access

On March 17, 2022, Chancellor Matos Rodriguez, shared that the deadline for the vaccine mandate for PSC represented titles and ECP has been changed to May 27, 2022. For more information regarding the vaccine mandate, please refer to Deadline Change to Upload Proof of Vaccination notice.

In order to obtain access to campus, an employee must either be:

  • Vaccinated and approved in CUNYfirst with an Access Pass from Cleared4
  • Have had a negative COVID-19 test within the last 7 days from a CUNY testing site

Vaccination Verification:

  • Employees should uploaded their proof of vaccination status in CUNYfirst – please see CUNY’s Vaccination Verification User Guide for further details
    • Once your record has been approved in CUNYfirst, you should receive an email from with the subject “Access Pass”.

Please reach out to the Office of Human Resources at with any questions or concerns about this guidance to access the campus. Welcome back!

  • If you chose not to voluntarily upload your vaccination status, you have been automatically sent to the testing pool, and are required to visit a CUNY testing site for weekly COVID-19 testing.
  • You may have already received an email from the Cleared4 Program to register, and schedule appointments for weekly testing
  • You must register in the Cleared4 website using the personalized link you received before scheduling a testing appointment – Guttman’s site for testing is The Graduate Center; however, you may schedule an appointment at any of the other 19 CUNY testing site most convenient for you.

CUNY has temporarily lifted it’s mask mandates. Anyone who would like to continue wearing masks in any setting is welcome to do so at any time.  For more information regarding CUNY’s Mask Policy please visit their Guidelines for CUNY Spring 2022 Reopening – Mask site.

All employees and students who have a Guttman ID card will be able to access the campus by swiping their card at the new turnstiles. In order for access to happen automatically, employees must:

  • Have an approved vaccination status in CUNYfirst, or
  • Have a negative result from CUNY testing location

If turnstiles do not open for you and you meet criteria above, Public Safety officer at the desk will be able to assist. If you don’t have a Guttman ID Card, reach out to to setup a time to pick up an ID.