Office of New Student Engagement

We're with you from the start!

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In observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, the office will be closed on:

Thursday, November 26th
Friday, November 27th

About Us

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!

Students: Classes start soon! Are you ready?

Contact us!

Administration Building, Room: A-214
Phone: 718-281-5130 | Email:

Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Effective March 17, 2020, the Office of New Student Engagement will be providing services to students via e-mail, telephone and other online modalities. If you have questions or need assistance, please email us at

Our Mission and Goals

Mission Statement

The Office of New Student Engagement serves as a resource to support students’ onboarding and transition process to Queensborough Community College. Our mission is to provide accurate, useful and timely information and programming to new students and their families. We deliver services through Information Sessions, Orientation, Parent and Family Outreach, Campus Tours and Welcome Week Activities that are designed to remove roadblocks, ease the transition from High School to College and pave the way for a successful first semester.

Department Goals

1. Enhance professional readiness of students

2. Promote the success and advancement of core student affairs departmental functions and services

Welcome New Students

Welcome to Queensborough Community College (QCC), home of the Queensborough Academies! We are excited to welcome you to our vibrant academic community in the Borough of Dreams— Queens, New York.

Based on your academic interests and future goals, you will become a part of one of the five Queensborough Community College Academies:

The Queensborough Academies are committed to your success, from start to finish. Each Academy provides you with special learning opportunities and activities along with personalized advisement. We have designed this guide to help you get started on your college journey. It contains important information about the many Queensborough resources, services and opportunities that will enable you to complete your degree as you plan for the exciting transfer and career opportunities beyond graduation!

Map Your Success journey at Graduation!

The Queensborough Academies are our plan for your success.

Take key actions along the way and complete your degree at Queensborough. You will be ready for the exciting transfer or career opportunities that lie beyond graduation.

Now that you're a QCC Student, there are 5 things left to make sure you have an awesome year!

  1. Is your Admissions and Enrollment Checklist complete?

  2. Reach out to our Athletic Department if you are interested in playing a sport

  3. Visit our Students with Disabilities Office if you require services in class

  4. Join us for  Orientation!

Is your Admissions & Enrollment Checklist complete?

Interested in playing a sport?

Reach out to our Athletic Department to learn more about our teams.

Men's Teams
Cross Country
Indoor Track
Outdoor Track

Women's Teams
Cross Country
Indoor Track
Outdoor Track

women's volleyball

Services for Students with Disabilities

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It is the responsibility of the student to self-identify as a student with a disability.

Students must contact SSD to schedule an appointment with the program director to register for services. It is the responsibility of the student to provide documentation (see documentation guidelines) to support the individual's request for any accommodations.

Students need to 1) complete the SSD Intake form, 2) submit documentation of disability that supports request for accommodation and 3) meet with the director to discuss eligibility.

Services for Students with Disabilities


Join us for orientation to help kick off your first semester as a Queensborough student! You will learn about many of the resources and technology tools available to you to help you succeed as a new student. For more information contact us at 718-281-5130 or

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For Parents

Parents, guardians, family members and others who support Queensborough students play an important role in their student's journey through their academic career. We want to provide you with information so that you can continue to support your student in a variety of ways. Please visit the Parent's support page for important resources and information to help get you started.

Additionally, please consult the Admissions and Enrollment Checklist to make sure your student is on the right path. We encourage you to contact the Office of Admissions and the Office of New Student Engagement with any questions or concerns you may have.

Campus Cultural Centers

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