Free ESOL, BE, and GED / HSE classes are offered at CUNY’s campuses mornings, evenings, and weekends. Registration is ongoing throughout the year. If you are interested in registering, or would like more information, follow these steps:

  • Find the borough where you want to attend classes.
  • Find the campus nearest to you.
  • Call the program before you go to make sure they offer the kinds of classes you are interested in.

BRONX COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Division of Continuing Education & Workforce Development
Gould Residence Hall, Room 410
2155 University Ave.
Bronx, NY 10453
(718) 289-5834

Travel Directions :
Take the 4 train to Burnside Avenue. Walk up Burnside Avenue to University. Cross University and make a right. Walk two blocks. The campus will be on your left. Gould Residence Hall is the first building on your right once you enter the campus.

HOSTOS COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Adult Learning Center
560 Exterior Street
Bronx, NY 10451
(718) 518-6723

Travel Directions :
Take the 4/5 or 2 trains to 149 Grand Concourse. Walk west (towards the river) to Exterior Street, which is three blocks west of Grand Concourse.

LEHMAN COLLEGE

The Adult Learning Center
250 Bedford Park Boulevard West
Old Gym, Room 019
Bronx, NY 10468
(718) 960-8807

Travel Directions :
Take the 4 or the D trains to Bedford Park Boulevard. Walk west along Bedford Park Boulevard until you come to the campus. The Old Gym is across the Plaza from the Music Building.

BROOKLYN COLLEGE

Brooklyn College Adult Literacy Program
2900 Bedford Avenue
0118 Ingersoll Hall
Brooklyn, NY 11210
(718) 951-4117

Travel Directions :
http://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/web/about/campus/visit/directions.php

KINGSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE

2001 Oriental Boulevard, T231
Brooklyn, NY 11235
(718) 368-4870

Travel Directions :
Take the Q/B to Brighton Beach, or the F to Avenue X, then transfer to the B1 bus to KCC. Walk across the campus to the Temp 2 Building; go to roomT231.

MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE

Adult & Continuing Education
1534 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11216
(718) 804-8874
(718) 804 8880 – HSE Hotline

Travel Directions :
Take the 2, 3, 4, or 5 trains to Franklin Avenue, and walk one block on Eastern Parkway to Bedford Avenue. Look for the entrance on Bedford Avenue above the Chase Bank.

NEW YORK CITY COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY

Adult Learning Center
300 Jay Street, H Building (mailing address)
25 Chapel Street, 4th Floor (actual address)
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 552-1140

Travel Directions :
By subway
M, N or R to Lawrence Street
A, C, or F to Jay Street
2, 3, 4, 5 to Borough Hall

By bus
B75, B67, B61, B54, B51, B41, B38, B37 or B26 to stop closest to Jay and Tillary streets.

BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Adult Basic Education Programs
25 Broadway, 8th floor
New York, NY 10007
(212) 346-8890

Travel Directions :
Take the 4/5 to Bowling Green or the 1 or R to Rector Street. Go to the 8th floor.

CITY COLLEGE OF NEW YORK

Continuing and Professional Studies
160 Convent Avenue
Shepard Building, Room 2
New York, NY 10031
(212) 650-7312

Travel Directions :
Take the 6 to 68th Street and Lexington. You will be in front of the college. Go to the West Building, Room 1031.

HUNTER COLLEGE

ESOL only — no TASC / HSE
Hunter College SPELL Program
695 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021
(212) 772-4620

Travel Directions :
Take the 1 train to 137th Street and Broadway. Walk east on 138th Street to Convent Avenue.  Shepard Hall is on your left. Or, take A, B, C or D to 145th Street. Walk west (uphill) on 145th Street to Convent Avenue. Turn left on Convent Avenue. Shepard Hall is on the left, near 140th Street.

LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Adult Basic Skills Department
31-10 Thomson Avenue, Building C, Room 400
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718) 482-5385

Travel Directions :
Take the E, M or G trains to 23rd/Ely, Court House Square. Walk 10 minutes up Thomson Avenue. Cross Skillman Avenue and enter the C Building on your right. Go to the 4th floor, Room C-400.

Number 7 train to 33 Street (Rawson Street). Walk west on Queens Blvd. (Thomson Avenue) to C Building located at the corner of 29th Street and Thomson Avenue.

Center for Immigrant Education and Training
29-10 Thomson Avenue, Room C-239 East
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718) 482-5460

Travel Directions :
Take the E, M or G trains to 23rd/Ely, Court House Square. Walk 10 minutes up Thomson Avenue. Cross Skillman Avenue and enter the C Building on your right. Go to the second floor, Room C-239.

Number 7 train to 33 Street (Rawson Street). Walk west on Queens Blvd. (Thomson Avenue) to C Building located at the corner of 29th Street and Thomson Avenue.

QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Academic Literacy Department
222-05 56th Avenue
Bayside, NY 11364
(718) 631-6363 or 6371

Travel Directions :
Take the 7 train to Main Street Flushing, then the Q27 bus to Springfield Boulevard and 56th Avenue. Or, take the E or J to Parsons and Archer Boulevard, then take the Q30 bus to Springfield Boulevard. We are located in the Humanities Building, Room 324.

CUNY Center for Higher Education
39-07 Prince Street, 2nd floor
Flushing, NY 11355
(718) 640-9235

Travel Directions :
Take the 7 train to Main Street, Flushing. Walk to Roosevelt Avenue and make a right on Prince Street. Make a right on Prince Street to 39-07 (Prince Center). Go to 2nd floor.

YORK COLLEGE

York College Learning Center
94-43 160th Street
Classroom Building, Room CL-104
Jamaica, NY 11451
(718) 262-3860 or 3861

Travel Directions :
E, J, & Z Trains terminate at Parsons-Archer/Jamaica Center. Exit your train at the easternmost exit (159th & Parsons Blvd) and walk one block east. Cross under Long Island Rail Road trestle (160th Street) and use the entrance on your right at the traffic light. Parsons/Archer – Jamaica Center is served by the following bus lines: Q4, Q5, Q25/34, Q30, Q31, Q42, Q44, Q54, Q65, Q83, Q84, Q85, Q110, Q111, Q112, Q113, N4.

COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND

Adult Learning Center
130 Merrill Avenue
Staten Island, New York 10314
(718) 313-0847

Travel Directions :
Take the S44 or S59 bus to Morani/Merrill and Richmond Avenues and walk south toward Moore Catholic High School.  Building 130 is located on the campus on Moore CHS (100 Merrill Ave.)