Academic Standards

We at the Counseling Center understand how difficult it can be to do well in school. Many students struggle with their adjustment to college, balancing school with other responsibilities, or concentrating on their academics due to personal issues. Those students may begin to do poorly in their courses, and find it hard to demonstrate satisfactory academic progress at QCC. Satisfactory academic progress is measured as follows:

Credits Attempted Minimum Cumulative GPA
1-12.5 1.50
13-24.5 1.75
25 and upward 2.00

Students who fall below these minimum standards will be placed on academic probation.  To avoid this situation, or to learn how to get off of academic probation, counselors can meet with you to review your academic record, discuss grading policies, provide referrals for tutoring services on campus, and assist you with other issues that may be interfering with your success at QCC.


Below are links to important information that will help you become a more successful QCC student!

  1. Stress
    * Helpful hints
  2. Study Skills & Test Taking
    * Helpful hints
  3. Note Taking
    * Helpful hints
  4. Test Anxiety
    * Helpful hints
  5. Career Information

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center
Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Queensborough Performing Arts Center
QPAC: Performing Arts Center

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

Queensborough Art Gallery
QCC Art Gallery

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.