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The Center for International Service
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Astrophysical Observatory
http://csivc.csi.cuny.edu/supernova7/
You are invited to come see the stars, planets and other celestial beings through a fully computer-controlled telescope in our 16-foot dome observatory. Join faculty and other students in witnessing major astronomical events throughout the year.

Campus Center
The Campus Center (1C) is the focal point of extra-curricular student life. It houses the Office of Student Life, the Student Government and clubs and student publications. Such services as the bookstore, Cafeteria, the College Health Center, the Wellness Program, and the Peer Drop-in Center are located in the Campus Center. Lounges for entertainment and studying, a computer lab, a video game room, conference and meeting rooms, and lockers are available for student use. WSIA-FM (88.9) broadcasts from the Campus Center.

Center for the Arts
www.cfashows.com
Enjoy a professional concert or student production at this popular center for entertainment. The Center houses wonderful spaces for students studying art, music, and drama, as well as superb public spaces: the Williamson Theater, a 900-seat concert hall, a recital hall, an experimental theater, lecture halls, and the Gallery.

Computer Laboratories
www.csi.cuny.edu/studenthelpdesk/HoursLocations/index.htm
You will have many opportunities to take advantage of the technologically advanced facilities at CSI. Students are encouraged to utilize the computers for everything from communication to research.

International Student Identity Card
The Center for International Service is authorized to issue the International Student Identity Card (ISIC) and the International Teacher Identity Card (ITIC). These cards are recognized worldwide as proof of status and offers various travel discounts and limited insurance around the world. Click here for more information

Counseling Services
www.csi.cuny.edu/counseling
Comprehensive academic and personal counseling services are provided by professional counselors to help students achieve academic success. In individual or group sessions, students are assisted in improving their study skills, choosing a curriculum compatible with their interest and career goals, and handling problems that impede their progress toward a degree. The Office (1A-109) maintains a library of information on careers and job market resources. The telephone number is 718 - 982-2391.

Health & Wellness Services
www.csi.cuny.edu/studentaffairs/healthservices
The College Health Center, located on the main floor of the Campus Center (1C), Room 112, is staffed by part-time nurse practitioners in collaboration with Staten Island University Hospital and College personnel. Nurse Practitioners and a full-time Registered Nurse are available for College physicals, emergency care, consultations, immunizations, smoking cessation, HIV/AIDS counseling and testing, and other services.
The telephone number is 718.982.3045; 718. 982.3315.

The Wellness Program Office (1C-122) presents an integrated array of special events, seminars and workshops, and counseling services with a common goal of educating the College community about wellness issues. Professional counseling and intervention services concerning substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, domestic violence, stress management, date rape, and other general health and nutrition issues are coordinated by this Office. A Peer-Drop In Center is staffed by trained Peer Educators who meet with students and provide information.

Sports and Recreation Center
www.csi.cuny.edu/sportsreq
You don’t have to be an athlete to thoroughly enjoy this state-of-the-art facility. The Sports and Recreation Center (1R) houses a full range of facilities and equipment for individual and team sports and games: a gymnasium with seating capacity for 1,200 spectators, an auxiliary gymnasium, two fitness rooms, five racquetball courts, and a 25-meter, eight-lane pool. Outdoor facilities include a track, soccer stadium, tennis courts, basket courts, handball courts, and softball fields.
Please visit their website at www.csi.cuny.edu/athletics or contact them at 718.982.3160.

CSI Library
www.library.csi.cuny.edu
The Library is equipped with state-of-the-art technology, which enables librarians to retrieve non-traditional formats of information from beyond the walls of the building through online, satellite, and fiber-optic technology. The Library's Media Services makes accessible pedagogical multimedia materials to distant classrooms and laboratories by means of the campus fiber-optic network.

The Library's total collection consists of approximately 210,000 books; 1425 current journal subscriptions; 54 electronic databases; 1500 videos and films; and over 4000 sound recordings. In addition, the Library also maintains a collection of current textbooks donated by the CSI Student Government. These, and other course materials, are available at the Reserve Desk.

The Library's online catalog, CUNY Plus, provides complete access to the library's books, newspapers, and periodicals, including access to holdings of other CUNY libraries. Wireless laptops are rented to students to use throughout the Library Building. The Library also houses Instructional Support Services and the Food for Thought Cafe.

For more information: Tel: 718.982.4001

Department of Public Safety
www.csi.cuny.edu/publicsafety
The mission of the Department of Public Safety (DPS) is to provide a safe and secure campus for our college community. Each member of the DPS is committed to providing service with the highest degree of integrity, concern and respect for individual rights.

The Campus Public Safety Department is staffed by Campus Peace Officers and uniformed contract personnel 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The main Public Safety office is located in the North Administration Building (2A), room 108. There are two Public Safety satellite desks located at the front entrances of The Campus Center (1C) and the Library Building (1L).

Every building is equipped with an in-house phone, located in the front lobby. In the event of an emergency, call the Public Safety Department’s emergency phone number, 718.982.2111.
The extension phone numbers for other public safety related businesses are as follows:

Building 2A-108
Main Office
Public Safety Desk……………………………...2116

Tour Commander……………………………….2115
Tour Commander after 4:00p.m……………..…2119

Clerical…………………………………………...2110, 2112
Main Gate, Guard House…………………….....3000
(Victory Boulevard)
1-C, Campus Center Desk……………………...3003
Library Desk………………………………….….4071

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