College Transfer Fair

Be sure to attend this event providing an opportunity to meet with representatives from over 50 colleges. Be sure to bring questions unique to you and your situation. Dress for success and bring a copy of your unofficial college transcript.


Listing of Colleges Attending

CUNY Brooklyn College
CUNY Baccalaureate
CUNY Baruch College
CUNY City College - Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Center Worker Education
CUNY College of Staten Island
CUNY Hunter College
CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice
CUNY Lehman College
CUNY New York City College of Technology
CUNY Medgar Evers College
CUNY Queens College
CUNY School of Professional Studies
CUNY Welcome Center
CUNY York College

SUNY Alfred State College
SUNY Binghamton
SUNY Brockport
SUNY Buffalo State
SUNY Canton
SUNY Cobleskill
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
SUNY Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT)
SUNY Farmingdale State College
SUNY Maritime College
SUNY Oswego
SUNY Potsdam
SUNY Purchase
SUNY University at Albany
SUNY University at Buffalo

Adelphi University
Columbia University
Concordia College New York
DeVry College of New York
Excelsior College
Fordham University
Hofstra University
LIM College
LIU - Brooklyn
Manhattan College
Manhattanville Colelge
Marymount Manhattan College
Mercy College
New York Institute of Technology
New York University School of Professional Studies
Nottingham Trent University
Nyack College
Pace University
Pacific College of Oriental Medicine
St. Peter's University
St. Francis College
St. John's University
St. Joseph's College
Syracuse University
The College of New Rochelle
The King's College
The New School
Touro College
University of Michigan College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology

Fall 2018 Events

Transfer Seminar Series: Learn What you Need to Know About Transferring to a 4-Year College

STEM Transfer Seminar
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
12:10 pm to 1:00 pm
S112

Business Transfer Seminar
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
1:10 pm to 2:00 pm
S112

Liberal Arts Transfer Seminar
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
12:10 pm to 1:00 pm and 1:10 pm to 2:00 pm
M136

Visual and Performing Arts Seminar
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
12:10 pm to 1:00 pm
S112

Health Related Sciences Seminar
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
1:10 pm to 2:00 pm
S112

Questions to Ask College Representatives:

Is your college offering an open-house? Online open-house? Virtual tour? If yes, please provide the details.

Admissions:

  • What are the application deadlines for admissions – for spring admission? For fall admission?
  • Where/how can I apply?
  • Is there an application fee? If so, what is the fee? Are fee waivers available?
  • Is the ACT or SAT required?
  • When are notifications of acceptance sent?
  • What are the academic credentials of the typically admitted student (e.g. GPA, ACT/SAT scores)?
  • Which extracurricular activities are considered when making admissions decisions? How heavily are they weighed?
  • Are letters of recommendation required?
  • Do you require an essay?
  • Do you require an interview? Audition? Portfolio? If yes, when/where will it take place?
  • May I contact you if I have any more questions? What is the best way for me to contact you – via telephone? Via email?
  • What type of support do you offer Students with Disabilities? Veterans? Active Military?
  • What percent of applicants are accepted to the university?

Academics:

  • Do I have to declare a major when I apply?
  • Is there someone at your school who will help me find an internship?
  • Does your college offer any special programs like independent study or study abroad?
  • What support services are offered to students (e.g. tutoring, career counseling, study skills workshops)?
  • Does your college provide preparation for licensing exams? If yes, is it provided free of charge?
  • Do you offer evening classes?
  • Do you offer online classes?
  • Will all of my community college credits transfer – with a degree? Without a degree?
  • What is the maximum number of credits that can be transferred?
  • How many more credits will I need to complete in order to receive my Bachelor’s Degree at your institution?
  • Are there any specific requirements for certain programs at your college?
  • Are certain majors more competitive to gain admission to than others?

Financial Aid/Scholarships/Finances:

  • Do you offer payment plans?
  • What type of scholarship opportunities are available?
  • Do you offer scholarships to members of Phi Theta Kappa?
  • Are there separate deadlines for admission and scholarship applications?
  • Do I need to complete a FAFSA application in order to apply for academic scholarships?
  • What opportunities are there for on-campus employment?

Athletes:

  • Are college athletes required to live on campus? If so, is housing provided?
  • What GPA must be maintained in order to remain active?
  • Will I have a specified adviser familiar with the scheduling issues of an athlete?
  • Will I be required to sit out a year if I transfer to your college?

Campus Life:

  • What types of extracurricular activities are offered on campus?
  • Are there fraternities? Sororities? Clubs?
  • What type of food services are available to students - Kosher? Halal? Vegetarian?
  • Is there job placement assistance for graduates?
  • What is the college doing to cultivate a safe campus?
  • Are there police stationed on campus, or does the university rely on its own security team?
  • How does the university communicate with students in an emergency?

Housing:

  • Is housing available/mandatory for transfer students?
  • Are students required to live on campus?
  • What housing and meal plans are offered?

Parking:

  • Are students allowed to have cars on campus?
  • Is parking available on campus?
  • When should students apply for parking?

Transfer Workshops and Table Visits

Be sure to check the Queensborough Campus Events Calendar for details on our Transfer Workshops and Table Visits.

Campus Cultural Centers

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