Compensation isn’t aid.

OpenCUNY is cared for and nurtured by three student coordinators and a community board. You support their work through the Doctoral Students’ Council (DSC), with funds from your student activity fee.

In June 2018, Graduate Center administrators re-classified compensation paid to students for DSC work as financial aid. This move places strict limits who is eligible to receive money and how much; demeans student labor; and was imposed without notice or explanation.

In September 2018, the DSC passed a resolution against the administrative action and called for a sustained organized protest. During the protest, and until fair compensation returns, OpenCUNY will continue to be available, but services and events will be limited. Please allow extra time for inquiries.

 

 

Questions or concerns? Email info@opencuny.org

“Join the union, girls, and together say Equal Pay for Equal Work.”

— Susan B. Anthony
The Revolution (18 March 1869)

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