CUNY Explorers

Did You Know?

In the 2016-17 academic year, CUNY is providing a college visit for over 22,000 NYC DOE seventh-graders. In 2018-19, over 88,000 will visit.

Under the Mayor’s Equity and Excellence agenda and College Access for All Initiative, the New York City Department of Education and CUNY are partnering to implement CUNY EXPLORERS to ensure that every middle-school student is exposed to a college-going culture and has the opportunity to visit a college campus at least once in grades six through eight to promote high school, college and life success. CUNY sees middle school as the foundation for success in high school, college and career.

Here is how to schedule your middle-school campus visit

  1. Click on your preferred campus to see available visit dates.
  2. Scheduling is first-come, first-served.
  3. Register a minimum of one week prior to visit.
  4. Register for each visit separately.
  5. Visits are limited to 48 students; several visits may be needed to accommodate larger grade cohorts.
  6. Please indicate dietary or special needs so the host campus can try to accommodate those students.
  7. You will receive a confirmation email and more information after your date is confirmed.
  8. Visit times cannot be changed. If you anticipate not being able to arrive to campus on time, contact the campus coordinator at the host campus.
  9. Submit roster of students attending within the week of the visit.

 

If you have having issues registering please email collegeforall@cuny.edu

Bronx Community College

Bronx Community College

Established in 1957, Bronx Community College offers associate’s degrees in more than 30 academic programs including biology, business, history, foreign languages and engineering. Its 11,500 students come from around the globe, representing 100 countries. Beyond their academic studies, students can get involved in more than 35 clubs and organizations, ranging from the business club to the cheerleading club.

Brooklyn College

Brooklyn College

Brooklyn College was established in 1930 in Brooklyn’s Midwood neighborhood. Students from around the world come to take advantage of over 150 degree programs in the arts, sciences, math, business and education. Students have the opportunity to study abroad, live in a residence hall and participate in more than 200 clubs and organizations, as well as intramural and varsity sports.

North Campus - The City College of New York-

The City College of New York

The City College of New York, a senior college located in Harlem, was established in 1847 and today offers academic programs in more than a hundred fields, ranging from art to biomedical engineering. City College boasts over 200 student-run clubs and organizations as well as 16 NCAA Division III sports teams. Students have the opportunity to participate in honors programs, study abroad and live in state- of-the-art on-campus housing at The Towers.

College of Staten Island hall with trees

College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island is a four-year senior college in central Staten Island. It offers bachelor’s and associate’s degrees and is also a participant in CUNY’s Macaulay Honors College. Students can take advantage of community-service opportunities, NCAA Division III sports teams and more than 50 clubs and student organizations, as well as live in luxury residence halls or study abroad in Australia, China, Costa Rica and beyond.

John Jay outdoors garden

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a four-year college offering liberal arts and professional education with a focus on justice. Students can study a range of topics, from forensic science and criminal justice to English and economics. Outside of the classroom, students participate in 16 varsity and intramural sport teams and over 40 student organizations and clubs and can live in residence halls near the campus in Midtown Manhattan.

Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College, established in 1963, is on an oceanfront campus in Manhattan Beach, Brooklyn. Brooklyn’s only community college, it offers 38 associate’s degree and four certificate degree programs in liberal arts fields and science fields as well as career-focused paths. Its 14,000 students represent 142 countries and have the opportunity to participate in over 50 student clubs and 10 athletic teams.

Lehman College

Lehman College

Lehman College was established in 1968 as a senior college in the Bronx. Its 10,000 undergraduate students can take advantage of 51 programs, which range from English to computer science. Students can apply to live in the residence hall near campus and participate in over 50 student clubs, including archery, student radio and the National Society of Black Engineers.

Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College was established in 1970 in central Brooklyn and offers bachelor’s degree and associate’s degree programs. Students can take courses in a wide range of fields, including business and accounting or psychology and social work. Students may also participate in 13 varsity sports or three club sports and more than 25 student clubs and organizations or learn about a new culture while studying abroad.

Queens College

Queens College

Queens College, in residential Flushing, was established as a senior college in 1937. Students representing more than 150 nations come together to study a variety of fields. Undergraduates choose a major from one of four academic groups: Arts and Humanities, Math and Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, and Education. Students have access to over 100 clubs and several NCAA Division II athletic teams and can live on campus in the Summit Apartments.

York College

York College

York College, established in 1967, is in Jamaica, Queens. This senior college offers more than 40 academic majors ranging from biotechnology to social work. Students representing 50 countries have the opportunity to participate in over 40 student clubs and organizations such as the music club and the Haitian Students Association. It is home to the CUNY Aviation Institute.