Fall '21 Semester at Queensborough!

Fall classes started on Wednesday, August 25th. Classes will be offered in 4 formats - synchronous, asynchronous, hybrid and in-person.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday, May 5, that the State University of New York and the City University of New York will require COVID-19 vaccinations for students to attend in-person classes for Fall 2021.

The sooner our community is vaccinated, the safer and more successful our Fall 2021 semester will be!

Advantages to Registering Now:

  • You will be able to get the classes you need to stay on track towards graduation
  • You will be able to get the schedule that works best for you
  • You don't have to pay now*; just register for the classes you need
  • You can register for the next course in a sequence without waiting for your current semester grades; for example, if you enrolled in ENGL101 you can register now for ENGL102!

*Review your financial aid on CUNYfirst. If you have questions or need help contact the Office of Financial Services; and contact the Bursar's office for information about the 7 Ways to Pay Your Bill or to set up a Nelnet Payment Plan.

There Are 2 Ways You Can Register for Fall:

Use DegreeWorks and Schedule Builder to choose your classes, plan your schedule then register for classes on CUNYfirst.

We are here to help you get ready for fall. You can email to make an appointment with an adviser using Starfish or CUNYfirst.

Find an Adviser

How do I Register for Fall Semester?

Current QCC and CUNY Students attending a CUNY College other than Queensborough should register via CUNYfirst. Advisement is not required, but we urge QCC students to make an appointment to speak with an adviser prior to registering. You can email or call your adviser (listed in Starfish).

  1. Login to CUNYfirst using your CUNY student account username and password, then click “Self Service” then click “Student Center”

  2. Once you are in the Student Center, click “Search For Classes”

    Student Cener screen within CUNYfirst

  3. For Institution choose “Queensborough Community College”

    For Term choose “2021 Fall Term”

    For Subject choose from the drop-down menu which subject you wish to do a class search for

    Search for Classes screen within CUNYfirst

  4. At the bottom click “Search

    Submit button location with arrow overlay pointing to the button.

  5. Choose which course from the subject list best fits your schedule

    Search results screen where you can select your desired course

  6. Either click “Enroll” to register for the course, or copy the Class number/Section to add to Schedule Builder*

    Screen showing where the Enroll tab is inside of CUNYfirst

*Note: If you wish to use Schedule Builder to help you create a Fall schedule, make sure to copy or write down the Class number or course Section for the class you wish to add to Schedule Builder. Click the link below for how to use Schedule Builder!

What is Schedule Builder?
Schedule Builder is designed to assist you in planning your schedule. Schedule Builder allows you to graphically view schedule options based on the courses and times that work best for you.

  1. Login to your Student Center on CUNYfirst.

  2. Click the “Launch Schedule Builder” link to access the Schedule Builder application. (Be sure to allow pop-ups in the browser).

  3. Once the application opens, Schedule Builder’s Welcome page should appear. Next, select the term in which you would like to search for classes directly on the Welcome page.


Register Using CUNYfirst

How do I Apply for Fall Semester?

Who is Eligible for Fall Semester?

  • Non-degree students

  • Visiting students who are current undergraduates at a non-CUNY college/university

Non-Degree Students

Non-degree students should complete the Non-degree PDF application.

Non-Degree Application

Visiting Students

Visiting students should complete the Visiting students PDF application.

Visiting Student Application


Non-degree and visiting students, if you have any questions with applying for Fall classes at Queensborough please contact our Admissions office at admissions@qcc.cuny.edu

What Classes are being Offered?

Campus Cultural Centers

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

The KHC uses 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.