Welcome New Students

office of new student engagement

Fall 2017 classes begin on Friday, August 25th, 2017. Are you ready?

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-417
Phone: 718-281-5130 | Email: NewStudents@qcc.cuny.edu

New Student Orientation and Welcome Week

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.

QCC Campus Bookstore

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.

Extended hours during first two weeks of classes:

Tiger Card

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)

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.

Visit our website for more information: www.qcc.cuny.edu/tigercard/

Dining on Campus

The Science Café Science Building, 1st Floor

Tiger Bites Pizzeria Student Union Building, Lower Level

Starbucks Café Library Building, Lobby

Student Parking

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.

Stay Connected With The Campus!

Tiger Mail

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 http://tigermail.qcc.cuny.edu to learn more about this email account.

CUNY A!ERT and QCC Connect (mobile app)

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 www.cuny.edu/alert 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:

  • Search campus maps for buildings and locations
  • View your course schedule
  • Receive alerts and announcements using Push Notifications (Coming Soon!)
  • Discover the latest news and events at QCC

For more information: e-mail QCCconnect@qcc.cuny.edu

KURT R. SCHMELLER LIBRARY

When classes are in session, the QCC Library maintains the following schedule:

For more information, please visit the Library Webpage: www.qcc.libguides.com/libraryhome

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 webpage at www.qcc.cuny.edu/PublicSafety.

Need to Make a Change to Your Schedule?

Please note review the Academic Calendar for important dates

Have a Great Semester!

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust CenterOpens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and ArchivesOpens in a new window

Using 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.