The Office of New Student Engagement provides assistance, information and resources to you, the new student, from the time of your acceptance through your first weeks of classes. We are here at the beginning to make sure you make a successful transition to Queensborough!
Still have questions after reviewing this information?
Contact us! Library Building, Room: L-434
Phone: 718-281-5130 | Email: NewStudents@qcc.cuny.edu
Join us for orientation 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.
Shop for Queensborough CC textbooks, apparel, supplies, electronics and gifts at The QCC College Bookstore, operated by Barnes and Noble Booksellers. The QCC College bookstore will offer extended hours during the first two weeks of classes.
Mondays through Thursdays: 9 am to 8 pm
Fridays: 9 am to 4 pm
Saturdays and Sundays: CLOSED
Students are required to carry their TigerCard. If you didn't receive your Tiger Card at registration, you may obtain one in the Library Building (LB-23)
Monday: 8:45am to 5pm
Tuesday: 8:45am to 7pm
Wednesday: 8:45am to 7pm
Thursday: 8:45am to 5pm
Friday: 8:45am to 5pm
Saturday/Late Evening: Call for appointment
Use your Tiger Card to pay for dining or parking on campus, and other services. Deposit funds to your TigerBucks and Dining Dollars accounts online or at a TigerCard station in the Library, Administration Building, or Student Union. You can also deposit funds to your Dining Dollars account in the Science Cafe. Get your new TigerCard in the Library Building, Room LB-23.
The Science Café Science Building, 1st Floor
Tiger Bites Pizzeria Student Union Building, Lower Level
Starbucks Café Library Building, Lobby
On Campus Parking - Although parking on campus is limited, registered QCC students are eligible to park on campus on a space available basis. Students will need to use their TigerCard to pay* for daily parking for use in Lots 2 & 6. Students may also park in Lot 1 after 5:00 p.m. with their TigerCard.
Using your Tiger Card for Parking – Parkers will pay the fee from funds deposited into their TigerBucks account.
Off Campus Parking - Parking is available to students within the surrounding neighborhood. However, students are urged to read parking signs carefully and adhere to the NY State Department of Transportation Parking Regulations. Do not leave cars in no parking areas such as blocking driveways, in order to avoid costly fines and the towed vehicles.
All QCC students are provided with a free email account known as Tigermail. Tigermail is the official means of communication between QCC and you. It is important to check this email account on a regular basis because all official College notifications are sent this way, including emails from your professors.
Visit Email services page to learn more about this email account.
Stay alert! All new students are encouraged to join CUNY A!ert to receive text or voice notifications of campus emergencies or weather related closings. You select the best way to get messages: cell phone or e-mail. You can sign up even if you are registered with another emergency notification system.
Visit the CUNY Alert page at CUNYopens in a new window and sign up for CUNY A!ert now!
Stay connected! QCC Connect helps you stay connected to Queensborough Community College! Everything you want to know about QCC is now at your fingertips in our award winning mobile app. Use the QCC Connect mobile app to:
For more information: e-mail QCCconnect@qcc.cuny.edu
When classes are in session, the QCC Library maintains the following schedule:
Monday - Thursday: 7:30 am to 8:45 pm
Friday: 8:00 am to 5:45 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am to 3:45 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am to 2:45 pm
For more information, please visit the Library Web siteopens in a new window
Campus Safety and Security
The Department of Public Safety, serving the College 24 hours a day, seven days per week, is located on the third floor (3rd) of the Library Building and is responsible for all campus security and public safety matters. Red security telephones have been installed in corridors throughout the campus.
In the event of an emergency, please use the red telephones or call (718) 631-6320.
For further information about the College's complete campus safety program, visit the Public Safety web site.
Please note review the Academic Calendar for important dates