Important Information Regarding COVID-19 – CGCC

C-GCC is currently offering online and remote-learning courses. Visit our COVID-19 FAQ page for the most up-to-date information.

Important Information Regarding COVID-19

Important Information Regarding COVID-19

To the CoGreene Community: We are working diligently to gather the most up-to-date information regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on C-GCC. If your question is not answered below, please e-mail us at AskCoGreene@SUNYcgcc.edu.

Updated May 20, 2020

How do I apply to the College?

Students are encouraged to apply using our No-Fee Online Application! The Admissions Team is accepting and processing applications for the Summer and Fall 2020 semesters and beyond via email and phone. For more information, or to set up a phone appointment with an Admissions Counselor, please e-mail admissions@sunycgcc.edu.

Will there be advising appointments for the Summer and Fall semesters?

Yes! C-GCC is currently offering advising-by-phone. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please e-mail your advisor.  If you are unsure who your advisor is, contact advising@sunycgcc.edu.

How can I obtain copies of my official or unofficial transcripts?

Students may request unofficial or official transcripts be sent to themselves, current or potential employers, or to other colleges. A student must send a signed and dated written request to the Office of Records and Registration. This request should include the student’s current name (and former name, if applicable), student ID number, current address, current telephone number, complete address of where the transcript should be sent, and a check or money order for $5 per request (official transcripts only). Download an official transcript request form here. Download an unofficial transcript request form here. Mailed requests should be addressed to:

Attn: Records & Registration – Transcript Dept.
Columbia-Greene Community College
4400 Route 23
Hudson, N.Y. 12534

Or, fax to 518.822.2015, and provide credit card information (official transcripts only). Please be advised that staff is working remotely, and these requests may take longer to process. We cannot send transcripts electronically at this time.

Can I still access tutoring services?

Yes! Tutors are available at assigned times to conduct sessions via Blackboard Collaborate in one-hour increments. C-GCC students may access Blackboard Collaborate by following these instructions. Students who do not have internet access may contact Barbara Wurtz, tutor coordinator, at 518.828.4181, extension 3429 to receive instructions on how to participate by phone. Students who require writing assistance or academic coaching may contact Eileen Ordu, ESL instructor and professional tutor, at eileen.ordu@sunycgcc.edu, or 518.828.4181, extension 3172. Additional information is available on the C-GCC Tutoring Page.

Can I register for a Summer or Fall credit-course without entering a degree program?

Yes! Students who have not admitted to a degree or certificate program at C-GCC may register for a course as a non-matriculated student by using the non-matriculated registration form. Course registration is open now for the Summer and Fall 2020 semesters.

Will I still receive my Financial Aid?

Yes! The Financial Aid Office is continually processing financial aid applications as students submit requirements. In addition, refund checks are being issued on a regular basis and upon issuance, will be mailed to the student’s address of record. For detailed information on your financial aid please visit your Campus Connect account or email the Financial Aid Office at finaid@sunycgcc.edu.

How can I pay my bill?

C-GCC is offering a convenient online payment option for the summer 2020 term. Students can pay in full or sign up for a payment plan by logging into their CampusConnect® account, viewing their bill, and clicking the Pay by FACTS link at the bottom. Students preferring to pay by check or those paying on a past-due account can mail payment to C-GCC, 4400 Route 23, Hudson, N.Y. 12534. Attn: Bursar’s Office. Please include Student Name or Student ID in the memo line. Those who prefer to pay over the phone with a credit or debit card may e-mail the Bursar’s Office at bursar@sunycgcc.edu to set up an appointment to pay over the phone. Bills and payment options for Fall 2020 will be available in early July. Please check your C-GCC email for updates.

Will C-GCC’s Summer Camps for Children and Teenagers be held this year?

C-GCC will offer online STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) camps for children ages eight to 14 through Black Rocket, LLC. Click here for more information. Under the direction of the Columbia County Board of Supervisors, all in-person summer camps in Columbia County have been canceled, including our Summer Sports Camps.

Are Library Services Still Available?

Yes! Students can still access the C-GCC Library’s databases for their research needs. While the borrowing of physical books is unavailable, students may locate and use eBooks by searching Primo, the library’s online catalog. Students who currently have borrowed materials checked out will not accrue fines or penalties, including Interlibrary loan, and should hold on to materials until more information is available. For more information, click here, or e-mail reference@sunycgcc.edu.

How can I contact my instructors?

The majority of our instructors share syllabi that include contact information and office hours. Students may also visit the Faculty Directory at sunycgcc.edu/academics/facultydirectory/ to contact their professors.

I’m a C-GCC employee. Should I come to work?

At this time, all C-GCC employees should work remotely, unless specifically asked to report by a direct supervisor.

How are on-campus events affected?

Based on recommendations from SUNY and the Columbia and Greene County Departments of Health, all events at C-GCC have been canceled or indefinitely postponed.

How are non-credit courses affected?

All non-credit classes have been canceled until further notice. More information will be shared as it becomes available.

Has C-GCC’s Athletic Program been affected?

The Twins’ baseball and softball teams suspended their 2020 seasons. More information will be posted as it becomes available at CGCCTwins.com.

Can I still access counseling services through the College?

Yes! C-GCC partners with the Columbia County Department of Health Services. Until further notice, the CCDHS will be offering its services via telephone, including 24-7 on-call service at 518.828.9446.

Please continue to monitor this page, email, and/or Blackboard for updates.

Thank you for your patience as C-GCC responds to this unprecedented and tumultuous situation.