The School of Labor and Urban Studies is dedicated to the health, wellness and safety of our student body. The following resources are open and available to all currently enrolled students; if they are relevant to your situation, we urge you to make use of them.

All emergency grants are subject to financial availability. The CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies reserves the right to reduce or cancel grants if financial circumstances dictate, or if the awardee no longer meets eligibility requirements.

Office of Student Affairs
School of Labor and Urban Studies
25 West 43rd Street, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10036

Petrie Emergency Grant

How to Apply
Before applying for the Petrie Emergency Grant, please contact SLU’s Manager of Student Support and Retention, Padraig O’Donoghue at (646) 313-8321 or

Students applying for the Petrie Emergency Grant must provide documentation of hardship or outstanding expense to support the emergency. The committee will only consider complete applications with valid supporting documentation. Students who have submitted a complete application will receive a response within 48 hours. If approved, the emergency grant will disburse within 3-5 business days of the approval date. All committee decisions are final.

YLB Emergency Fund (CUNY-SLU)