Resilience, Health and Wellness

BMCC encourages students, faculty and staff to incorporate a life of resilience, health and wellness into the fabric of their daily lives.

BMCC offers its community a variety of resources and services to address physical well-being, mental health, food insecurity, nutrition, financial support and other needs. With a focus on health and wellness the College continues to build a diverse and connected community that supports its members every day.

Basic Needs


Helps students to get what everybody needs to survive and thrive: enough food, safe shelter, an income, financial stability and employment.

Center for Career Development

For job opportunities
(212) 220-8170
199 Chambers Street, Room S-342

Financial Aid

Including work study, student loans
(212) 220-1430
199 Chambers St., Room S-225

Mental Health

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Helps students tell the difference between everyday worries and mental health problems; provides tips and resources for overcoming depression, anxiety, and stress; identifies sources of help for family or partner violence and substance abuse; and explains different types of mental health care and informal support.

Counseling Center
(212) 220-8140
199 Chambers Street, Room S-343

Student Relations (Student Affairs)
(212) 776-6277
199 Chambers Street, Room S-350

Physical Health


Helps students get health insurance, find a doctor or other health care provider, and find assistance to maintain wellness by getting enough sleep and exercise, protecting your vision, getting needed immunizations and finding sexual and reproductive health care.

Advocacy and Resource Center

For health insurance
(212) 220-8195
199 Chambers Street, Room S-230

Fitness Center

(212) 220-8260
199 Chambers Street, Room N-275

Health Services
(212) 220-8256
199 Chambers Street, Room N-380

Overcoming Racism and Discrimination

Racial Injustice

Connects students with information and resources that can help overcome some of the old and new ways of experience systemic and other forms of racism, discrimination and prejudice.

Special Populations


Supporting the particular needs of such groups of BMCC students as those who are parents or caretakers of children, immigrant and international students, students with disabilities and LGTBQ+ students.

Office of Accessibility
199 Chambers Street, Room N-360
(Accessible entrance: 77 Harrison Street)
(212) 220-8180

International Student Services Office
(212) 776-7179
199 Chambers Street, Room S-115N

Pride Center
(212) 220-8130

Immigrant and Undocumented Student Support
(212) 220-5536
199 Chambers Street, Room S-136

Student Parents

Veterans Resource Center
(212) 220-8160
199 Chambers Street, Room S-115N

Women’s Resource Center
(212) 220-8166
199 Chambers Street, Room S-340

Basic Needs


CUNY Employee Assistance Program (CCA)

The CUNY Work/Life Program presented by CCA@Your Service is a confidential, 24/7 employee assistance program provider. For additional information, refer to the program flyer and their list of services, which include Practicing Gratitude: Taking the time to feel gratitude may improve your emotional wellbeing. Call or log on any time, any day TOLL-FREE: 800-833-8707. Visit CCA online/Company Code: CUNY

Mental Health

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NYC Employee Assistance Program

For additional information or to make an appointment email or call (212) 306-7660. Extended hours (8 a.m. – 11 p.m. Monday through Friday). You can also connect with NYC Well for support 24/7 at or 1-866-NYC-WELL.

Mental Well-Being Resources


CUNY has partnered with the online program Kognito to provide training modules for faculty and staff on how to recognize signs of distress in students and connect them with support. Through simulated conversations between a student and faculty or staff, the modules address mental health, suicide prevention, bullying and more. To launch the Kognito program “At-Risk for Faculty and Staff,” available through December, click here and use the enrollment key bmccaruf. For more information, please contact Professor Shirley Leyro at

Physical Health


WW (Weight Watchers)

Employees who receive Health Benefits through the city are eligible. Contact Loriann Mazzola at to learn more.


Beyond the Scale: Getting Back on Track

Losing weight or maintaining it can be tough, especially during a pandemic. Join WorkWell NYC’s resident nutrition specialists as we answer your questions about setting SMART goals, diet plans, building a healthy relationship with food, and steps to success to maintain a healthy weight.

January 15 | 12 p.m.
Register at

Let’s Bring the Pressure Down

In honor of Heart Health Month, we’re launching a new cohort of our Let’s Bring the Pressure Down program. This 10-week virtual program is designed to help you take action to prevent/control high blood pressure. If you’re looking to improve your knowledge of high blood pressure, understand your risks, or learn healthy habits that support improved blood pressure, this program can help!   View this flyer to learn more and register at to join us for our upcoming cycle starting in February.

Overcoming Racism and Discrimination


Racial Injustice Resources

Faculty and Staff should contact Human Resources or the Office of Compliance and Diversity.

Accessibility and Special Requests


Accessibility Accommodations

Faculty and Staff should contact Human Resources or the Office of Compliance and Diversity for accommodations.

Women’s Resource Center

Lactation services only
(212) 220-8166
199 Chambers Street, Room S-340