Hunter Census 2020

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The Census is only 10 questions. It takes less than 10 minutes to complete. The impact lasts over 10 years.

We need your help to ensure that New York City is properly represented in Congress, and that the city receives its fair share of $675 billion in federal funding for Pell grants, schools, libraries, hospitals, transportation, and more. Your Hunter Census Activities Coordinator is Camille Perral: gp532@hunter.cuny.edu.

Our Census Tabling Events and Census Teach-Ins have been postponed.

If you have questions about Census 2020 please reach out to Student Activities via email at student.activities@hunter.cuny.edu or message us on Facebook or Instagram.


Starting March 12, you can complete the 2020 Census online at my2020census.gov or by phone at (844) 330-2020.

The census determines how much federal funding the state and city will receive for services that CUNY students and others depend on such as:

In addition, the census is a cornerstone of U.S. democracy. The members of the U.S. House of Representatives are distributed according to population, which is measured by the census.

The responses to the 2020 census are safe, secure, and protected by federal law. Responses can only be used to produce statistics. They cannot be used against individual people by any government agency or court in any way.

Learn more about participating in the 2020 Census and how it will impact you at cuny.edu/census.