Newly Accepted Graduate Students

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Office of Admissions

524 West 59th St.
Room L.64.00NB
New York, NY 10019

Office Hours

Mon: 9AM - 5PM
Tues: 9AM – 5PM
Wed: 9AM - 5:45PM
Thur: 9AM - 5PM
Fri: 9AM - 5PM

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Questions or comments with respect to the information presented on this webpage should be directed to Christopher Laudando.


Welcome to John Jay College!

Whether your goal is to advance your career through graduate study, begin a new career in public service, or to seek knowledge as its own reward, you will find that you made an excellent choice to study at John Jay. As a new John Jay graduate student, you will be joining a community of dedicated students, scholars and practitioners who are fierce advocates for justice in their communities, across the nation and throughout the world. Please explore the site for more information as you prepare for arrival at John Jay, and begin to make your new life here.

Enrollment Information Form: Please complete this online form. This hyperlink to this form is found on the electronic decision letter you received for John Jay. Please indicate whether you are enrolling, declining or requesting a deferral.

Commitment Deposit: Please submit your $250.00 commitment deposit to accept your admission along with your Deposit Form. Your nonrefundable commitment deposit will be applied towards your tuition and fees and will guarantee your enrollment for the term for which you were admitted. Veterans who submit copies of their DD214 forms along with their applications are waived from the commitment deposit requirement. To confirm your plans to enroll your deposit may be submitted by check or money order, along with the Graduate Student Commitment Deposit Form to: John Jay College, Office of Admissions, 524 West 59th Street, Suite L.64.00, New York, NY 10019.

Immunization Requirements: Before you register for classes, you will need to submit the immunization form to the Office of Admissions, 524 West 59th Street, Room L.64.00. The Health Office will review the documents and contact you directly if any additional information is required.

Financial Aid: If you have not yet applied for financial aid, please do so as soon as possible. Please note that you will need to complete your FAFSA application (Select 2014-2015 FAFSA) to determine financial aid eligibility. John Jay College FAFSA school code is 002693.

Housing: John Jay College provides a Residence Life Program at The New Yorker. For information about housing options and the application process, please go to


NYS Residency Determination: Determination for New York State Residency is based on the information provided on your application. You may qualify for the resident tuition rate if you are a US citizen or permanent resident and you have continuously maintained a residence in New York State for a period of at least twelve (12) consecutive months immediately preceding the first day of classes. Additional information regarding residency status is available on the residency and in-state tuition webpage.

Email Account: You will be sent information on how to set up your John Jay College email account after your student account has been created. Upon completing the enrollment process, John Jay College will be communicating with you exclusively through your John Jay College student email address. If you have any questions or problems with your John Jay College student email account, please contact the Department of Information Technology (DoIT) Helpdesk at 212-237-8200 or

Registration: You will be sent information on how to register after your student account has been created.  In addition, you will receiving notification of any advisement sessions that are scheduled for your program.

Graduate Student Orientation: Graduate Orientation will be held on January 22, 2015. An invitation will be sent to you and we will ask you to confirm your attendance. The first day of class is January 28th.