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Services & Policies: Visiting Scholars

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Visiting Scholars

Visiting Scholars


Visiting scholars from other academic institutions may apply for on-site access to the City College Libraries while they are in New York City.

The following documentation is necessary for consideration of such a request:


  1. Academic credentials
  2. A copy of the individual's identification card from the home institution
  3. A letter of introduction from the scholar's home institution, signed by his/her department chairperson
  4. A brief statement of the research project for which access is requested



To apply, please submit this documentation, three weeks in advance of arrival, to:



Charles C. Stewart
Associate Dean & Chief Librarian
Cohen Library, Room 5/333
North Academic Center
The City College of New York/CUNY
160 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031



Documentation sent in PDF format is acceptable.  Please submit to: