Tiger Tips

Check out the tips below and click on the links to learn about the great services and resources available to you as a Queensborough Tiger!

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In The Know

Office 365

As a registered student, Office 365 is your official Queensborough email address. All official communication from the College to you will be done only through Office 365. Your free Microsoft Office 365 account offers 50 GB for message storage, Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote & Access), Web and mobile device support, and excellent email security. If you haven't already, be sure to activate your Office 365 student account today, and download it to your phone for easy access. Check your student email often for important messages from the College!

QCC Connect App

Tigers! If you haven't already, be sure to download the QCC Connect app to your cell phone! The app has your digital ID card, which you must present to public safety to access campus. The app also lets you: View your course schedule; access your Office 365 student email; add Tiger Bucks and Dining Dollars to your TigerCard; Add classes, pay your bill, manage financial aid awards and so much more! Download the QCC Connect app BEFORE the fall semester begins!

CUNY Alert

Join CUNY Alert to receive text or voice notifications of campus emergencies or weather related closings. You select the best way to get messages: cell phone or e-mail. You can sign up even if you are registered with another emergency notification system.


Queensborough Community College seeks to foster a climate of care and support…and that depends on the involvement of all College community members. Queensborough encourages students, faculty, staff, and other community members to offer comments and suggestions and to report concerns via the QCC e311 system.

Access to Campus Services & Support You Need


Your TigerCard is a convenient and powerful resource to use on campus that can help you save money, provide cashback rewards and allows you to easily make use of college services. Your Queensborough TigerCard also provides you with easy access to campus. It's important to have your digital TigerCard on your smartphone (via the QCC Connect app) because once your vaccine information is uploaded and verified on CUNYfirst, approval will be sent to your TigerCard. You may use either your physical or digital TigerCard at any campus access point!


At the campus Counseling Center , our licensed, professional counselors offer short-term individual personal counseling, help students network and collaborate with all campus support services for a great experience at Queensborough, and so much more.

Tutoring Centers

Our free campus tutoring centers, the Math Learning Center (MLC) and Center for Tutoring and Academic Support (CTAS), give registered Queensborough students an opportunity to further their success by providing high quality one–to–one tutoring, small group learning and workshops in a variety of subjects.

Kurt R. Schmeller Library

The Kurt R. Schmeller Library at Queensborough is your go-to place for books, online database journals, help with research papers and citation styles such as MLA and APA, and so much more. It is also a great (and quiet!) place to study, whether by yourself or with some of your classmates. When off campus you can access the online library database by signing in with your CUNY login, and the library website has a great LibChat feature where you can get quick answers to any questions you may have about library events, research strategies, or online tutorials and special Blackboard events hosted by the library. The library is also home to the campus Starbucks for snacks, coffee, and more! Click on the library link above for hours of operation and to see how the library is a great resource for you as a student at Queensborough.

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The QCC Bookstore  is the place to go for your course textbooks (new, used and rentals) as well as notebooks, calculators, QCC apparel, even snacks! Go to the "Find Course Materials​​" web page to check on what textbooks, if any, you will need for your fall courses.

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Student Center

Located in the lower level of the Student Union Building, the Student Center is the place to go if you want to relax between classes. The Student Center and its amenities are accessible to any student with a valid Queensborough Community College CUNY Identification Card. Visit the Student Center web page to learn more!

Plan Your Future. Your Academic Journey Begins Here!

Career Services

Let the Office of Career Services help you make the most of your time at Queensborough! We will help you prepare your resume and for a job interview or internship; show you the skills employers are looking for; offer career building advice, and so much more!

Transfer Resource Center

The Transfer Resource Center (TRC) serves students at Queensborough by providing assistance and advice 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.


Your academic adviser, who is assigned to you through Starfish, will work with you to help you select courses, create a class schedule, and develop a degree plan so you may achieve your educational goals. Academic planning and course scheduling are a major part of your college success, so work with your adviser to make sure you stay on track to graduate!


The Office of the Registrar (Student Records) supports students in different ways. Whether you want help with registration, need a transcript, grad audit, or other academic records or forms, the Registrar's office is here to help! Be sure to check the Academic Calendar often for important dates and updates every semester.

Paying for College

Financial Services (Financial Aid)

Financial Services supports students in achieving their educational goals by helping them in obtaining financial assistance through federal, state, institutional and private grant, scholarship, loan, employment and payment plan programs.


Enroll today in a Nelnet payment plan. Queensborough makes college more affordable by allowing you to better manage your payments over time. Instead of paying your spring semester bill all at once, the Nelnet interest-free payment plan allows you to stretch payments over a period of months. There are still payment plans available for spring!

Campus Cultural Centers

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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.

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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.

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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.