Transfer Resource Center

It is Now Time to Apply


Dear Prospective Graduates,

Please see the links below for general transfer information. For additional assistance, it is strongly recommended that you contact us via email at transferresourcecenter@qcc.cuny.edu. For urgent matters, please call us at 718-631-6670.

If you missed one of our on campus transfer information sessions, you can view the presentation here.

For assistance with the following applications:

For questions regarding:

Students in the John Jay Dual Joint programs:
Check your student email for a confirmation email to transition to John Jay. Check your student email for an invitation to transition to John Jay. Fall graduates will receive this email in mid-October. Spring graduates will receive this email in mid-March. If you have not received your email by the date that aligns with your graduation date, please contact cja@jjay.cuny.edu directly.


The Transfer Resource Center works with current Queensborough Community College students to assist them in preparing to transfer to four-year colleges.

Staff:
Renée Rhodd, Director, Transfer Resource Center
Susan Madera, Transfer Manager
Lenny Sanchez, Administrative Coordinator

The office is providing services to students via e-mail, telephone, and online zoom appointments, with limited in-person services available. We recommend that you continue to work with us remotely - it's convenient and easy!

All visitors to campus are required to show proof of vaccination or a negative Covid test no more than seven days prior to coming to campus. Masks are required for in-person services.

Transfer

When should you start to think about transferring to a four-year college? Use our transfer timeline below to keep on track.

Exploration

What’s next? Explore programs at CUNY, SUNY and private colleges.

Scholarships

Need help paying for your education? Use the links below to get more information.

Events

Want to learn more about upcoming events that will share information about transfer opportunities? Be sure to review the events offered by the Transfer Resource Center.

Transfer Planning Time Frame

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.

  • Start thinking about your career choices. Taking Focus 2 to help you find your career path. Make an appointment with a career adviser in the Office of Career Services (Library Building, Room 429) to understand your results.

  • Meet with your academic adviser to plan your classes. Be sure to ask about Dual/Joint Degree Agreements and Transfer (Articulation) Agreements with four-year colleges.

  • Begin researching four-year colleges and universities. Focus on degree programs offered, location and cost.

  • Maintain good grades. A minimum Grande Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 is required for graduation. For certain programs, i.e. Education, the GPA requirement for graduation is 2.75 or higher.

Click on the links below to begin looking into programs and scholarship options:

  • Join one of QCC's student clubs, groups and organizations.

  • Meet with your academic adviser to stay on track.

  • Make an appointment with a career adviser in the Office of Career Services (Library Building, Room 429) to discuss your career options if you were not able to do so in your first semester.

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

  • Attend the QCC Transfer Fair (offered each fall), transfer information seminars, four-year college open houses, and campus tours to learn about programs at 4-year colleges.

  • Contact the colleges that interest you to discuss admission requirements for your intended major. (Note: the minimum requirements for graduation may not meet the minimum requirements for entry into the program you desire.)

  • Explore scholarship options.

  • Meet with your academic adviser to stay on track.

  • Apply to transfer to four-year colleges before published deadlines. Completing all application requirements which may include a portfolio, recommendation letters or personal statements.

  • Make the most of the CUNY Transfer Application. You can apply to up to four CUNY colleges. There is no application fee for current QCC students.

  • Make the most of the SUNY Transfer Application. You can apply to up to seven SUNY colleges. There is no fee to apply if you will be a QCC graduate.

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

  • Apply for scholarships before published deadlines.

  • Keep attending classes. Successful completion of your final courses is important.

  • Receive acceptance and scholarship letters or emails from transfer schools.

  • Make a decision regarding which school you plan to transfer to.

  • Declare your major!

  • Students transferring to a CUNY four-year college should contact the Office of Admissions there to advise them that you have completed your final courses for your Associate degree.

  • Students transferring to a non-CUNY college should submit a transcript request form in the Office of the Registrar to have their final transcript sent there.

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.

Learn more

Dual/Joint Degree Agreements

Dual/Joint Degree programs at Queensborough Community College (QCC) are designed to provide our students with an Associate Degree that is equivalent to the first two years of a Bachelor Degree at a specific four-year college.

Our ten Dual/Joint degree programs allow students to use their Associate Degree from QCC to maximize their preparation for upper division programs in Biotechnology, Computer Science and Information Security, Criminal Justice, Education, Forensic Accounting, Forensic Science, Nursing and Pharmaceutical Studies. Following successful completion of the Associate Degree program and graduation from Queensborough Community College, students will have a seamless transfer into the stated baccalaureate program at the four-year college.

What is the value of a Dual/Joint Degree Agreement?

Students who fulfill all requirements gain:

  • Assured entry to the four year college
  • Assured transfer of QCC (credit-bearing) courses
  • Access to research programs and/or transfer scholarships when offered
  • Focused program of study

Who Is Eligible?

All students attending QCC are eligible.

How do students take advantage of a Dual/Joint Degree Agreement?

  • Meet the admissions requirement(s).
  • Earn an Associate Degree from QCC in the program named in the Dual/Joint Degree Agreement
  • Follow the transfer admissions process for the four year college

The Queensborough Academies

Business Academy:

Health-Related Sciences Academy:

Liberal Arts Academy:

STEM Academy:

Note:  Students who do not meet the Dual/Joint Degree Agreement requirements but meet graduation requirements are able to transfer through standard transfer options.

Transfer (Articulation) Agreements

A Transfer Agreement is a formal agreement between two or more colleges and universities.  This agreement outlines the transfer rules for a program or degree designed to aid in a smooth transfer for students.  Queensborough Community College (QCC) has formed Transfer Agreements with CUNY, SUNY and four-year private colleges or universities.

What is the value of a Transfer Agreement?

Students who fulfill all requirements gain from:

  • Assured entry to the four year college
  • Assured transfer of QCC (credit-bearing) courses
  • Access to research programs and/or transfer scholarships when offered
  • Focused program of study

Who Is Eligible?

All students attending QCC are eligible.

How do students take advantage of a Transfer Agreement?

  • Meet all admissions requirement(s).
  • Earn an Associate Degree from QCC in the program named in the Transfer Agreement
  • Follow the transfer admissions process for the four year college

Note: Students who do not meet the Transfer (Articulation) Agreement requirements but meet graduation requirements are able to transfer through standard transfer options.

Next Steps

If you are interested in Transfer Agreements or Dual/Joint Agreements, please discuss with your adviser. To view current agreements please click on your program of study below:

Business

Health Related Sciences

Liberal Arts

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Science)

Visual and Performing Arts

Department Mission and Goals

Mission:

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.

Goals:

  • 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

Contact Info

Library Building, 434
222-05, 56th Avenue Bayside, NY 11364

718.631.6670
TransferResourceCenter@qcc.cuny.edu

Office Hours

9 am to 5 pm

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