Appeal Procedure

Procedure for Stage I Appeal of Test Results or Disqualification

You may file a “Stage I” appeal of your disqualification from an examination or failure of an examination.  You must provide supporting evidence for your reason(s) for appealing either disqualification or failure. If you provide such supporting evidence, we will re-evaluate your disqualification and/or test results. 

In your appeal letter, you must provide all information necessary to support your basis for an appeal Failure to present such information will result in no action being taken on your Stage I appeal .

Your Stage I appeal must be in writing postmarked no later than two weeks from the date of the letter notifying you of your disqualification and/or test result. Send your written appeal to:

The City University of New York
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Human Resources Management
Campus HR Advisory Services
205 East 42nd Street
New York, NY 10017

You may be asked to provide proof of your having filed your appeal to the University; it is your responsibility to retain a copy of your appeal letter for your records.

 

Procedure for Stage II Appeal of Test Results

If your Stage 1 appeal is rejected you may appeal this decision.  This is called a “Stage II” appeal. 

You must file a Stage 1 appeal and receive a decision before filing a Stage II appeal.

Your stage ll appeal must go directly to the CUNY Civil Service Commission

 

To file a Stage II appeal, you must file the appeal in writing.   Your Stage ll appeal must be postmarked no later than 30 days from the date of your Stage 1 Appeal rejection letter. 

Send it to:

The City University of New York
Civil Service Commission
205 East 42nd Street
New York, NY 10017.

Your appeal must contain the Stage 1 Appeal decision that is being questioned, supporting evidence that you wish the Commission to consider AND a statement of the relief you seek.

Failing to present such evidence may result in no action being taken by the Commission

Note: any allegation of an error on your examination shall open your entire application record to review.

 

Procedure for Appeals of the Campus Public Safety Psychological Exam

Candidates requesting an appeal of the Campus Peace Officer Psychological Exam must follow this procedure:

  1. You must arrange for a second opinion from a psychologist at your own expense. A list of qualified psychologists can be obtained from The New York State Psychological Association (NYSPA). 
  2. To get a referral, call 1-800-445-0899 from Mondays through Fridays    OR

    Visit NYSPA at www.nyspa.org , click on “Find a Psychologist” link on the top of the page OR  email rs@nyspa.org

  3. The psychologist you choose must have experience in the evaluation of law enforcement personnel. 
  4. Submit the name, address and telephone number of the psychologist you have chosen to CUNY Campus Human Resources Advisory Services at: 

The City University of New York
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Human Resources Management
Campus HR Advisory Services
205 East 42nd Street
New York, NY 10017

4.  CUNY Campus Human Resources Advisory Services will have the records of your psychological exam sent from the psychologist who conducted the screening for CUNY to your psychologist.  Your psychologist should send a  report with his/her opinion as to your suitability for the position of Campus Peace Officer to the same address in item #3.