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Your Enrollment Checklist

Use this enrollment checklist to help guide you through the Admissions and Enrollment process.

If you need additional help, just let us know!

Office of Admissions and Recruitment (718) 281-5000 Office of New Student Engagement or (718) 281-5130

Admissions & Enrollment Checklist

Complete Your Enrollment Response Form

To accept Queensborough's offer of admission, please return the Enrollment Response form. The Enrollment Response form can be completed and returned electronically through your acceptance email. Can't find that email? No problem! Just email and we can help.

Paying for College

Financial Aid is money that is available to help students pay for college. Eligibility is determined from the results of the 2018-2019 Free

Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You can apply online for free at Be sure to enter the Federal School Code 002697. If you wish to apply for state aid (TAP) be sure to click the appropriate link on the FAFSA confirmation page, and indicate TAP school code 1407. To help pay for your education Queensborough offers you 6 ways to pay your tuition bill including an interest-free monthly payment plan. For more information or to enroll in a payment plan, visit us at: Tuition Payment Options Your cost to attend Queensborough may be more affordable than ever with the Excelsior Scholarship Program. To learn more, visit Excelsior Scholarship information page.

Prepare for and Take Your Placement Tests

All students are required to take one or more parts of the CUNY Assessment Test (CAT) in Writing, Reading, and/or Math.

The CAT checks your math and English skills and helps your adviser place you in the right classes.

The University Testing Office will send you a letter with the date and time of your test(s). If you do not receive your letter with your appointment to test, please call (718) 631-6358 or email

Prepare to do your best! Queensborough offers Strategy and Resource sessions to prepare you for the CUNY Assessment Test. For more information and to register for a session, contact our Office of New Student Engagement at or (718) 281-5130. Our testing website, also provides several online resources, including sample questions, which you may find helpful.

Join Us for a New Student and Family Welcome!

Our office of New Student Engagement, along with our Office of Admissions, offers New Student and Family Welcome sessions to provide you with early and important information you need to complete the admission and enrollment process. We're here to help, and we've got you covered in our fast-paced information sessions that will have you prepped and ready to roll! To register for one of these events, contact our Office of New Student Engagement at or (718) 281-5130.

Submit Your Health Forms and Immunization Records

All Queensborough students need to submit proof of MMR immunization and proof or waiver of meningitis immunization.

These documents must be received by the Queensborough's Office of Health Services before you can register for classes. For more information and to download forms, please visit Health Services.

Transfer Credit Evaluation (Transfer Students Only)

If you have previously attended a college or University, you must submit all official transcript(s) to The Office of Admissions for a transfer

credit evaluation. Students with advanced college/University coursework or foreign credentials may need to provide additional documentation for approval from the appropriate academic department, such as course descriptions that indicate individual course title(s), material covered, textbooks used and any other information about the course to determine the number of transfer credits awarded.

For inquiries about transfer credits, email .

Set Up Your Student Information (CUNYfirst) Account

CUNYfirst is your student information account system, offering you quick and easy access to important information in one convenient location. Your CUNYfirst account allows you to enroll in classes, pay your bill online, view your academic and financial information, and more. For instructions on setting up your CUNYfirst account please visit. If you have any questions regarding claiming your account, please contact our Help Desk at or call (718) 631-6330.

Meet with an Adviser and Register for Classes

You will receive an appointment invitation for an Advisement and Registration appointment sent to the email address listed on your CUNY

Admission application. If you are a transfer student, a credit evaluation must be completed prior to registration and advisement. During your Advisement and Registration appointment, you will meet with an academic adviser who will discuss your academic and career plans, and guide you to choose the right classes for you. Please allow up to 2 hours for your advisement and registration appointment.

For questions, contact or call (718) 281-5000.

Set Up Your Student Email Account (Tiger Mail)

Every student at Queensborough is given an email address at the time of registration. Don't miss out on important information about your classes, schedule changes, tuition bills, financial aid, campus events, scholarship opportunities, and so much more! Once you receive your email address create your password immediately so you can begin checking your email for all official College communication.

Join Us for Orientation

Join us for orientation on Saturday, August 25, 2018 to help kick off your first semester as a Queensborough student! We have fun and exciting activities to help you connect with students, faculty and staff. You'll also learn about many of the resources available to you to help you succeed as a new student. Contact our Office of New Student Engagement at or (718) 281-5130 for more information and to register.

Submit Final High School Transcripts

Please provide us with a copy of your final official high school transcript that shows the date when your diploma was awarded (date of graduation). NOTE: NYC DOE High Schools graduates do not need to send a final HS transcript. We will automatically receive an electronic version of your final transcript with date of graduation.

Review the Many Great Resources that QCC has to Offer

Congrats! You made it to the final step of your enrollment. We know that college is a big decision and here at Queensborough we're dedicated to helping you along the way. Be sure to take some time to review the many great resources we have and feel free reach out to any office for additional information and to answer any questions you may have.

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center (KHC)Opens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

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

Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

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 GalleryOpens in a new window
QCC Art GalleryOpens in a new window

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.