At The City University of New York , planning ahead for emergencies is part of daily business planning and campus life. Emergencies can strike anytime or anywhere and can affect everyone. All members of the campus community share the responsibility for preparedness. CUNY has a long history of being the pioneer among higher education institutions and has the opportunity to continue that spirit by its preparation for the unexpected and its readiness to effectively handle any incident. Our efforts will always been vulnerable to hazards, but we recognize our responsibilities to our faculty, staff and students as well as the New York City community.


Michael Agnew
University Risk Management and Business Continuity Director
Phone: 646-664-2863
Office: 205 East 42nd Street
New York, NY 10017


CUNY Partners in Preparedness

The City University of New York participates in the NYC Emergency Management’s Partners in Preparedness.  The Partners in Preparedness program helps CUNY to better prepare students, faculty, staff for disasters. View the full list of Partners in Preparedness here.

Register for Partners in Preparedness

Partners in Preparedness Activity Guide


FEMA Training Programs

Professional Development Curriculum

FEMA Emergency Management Professional Program (EMPP)

FEMA Continuity Training Excellence Series

National Incident Management System (NIMS) Training Program

FEMA Master Exercise Practitioner Program

Emergency Manager Courses

FEMA Independent Study-1: Emergency Manager: An Orientation to the Position

FEMA Independent Study-230: Fundamentals of Emergency Management

FEMA Independent Study-908: Emergency Management for Senior Officials

Emergency Planning Courses

FEMA Independent Study-235:  Emergency Planning


Emergency Preparedness Program Resources