UNDERGRAD STUDENT SURVIVAL GUIDE
Issue No. 6 2017-2018
LETTER FROM THE
PRESIDENT Dear Bearcats, Welcome to your new home away from home! On behalf of the Undergraduate Student Government here at Baruch I am thrilled to welcome you to your campus. We know that the process of starting at a new college can be extremely overwhelming and my team and I have created this guide to make that transition a little easier for you. Inside this edition you will find a glossary of the many amazing clubs and organizations on campus, tips and tricks on navigating the academic and professional resources we have available, and so much more! This year has been a year for recognizing the exceptional academics Baruch College has to offer. Just this summer Baruch was awarded #2 Best College for your money by Money Magazine. Our college is located in the financial capital of the world and our business school was recently ranked #1 Public Business School in New York state. In addition to academic excellence, Baruch has also been recognized as the most ethnically diverse campus in the nation by both U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review more time than any other college in the United States! Baruch truly is a campus rife with opportunity. I can speak from first-hand experience that choosing to be involved in student life in my time here at Baruch has been a truly rewarding and valuable experience. I would encourage each and every one of you to push outside of your comfort zone to find your passion here at Baruch, there is something available for everyone. If you have any questions or concerns throughout the year, feel free to stop by my office in the Newman Vertical Campus, room 3-276. Our office doors are always open in Student Government so if you get a chance, please stop by or attend our weekly senate meetings (every Tuesday at 5:30). Last but certainly not least, if you see me or anyone from the student government team walking around campus, say hello! Wishing you an amazing year! #BearcatPride
Isabel Arias President, Undergraduate Student Government 2017-2018
THE MAGAZINE TEAM
Chair of Graphic Design Editor-in-Chief
Vice Chair of Graphic Design
VP of Student Services Copy Editor
Chair of Clubs & Orgs
CARLOS SANCHEZ Athletics Board
EHTASHAM BHATTI Treasurer
VP of Campus Affairs
Chair of Marketing
Executive Vice President
SULEMAN ALEEM VP of Academic Affairs LAURA PACAS Athletics Board
ISABEL ARIAS President ANDREA VALVERDE
PHOTOGRAPHERS JOSUE MENDEZ Representative Senator BRANDON PAILLERE Representative Senator
Contributors: Farhana Hassan (Co-Founder), Jillian Springer (Co-Founder), Christina Young, Joanne Beloy, Anastasia Sourbis, Benjamin Chatham, Selina Lee, Natalie Ann Barton, Salma Mohamed, Alvin Daniel, Sau Fong Lin, Sean Liu, Cherry Aung, Larry Biscette, Andrew Armoogan, Nora Salama, Candice Chatterpaul, Daniel Dornbaum Special Thanks: Lexicon, BCTC, Starr, Office of Communications, Marketing & Public Affairs, Photography Club, the Study Abroad office, the Athletics Department and the Office of Student Life
TOOLS FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE
ENSURING PHYSICAL & MENTAL HEALTH
STUDENT ASSISTANCE RESOURCES
TOOLS FOR BUSINESS ADVANCEMENT
BARUCH CENTERS & SERVICES
LIBRARY & RESOURCES
THE ROAD TO COLLEGE SUCCESS
BARUCH COMPUTING & TECHNOLOGY CENTER
JOB HUNTING BASICS
STYLE IN THE WORKPLACE
PATHWAYS AT BARUCH
WEISSMAN SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
ZICKLIN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
MARXE SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS
WHAT ARE YOU
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2016-2017 EXECUTIVE BOARD
SPORTS AT BARUCH
AROUND THE SENATE TABLE
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CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS
CLUB LIFE EVENTS
USG ANNUAL EVENTS
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BARUCH’S SUCCESS STORIES
RESOURCES TOOLS FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE Student Academic Consulting Center (SACC) The SACC provides a positive learning experience through free tutoring in a majority of undergraduate subjects. Students are encouraged to take advantage of SACC’s many resources including practice exams, instructional videos, all math textbooks, TI-89 calculators, and more. SACC’s Speech Lab also offers weekly review sessions, conversation hours, and tutorials for ESL and non-native English speakers, guided by professional speech consultants and trained peer tutors.
SACC can help with:
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Mon–Thu: 9am–8pm Fri: 9am–3pm Sat: 10am–4pm
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Center for Academic Advisement The Center for Academic Advisement is available for general one-on-one consultations with an academic advisor. Students should come prepared with a printed copy of their Degree Works audit from CUNY Portal. Sessions last ~15 minutes. Students must complete an Academic Appeal in order to receive an academic waiver for a class or to change a Pathways designation. Please speak to an academic advisor for more information. NVC 5-215 (646) 312 4260 firstname.lastname@example.org baruch.cuny.edu/advisement
When to go to Academic Advisement: }} You have general questions about classes }} Freshmen: you want to drop a class during your first semester (mandatory) }} Sophomores (or <60 credits): to declare a major/minor }} Juniors: to fill out a graduation requirement worksheet (strongly recommended)
*Hours vary by week so call or go online to check for the most current hours
Writing Center The Writing Center’s professional consultants are teachers of college writing and writers themselves. They work individually with you to deepen your English language skills by identifying strengths and weaknesses, and offering strategies to help improve and refine your writing. Group workshops are also offered to further enhance learning and practice. You can simply walk in, or schedule an appointment in person or online.
NVC 8-185 (646) 312 4012 email@example.com baruch.cuny.edu/writingcenter Mon–Thu: 9am–8pm Fri: 9am–3pm Sat: 10am–4pm
ENSURING PHYSICAL & MENTAL HEALTH Student Health Center The Student Health Center makes it easy and affordable for any student with a Baruch ID to take care of their health. Free primary care services such as physical exams, vaccinations, and medications for basic ailments are provided. Special screenings and blood work are offered at reduced prices. A Physician’s Assistant (PA) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is always present during regular and extended hours. Walk-ins are welcome during business hours but a scheduled appointment is recommended. 138 East 26th Street, Main Floor (646) 312 2040 baruch.cuny.edu/studentaffairs/healthServices.htm
Services offered by the Student Health Center: }} Physical Exams: Sports, routine, employment, study abroad, disability services }} Women’s Heath: Gynecology, pregnancy testing, contraception }} Primary Care: Cold/cough/flu, vaccinations, strains/ sprains, STI/HIV testing Health insurance is not required to utilize the services at the Health Center, but information regarding affordable health care for students is provided if interested.
Mon, Thu: 10am-2pm, 3pm-7pm Tue, Wed: 9am-12pm, 1pm-5pm Fri: 9am-12pm, 1pm-3pm
Disability Services Through the Office of Services for Students with Disabilities (OSSD), Baruch provides services for students who have a physical, psychological, or learning disability. OSSD ensures that all students, despite any disabilities, are able to fully participate in programs, services, and activities at Baruch. They treat all students fairly and equally, and provide appropriate accommodations to assist students with disabilities.
Services provided for students with disabilities: }} Federal mandate 504 and American Disabilities Act advocacy }} Reasonable modifications for exams and academics }} Assistive technology and auxiliary aids }} Priority registration NVC 2-271 (in suite 2-225) }} Off-campus referrals and liaison with vocational rehabilitation (646) 312 4590 baruch.cuny.edu/studentaffairs/ ossd/disabilityServices.htm *Visit us online for the current semester’s hours
The Health and Wellness Suite Health and Wellness, endorsed by PAWS (Peers Advocating Wellness Services), encourages healthy behavior to enhance personal and academic achievements, paving the way for a long-term healthy lifestyle. They provide free meditation, yoga classes, and host workshops on stress management, nutrition/fitness, and healthy relationships. Students can stop by the suite at any time for more information on staying healthy, as well as pick up feminine hygiene products, condoms, and other safe-sex items!
The Counseling Center helps students achieve their academic, professional, and personal goals by alleviating the stresses and conflicts that often distract students from reaching their full potential. The Center is staffed with experienced licensed psychologists, resident psychiatrists, and supervised doctoral students. They promote overall mental health and wellness of the Baruch community by providing cost-free counseling services including individual psychotherapy, group therapy, crisis intervention, and referrals with respect for the diverse social and cultural identities of our students.
Issues the Center has helped with: }} Relationship problems }} Family complications }} Academic/career pressure }} Chronic stress }} Depression }} Anxiety }} Time management
}} Sleep problems }} Social skills }} Sexual and gender identity development }} Substance abuse }} Eating disorders }} Adjusting to new environments
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Annex Building, 9th Floor (646) 312 2155 firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.baruch.cuny.edu/studentaffairs/ counselingCenter.htm Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm *Call or go online to schedule an appt
STUDENT ASSISTANCE RESOURCES
BURSAR }} Collects tuition payments }} Defers billing }} Processes refunds of overpayments }} Maintains student accounts }} Provides tuition installment plans by Nelnet }} Supplies students with the 1098-T IRS Tax Form }} Liaison with NYSHESC Library Building, 8th Floor, 810
FINANCIAL AID }} Works with professionals to guarantee aid to those who need it }} Answers student questions/ concerns about their aid }} Handles student scholarships and loans }} Administers work study }} Verifies student financial aid }} Keeps calendar of check refund dates }} Provides information for FAFSA and TAP college codes
(646) 312 1280 email@example.com baruch.cuny.edu/bursar Mon–Thu: 9:15am-6pm Fri: 12pm-4:45pm
Library Building, 8th Floor, 880 (646) 312 1360 firstname.lastname@example.org baruch.cuny.edu/financialaid
REGISTRAR }} Keeps academic records }} Administers official transcripts ($7 per transcript) }} Obtain an ePermit }} Declaration of official major and minor }} Apply for graduation }} Change personal information }} Addresses scheduling concerns Library Building, 8th Floor, 850 (646) 312 1150 baruch.cuny.edu/registrar Mon–Thu: 9am-6pm Fri: 9am-5pm
Mon–Thu: 9am-6pm Fri: 9am-5pm
Transfer Center Switching to a new school can be a stressful challenge for transfer students. Fortunately, the Transfer Center is here to help. If you have any questions about club life, the social atmosphere, or transfer credits, be sure to stop by. The Center serves as a great way to learn about the variety of resources Baruch provides for its students.
Library Building, 7th Floor, 725 (646) 312 1800 baruch.cuny.edu/transfer Mon–Thu: 9am–6pm Fri: 9am–5pm
International Student Service Center
Library Building, 7th Floor, 730 (646) 312 2050 email@example.com baruch.cuny.edu/issc Mon, Tue, Thu: 9am-6pm Wed: By appointment only Fri: 9am-4:45pm
The International Student Service Center helps manage common concerns for international students at Baruch, including administrative services, immigration and visa matters, and study abroad. Their mission is to educate our international student population and college community of the rules and regulations which govern the enrollment of our international students. The ISSC serves a larger population than most—approximately 1300 students, as Baruch boasts one of the richest diversities among its student body of any college in the nation. ISSC also provides a wide range of essential services for international students, such as online tutorials and other helpful information designed to ease the transition for international students. Appointments can be scheduled by phone or in person, but it is recommended you speak with a receptionist before scheduling.
TOOLS FOR BUSINESS ADVANCEMENT
Lawrence N. Field Center For Entrepreneurship Since its inception in 1993, the Lawrence N Field Center for Entrepreneurship’s role as an engine for economic impact has been substantial—19,779 businesses have been served, over $156,000,000 invested in the area’s economy, and 6,820 jobs have been saved or created. The Field Center hosts competitions and workshops in partnership with companies including IBM and AT&T, and offers additional resources and services for small businesses like guidelines for writing an effective business plan. The Field Fellowship Program allows students to work alongside business development counselors.
NVC 2-140 (646) 312 4790 firstname.lastname@example.org baruch.cuny.edu/fieldcenter Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm
Bert and Sandra Wasserman Trading Floor The Bert and Sandra Wasserman Trading Floor in the Subotnick Financial Services Center is renowned as one of the largest and most technologically advanced educational facilities of its kind. The fully equipped, simulated trading environment features forty-two high-end trading workstations, live data feeds, real-time market quotes, and computerized trading models that introduce Baruch students to the technology used in the industry. The Wasserman Trading Floor hosts workshops throughout the year to familiarize students with Bloomberg and Reuters terminals—two leading sources of current and historical financial information. Library Building 125 (646) 312 1544 email@example.com zicklin.baruch.cuny.edu/sfsc *Check the online calendar for updated hours and a list of events
Steven L. Newman Institute The Steven L. Newman Institute provides students with extensive opportunities in the real estate industry. It does so by providing New York State-recognized continuing education credits to professionals in the real estate field, and orchestrating certificate programs in facilities management, real estate sustainability, and more. The Newman Institute also focuses on several key issues outside the core topics in real estate including market analysis, asset repositioning, and building renovations. A recent example of the Institute’s work is its 2020 projection on Downtown Manhattan, focusing on current and future investments. With a mission geared toward helping the industry’s research and its educational needs, this is an excellent resource for students to explore the industry.
137 East 22nd St. (646) 660 6950 firstname.lastname@example.org baruch.cuny.edu/realestate
The Study Abroad Office The Study Abroad Office at Baruch helps students make an international experience a part of their academic degree program. They advise students about opportunities and orient them to overcome financial, curricular or personal obstacles. Baruch College students are eligible to attend study abroad programs ranging from January Intersession and Summer Sessions to a semester or even academic year abroad. Students should think about studying abroad now, and start by attending the bi-annual Study Abroad Fair, which takes place in mid-September and mid-February. These fairs offer a wonderful opportunity for program providers and past participants to speak to Baruch students about the study abroad programs available to them.
Annex Building, 8th Floor (646) 312 2090 or (646) 312 2091 email@example.com baruch.cuny.edu/study-abroad Mon-Fri: 12:30pm-2:30pm Wed-Thurs: 4:30pm-6pm
Exchange students from our partner universities who are studying at Baruch will also staff tables to give Baruch students first-hand information about campus life abroad. Understanding the kinds of academic and cultural experiences our students have abroad will help prospective students integrate study abroad into their overall college career.
STUDY ABROAD OPTIONS Study Abroad Programs Experiencing foreign culture is an indispensable component of undergraduate education. At Baruch, students have over 100 different study abroad programs to choose from, located in 35 different countries. Students do not have to know a second language to study abroad, though it is beneficial. Most study abroad programs offer courses taught in English. Students can attend programs sponsored by other CUNY or SUNY campuses, or a third party study abroad provider.
Baruch Exchanges Baruch Exchange allows students to pay their normal Baruch tuition while participating in a program at a campus in a different country. The program operates on a one-to-one exchange, which means a visiting student from a partner university will come to Baruch in place of the Baruch student studying abroad. These exchanges are best for students who would like to be thoroughly immersed in the foreign academic institution.
Direct Enrollment Students may enroll in a foreign institution directly if the school does not have an exchange agreement with Baruch College.
PROCEDURES AND PRECAUTION
Interested students should visit the Study Abroad office as soon as possible to inquire about different programs. All Baruch students who intend on participating in a study abroad program must submit an online application. If the program is sponsored by another campus, the student must submit an application there as well. It is extremely important that both applications are submitted. Students should frequently check in with both the Baruch study abroad office and the host organizationâ€™s office to ensure the process goes smoothly. All courses taken by Baruch College students at a foreign university must be approved for Baruch College credit by the appropriate department.
FINANCING YOUR TRIP Financial Aid All Baruch College Students who study abroad on approved programs may use their Pell grants to help pay for their overseas studies. TAP awards may also be applied if the program meets the requirements of the TAP administration. The Baruch College financial aid office also assists students in obtaining loans to help finance their study abroad experience.
Scholarships and Fellowships Baruch students also have various opportunities for outside funding. National scholarships, such as the Gilman and Boren scholarships, are highly encouraged. As CUNY students, Baruch study abroad applicants who meet the eligibility criteria are encouraged to apply for scholarships for International Resume Building Opportunities for CUNY students (SIROCS) grants. Baruch College students are also eligible to apply for a C.V. Starr study abroad fellowship, which is made available exclusively to Baruch Students, thanks to a generous grant from the C.V. Starr Foundation.
Weissman Center for International Business The Weissman Center for International Business strives to prepare Baruch students for the global market with programs designed to reinforce business values while exposing them to economic matters from a global standpoint. Some of the services this center offers include: international internships, a study abroad program, the Global Student Certificate program, scholarships and access to the International Business Alumni Association.
BARUCH CENTERS & SERVICES
Division of Athletics and Recreation The Division of Athletics and Recreation offers extensive activities and programs to meet the needs and interests of the student community. The Athletic & Recreation Center (ARC), located on the lower three floors of the Vertical Campus building, contains a state of the art fitness center, Olympic sized swimming pool, two basketball/volleyball courts, three racquetball courts, a sauna and spacious locker room facilities that are available to rent on a first come, first serve basis. Baruch holds fourteen teams in nine men and women intercollegiate sports that compete on the NCAA Div. III level. Each team hosts open tryouts prior to the start of the season. The department also offers a series of undergraduate classes in physical education for students to learn about or improve their skill in a particular sport or fitness program.
NVC B1-102 (646) 312 5048 baruchathletics.com
Early Learning Center The College Early Learning Center offers child care services to students who would otherwise not be able to attend college without them. They provide a healthy and fun learning environment for children ages 2½ to 5 with referral and intervention services when needed. They also offer support for student parents as they pursue their degree through bi-monthly meetings with an experienced family counselor. Children participate in individual and group activities, engaging in activities like dramatic play, woodworking, cooking, storytelling, care for animals, music, and work with blocks and art materials. There are also daily outdoor play and walking trips in the neighborhood, and a lending library with books, games, and puzzles. 104 East 19th St., 2nd Floor (212) 387 1420 or (212) 387 1421 baruch.cuny.edu/studentaffairsearlyLearningCenter.htm Mon-Thurs: 8am-5:45pm Fri: 8am-2:30pm
Baruch Performing Arts Center (BPAC) As soon as you enter the NVC Building on 25th Street, it’s hard not to notice the huge “spaceship” and time capsule on the 1st floor. This is the elevator to BPAC. The artists that make Baruch their stage are as diverse as the students that populate the campus. Monthly schedules of performers are available at the box office. BPAC consists of two theaters, the Rose Nagelberg Theatre and The Engelman Recital Hall which are both located below the street level of the NVC. (646) 312 4083 firstname.lastname@example.org baruch.cuny.edu/bpac
BEARCAT FUN FACT There are piano rooms on the 7th floor that students can use.
LIBRARY & RESOURCES
THE WILLIAM & ANITA NEWMAN LIBRARY The William & Anita Newman Library is located on East 25th Street directly across from the NVC building. The library offers many services to students all with the power of a Baruch ID card, including technology services offered by the Baruch Computing and Technology Center.
Borrowing Privileges A student may borrow a book for a period of 3 weeks and can renew it given that no one else requests the book. Textbook Loans: Many of the books assigned to you by your Baruch professors can be found at the circulation desk on the 2nd floor. These can be rented out for 2 hours at a time. CLICS (CUNY Libraries Inter-Campus Services): The CUNY wide sharing program known as the CLICS allows you to borrow material from other CUNY librariesâ€™ 7.5 million volumes. General circulation books may be returned to any CUNY library and reserve items must go back to the library of origin. Overdue fines can also be paid at any CUNY library. Books can be put on hold to be borrowed from the Newman library or from another CUNY library by using the online catalogue. To borrow books from libraries outside of CUNY, ask a librarian about interlibrary loans.
Research Consultation For help with complex research assignments that require in depth assistance, schedule a research consultation with a librarian online: newman.baruch.cuny.edu/help/forms/ consultations.php
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These online resources are available from anywhere with your Baruch username and password. To learn more about how to access these resources and view the libraryâ€™s hours and availability, visit: baruch.cuny.edu/library
On the 3rd floor, students can borrow laptops and tablets. Multiple day loans can be taken out of the library.
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At the 2nd floor circulation desk, students can borrow study and presentation room keys. Reservations are made in advanced online.
Individual Quiet Student Carrels are intended for absolute silence. This means no talking and no cell phone use. *No reservation required.
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Group study rooms are available on reserve. Small rooms can hold 2-3 people while larger rooms can hold 4-8 people.
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You are responsible for any items you check out of the library. Overdue, lost, or damaged items will result in fines. All overdue charges are per calendar day and per item. For a complete list of fines and more information, visit: baruch.cuny.edu/bpi/Library_Fines_and_Fees.htm
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BARUCH COMPUTING & TECHNOLOGY CENTER (BCTC) BARUCH ONLINE Baruch Username
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ACCOUNTS As a Baruch student, there are four accounts which will allow you to access technology resources on campus; your Baruch username, Office365/Baruchmail account, CUNY Portal account, and CUNYfirst account.
LOGIN CREDENTIALS Baruch students, faculty, and staff now have a way they can manage their Baruch username password for logging onto the Baruch college network (desktop computer log on and wireless computer log on, library database log on).
WIRELESS NETWORKS & PRINTING Baruch offers wireless connectivity for use with mobile devices and is widely available across most of the campus. Students can also print wirelessly from Windows laptops to any computer lab with a black and white or color printer. To sign into the Wi-Fi, look for the “BaruchWifi” server, open up a web browser, and type in your Baruch password.
The Computer and Technology Help Desk The Computer and Technology Help Desk responds to problems with computer hardware and software, network services, telephone service and media services. The Help Desk also provides support for CUNYfirst. Library Building, 6th Floor (646) 312 1011 email@example.com baruch.cuny.edu/bctc/helpdesk
*Check online for updated hours
For more help and questions, visit the BCTC Tech Intro website, where you will find step by step instructions on how to get your Baruch accounts started: baruch.cuny.edu/bctc/techintro
BEARCAT FUN FACT The library is open 24 hours during finals and mid term week.
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The student computer labs and library use print management software. Each student receives an allocation of printing credit (from your technology fee) at the beginning of every semester. This can be used for black and white/color printing and scanning, specialty printing (for art students), and resume printing.
Multiple student computing labs are dispersed across campus and provide technologies for course related content requiring computer hardware. Some of these labs are reserved for specific departments. baruch.cuny.edu/bctc/labs
baruch.cuny.edu/bctc/print/student_printing.htm AVAILABLE SOFTWARE The computer labs are equipped with software to accommodate our courses at Baruch, such as Microsoft Office, the Adobe Suite and many others. www.baruch.cuny.edu/bctc/software/softwareforstudents.htm
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MICROSOFT OFFICE Currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students can download multiple Microsoft programs (such as Word, Excel, and Access) for free on up to 5 devices. For more information, visit: baruch.cuny.edu/bctc/software/msoffice
DREAMSPARK CIS students have access to the Dreamspark program which includes developer software and operating systems. This is also applicable to students who have taken a CIS course at Baruch and passed with a grade of C or higher.
For more information, visit: baruch.cuny.edu/bctc
For more information, visit: baruch.cuny.edu/bctc/software/vmap.htm
With VMware, students have the ability to run Windows on their Mac computers.
ACADEMIA PATHWAYS AT BARUCH THE REQUIRED CORE ENGLISH COMPOSITION
MATHEMATICAL AND QUANTITATIVE REASONING
LIFE AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES
MTH 2003 MTH 2140 MTH 2160 MTH 2205 MTH 2207 MTH 2610
BIO 1012 | BIO 1011L* BIO 1016 | BIO 1015L* PHY 2001 | PHY 2002L* CHM 1004 | CHM 1003L*
ENG 2100/2100T ENG 2150/2150T
Math Sequence: Math Immersion (winter and summer only) CSTM 0120 → MTH 1030 → MTH 2205 → MTH 2610
*These courses are co-requisite: by taking them with your Life and Physical Science course, this will fulfill your Scientific World in the flexible core section. Science Majors MUST choose the STEM Variant Courses (BIO 2010, CHM 2003, PHY 2003, PHY 3010). Students who take BIO 2010 MUST choose CHM or PHY.
THE FLEXIBLE CORE World Cultures and Global Issues
U.S. Experience in its Diversity
Individual and Society
ANT 1001 HIS 1001 HIS 1003 LTS 1003 POL 2001 POL 2260
BLS 1003 HIS 1000 HIS 1005 PAF 1250 POL 1101 POL 2332
ART 1000 ART 1011 ART 1012 MSC 1003 MSC 1005 THE 1041
PHI 1500 PHI1600 PHI 1700 SOC 1005
BIO 1011L BIO 1015L CHM 1003L ENV 1003L PHY 2000L PSY 1001*
Select a course from the options in the previous categories. It must be from a department or discipline that you have not taken yet.
*Only satisfies Scientific World if you enrolled at Baruch in Spring 2016 or later, and transferred a course that fulfills Life & Physical Sciences; can be used to satisfy the flexible sixth course requirement.
CHOOSE ONLY ONE COURSE FROM EACH OF THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES, BUT NOT MORE THAN ONE FROM ANY DISCIPLINE
COLLEGE OPTION Course 1
Choose one: ENG 2800 ENG 2850 CMP 2800 CMP 2850
Liberal Arts minor capstone 4000-level
Liberal Arts minor course 3000-level
Liberal Arts minor course 3000-level
There is ONLY ONE COLLEGE OPTION FOR STUDENTS IN ALL THREE SCHOOLS. It consists of requirements for a Liberal Arts minor.
The correct sequence for a minor is course 4, 3, then course 2 because most 4000-level capstone classes have a requirement of two 3000-level courses. Because these are minor courses, courses 2,3 and 4 must be taken within the same department unless specified by department. Some departments, like the Economics department, have specific courses that make up the minor. Please consult with an academic/ departmental advisor to choose the correct course sequence.
WEISSMAN SCHOOL OF ARTS & SCIENCES The Weissman School of Arts and Sciences is considered the academic heart of Baruch College. Consisting of 13 departments and more than 50 areas of study, it provides a Liberal Arts education for students in all three of Baruch’s schools. In addition to its diverse array of classes, the school offers a wide range of interdisciplinary programs and minors to supplement college experience. Dr. Aldemaro Romero Jr.
Dean of The Weissman School of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office: NVC 8-250
ELIGIBILITY In order to be eligible for the Weissman School of Arts & Sciences, students need to satisfy all of the following criteria: }
Officially declare the major with the respective department(s)
Completion of COM 1010 Speech Communication
Completion of 2 semesters of foreign language
Have an overall Baruch GPA of 2.25 or higher
BACHELOR OF ARTS (BA)
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AD-HOC MAJORS Students who do not wish to pursue a traditional major for their academic career can build a custom major; this is known as the “Ad-Hoc Major.” With the help of an advisor from the Starr Career Development Center; students can create a major with a combination of courses from two or more departments, constructing a unique and cohesive liberal arts focus.
The Bachelor of Arts curriculum consists of the core curriculum, the major, and elective credits for a total of 120 credits. A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required in order to graduate. Students entering the Weissman School of Arts must complete the Pathways Curriculum before graduation. The math requirement for some degrees in Weissman may be fulfilled by MTH 2140 or MTH 2160 depending on the specific field of study. Please see an advisor to select the correct math course. }} BA students must complete a minimum of 90 liberal arts credits towards their degree. }} Weissman students may also begin to take major classes prior to being officially admitted to the Weissman School. Students should speak to the department of interest to inquire about higher courses prior to Weissman admission. }} Weissman students have knowledgeable advisors available for consulting.
DOUBLE MAJORS The Weissman School of Arts and Sciences is the only school at Baruch, which allows students to double major. Both majors must be within Weissman.
THE TIER III MINOR Regardless of which of the three schools you choose at Baruch, students must also pursue a Weissman minor of their choice. The Tier III minor offers students the opportunity to pursue a discipline outside of or as a compliment to their major.
ZICKLIN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS The Zicklin School of Business dates back to 1919 when it was known as The School of Business and Civic Administration at The City College of New York. Now named after its notable alumnus Lawrence “Larry” Zicklin, the school provides a premium education to students seeking to make it in the business world. Its faculty includes distinguished scholars, award-winning professors, and experienced professionals. The curriculum for the majors and programs is challenging and rewarding, putting a student’s intellectual, interpersonal, and decision-making skills to the test. Dr. David S. Birdsell
Dean of The Zicklin School of Business Dean’s Office: NVC 13-270
In order to be eligible for the Zicklin School of Business, students need to satisfy all of the following criteria: }
Completion of COM 1010 Speech Communication and ENG 2150 Writing II
Completion of 8 pre-business courses with a minimum 2.25 GPA1,2 • • • • • • • •
ACC 2101 Principles of Accounting CIS 2200 Introduction to Information Systems and Technologies ECO 1001 Microeconomics ECO 1002 Macroeconomics ENG 2100 Writing I LAW 1101 Fundamentals of Business Law MTH 2205/2207/2610 Calculus (or equivalent) STA 2000 Business Statistics I
Completion of at least 45 credits with an overall Baruch GPA3 of 2.25 or higher
Transfer credit grades (with the exception of international grades) will be used in the calculation of the pre-business GPA, not overall GPA. 1
A.P. credits will not be used in the GPA calculations.
Transfer students with all 10 pre-business courses will be eligible for admission into Zicklin despite the fact they don’t have a Baruch GPA. 3
BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (BBA) The B.B.A. degree curriculum consists of the Pathways Curriculum, Business Base Curriculum (courses listed below), Pre-Business Curriculum, and the major for a total of 124 credits. Students are encouraged to inquire within the respective departments and consult with an advisor to assist in planning major courses and transitioning into the Zicklin School of Business. Zicklin Required Core: }} BUS 1011 Intro to Business }} FIN 3000 Principles of Finance }} MKT 3000 Marketing Foundations }} MGT 3120 Fundamentals of Management }} MGT 3121 Service Operations Management }} ACC 2203 Principles of Managerial Accounting (non-accounting majors) }} ACC 3202 Accounting Information Systems (accounting majors) }} BPL 5100 Business Policy
MARXE SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS Bernard Baruch was a business leader and public servant. While the Zicklin School prepares students for the business world, the Marxe School of Public and International Affairs empowers students to become leaders in both the public and nonprofit sectors. It is New York City’s only public graduate school dedicated to public affairs. The Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs is an interdisciplinary program that emphasizes public policy, advocacy and analysis. The School of Public and International Affairs offers multiple internship classes where students gain real-world experience in nonprofit organizations, federal, state, and local government. Dr. David S. Birdsell
Dean of The School of Public and International Affairs Dean’s Office: 135 E. 22nd Street Room 901
ELIGIBILITY In order to be eligible for the School of Public and International Affairs, students need to satisfy all of the following criteria: }
Completion of at least 45 credits
Completion of either PAF 1250 Citizenship and public affairs or POL 1101 American Government
Completion of the following courses: • • • •
MTH 2003 Pre Calculus ECO 1001 Microeconomics ENG 2100 Writing I STA 2100 Statistics for Social Sciences
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN PUBLIC AFFAIRS (BS) Students are required to complete the Pathways Curriculum, the following six courses, and an additional four elective PAF courses: }} PAF Policies and Politics }} PAF Quantitative Studies of Communities }} PAF Economic Analysis of Public Policies }} PAF Public Campaign and Advocacy
BEARCAT FUN FACT The Marxe School of Public and International Affairs helps conduct political polls with Time-Warner Cable.
}} PAF Quantitative Method For Policy Analysis }} PAF Capstone Each of the six courses are worth 3 credits: totaling 18 credits. Students are also required to take 4 elective courses related to the major which is a total of 12 elective credits. Non-public affairs majors can also register for these courses.
HONORS PROGRAMS AT BARUCH WHAT IS IT?
The Provost Scholars Program is for students currently enrolled at Baruch. The Program is very competitive and seeks motivated students who want challenging opportunities through honors courses and community engagement. Study abroad and leadership on campus highly encouraged.
TO APPLY Current students can apply who have:
8-10 Honors courses
A minimum GPA of 3.5
15-hours community service per year
No more than 59 credits completed At least one honors class A faculty recommendation
WHAT IS IT?
The Inquiry Scholars Program is a research & creative inquiry program within the major (or possibly minor) that allows students to craft a unique co-curriculum to support learning. It enables students to follow their passion, explore across disciplines, develop expertise in a specific topic, and develop meta-learning skills.
WHAT IS IT?
MACAULAY HONORS & BARUCH SCHOLARS
With Departmental Honors, students can become “experts” on a topic they are passionate about by researching and writing an undergraduate thesis. An undergraduate thesis is great for impressing prospective employers and graduate schools. A thesis can be completed in two or three semesters, and requires a large amount of time, research, and energy.
TO APPLY Current students can apply who have: A minimum GPA of 3.5 A faculty approved education plan
TO APPLY Current students can apply who have: A minimum GPA of 3.5 overall and in discipline of thesis
Honors thesis or capstone
Attendance at 1 cultural even per semester A minimum GPA of 3.5
TO GRADUATE Inquiry based project Digital portfolio Four research & creative inquiry activities per academic year
TO GRADUATE Complete 2 semesters of 6000-level honors thesis classes
Completed an application and 2-page prospectus on topic A faculty mentor’s guidance
WHAT IS IT?
Baruch’s Zicklin School of Business offers undergraduate students the opportunity to graduate with honors in a business major. Partnered with Executives on Campus, it offers students mentors in their chosen business field to help them excel in their careers.
Current students in the Zicklin school can apply who have:
Macaulay Honors and Baruch Scholars enroll as first-year students who typically apply during their senior year in high school.
A minimum GPA of 3.6 Not yet achieved upper junior status (requires a minimum of 3 semesters)
TO GRADUATE Maintain a GPA of 3.6 Participate in program’s extracurricular activities Attend professional development workshops
Annex Building, Suite 306 (646) 312-2120 firstname.lastname@example.org baruch.cuny.edu/honors
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CAREER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Starr Career Development Center (SCDC) The Starr Career Development Center (SCDC) provides a comprehensive set of career services and opportunities to Baruch students and alumni.
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SPECIALIZED PROGRAMS Rising STARR Sophomore Program The Rising Starr Sophomore Program (RSSP) and Passport to Partnership (P2P) programs seek to prepare students for work and leadership roles by providing various professional development experiences. Freshmen (RSSP) and freshmen/ sophomores with an interest in accounting (P2P) should apply to these competitive programs.
Benefits: }} Expand your network and increase your support system, your self-awareness and your responsibility for own career planning }} Showcase your marketable skills }} Gain confidence in the job seeking process }} Increase your chances for successful employment
Peers for Careers The Peers for Careers Program is one of the most selective T.E.A.M. Baruch jobs on Campus. Students are trained to provide peer advisement on resumes, cover letters, business correspondence, mock interviewing and more. Peers also facilitate workshops, co-sponsor programs, and contribute to the Starr layout in the Ticker. They also manage the award winning blog “Starrlights,” which presents career stories and tips from the student perspective.
Benefits: }} Gain critical knowledge to help you choose a major }} Build excellent communication and interpersonal skills through group presentations, workshops, and one-on-one resume reviews and mock interviews }} Get access to hundreds of internships and jobs }} Network with employers at many SCDC events and serve as student liaison during SCDC Career Days and Internship Fairs }} Receive mentorship from professional career counselors to learn essential skills to succeed in launching your career }} Be a role model for your peers and learn from the career experiences of your fellow students }} Develop your own highly effective resume and polish your interviewing skills
Financial Leadership Program The Financial Leadership Program (FLP) aims to increase the recruitment of diverse high-potential Baruch students to top financial analyst programs in all industries. The program is restricted to full-time juniors who have a minimum GPA of 3.5 and display commitment to leadership in extracurricular activities and internships.
Past Events and Corporate Sponsored Activities: }} Advanced Excel and Financial Modeling Workshops }} FLP Challenge – Investment Banking Case Competition }} Mock Interview Day with working professionals and alumni }} Risk Management Case Study by JP Morgan }} Office Visit and Life of a Deal Case Study by JP Morgan }} Office Visit and Networking Seminar by BMO Capital Markets }} Office Visit and Networking Session by BlackRock, RBC, and Societe Generale
Max Berger Pre-Law Program The Max Berger Pre-Law Program supports students in all majors who are considering a career in the legal field. The program offers individual advising and workshops to inform students about the law school application process. Prospective students should seek an appointment at the Starr office.
International Students: International students with F-1 visas are allowed to work off-campus under the Curricular Practical Training (CPT) and Optional Practical Training (OPT) programs. For full details of CPT/OPT workshops, visit the International Student Service Center.
Surf Baruchâ€™s website to become familiar with the resources Baruch College has to offer to promote studentsâ€™ professional, academic, and social development.
Attend the Club Fair at the beginning of each semester to discover various on-campus clubs and organizations.
CREATE A PLAN
Build a professional wardrobe for various casual and formal business settings.
Use the Resume Writing Guide located on the SCDC website to build your resume and watch online videos of mock interviews for free.
Gain experience through internships and part-time jobs. Attend job and internship fairs on and off campus to kick off your search.
Educate yourself and become a conscious citizen. Read up on the economy and current events.
Apply to on-campus opportunities such as T.E.A.M. Baruch and Student Life club positions to help broaden your leadership experience.
Create a profile on the Starr Career Development Center website to access information about majors, jobs, internships and workshops.
Educate yourself and become a conscious citizen. Read up on the economy and current events.
Create a LinkedIn profile to connect with potential employees to develop an online network with professionals (Starr has a great Linkedin workshop).
EXPLORE YOUR OPTIONS
Visit and learn about the services and centers listed in the Resources section to take advantage of the countless opportunities they offer.
Speak to your professors, academic advisors, and career counselors to receive accurate information prior to selecting a school and declaring a major and minor.
Take advantage of the services offered by the Health and Wellness Center and the Counseling Center to help manage the stress that accompanies Junior year.
Thinking about graduate school? Start preparing for the standardized test required for the standardized test required for your field. (LSAT, GRE, GMAT, etc.)
Find summer internships between your junior and senior year to give you an advantage toward securing a full-time position after graduation.
Bring your passion to Baruch and inspire others to create their own paths to success.
LAUNCH YOUR CAREER
EXECUTE A PLAN
Make an appointment with an academic advisor at the Advisement Center to complete a worksheet and ensure that you are on track and eligible to graduate on time.
Visit your academic advisor at the Advisement Center to ensure that you are have all the required paperwork and completed track to graduate on within the semester or year you have planned.
Build a professional wardrobe for various casual and formal business settings.
Use the Resume Writing Guide located on the SCDC website to build your resume and watch online videos of mock interviews for free.
Gain experience through internships and part-time jobs. Attend job and internship fairs on and off campus to kick off your search.
Educate yourself and become a conscious citizen. Read up on the economy and current events.
JOB HUNTING BASICS KNOW YOURSELF The answer to these questions can help you develop your personal pitch. Knowing who you are and what you want to do will keep you on the right course throughout your college career!
}} Can you describe yourself using 5 words or less? }} What is your passion? Why? }} What are your hobbies? What do they say about you? }} What interests you? What is interesting about you? }} Imagine yourself in an elevator with the CEO or Managing Director at a firm. How would you introduce and describe yourself to him/her in 30-60 seconds?
GENERAL RESUME TIPS Your Address City, State, Zip Code Date First and Last Name of Contact Person Title of Contact Person Name of Company/Organization Street Address or PO Box City, State, Zip Code Dear Mr./Ms. Last Name, 1st Paragraph: State why you are writing. Identify the position, field or general area of your inquiry. Also state how you heard about the opening or organization. 2nd Paragraph: Indicate your career or job objective and why you are particularly suited for this company and the type of work. Highlight your relevant achievements and qualifications, and elaborate on key points from your resume without repeating it entirely. Communicate to the employer that you understand the position and have the qualities he/she seeks by pointing out your related work experience and coursework. 3rd Paragraph: Politely request an interview and repeat your phone and email contact information. Lastly, thank the employer for his/her time and consideration. Sincerely,
It lets employers know who you are, what you’ve done, and what you can do to add value to their company. To put your best foot forward, make sure your resume is perfect. This means no spelling errors, grammatical mistakes, or typos! Have a friend or a SCDC counselor look it over before sending. A pro tip to impress the people looking at your resume is to quantify your experience. For example, “Tutored high school students” sounds much less impressive than “Taught weekly calculus and physics classes to a group of eight high school seniors in preparation for their AP exams. Six students recieved a score of 5/5 and two recieved a 4/5.”
WRITING A COVER LETTER
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Don’t forget to sign your name before faxing or mailing the letter and keep a copy for your records! If you are sending a cover letter by email, copy and paste the letter into the body of the email message. You do not have to electronically sign your letter.
Your resume is one of the most important pieces of any job application. It is a written compilation of your education, work experience, credentials, and accomplishments.
A cover letter is a one-page statement of your objective to highlight your skills and interests in a particular field/ position. It should communicate to recruiter or employer why you are a good match for the company and the desired position. Take the time to craft a good letter and proofread it very carefully before sending. If your cover letter has errors, your whole application might get thrown out!
ACING THE INTERVIEW It’s always important to prepare for your interview. You not only need to know yourself well, but also the company, industry, and position you’re applying for. Be sure to do your research and know your facts. Questions you might be asked in an interview include: }} Can you tell me a little about yourself? (Careful! This shouldn’t be about your personal life. Use this as an opportunity to pitch yourself.) }} Walk me through your resume. }} What do you know about our company? }} How did you hear about this position and why did you apply? }} Tell me about a conflict you’ve faced at work and how you overcame it. }} What do you like to do outside of work or school? }} Where do you see yourself in 5 years? How do you think this industry will change in that time?
LinkedIn is a valuable resource for researching and connecting with employers and other businesspeople. }} Be sure to have a professional headshot with a simple background. }} Connect with people you’ve previously met or worked with. The better your connections, the better the recommendations, so be careful not to add random strangers. }} List your experiences and give 2-3 bullet points detailing/showcasing what you did. Remember to be concise and quantify if possible. }} Use key words and power verbs in your profile so search engines can find you, increasing your chances of offers.
}} What would you do in your first 90 days in this position?
A thank you goes a long way
Writing a thank you email after an interview is a necessity that you should not compromise. In fact, many employers think less of candidates who fail to follow-up promptly. Don’t send a thank you email as soon as you walk out of the interview, wait a few hours but no later than 24 hours after the interview. If any topics stood out and sparked a conversation during the interview, don’t be shy to include it. Show enthusiasm and appreciation for their time, but remember to keep it concise. A thank you email should be 1-2 paragraphs.
“Do you have any questions for me?” is a question asked at the end of every interview, but you don’t have to wait until it’s over to ask your interviewer questions! It’s actually a good idea to ask any questions you have throughout the interview. It’s more natural and can help you apply yourself more to the position. It also helps avoid any confusion afterwards. Questions to ask your interviewer include: }} What are some skills and qualities you look for in employees/interns? }} How has your company’s culture/habits influenced or changed you? }} What do you like about working at this company? }} What responsibilities does this position entail? }} What is the biggest issue your staff is currently facing and would I be in a position to help you solve this problem? What do you like to do outside of work or school? At the end of the interview, you should ask the employer what the next step in the process is. This essential question shows you are interested in moving along in the process, and invites him/her to tell you how many other applicants there are for this position.
STYLE IN THE WORKPLACE
Dress For Success These students are ready to enter the business world with their sleek and mature attire. The clothes you wear in professional settings and interviews can affect your mood, energy, and how others may perceive you. So be prepared with outfit essentials and look your best as you dominate in the workplace.
Business Professional Price does not matter, as long as everything fits well. Plenty of people in Baruch look good on a budget. Impress and Inspire: Impress your employers and inspire your colleagues. Pick outfits that are timeless, and colors that are simple. CAREERS
Business Casual These models redefine the term business casual by dressing up with a more colorful polished twist.
Pop of Color In a business casual setting, not everything needs to be black, white, and grey. Donâ€™t be afraid to experiment with color combinations that compliment each other to start your day off bright! Items to add color to: Ties, Watches, Cufflinks Socks, Handkerchiefs
Color Coordinate The smallest detail could really make a difference in your entire ensemble. Make sure the color of your belt matches the color of your shoes and are made from similar materials! If you are wearing a watch, select the straps accordingly.
Some say black is the new black and with this dress, itâ€™s hard to disagree. This outfit perfectly represents the versatility, elegance, and professionalism that a tailored black dress can offer any woman. With a workfriendly shape and length, this dress can be transformed to help you stand out of the crowd day or night.
Blazer Forever 21 - $20 Dress Macyâ€™s - $40
Power Suit Every woman needs a power suit perfect for interviews and important presentations. Pants and a blazer is a fool proof outfit that is both form fitting and comfortable.
Keep the accessories to a minimum. Avoid wearing large earrings, statement necklaces, or noisy stacked bracelets in a business professional setting. The suit is already a large statement on its own.
Get The Look Suit Calvin Klein - $200 Shirt Charles Trywhitt - $35 (DISCOUNTED)
Tie Charles Trywhitt - $30 (DISCOUNTED)
Shoes Steve Madden - $70 Socks H&M - $5
Tip: Letâ€™s be honest, professional clothing is expensive, but always look for any discounts!
Blazer Ann Taylor- $29 Shirt Loft - $20 Pants Zara - $30 Heels Nine West- $22 Earrings Forever 21 - $3
Personal Style Your favorite outfit can be both fashionable and comfortable. Let your confidence shine through and take charge, wearing what makes you feel good! CAREERS
Get The Look Suit Calvin Klein - $250 Shirt Charles Trywhitt - $50 Tie Michael Kors - $20 Shoes Johnston & Murphy -$120
Tip: Invest in a nice clean cut tailored business suit. Making the best first impression is always worth the investment!
COMMUNITY WILLIAM & ANITA NEWMAN VERTICAL CAMPUS: 55 LEXINGTON AVE BASEMENT LEVEL 1 }} Fitness Center }} Athletic Faculty Offices }} Locker Rooms
BASEMENT LEVEL 2 }} Main Gymnasium (The ARC) }} Auxiliary Gymnasium }} Engelman Recital Hall of BPAC
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Department of Psychology Research Labs Department of Communication Studies Writing Center
NINTH FLOOR }} Department of Management }} Department of Law
TENTH FLOOR }} Wasserman Department of Economics and Finance
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Starr Career Development Center SEEK Department Services for Students with Disabilities Student Life Student Academic Counseling Center (SACC) Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship
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Dean of Students Game Room Student Organization and Club Room USG, GSA, Ticker, Lexicon, and WBMB Station Veterans Services }} Health and Wellness, LGBTQIA Resource Center }} College Chaplains’ Offices
FOURTH FLOOR }} Office of the Associate Provost }} Department of Sociology and Anthropology }} Department of Black and Hispanic Studies
THIRTEENTH FLOOR }} Dean of Zicklin School of Business Office }} Graduate Academic Services
FOURTEENTH FLOOR }} Graduate Multi-Purpose Room }} Sandra and Lawrence Simon Conference Room
LAWRENCE & ERIS FIELD BUILDING: 17 LEXINGTON AVE 23RD ST FIRST FLOOR }} Office of Public Safety and Lost and Found }} Mason Hall
THIRD FLOOR }} Public Affairs Office }} Computer Lab
FOURTH FLOOR }} Natural Science Labs
FIFTH FLOOR }} Department of Natural Sciences }} Science Labs
SIXTH FLOOR }} Gymnasium }} Natural Science Labs and Offices
}} New Student Programs and Leadership Development }} Center for Academic Advisement }} Department of History }} Department of Political Science }} Department of Philosophy
}} Bernie West Theatre }} Weinstein Honors Lounge
}} Department of Mathematics }} Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature
SEVENTH FLOOR }} Department of English }} Department of Journalism and the Writing Professions }} Department of Fine and Performing Arts }} Piano Rooms
}} Science Labs
EIGHTH FLOOR }} Science Labs
TENTH FLOOR }} 1000 Lounge
ELEVENTH FLOOR }} Computer Labs
FIFTEENTH FLOOR }} Office of Communications }} Marketing Office of Alumni Relations
}} Department of Marketing and International Business }} Stan Ross Department of Accountancy
Cafeteria and Food Court Bookstore Multi-Purpose Room (1-107) Baruch Performing Arts Center Box Office
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}} Department of Statistics and Computer Information Systems
Swimming Pool Athletic Training Room Racquetball Courts Nagelberg Theatre BPAC Lounge
SIXTEENTH FLOOR }} Baruch College Alumni Association
ADMINISTRATIVE BUILDING: 135 E 22ND ST FIRST FLOOR }} Sidney Mishkin Gallery }} Office of Buildings and Grounds
SECOND FLOOR }} HR Department
FIFTH FLOOR }} Asst. VP for Finance and Budget Office }} Controller’s Office
SIXTH FLOOR }} CUNY Institute for Demographic Research
SEVENTH FLOOR }} Office of the President }} Office of the Provost }} VP of Academic Affairs
EIGHTH FLOOR }} Rubin Museum Art Project
NINTH FLOOR }} The Dean of the School of Public Affairs }} Career Services for the School of Public Affairs
TENTH FLOOR }} Center for Nonprofit Strategy and Management
ANNEX BUILDING: 137 E 25TH ST THIRD FLOOR }} Honors Office and Lounge }} Bernard. L. Schwartz Communicative Studies Institute
EIGHTH FLOOR }} Study Abroad Offices
NINTH FLOOR }} Counseling Center
HEALTH SERVICES CENTER
NEW YORK LIFE BUILDING
NEWMAN VERTICAL CAMPUS
NEWMAN REAL ESTATE INSTITUTE
MADISON SQUARE PARK
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BARUCH EARLY LEARNING CENTER: 104 E 19TH ST }} This is its own building for childcare.
EIGHTH FLOOR BARUCH HEALTH SERVICES CENTER: 138 EAST 26TH STREET }} This is its own building for health services. Enter on 26th St.
LIBRARY BUILDING: 151 E 25TH ST FIRST FLOOR }} Public Safety and ID Center }} Wasserman Trading Floor and Subotnick Financial Services Center
SECOND — FIFTH FLOOR
}} The William and Anita Newman Library
}} Bursar Office }} Registrar Office }} Financial Aid Office
STEVEN L. NEWMAN REAL ESTATE INSTITUTE: 137 E 22ND ST FIRST FLOOR }} Office of the Director
SECOND FLOOR }} Seminar Room, Oak Room, and Marble Lounge }} William Newman Chair of Real Estate Finance }} Department of Real Estate Offices
}} BCTC Computer Lab and BCTC Help Desk }} Computer Center for Visually Impaired People
}} Division of Applied Research }} Center for Logistics and Transportation }} CUNY Institute for Urban Systems: Building Performance Lab
}} Undergraduate Admissions and Transfer Office }} International Student Service Center
}} William Newman Real Estate Department Offices
BARUCH DISCOUNTS Baruch District Baruch District is a student discount program offered and managed by The Undergraduate Student Government of Baruch College that provides the opportunity to partner with restaurants and venues in our community. This helps strengthen our communal ties and better extends the walls of Baruch College to the Gramercy and Flatiron neighborhoods by promoting small businesses within the vicinity of our school. At participating locations across Manhattan, Baruch students can present their Baruch ID card upon purchase and receive a 10% discount.
CUNY EMAIL CUNY eMALL is a online hidden gem within CUNY that offers student discounts on a variety of items, including software, clothing, office supplies and more. All you need to access it is a CUNY Portal username and password! Youâ€™ll see the link on the top of the student login page of CUNY Portal. Whether you need to score a discount interview outfit, new pens and notebooks, or even cheap movie tickets, eMALL is the place to go!
CUNY CULTURAL PASSPORT As a part of the CUNY system, Baruch College enjoys the perks of the CUNY Cultural Passport. This program allows students bearing their CUNY IDs to enjoy either free or discounted admission at many prestigious NYC museums, theaters and more. Some classes will require trips to museums and institutions as part of their assignments. Be sure to utilize this excellent service both for those assignments as well as for days out in the city!
FREE ADMISSION }} Museum of Modern Art }} Whitney Museum of American Art }} Bronx Museum of the Arts
DISCOUNTED ADMISSION }} Rubin Museum of Art }} Brooklyn Botanical Garden }} American Museum of Natural History }} The Frick Collection }} Guggenheim Museum }} The Metropolitan Museum of Art }} & many more!
IDNYC All New York City residents age 14 and older can get an IDNYC card. Thereâ€™s tons of discounts and freebies you can get and the card is totally free!
WHAT’S ON THE MENU
The Bearcat Paw represents venues that are a part of Baruch District. Students with a Baruch ID card receive a 10% discount unless otherwise noted.
BAGEL EXPRESS 340 3rd Ave
PANERA BREAD 304 Park Ave S
MUGHLAI INDIAN CUISINE 329 3rd Ave
BIG DADDY'S GRAMERCY PARK 239 Park Ave S
THE PROMENADE BAR & GRILL *5% OFF 344 3rd Ave
PIPPALI 129 E 27th St
THE BLUEBELL CAFÉ 293 3rd Ave
SCHNIPPER’S QUALITY KITCHEN 23 E 23rd St
BLUE SMOKE 116 E 27th St BREAD & TULIPS 365 Park Ave S GRAMERCY GRILL & GRAMERCY STAR CAFE 32 Lexington Ave JUST SALAD 315 Park Ave S
SHAKESHACK Madison Square Park
SARAVANA BHAVAN 81 Lexington Ave
JAPANESE ABECA SUSHI 121 E 27th St
MAGURO 160 E 28th St
AMBER KIPS BAY 381 3rd Ave
THE STAND *$5 TICKET + $10 OFF FOOD & DRINKS 239 3rd Ave
SUNFLOWER DINER 359 3rd Ave
MIDDLE EASTERN CAVA 325 Park Ave S
LIMON 238 E 24th St
GRK FRESH GREEK 304 Park Ave S
TURKISH KITCHEN 386 3rd Ave
BIRCH COFFEE 21 E 27th Street
MYWAYCUP COFFEE 102 E 23rd St
AL HORNO 36 Lexington Ave
STREET TACO 358 3rd Ave
FIKA 407 Park Ave
PARIS BAGUETTE 3030 Park Ave S
DOS TOROS 295 Park Ave
TACOS GRAND CENTRAL 134 E 27th St
GREGORY’S COFFEE 327 Park Ave S
THAI & VIETNAMESE
CHINESE CHINA KING 285 3rd Ave DI DI DUMPLING 38 Lexington Ave
JIMMY’S HOUSE 162 E. 25th Street
CHAAMLEX 34 Lexington Ave
LITTLE BASIL 153 E 26th St
JAIYA 396 3rd Ave
LUU’S BAGUETTE 134 E 26th St
BARS FITZGERALD’S PUB 336 3rd Ave
THE MAD HATTER 360 3rd Ave
TAVERN ON THIRD 380 3rd Ave
TONIC EAST 411 3rd Ave
SPORTS AT BARUCH Athletics and Recreation Center The Division of Athletics and Recreation is responsible for the promotion and management of Baruch’s varsity athletic teams as well as its intramural leagues. Currently, the department oversees 13 NCAA Div III varsity men and women’s teams in 8 sports, and 5 intramural teams. Varsity teams host open tryouts at the start of their respective seasons, while intramural competitions are open to all students. Even if you are not a student athlete, you can still support Baruch by attending your favorite team’s games.
The Athletics & Recreation Center (ARC), located on the lower 3 floors of the Vertical Campus has the following:
NVC B1-102 (646) 312 5048
}} 5 on 5 Basketball
}} Fitness Center
}} 3 Point Shootout
}} Olympic-sized Swimming Pool }} 2 Basketball/Volleyball Courts
}} Indoor Soccer
}} 3 Racquetball Courts
}} Wiffle Ball Home Run
}} Locker Rooms
MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY
WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY
MEN’S SWIMMING & DIVING
WOMEN’S SWIMMING & DIVING
HEAD COACH: MATT SOJA
HEAD COACH: ANGEOLINE PIGUAVE-COWAN
HEAD COACH: CHARLES LAMPASSO
HEAD COACH: CHARLES LAMPASSO
HEAD COACH: RANFORD CHAMPAGNIE
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CUNYAC 4th Place CUNYAC 4th Place CUNYAC Champions CUNYAC Champions CUNYAC 2nd Place
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CUNYAC 3rd Place CUNYAC 4th Place CUNYAC Champions CUNYAC Champions CUNYAC 2nd Place
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CUNYAC 2nd Place CUNYAC 3rd Place CUNYAC 2nd Place ECAC Open Qualifiers CUNYAC 2nd Place ECAC Open Qualifiers CUNYAC Champions ECAC Open Qualifiers
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CUNYAC 2nd Place CUNYAC 3rd Place CUNYAC 2nd Place CUNYAC 2nd Place CUNYAC Champions
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CUNYAC Playoffs CUNYAC 4th Place CUNYAC Champions CUNYAC Champions CUNYAC 4th Place
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CUNYAC Playoffs CUNYAC 3rd Place CUNYAC Playoffs CUNYAC Participant CUNYAC Regular Season Champions
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CUNYAC 2nd Place CUNYAC 2nd Place CUNYAC 2nd Place CUNYAC Runner Up CUNYAC 2nd Place
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CUNYAC Semifinals CUNYAC 5th Place CUNYAC Championship, NCAA 1st Round CUNYAC Quarterfinals CUNYAC Semifinals
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CUNYAC 4th Place CUNYAC 5th Place CUNYAC Champions CUNYAC Champions CUNYAC Champions CUNYAC Champions CUNYAC 2nd Place CUNYAC Finals CUNYAC Champions CUNYAC Champions
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NCAA 1st Round NCAA 1st Round
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CUNYAC 2nd Place CUNYAC 2nd Place CUNYAC Champions CUNYAC Champions CUNYAC Champions
HEAD COACH: MELANIE PELLEGRINO
HEAD COACH: KELLY ANN BARRETT
HEAD COACH: KEVIN EDWARDS
HEAD COACH: CARRIE THOMAS
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NCAA 2nd Round NCAA 1st Round NCAA 1st Round
6-0 7-1 N.E.V.C.A. Quarterfinals NCAA Final Four
OFFICE OF STUDENT LIFE
The Office of Student Life provides governance, funding, and support to Baruch’s 160+ clubs and student organizations. Through working with student leaders and community organizers, the Office of Student Life helps to provide a rich extracurricular experience to an increasingly diverse student body.
T.E.A.M. Baruch is a peer mentorship program that pairs rising student leaders with senior peer mentors. The program challenges participants to learn more about themselves through exercises that focus on team dynamic, communication, and their own role as a student leader. Any student who is interested in developing their leadership skills on campus may apply. Successful completion of the T.E.A.M. Baruch program will prepare students to apply for paid peer leadership positions including: Freshman Seminar Peer Mentors, Orientation Leaders, Peers Advocating Wellness Services (PAWS), Peers for Careers, and Residential Assistants (RAs).
Student Activities During club hours you can see the campus really come to life. Many activities take place, some of which are brought to you by The Office of Student Life. Two notable events are Spring Fling and Winter Carnival. Students can play friendly competitive games, eat a variety of food and enjoy live music at these themed celebrations. Attending these events is a great way to unwind and de-stress from school life.
Discounts Offered By OSL AMC/Loews and Regal Cinema movie tickets are sold at our office. Tickets must be bought at exact change only. }} AMC Green tickets are priced at $9.50 and are valid for any current movie playing except those distributed by the Walt Disney Company, including but not limited to Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm. }} AMC Black tickets are priced at $11 and are valid for any current movie. }} Regal tickets can be used at Regal Cinemas, Edwards Theatres and United Artists Theatres to watch any movie currently playing at $9.00. }} Be advised that a $1.50 surcharge will apply at all Manhattan theaters. Visit our office for additional details.
An online student organization management system that helps student leaders and campus advisors to discover new involvement opportunities, streamline communication plans, market programs & activities, and build an overall stronger sense of community at Baruch. MyBaruch is a free service to students and provides multiple benefits for both student organization leaders and the entire Baruch campus community.
Adventure Day Go Beyond The Office of Student Life also sponsors several “Adventure Days” throughout the year. These are special day-long activities open to all interested students, and can include activities such as hiking, apple picking, and canoeing. “Adventure Day” is a great way to build new relationships with your fellow Bearcats.
Leadership Weekend The Annual Student Leadership Weekend is an event in the fall semester that is open to all undergraduate students involved in some form of leadership. Students will participate in high energy experimental activities that will help develop leadership skills, build confidence, character, and expand their network. This retreat takes place outside of NYC, giving participants the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors while making new friends.
Service Learning Trip Throughout each semester, a series of off-campus service learning opportunities will be made available to all Baruch students. In the past, these experiences have taken place in Washington DC, New Orleans, Philadelphia, and within the tri-state area. These trips help to expand your leadership horizons, further cultivate your developing team-building skills, and provide opportunities to reflect upon your awareness of and engagement in community service outreach.
CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS ENCOUNTERS MAGAZINE email@example.com
Media Encounters Magazine is Baruch Collegeâ€™s long running arts and literary publication. Every semester for the past 22 years, Encounters has been a creative outlet for Baruch students publishing their diverse array of artistic endeavors. Even though our campus is known for its business savvy, our readers are always taken by surprise when they see just how talented the students of Baruch College can be when it comes to the arts.
firstname.lastname@example.org Media Our goal is to create and sell professional and memorable yearbooks to Baruch College students. Every year since the establishment of Lexicon in 1934, Lexicon actively captures the busy campus life of Baruch College. We want to provide a visual memory for our current students as well as the future generations to reminisce on their past memories as a part of the rich history of Baruch College.
email@example.com Media The Ticker is the premier source for news and entertainment for members of the Baruch community. It is an independent weekly paper and covers aspects of Baruch culture and student life pertinent to the community it represents.
firstname.lastname@example.org Media The music played here transcends many different genres appealing to many different types of listeners. WBMB has interviewed, as well as debuted many artists before they became mainstream, including famous rapper Eminem.
ALPHA KAPPA PSI
Alpha Kappa Psi is a co-ed business fraternity that strives to build higher ideals in business and in life for its members and the public.
ASEDOM is a club which celebrates, teaches and embodies the Dominican culture. We promote respect, trust, unity and empowerment to members of all backgrounds.
Absolute Adrenaline is designed to encourage Baruch students to develop a healthy, fun, and active lifestyle through adventurous events.
ALPHA PHI OMEGA
ASEDOM (DOMINICAN STUDENT ASSC.)
The Accounting Society was established to organize a diverse group of business students for the Accounting, Tax, Audit, and CIS professions. Now it is open to all ethnicities, academic standings, and majors.
Alpha Phi Omega is a national co-educational service fraternity founded on the cardinal principles of leadership, friendship and service.
AMERICAN MARKETING ASSC. email@example.com
ACTUARIAL SCIENCE SOCIETY Business
The Actuarial Science Society aims to provide those interested in pursuing a career as an actuary with academic and professional resources to achieve their goals.
AMWA is an organization of physicians, medical students and others dedicated to serving as the unique voice for women’s health and the advancement of women in medicine.
ADVERTISING DESIGN SOCIETY firstname.lastname@example.org
Our main goal is to bring more awareness to the arts on campus as it is often overlooked.
AFRICAN STUDENT ASSC.
We are the only CUNY basedclub of its kind. We practice archery in our college and strive to perpetuate the sport and art of archery through school club co-sponsorships and intercollegiate competitions.
The Association of African Students at Baruch is a student organization that represents, unifies and empowers students of African descent.
Cultural The purpose of this organization shall be to increase the cultural diversity on campus by raising awareness about Albanian culture while providing networking and real-world educational experiences.
Cultural BSA aims to present students the opportunities to engage in Bangladeshi culture and traditions, and to foster networking skills through professional workshops and panel discussions.
BETA ALPHA PSI email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Founded in 1949, we have upheld the highest academic standards. We base our ideals on three pillars - Professionalism, Brotherhood, and Service.
BIOMED SOCIETY email@example.com
Professional Dev. Representing future doctors, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, scientists,veterinarians etc. from Baruch College.
Arts We wish to provide an environment where students who are interested in fine arts can feel comfortable discussing their interests.
BANGLADESH STUDENT ASSC.
BLACK STUDENT UNION
Ranging from professional internships to volunteering, being a member of AIESEC offers students a chance to discover their potential.
AMERICAN MED WOMEN’S ASSC. Professional Dev.
ALPFA is a professional business organization with the mission to empower and develop the next generation of leaders.
Our aim is to benefit not only members of the chapter but also the community and fellow Baruch students through volunteer work and fundraising.
Cultural Our purpose is to promote an atmosphere that is conducive to the political, cultural, social, spiritual, economic, and educational growth of students of African descent.
Ascend is the largest PanAsian business organization on campus. We promote self-development by providing leadership opportunities, mentorship programs, and career workshops.
Arts CUNY Baruch College’s premiere co-ed acappella group. In a school full of suits and ties and serious business, we strive to bring art, music, and diversity to Baruch’s campus.
CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS CARIBBEAN STUDENT ASSC.
COLLEGES AGAINST CANCER
Cultural Celebration and collaboration of Caribbean/West Indian cultures for students.
CHI ALPHA EPSILON
Colleges Against Cancer chapters focus their efforts on four strategic directions: advocacy, cancer education, Relay For Life, and survivorship.
Members pledge to continue to excel academically, promote academic excellence in others, and to help those who genuinely aspire to the same goals.
CHINESE CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP
ENVIRONMENTAL COOPERATION ORG.
ECO is a collaboration of students at Baruch College, all of whom share a concern for the Earth and a passion for its preservation.
Professional Dev. Professional Dev.
The Femcode is a club that wants to promote computer science in a business oriented college. We support women in STEM and help those the opportunity to explore.
We are dedicated to educating the Baruch Community about the opportunities in consulting, and to prepare students for successful careers.
Spiritual Our purpose is to witness to the students of Baruch about the Word of God and to provide a comfortable environment for Christians within the campus.
CHINESE STUDENTS & SCHOLARS ASSC.
We match native and nonnative speakers of English for informal conversations to help nonnative students gain confidence to navigate local culture.
FUSION stands for Filipinos Uniting Students In Other Nations. We strongly stress the “uniting students in other nations” part of our name and hope to encourage both Filipino and non-Filipino cultures.
We aim to unite and promote Chinese culture. Our goal is to provide services for students to achieve educational and professional advancements.
Social Chit Chat is one of the few social clubs at Baruch. What sets us apart is that we are inclusive. Come check us out for both social and professional events.
Community CKI is the premier collegiate community service, leadership development, and fellowship organization in the world. It’s filled with driven young adults who have the power to make a significant impact on the world.
COLLEGE DEMOCRATS AT BARUCH firstname.lastname@example.org
Political/Law Our mission is to foster discussion about current events, educate students on political issues, and promote progressive ideals on campus and nationwide.
DELTA SIGMA PI email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
FINANCE & ECONOMICS SOCIETY Greek
Delta Sigma Pi is a professional business fraternity that hosts events, lectures and panels with the goal of further progressing the professional and social development of fraternity members and students.
The Finance & Economics Society’s mission is to provide members with the knowledge, mentality, and experience necessary to succeed in their respective industries.
G.L.A.S.S. exists to create an inclusive and supportive space on campus within the areas of sexual orientation and gender identity/expression.
The Difference Makers Club aim to identify the various challenges that disabled students face that need to be addressed and modified in order to improve their overall college experience.
Social E-Sports is organized to unite all students in Baruch who are interested in gaming. Our club will bring competitive levels of gaming to the community in a fun environment.
Professional Dev. GirlUp, a United Nations Foundation Campaign, empowers women to be global leaders and to raise awareness and funds that help girls in developing countries.
Cultural The Ecuadorian Club aims to create a diverse environment by raising awareness of Ecuadorian culture through the exploration of its customs and traditions.
Honor Society We are the sole international honor society on campus. Our main goal is to provide resources for students to become leaders.
GUINEAN STUDENT ASSC.
INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT GROUP email@example.com
To propel, encourage, enlighten, and enrich all Guineans student in order to enable them to accomplish personal and academic goals.
HACK FOR BARUCH Business
IMG is a group of talented undergraduates who manage a portfolio of stocks. We seek to provide active members with technical knowledge, financial know-how and leadership skills.
ITALIAN CULTURE CLUB
Cultural ICC is a platform to unite those interested in the Italian language and culture. The aim of this club is to expand students’ knowledge of Italy, its culture, and its language in a creative and entertaining way.
HILLEL AT BARUCH firstname.lastname@example.org
Spiritual Hillel seeks to enrich the lives of Jewish students at Baruch College so they may enrich the Jewish people and the world.
Baruch Japan Club (BJC) is focused on providing significant opportunities and promoting Japanese cultural awareness for Baruch College students.
We use Japanese animation as a vehicle to introduce aspects of Japanese and popular culture, history, and language.
Social ISO recognizes the diversity of our school. Our goal is to make international students take advantage of opportunities and to make Baruch feel like home.
We serve to familiarize prospective, incoming, and current students with Baruch College. Our motto is, “INSPIRE. LEAD.RECRUIT.”
MARKETERS OF BARUCH
JAPANESE ANIME ASYLUM
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ORG.
Cultural To encourage and promote French language and culture at Baruch College. Provide immersion opportunities for students interested in French.
A community for college students to discuss current events and history.
HINDU STUDENT ASSC. Our mission is to foster a community that wish to learn about the Hindu faith as well as appreciate the coexistence of all faiths around the world.
Cultural LASO strives to develop strong ties between Latino students in the Baruch community. We invite students to embrace the warmth and friendliness of our culture while learning and enjoying the company of others.
LE CLUB FRANÇIAS
Our mission is to seed a culture of tech and entrepreneurship on Baruch’s campus.
LATIN AMERICAN STUDENT ORG.
We provide a fully immersive experience and real handson work to guide you with your career and build your professional network in marketing or advertising.
Spiritual Kesher aims to promote and enrich the talmudic heritage on campus, and regards its highest goal the promulgation of knowledge and understanding of Talmudic concepts, teachings, and practices.
KOREAN CAMPUS CRUSADE FOR CHRIST
Cultural We intend to educate our community on the history, struggles and achievements while also celebrating it’s rich and dynamic culture.
MOCK TRIAL ASSC. email@example.com
INTERVARSITY CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP firstname.lastname@example.org
Spiritual The purpose of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA is to establish and advance at colleges and universities witnessing communities of students and faculty who follow Jesus as Savior and Lord.
We are a group of students who desire to follow Christ and to help others grow in their relationship with God.
KOREAN STUDENT ASSC.
The Mock Trial Team prepares students to perform on both the plaintiff/prosecution side and the the defense side of the case. Students will learn courtroom etiquette and trial procedures.
MODEL UNITED NATIONS
Cultural KSA hopes to create an environment and opportunity for Korean students in Baruch to create relationships and help one another for a fun and successful life at Baruch.
Political/Law Our mission is to help students obtain a better understanding of a globalized world by debating the political, social, economic, and religious challenges present in current events.
CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS PHI ETA SIGMA
We aim to create a solid foundation for upcoming freshmen to develop professionally and personally.
A group for Baruch College MPA students to share ideas and connect through professional and social networking events.
MUSLIM BUSINESS ASSC.
The Baruch Photography Club aims to bring the arts back to Baruch College through a combination of workshops, outings, and critiques.
We are dedicated to raising awareness of Islam, and promoting a careeroriented understanding of professionalism as it exists within our faith.
POLISH CULTURE CLUB
MUSLIM STUDENT ASSC.
The Muslim Student Association gives an environment to meet one another and a place to pray their obligatory prayers in a clean place. NATIONAL ASSC. OF BLACK ACCOUNTANTS
We allow students to broaden their cultural horizons to the different traditions, customs, and values of the polish heritage.
PRE-LAW SOCIETY email@example.com
We equip students with the tools and resources to embark on process of applying to law school. Our goal is to maximize the potential of each member.
NABA is an organization that develop leaders who embody` the motto “Lifting As We Climb.” We are dedicated to the advancement of minority students as professionals.
PRE-RECORDED FRIDAY NIGHTS firstname.lastname@example.org
Community She’s the First sponsors girls’ education, giving them the chance to become the first in their families to graduate from secondary school.
SIGMA ALPHA DELTA email@example.com
Honor Society The society is run by students who want to make a difference in the community and improve the quality of life at our college.
NEW YORK MUSIC INDUSTRY ASSC.
Baruch’s very own version of Saturday Night Live. Create comedy sketches, direct, film, act, and/or just meet people with the same interests as you.
Arts We connect Baruch students with the music business!
A professional and social development organization aimed towards equality and bridging the gap between students of culturally and economically diverse backgrounds.
SHE’S THE FIRST
Athletics A social organization dedicated to fulfill the needs of roller hockey enthusiasts.
ROLLER HOCKEY CLUB
Athletics Soccer Club aims to build a strong community comprised of players and enthusiasts.
SOCRATES HELLENISTIC SOCIETY
NYC HONG KONG CLUB
Cultural Our aim is to increase awareness and understanding of the social and cultural customs of HK.
ORG. OF SOVIET STUDENTS firstname.lastname@example.org
Cultural BOSS aims to expand the knowledge of Russian culture among the students of Baruch.
PAKISTANI STUDENT ASSC. email@example.com
Cultural We seek an environment of cultural awareness and ethnic enlightenment.
Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) has established itself as the organization that builds value and global understanding for public relations.
The purpose of this organization shall be to unite and engage all Greeks, Greek-Americans, Cypriot-Americans and nonGreeks in the Hellenic Culture.
SOUTH ASIAN STUDENT ASSC. firstname.lastname@example.org
Political/Law Our mission is to encourage students on campus to promote political efficacy, to bolster a dialogue on fiscally conservative policies, and to ultimately assist students in finding their voices.
SASA’s goal is to create an understanding of the South Asian population and to share knowledge about its cultures.
STUDENT ORG. FOR CARRIBEAN APPRECIATION email@example.com
Cultural Our goal is to foster awareness of many Carribean successes.
STUDENT VETERANS ASSC.
TAIWANESE STUDENT ASSC.
Toastmasters helps students build their competence in communication so they can gain the confidence to lead others.
We not only hope to spread the core values of service and equality, but also strive to share the beauty and color of Sikhism.
TRADERS AT BARUCH
TAMID is an organization at Baruch for students who want to contribute to the Israeli business, tech, economic and entrepreneurial scenes.
VIETNAMESE STUDENT ASSC.
Our mission is to represent the Taiwanese community on campus in order to continuously spread awareness of the culture.
Community To provide military veterans with the resources, support, and advocacy needed to succeed.
UNITED SIKH ASSC.
Traders at Baruch explores the world of Financial Mathematics, Programing, and Trading through practical applications of simulated trading.
We seek to promote cultural awareness, increase ethnic diversity, and provide a platform for students to foster a better understanding of the Vietnamese culture and heritage.
TRANSFER STUDENT ORG.
WALL STREET CLUB
TSO’s mission is to provide a platform for students to feel welcomed at Baruch College.
Our club is the platform to learn about Finance and Investments in a unique way that our classes or jobs do not provide.
The UNICEF Campus Initiative is a growing grassroots movement rooted in the belief that college students have a vital role to play in helping the world’s children.
A social club centered around table top gaming.
UNITED CHINESE LANGUAGE ASSC.
Arts The Thespian Club is dedicated to discovering and developing talent in acting, singing, dancing, and technical theater.
WOMEN IN BUSINESS firstname.lastname@example.org
We provide women with the skills, resources, motivation, and development necessary to become successful leaders.
WOMEN IN ISLAM
We aim to spread Chinese American awareness, and an increased understanding of the Chinese culture and heritage.
Cultural This club is dedicated to dispelling misconceptions about Muslim women and Islam.
CLUB LIFE INFORMATION CLUB ROOM AREA Many clubs share a space on the third floor of the Newman Vertical Campus. The Club Room Area is located on the west wing of the third floor, and also includes the Game Room, Health & Wellness, Veterans’ Services, Religious Chaplins’ offices, Lexicon, the Ticker, WBMB and USG.
If you have any questions, concerns, or would like to get in contact with a club, please email: email@example.com
CLUB HOURS Club hours at Baruch are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30PM to 2:30PM. During this time, no classes are scheduled and students are given free time to attend any programs of their choice, such as cultural, social 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM and/or professional events.
CLUB LIFE EVENTS
STUDENT LIFE: BATTLE VOICES Baruch Voices is a program that celebrates firstyear students and their experiences at Baruch College through creative expression.
STUDENT LIFE: BATTLE OF LEXINGTON Every February, students get together to watch a doubleheader basketball game of Baruchâ€™s very own Bearcats in the ARC Gym. Fans also compete head-to-head in the ultimate fan contest, competing to win prizes like iPads and gift cards.
VSA: PARIS BY NIGHT VSA hosts an annual themed gala to celebrate and share Vietnamese culture. “Paris by Night” was inspired by a Vietnamese show featuring musical performances and cultural dances.
Baruch celebrates the LGBTQIA community in October with parties and awareness events such as a pride parade, panels, speaker events and the Freakfest party. The month is packed with events meant to spread awareness of the LGBTQIA community’s contributions to society and the problems they still face in politics and society.
BLUE NOTES: SHOWCASE
A night of performances curated by Baruch’s acapella group, Blue Notes.
CLUB LIFE EVENTS
WOMEN IN BUSINESS: STYLE YOUR SUCCESS Women in Business hosts an annual fashion show featuring Baruch student models. Both men and women walk down the runway, showcasing their best professional looks.
ECUADORIAN CLUB: CARNAVALITO An annual night of festivities featuring authentic Ecuadorian food, prizes, and performances!
MORE CLUB LIFE EVENTS: }} Spring Fling
}} Potluck Latino
}} Winter Carnival
}} Feed 5000
}} ISO: Thanksgiving Dinner
}} Coffee At 6
}} Exotic Twist
}} HSA Holi Festival
}} Balls 2 the Walls
}} GK Clash of the Bearcats
}} UCLA Lunar New Year Festival
}} PES Holiday Inn
}} TSO End of Semester Party
}} TSA Night Market
}} ASEDOM Mamboneo
}} NYMIA Fest
}} GLASS Open mic Night
}} International Entertainment Night
}} Mr. & Miss Baruch Pageant
}} SAD Stress Relief: Holiday Extravaganza
}} WIB: Pearls of Wisdom Leadership Conference
}} SOCA Spices of Winter Gala
}} Soca Motion
THERE’S ALWAYS SOMETHING GOING ON AROUND CAMPUS!
HERITAGE MONTH: }} Latino Heritage Month Latino Heritage Month is celebrated from mid-September to mid-October. Live entertainment, Latin cuisine and panel discussions on Latin culture and history, and its influences on society in the 21st century. Events include Carnival, Calentura, Ignite the Stage which features Latin dances, music and cuisine, and the DREAM Debate. }} LGBTQ History Month Baruch celebrates the LGBTQIA community in October with parties and awareness events such as a pride parade, panels, speaker events and the Freakfest party. The month is packed with events meant to spread awareness of the LGBTQIA community’s contributions to society and the problems they still face in politics and society. }} Black History Month Black History Month in February celebrates the black community through an annual fashion show, gala and forums on black empowerment. They highlight the significant economic, political, and social issues that impact the black community, as well as society as a whole. }} Women’s History Month Women’s History Month in March is packed with remarkable events such as Baruch’s Annual Pearls of Wisdom dinner, Phenomenal Women’s Dinner and the celebration of International Women’s Day. These events celebrate the extensive contributions and successes of women who worked tirelessly to achieve their dreams, and in the process, had a positive impact on society.
WE’RE PROUD TO HAVE SUCH A DIVERSE COMMUNITY.
}} Asian Pacific Heritage Month April is Asian Pacific-American Heritage Month and includes of a variety of events to highlight the richness and diversity Asian culture. For years, events at Baruch like East Meets West Matsuri, Taste of Asia, Taiwan Night Market, Art & Film Festival, and most recently the Miss Asia Pageant, showcase art forms, live performances, and foods from Asia.
USG We, The Undergraduate Student Government of Baruch College (USG), are the governing body representing undergraduate students at Baruch College.
ISABEL ARIAS President
Executive Vice President
NVC 3-276 firstname.lastname@example.org
NVC 3-277 email@example.com
NVC 3-271 firstname.lastname@example.org
NVC 3-277 email@example.com
We want Baruch students to graduate satisfied with their undergraduate experience. More importantly, we want them to feel ready and prepared to enter the job market. We want more opportunities, services, and programs that will not only make our campus more enjoyable, but also a place that will empower students to reach for their dreams. The student body elects all Executive Board Members, Vice Presidential Senators, Representative Senators, University Student Senators and Board Members in April for the following academic year. Students can choose to run independently or with a party/slate by submitting a declaration of candidacy form to the Office of Student Life (OSL). The Student Election Review Committee (SERC) is comprised of faculty and students that monitors USG elections to ensure a fair election for all candidates.
To do all of this, we directly manage a budget of more than $1 million, derived from the Student Activity Fee that all undergraduate students pay as a part of their tuition.
We realize that we’re not the only organization on campus that wants to reach out to the everyday student with social, cultural, educational, and professional experiences on campus. Therefore, we focus on being the backbone to student clubs, aiding each of them with their unique missions. We think it goes without saying that if we work with club leaders to ensure club life’s prosperity, we will help student life grow. We look forward to partnering with clubs and departments to help organize more quality and diverse events to engage every student. To ensure an inclusive community, USG: }} Creates initiatives and programs to fulfill the needs of students }} Represents student interests on various college-wide committees with the school’s administrators }} Hosts and co-sponsors various large-scale events and parties }} Advocates on behalf of Baruch and CUNY students to legislators in Albany }} Funds, regulates, and supports student clubs and organizations
COME VISIT US IN THE USG SUITE
WBMB Game Room
Club Room Suite
Ticker, Encounters, & Lexicon
AROUND THE SENATE TABLE Senators play an important role in getting things done, not just for USG, but for all of student life at Baruch. Every Tuesday evening, the Senators and Executive Board of USG meet to discuss various topics, report important business, and voice the opinions of Undergraduate Students.
Nine senators lead a committee which report to the Executive Board and the entire Senate at every USG meeting.
1 senator represents 1,000 students
Topics of Discussion:
}} Club Budgets
}} Improving facilities
}} & much more!
VICE PRESIDENTIAL SENATORS
Vice President of Academic Affairs NVC 3-278 firstname.lastname@example.org The Academic Affairs Committee works toward representing the academic interests of all Baruch College Undergraduate students. We attend meetings with faculty and administrators to advocate any concerns that students may face in their path of becoming graduates. Along the way, this committee is looking forward to holding events on campus to make class registration and exam periods easier on students.
Vice President of Legislative Affairs NVC 3-279 email@example.com Have you ever wondered how government works ? Or how to get involved to fight the injustices? Well, lucky for you, the legislative committee is looking for committee members from different backgrounds to help tackle many social issues. The committee is built around the members and focused to increase Baruch Collegeâ€™s political presence by either providing support for movements, or by attending city, state, and federal meetings and hearings. Take the first step and join the legislative affairs committee!
Vice President of Campus Affairs NVC 3-279 firstname.lastname@example.org The Campus Affairs Committee strives to create a welcoming and interactive environment using two methods. The first is hosting social events the entire Baruch community can enjoy. The second aspect is constructing projects to better physical facilities, making the Baruch Campus as comfortable and aesthetically pleasing as possible. The committee is passionate about making sure every student feels included and represented. The committee understands every student is different and welcomes creativity and loves new perspectives. This committee is perfect for any student who is interested in event planning or making a lasting change at Baruch.
Vice President of Student Services NVC 3-272 email@example.com The Student Services Committee is dedicated to enriching the lives of Baruch undergraduates. We want to create a fun, open environment that is welcoming and supportive to all students. In the past, the committee has done great events such as Baruchâ€™s Got Talent and Bearcats on Ice. Our goals are to have initiatives and events that entertain and are beneficial to our Baruch undergraduates. If you love Baruch, love helping others and love creating positive impacts, join us and help do great things.
COMMITTEE CHAIRS SUZANNA EGAN Chair of Appeals NVC 3-278 | firstname.lastname@example.org Although clubs/organizations are allocated funds in their budget by the previous year’s USG to use for the current academic year, many create new events and initiatives that require additional funding. The Appeals Committee helps these clubs/organizations obtain extra funding from USG. We meet with the club representatives and review their proposals, then present the proposals to the current Representative Senators, who determine the amount of additional funding received.
ARVIS CHEN Chair of Clubs and Organizations NVC 3-279 | email@example.com Clubs are the lifeblood of Baruch. They are a testament to our college’s rich diversity. Behind every club and organization is a cause, a culture, and a community. The Chair of Clubs and Organizations aims to bridge the gap between these clubs, as well as represent their needs to USG. Our Committee fosters a community between clubs and organizations, educate leaders on existing policies and resources, and assess all co-sponsorship requests from undergraduate organizations.
DAVID BARROS Chair of Finance NVC 3-277 | firstname.lastname@example.org The Finance Committee allocates funds from the student activity fee to active clubs and organizations so that they may conduct successful and engaging events for their members as well as for all Baruch students We attend events to ensure efficient spending of allocated funds and experience first-hand the impact their decisions have on club and student life at Baruch.
RACHEL LIANG Chair of Graphic Design NVC 3-272 | email@example.com The Graphic Design Committee works closely with the Marketing Committee and the Executive Board in creating material for USG. We are responsible for creating everything from flyers and posters to social media images in order to inform the student body of anything happening on campus. Creative and interactive design helps make communication within the Baruch community more engaging and effective. If you love advertising and graphics, stop by during a meeting to check out what we do!
NICOLE TANIGUCHI Chair of Marketing NVC 3-272 | firstname.lastname@example.org The Marketing Committee works closely with other committees and members of USG to make their initiatives known around campus. We strive to always keep students in the loop about what matters to them as members of the Baruch Community. We promote events, programs, and other activities via social media, our newsletter, general interest meetings, and more. This committee is a great opportunity for those interested in advertising, marketing, communications, photography, and/or video editing.
INTERESTED IN JOINING ONE OF USG’S COMMITTEES? Contact the Vice President or Chair of the committee via email, or stop by the USG suite for a chat! USG
UNIVERSITY STATE SENATE
We usually have 9 Representative Senators, but this year we added another one, making the count to 10!
Two senators and two alternates from USG are chosen to be University Student Senate (USS) delegates, including two alternates. The USS delegates are responsible for representing Baruch College CUNY-wide by advocating student interests before the Board of Trustees. Other responsibilities include lobbying elected officials in all levels and branches of government on behalf of students, and handling a steering committee that consists of a Chairperson and ten Vice Chairs.
THE BOARDS OF USG
Student Center Board
Board Of Directors Baruch College Assc.
3 students make recommendations for the regulations and programs of the student center and provide fiscal oversight.
4 members and faculty deal with issues and make decisions regarding USG, media entities, and the office of student life (OSL).
Board Of Directors Aux. Enterprises Corp. 3 student representatives and faculty deal with the school’s revenue and expenses while managing funding for certain areas of the school.
Student Programming Board Student Building Fund Committee 3 students help oversee the construction of Baruch’s new student building.
4 students promote and cultivate educational and social relations among students, faculty, and administrative staff of the college through a variety of initiatives.
Student Media Council
2 students attend hearings about disciplining students and faculty that break school regulations.
3 students help monitor compliance by student media entities with their respective constitutions.
Communications Board Health Advisory Board 2 members work closely with the health and wellness center to coordinate health related events.
4 students review and recommend annual budget allocations for the various publications and communication facilities to the budget committee of the association.
Athletic Board 3 students make recommendations and provide oversight for the expenditure of student activity fees for athletic purposes.
USG ACCOMPLISHMENTS }} Hosted first ever radio show with Baruch College President Wallerstein “Parkbench Philosophers” }} Sent representatives to lobby state legislature and held workshops to inform students about the Excelsior Scholarship }} Hosted annual award show recognizing club leadership and note-worthy events }} Contributed to the start of construction of a new student facility }} High-powered hand dryers and urinal dividers in the restrooms }} Upgraded athletic facilities and equipment
USG’S ANNUAL EVENTS
HOMECOMING One of USG’s newest annual traditions: the Homecoming and Fall Festival. Students can enjoy a movie night on the plaza along with other fall activities including pumpkin painting, pies, and even line dancing.
BARUCH BASH USG’s annual end of the year party. Students dress to impress and enjoy a night of entertainment, music, food, and fun with the entire school.
BARUCH’S GOT TALENT The annual showcase of talented students who all perform different acts within arts and entertainment.
BEARCATS ON ICE At the beginning of the Spring semester, USG rents out the entire Rockefeller Plaza ice-skating rink for a night of free ice-skating for Baruch students to enjoy.
BERNIES The Bernies is an annual award show presented by USG that recognizes and celebrates the best events of the year, the great clubs and organizations, and the outstanding achievements of individuals at Baruch.
The Office of Alumni Relations is the College’s primary liaison to its 135,000+ alumni worldwide. It is responsible for maintaining connections with alumni through ongoing communications and engagement opportunities. It provides alumni a variety of industry events, engagement programs, career services, and networking opportunities in partnership with the College’s Schools, departments, and programs. It also offers opportunities for alumni to volunteer as student mentors, student club speakers, and as Alumni Ambassadors, helping out with undergrad and graduate Admissions efforts. 17 Lexington Ave. 23rd St. Floor 15, Room 1504 (646) 660 6097
MELISSA MARK-VIVERITO Master of Public Administration Class of 1996 City council member Melissa Mark-Viverito earned her M.P.A. from Baruch College in 1996 as part of the National Urban Fellows Program. She was elected to the City Council in 2005 to represent the 8th District, which includes El Barrio/ East Harlem and the South Bronx. She served as Chair of the Committee on Parks and Recreation and co-chaired the Progressive Caucus. In 2014 she was elected to serve as speaker of the New York City Council, becoming the first Latina to hold a citywide elected position.
TREVOR A. EDWARDS B.A. in Business, M.B.A. in International Marketing & Finance, Class of 1984 & 1989 Trevor Edwards is currently president of the NIKE brand, which oversees the Jordan Brand, and Action Sports. He also leads brand management worldwide and NIKE’s wholesale, retail and e-commerce operations. Edwards was also a key developer of the Nike+ +. Edwards was the keynote speaker of Baruch’s 49th commencement ceremony and received the Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa.
CARL HEASTIE Master of Business Administration Class of 2007 New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie received an M.B.A. in Finance in 2007 from Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business. He was first elected to the State Assembly in 2000 to represent the 83rd district in the Bronx. In 2015 he was elected by his peers to become the first African American speaker of the Assembly. He also chairs the Assembly Committee on Rules and is a member of the Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force. During the 2016 budget cycle, Speaker Heastie fought to return $485 million dollars in state aid to CUNY and secured a one-year tuition freeze for all CUNY students.
SARA GARIBALDI B.B.A. in Marketing Magna Cum Laude Class of 2002
BEARCAT FUN FACT Every year, the Alumni Center counts down the days to graduation with a 100 days celebration.
During Sara Garibaldi’s time at Baruch, she was President of the Undergraduate Student Government for two years, Vice President of Public Relations for Golden Key International Honor Society, the Editor-in-Chief of Lexicon, and was the captain of the Women’s Softball team. Today, Sara is a Vice President at Ketchum, a world-leading public relations agency and currently leads the North America Gillette (P&G) business. Throughout her career, Sara has led fully integrated marketing communications campaigns across a diverse number of industries. She has led campaigns for brands like ABSOLUT, H&R Block, Vita Coco, Pfizer, Dunkin’ Donuts, GM, Royal Caribbean and M&M’s.
JAMES GARY PRETLOW Bachelors of Business Administration Class of 1972 Assemblyman James Pretlow is the current chair of the New York State Assembly’s Race and Wagering committee. He is also a member of the Codes, Cities, Rules, Ways and Means, Insurance, and Steering committee. He was elected to the State Assembly in 1992 to represent Mount Vernon and Yonkers, the 89th District. Assemblyman Pretlow previously served as President of the Mount Vernon City Council. Prior to public service, he co-founded Moncur-Pretlow & Company, which offers financial planning and management consulting services.
BEN GUTTMAN B.B.A. in Marketing Management Class of 2011 Benjamin ‘Ben’ Guttman served as President of the Undergraduate Student Government from 2010–2011. Some of the achievements of his administration include: securing the Baruch College Plaza on East 25 Street, implementing a centralized waste management and recycling program across campus, and the development of the first few drafts of the Baruch College app for the iPhone. Ben also started a new club on campus, Digital Natives, with Vladimir Lackovic. The club was centered on gathering students with an interest in web development and app design. Today, the club no longer has a presence on campus, but the two developed the club into a company, which now supports various applications used at Baruch College. Lastly, in 2014, Ben’s achievements and community outreach efforts were recognized by the Queens Courier as pioneering and he was featured in the newspaper’s “40 Under 40” Rising Stars list.
ALUMNI PERKS: Once you join the alumni family, you’ll be entitled to a number of free, exclusive privileges, including: }} Subscription to the semiannual Baruch College Alumni Magazine }} Receipt of the monthly Alumni e-News and semi monthly event calendar emails }} Invitations to alumni events, on-campus lectures, conferences, and seminars }} Invitations to The Sidney Mishkin Gallery }} Discounted tickets at the Baruch Performing Arts Center }} Invitations to professional education events and a number of free Career Services provided by Starr Search }} Opportunity to join The Penn Club, in midtown Manhattan, for additional alumni programming and services }} Discount CPA Exam Prep Course through Becker Professional Education Additionally, any graduate can obtain an Alumni ID card for free. Visit the Office of Alumni Relations to obtain a verification letter and present it to the ID Center in Newman Library. Your ID Card will provide you with a number of other benefits and discounts, including: }} Discounted membership to the Baruch’s Athletics and Recreation Center }} 15% discount on Continuing and Professional Studies Academic Programs }} One free assessment meeting with an alumni career specialist }} Access to certain portions of Newman Library, including the Subotnick Financial Services Center and its resources }} 10% off at all local merchants displaying the Baruch District logo }} Working Advantage: Alumni are eligible for their benefits & discounts. Save money on entertainment, travel, lodging and so much more. }} FREE basic membership to The Five O’Clock Club.
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