The Office of Undergraduate Studies convenes the deans and directors of undergraduate education from across CUNY’s 18 undergraduate colleges to share expertise, resources and high impact practices. The goal is to better coordinate the undergraduate experience in support of student success.

Reports And Resources On Undergraduate Programs And Practices

Barriers and Opportunities for 2-Year and 4-Year STEM Degrees, Report from the National Academy of Sciences Study, April 2016

Supplemental Instruction at CUNY, February 2016

Remediation at CUNY Update, December 2015

University Skills Immersion Program (USIP) at CUNY, November 2015

Reverse Transfer Overview, October 2015

Optimizing the Use of Degree Works at CUNY: A Blueprint for Success, 2015 (Full report with appendices)

Optimizing the Use of Degree Works at CUNY: A Blueprint for Success, 2015 (Report without appendices)

Optimizing the Use of Degree Works at CUNY: A Blueprint for Success, 2015 (Appendices only)

Team-based Advisement Model at LaGuardia, November 2014

First Year Programs: Preliminary Survey Findings 2013/14, September 2014

Beyond First Year Learning Communities at CSI, September 2014

First Year Seminars in the Justice Core at John Jay, September 2014

BMCC Quantway: A Quantitative Reasoning Alternative for Developmental Mathematics, April 2014

A Learning College: Closing the Loop with ePortfolio & Assessment at LaGuardia, February 2014

Report of the Study Group on Academic Advisement: Findings and Recommendations (CUNY, 2013)

CUNY Academic Support Services Overview (CUNY, 2012)

Report of the CUNY Task Force On System-Wide Assessment Of Undergraduate Learning Gains (CUNY, 2011)

Report of the Working Group on Remediation (CUNY, 2011)

Improving Undergraduate Learning Outcomes in Writing and Mathematics (CUNY, 2011)
The Office of Undergraduate Studies issued an RFP in December 2010 to support CUNY faculty and staff to expand or enhance evidence-based, high impact practices to improve student success. In February 2011 the Office funded 18 projects designed to improve learning outcomes in writing, reading and mathematics, targeted developmental, gateway and writing intensive courses.

Executive Summary: Research on High Impact Practices (AACU, 2010)