Open Houses

Come and explore CUNY’s 24 colleges and graduate schools located across New York City’s five boroughs. Open houses–on campus and online–are scheduled regularly for prospective students.

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Graduate Studies

Discover your CUNY

College is an exciting journey – it is a time that molds students into the people they will become, an experience that refines talent and an environment that fosters growth. With our 24 campuses, CUNY offers a range of choices that will accommodate all students. So take the first step, come explore CUNY and see which of our colleges is the right match for you.

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Ready to Apply?

If you have already explored the pages below learn how to apply.

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Academic Programs

CUNY offers more than 1,750 top-notch academic programs for degree-seeking students. Search through academic programs/majors offered across the University.

Academic Programs

Macaulay Honors College

Honors Programs

Honors programs that provide a challenging and intellectually stimulating academic environment for high-achieving students. Discover the right program for you.

Honors Programs

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Support Programs

CUNY offers several Support Programs for motivated students including SEEK/CD and ASAP. See which program is best for you.

Support Programs

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The Colleges

The most important part of the college search is finding the college that fits. Find the campus that fits you.

The Colleges

Open Houses

Come and explore CUNY’s 24 colleges and graduate schools located across New York City’s five boroughs. Open houses–on campus and online–are scheduled regularly for prospective students.

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Open Houses

Come and explore CUNY’s 24 colleges and graduate schools located across New York City’s five boroughs. Open houses–on campus and online–are scheduled regularly for prospective students.

more

Other Legal Resources

Student and Scholar Resources

  • NAFSA: Travel Advisory for Nationals of Certain Countries Pursuant to Executive Order
  • IIE: Emergency Assistance for Scholars and Students

Organizations to Watch

The following organizations are actively working to protect rights and support immigrants. Visit these websites regularly for new information and guidance:

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CUNY Legal Resources

CUNY Citizenship Now

CUNY Citizenship Now! provides free, high quality, and confidential immigration law services. Our attorneys and paralegals offer one-on-one consultations to assess participants’ eligibility for legal benefits and assist them in applying when qualified.

  • CUNY students, faculty and staff from the seven countries (Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen) affected by the Executive Order with questions about their immigration status and/or travel abroad plans should write to Citizenship Now! at citizenshipnowinfo@cuny.edu.
  • Travel Advisory: For students, faculty and staff in the US from the seven affected countries, our best advice remains not to travel abroad until we have more clarity about ongoing developments in the wake of the Executive Order. CN! plans a Facebook Live session and a Facebook page for students to share information and get their questions answered.

Clear

The CLEAR (Creating Law Enforcement Accountability & Responsibility) project, housed at CUNY School of Law, primarily aims to address the unmet legal needs of Muslim, Arab, South Asian, and other communities in the New York City area that are particularly affected by national security and counter-terrorism policies and practices.

Campus-based Resources

 

College Contact Email
Baruch Rosa Kelley rosa.kelley@baruch.cuny.edu
BMCC Lily Yi-Elkin lyielkin@bmcc.cuny.edu
Bronx CC Esteban Rodriguez esteban.rodriguez@bcc.cuny.edu
Brooklyn Keisha Simon keishasimon@brooklyn.cuny.edu
CCNY Maribel Morua mmorua@ccny.cuny.edu
CSI Barbara Clark barbara.clark@csi.cuny.edu
CUNY School of Law Sheeja Pillai pillai@law.cuny.edu
Graduate Center and Journalism Linda Asaro lasaro@gc.cuny,edu
Hostos CC Lisanka Soto lsoto@hostos.cuny.edu
Hunter Iris Aroyewun-Birchwood iaroyewu@hunter.cuny.edu
Hunter Barbara Medina (J-1 scholars only) bmedina@hunter.cuny.edu
Hunter IELI Sean Lee sle0114@hunter.cuny.edu
John Jay Inga Mezale imezale@jjay.cuny.edu
KCC Gavin Ireland gavin.ireland@kbcc.cuny.edu
LaGuardia CC Pressian Nicolov pnicolov@lagcc.cuny.edu
LaGuardia ELI Yvette Alphonsus alphonsy@lagcc.cuny.edu
Lehman Phyllis.Proctor phyllis.proctor@lehman.cuny.edu
Medgar Evers Joylyn Phillip-Ndiaye jphillips@mec.cuny.edu
NYCCT Vanessa Villanueva vvillanueva@citytech.cuny.edu
Queens Patrick O’Connell patrick.oconnell@qc.cuny.edu
Queens ELI Erika Guadalupe erika.guadalupe@qc.cuny.edu
QCC Lompeto Efthymiou lefthymiou@qcc.cuny.edu
SPH Pranoya Gosh Pranoya.Ghosh@sph.cuny.edu
SPS Jennifer Lee Jennifer.lee@cuny.edu
York Michelle Sabio msabio@york.cuny.edu

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The City University of New York (CUNY) is home to approximately 8,000+ international students in F and J immigration status representing more than 100 countries. CUNY values its diversified student population and is committed to helping international students to adjust to new cultural and academic practices in a supportive environment. The office is instrumental in paving the way for globally competent students and future world leaders.

Vision

The CUNY Office of International Student and Scholar Services leads the university community in providing services and programs that facilitate the transitioning, integration, and retention of international students and scholars. Our intention is to make sure that we graduate global citizens, who are fully equipped and prepared to work wherever they choose to live.

Mission

The office strives and works in tandem with campus administrators and faculty to ensure University compliance with the federal regulations, and; to provide critical support services that directly enhance students’ academic success. This office is dedicated to deliver student centered services that promote the integration of intellectual development, personal growth, and overall sense of well-being of the international students and scholars.

CUNY’s International Student Guide page contains important information that will help you transition into life as a CUNY student. If you have any additional questions, you should call or visit your college’s international student office.

News & Updates

Immigration Policy Information

View a compilation of resources for CUNY students, faculty, and staff with questions and concerns about recent changes in federal policies around immigration.

Insurance for International Students

Whether you are a J-1 student who is required to maintain insurance coverage or an F-1 student who wants access to comprehensive and affordable medical care, you may choose to apply for insurance coverage through this plan.

Tracy Meade

University Dean for Strategic Initiatives

Tracy Meade is the University Dean for Strategic Initiatives in the Office of Academic Affairs at The City University of New York. Tracy oversees the Office of Research, Evaluation and Program Support for the Office of the Senior University Dean for Academic Affairs, leads the CUNY Office of Academic Affairs’ groundbreaking ASAP expansion project at Bronx Community College, and supports projects and initiatives for the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and University Provost.

Before assuming her present position, Tracy directed CUNY’s New Community College Initiative. Tracy is the principle author of A New Community College Concept Paper, and she led the team of educators who designed the new community college model and oversaw all aspects of the college’s approval process by the CUNY Board of Trustees and New York State Education Department. The college—CUNY’s first new community college in more than four decades—is now named the Stella and Charles Guttman Community College and welcomed its inaugural class on August 20, 2012.

Prior to her work leading the New Community College Initiative, Tracy was the University Director for Collaborative Programs at CUNY. In this role, she was responsible for oversight of College Now, the university’s largest partnership with the New York City secondary schools, the CUNY Middle Grades Initiative/GEAR UP program, the At Home in College program, and the Research and Evaluation unit for Collaborative Programs.

Tracy holds an M.A. in English from the University of California, Berkeley.

Email Tracy Meade at: tracy.meade@cuny.edu

Other Legal Resources

Student and Scholar Resources

  • NAFSA: Travel Advisory for Nationals of Certain Countries Pursuant to Executive Order
  • IIE: Emergency Assistance for Scholars and Students

Organizations to Watch

The following organizations are actively working to protect rights and support immigrants. Visit these websites regularly for new information and guidance:

Capitol dome and house chambers
CUNY Citizenship Now

CUNY Citizenship Now! provides free, high quality, and confidential immigration law services. Our attorneys and paralegals offer one-on-one consultations to assess participants’ eligibility for legal benefits and assist them in applying when qualified.

  • CUNY students, faculty and staff from the seven countries (Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen) affected by the Executive Order with questions about their immigration status and/or travel abroad plans should write to Citizenship Now! at citizenshipnowinfo@cuny.edu.
  • Travel Advisory: For students, faculty and staff in the US from the seven affected countries, our best advice remains not to travel abroad until we have more clarity about ongoing developments in the wake of the Executive Order. CN! plans a Facebook Live session and a Facebook page for students to share information and get their questions answered.



The CLEAR (Creating Law Enforcement Accountability & Responsibility) project, housed at CUNY School of Law, primarily aims to address the unmet legal needs of Muslim, Arab, South Asian, and other communities in the New York City area that are particularly affected by national security and counter-terrorism policies and practices.

 

Campus-based Resources

College Contact Email
Baruch Rosa Kelley rosa.kelley@baruch.cuny.edu
BMCC Lily Yi-Elkin lyielkin@bmcc.cuny.edu
Bronx CC Esteban Rodriguez esteban.rodriguez@bcc.cuny.edu
Brooklyn Keisha Simon keishasimon@brooklyn.cuny.edu
CCNY Maribel Morua mmorua@ccny.cuny.edu
CSI Barbara Clark barbara.clark@csi.cuny.edu
CUNY School of Law Sheeja Pillai pillai@law.cuny.edu
Graduate Center and Journalism Linda Asaro lasaro@gc.cuny,edu
Hostos CC Lisanka Soto lsoto@hostos.cuny.edu
Hunter Iris Aroyewun-Birchwood iaroyewu@hunter.cuny.edu
Hunter Barbara Medina (J-1 scholars only) bmedina@hunter.cuny.edu
Hunter IELI Sean Lee sle0114@hunter.cuny.edu
John Jay Inga Mezale imezale@jjay.cuny.edu
KCC Gavin Ireland gavin.ireland@kbcc.cuny.edu
LaGuardia CC Pressian Nicolov pnicolov@lagcc.cuny.edu
LaGuardia ELI Yvette Alphonsus alphonsy@lagcc.cuny.edu
Lehman Phyllis.Proctor phyllis.proctor@lehman.cuny.edu
Medgar Evers Joylyn Phillip-Ndiaye jphillips@mec.cuny.edu
NYCCT Vanessa Villanueva vvillanueva@citytech.cuny.edu
Queens Patrick O’Connell patrick.oconnell@qc.cuny.edu
Queens ELI Erika Guadalupe erika.guadalupe@qc.cuny.edu
QCC Lompeto Efthymiou lefthymiou@qcc.cuny.edu
SPH Pranoya Gosh Pranoya.Ghosh@sph.cuny.edu
SPS Jennifer Lee Jennifer.lee@cuny.edu
York Michelle Sabio msabio@york.cuny.edu

IMMIGRATION RESOURCES

For background information on legal challenges:

American Immigration Council’s Practice Advisory, Challenging President Trump’s Ban on Entry.

For the latest information:

The White House website lists of presidential actions

Citizenship Now! on Facebook
@CUNYCitizenship
@CUNY_CLEAR

RESOURCES FOR DETAINED IMMIGRANTS

  • New York State has established a confidential toll-free hotline for New Yorkers to report family members, relatives, friends or colleagues believed to be passengers on flights coming into the state, but are missing or believed to be detained: 1-888-769-7243.
  • CUNY students, faculty or staff who are detained at the airport, or are abroad and need guidance, please contact CUNY Citizenship Now! attorney Isabel Bucaram, Esq. by text, phone or WhatsApp at 646-860-5678.
  • Citizenship Now! on Facebook