We are deeply saddened to announce the tragic passing of our student, Dior Berkeley, and our former student, Kimani Foster, due to a car accident.

Dior was a sophomore majoring in Sociology/Anthropology. Kimani was a sophomore majoring in Criminal Justice. Kimani was a recent transfer to John Jay College from the College of Staten Island. Both lived in our residence hall, Dolphin Cove, last year.

Students in need of support may seek the assistance of counseling services during these difficult times. The CSI Counseling Center offers free, 24/7 support via phone by calling 718.982.2391. Students may also schedule a virtual visit by emailing the Counseling Center for an appointment at counseling@csi.cuny.edu.They can schedule same-day appointments (during business hours). 

For faculty and staff, support services are available through the Employee Assistance Program (CUNY Worklife/CCA) cca@yourservice. You can reach them at 800.833.8707, or via their Website.

By Jennifer S. Borrero, JD