College Access and ID Policy

In an effort to enhance the safety and security of the college community, all students, faculty and staff are required to display their Hostos I.D. card when entering the campus. All registered and current employees must get their ID cards validated at the beginning of each semester. Validations stickers can be obtained at the Public Safety Office located in the C building room C-030; Monday through Saturday between 10 am and 9 pm.

All other persons requesting access to the college must display a valid picture identification card prior to being signed in. Examples of a valid photo I.D. card are (driver's license, NYS non-driver's identification card, passport, military identification card, social services identification card, city and / or state employment identification card; etc...)

An attempt to announce visitors will be made by the Office of Public Safety prior to access being granted.

The Department of Education & the enforcement of orders of protection requires screening practices that reduce the opportunity of crime on campus and protect those persons who have been victims of stalking and / or domestic violence.

College visitors are prohibited from going to areas other than the area they are authorized to visit. Visits or activity in other areas other than the area signed in for requires clearance and must be made in compliance with the college’s visitor and / or use of campus facility procedures.

Only registered CUNY students and active employees of the City University of New York are authorized to visit the Hostos Community College library.

An exception to this rule requires approval from the Chief Librarian and / or an Officer of the College and must be forwarded in written form to the Public Safety Office.

The computer labs in the East Academic building are exclusively for the use of registered students and active employees of Hostos Community College.

The Physical Education Complex can only be used by registered students and / or active employees of Hostos Community College.

An exception to this rule requires approval from the College Athletic Director and / or an Officer of the College which must be forwarded in written form to the Public Safety Office.

As always we thank you in advance for your cooperation and assistance.