On-the-Spot Admissions

No appointment necessary. Same-day decision.


Queensborough Community College is accepting applications for the Spring 2020 semester through on the spot direct admissions until January 31, 2020. Just walk in and our friendly admissions staff will assist you – no appointment necessary!

Normal Hours of Operation:

Mondays from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesdays from 8:45 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Wednesdays from 8:45 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Thursdays from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Fridays from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact Us, Location and Hours

222-05 56th Avenue
Bayside, New York 11364

Administration Building
Room: A-210

Email Admissions@qcc.cuny.edu
Phone (718) 281-5000



You Can Apply for the Spring 2020 Semester!

How to Apply for On the Spot Direct Admissions

To complete an application transfer and freshman applicants should visit the Office of Admissions during the below office hours. In order to provide quality service and to allow for processing time, please arrive an hour before closing if you wish to apply for the Spring 2020 semester.

Please Note: Freshmen or transfer students, who have completed all or part of their education outside the United States and U.S. territories, cannot file directly for admission at the college. You must apply through the University Processing Center (UAPC). Please see CUNY's Undergraduate Admissions page for more information.

In addition to the application all applicants should submit the following information directly to the Office of Admissions.

Freshman Applicants

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You are considered a freshman applicant if you have not previously attended any college, university, and/or proprietary school since graduating high school.

  • Official high school transcript from all high schools attended, or original GED Diploma with score sheet attached. An official transcript must be in a sealed envelope from the institution issuing it. If the high school will not give you an official transcript, please have it mailed to the Office of Admissions, 222-05 56th Avenue, A-210, Bayside, New York 11364. If you have the transcript mailed directly to you, please do not open it. Once opened, it is not considered official.
  • Application fee of $65 (USD) payable by credit card, check, money order or cash.

Interested in applying for Fall 2020 instead? Visit CUNY's Undergraduate Application

Transfer Applicants

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You are considered a transfer applicant if you have attended any college, university, and/or proprietary school since graduating from high school. This applies whether or not you are seeking transfer credit and/or changing a program of study.

  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended. An official transcript must be in a sealed envelope from the institution issuing it. If the institution will not give you an official transcript, please have it mailed to the Office of Admissions, 222-05 56th Avenue, A-210, Bayside, New York 11364. If you have the transcript mailed directly to you, please do not open it. Once opened, it is no longer official. If you are a CUNY student, you do not need to request a copy of this transcript to send to us. We will have access to your transcript.
  • Application fee of $70 (USD) payable by credit card, check, money order or cash.

Interested in applying for Fall 2020 instead? Visit CUNY's Undergraduate Application.


Are you a resident of Nassau? You are eligible for the in city tuition rate! Visit our Nassau County Students page to learn more.

Your cost to attend QCC may be more affordable with the Excelsior Scholarship Program. To learn more, visit NYS Excelsior Scholarship Program.

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Contact Us, Location and Hours

222-05 56th Avenue
Bayside, New York 11364

Administration Building
Room: A-210

Email Admissions@qcc.cuny.edu
Phone (718) 281-5000

Hours of Operation

Mondays from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesdays from 8:45 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Wednesdays from 8:45 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Thursdays from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Fridays from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Services for Students with Disabilities

If you need accommodation(s) due to a disability, please contact QCC's office of Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) located in room S-132 or call 718-631-6257.

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