Department Mission and Goals


The Transfer Resource Center (TRC) serves the transfer-out students at QCC with their preparations for senior college experiences in a variety of academic programs, supports student outreach for transfer awareness, and collaborates with external college partners.


  • Provide students seeking to transfer after degree completion with assistance and advice

  • Increase student awareness of transfer options through collaboration with the Academies and Advising and a range of informational events and initiatives

  • Develop and maintain articulation agreements with a range of 4-year institutions that align well with our degree programs and help students transfer successfully

Transfer Timeline and Planning:

Not sure when you should start to think about where life will lead you after you graduate from Queensborough? Use our Transfer Timeline to help you stay on track.

First semester: 0 to 15 credits

  • It's time to start to think about career choices. Consider taking Focus 2 to help you find your career path and make an appointment with the Office of Career Services to understand your results. For more information visit the Career Services website

  • Visit CareerTraQ to learn details about job duties, values and salary information

  • Meet with your adviser to plan out your sequence of classes. Be sure to ask about Dual Joint Program opportunities and Articulation Agreements with other colleges.

Second semester: 15 to 30 credits

Third semester 30 - 45 credits

  • Make an appointment with the Transfer Resource Center to discuss transfer options.

  • Attend the College Transfer Fair to learn about offerings at 4-year institutions.

  • Attend open houses and schedule campus visits.

  • Contact the schools you are most interested in to discuss the admission requirements for your major.

  • Explore scholarship opportunities and apply prior to deadlines.

Fourth semester 45+ credits

  • Apply to attend senior colleges before published deadlines.

  • Take advantage of CUNY and SUNY applications where you can apply for up to four CUNY colleges and/or seven SUNY colleges. The CUNY application fee is waived for current Queensborough Community College students. SUNY application fees are waived for graduating students.

  • Complete all application requirements (request transcripts, provide letters of recommendation, etc.).

  • Clear any holds on your CUNY account which may delay transcripts, impacting your application.

  • Apply for financial aid and scholarships

After graduation

Transfer Application Information:

Transfer to a four-year college requires that you complete a transfer application. Check below for details regarding transfer to CUNY, SUNY and Private colleges.

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Dual Joint Programs with CUNY four-year colleges

Dual Joint Degree Programs allow students to complete their Associate's Degree in the natural and health sciences, business, education, or field of law through courses designed to take advantage of their academic, financial and economic resources. Students will receive guidance focused on their academic career beginning with the Associate's Degree program at Queensborough. Enrolling in a Dual Joint Program guarantees that you will be accepted to the partner four-year college if all requirements are met and the Associate’s Degree completed. (see below for details)

Note: Currently enrolled students who wish to change their program must meet with an Academy Adviser to discuss their program change.

Transfer (Articulation) Agreements with CUNY, SUNY and four-year private colleges or universities

A Transfer (Articulation) Agreement is a written partnership that has been established between Queensborough Community College and a four-year college or university. This agreement breaks down what is needed for a successful transfer. It is a guarantee that students’ completed courses will be accepted towards their Bachelor’s Degree at the partner college or university. Visit the Transfer Resource Center for details regarding Transfer (Articulation) Agreements.

Campus Cultural Centers

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Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

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