2021 Winter Session

Accessible. Affordable. Accelerated.

Distance learning and Virtual Student Support Services will continue for the majority of winter and spring classes.

With the Fall ‘20 online semester now well underway, keep the momentum going towards your degree. Whether you are a full-time or part-time student, taking an online class during Winter Session is a great way to keep your momentum going and accelerate towards your degree.

Affordability and transferability matter to four-year college and university students.
Register for a Winter course at Queensborough and:

  • Keep your academic momentum going
  • Save money with our low tuition rates
  • Boost your GPA
  • Lighten your course load during the academic year
  • Graduate sooner

Courses start at $210 per credit*. Winter Session classes begin on Monday, January 4, 2021. All courses are fully online.

*Matriculated Students who are NYC & Nassau County residents. Excludes student fees. Visit How much does College Cost? for tuition and fees. Visit our Residency Requirements for more information.

How do I Register for Winter Session?

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 your 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 “Spring 2021”

    For Session choose “Winter”

    Search for Classes screen within CUNYfirst

  4. At the bottom click “Search

    Submit button location with arrow overlay pointing to the button.

  5. Choose the subject you wish to search for a Winter course:

    Search results screen where you can select your desired course

  6. Once you choose your Winter course click “Enroll” to register for the course!

    Screen showing where the Enroll tab is inside of CUNYfirst

Register Using CUNYfirst

How do I Apply for Winter Session?

Who is Eligible for Winter Session?

  • Non-degree students

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

Visiting students who are current undergraduates at a non-CUNY college/university should complete the visiting students PDF application.

Visiting Student Application

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

Non-degree Application

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

Why Register Now for Winter & Spring 2021?

Advantages to Registering Early:

  • 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!

Winter STEM Waiver for Current Queensborough Students

The Winter 2021 STEM Waiver Tuition Application is now closed.

Summer 2021 STEM Tuition Waivers will be available. An announcement for the opening of Summer 2021 applications will be made during the Spring 2021 semester.

Campus Cultural Centers

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