Metro Card Program

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Business Office of Student Activities Association, Inc. & Children Center, Inc.      

524 West 59th Street, L2.71.05New York, NY 10019 Office: 212.393.6474       Fax: 212.237-8491


MetroCard Program Description

The MetroCard Program will provide John Jay College students a unique opportunity to expand their educational and professional development by traveling to the various museums, historical landmarks, lectures, seminars, and the numerous attractions around New York City.  

View our RECOMMENDED LIST of sites to discover events around New York City. Students are not limited to the events listed on these sites. Students are strongly encouraged to research events they are interested in attending.

Eligibility Requirements 

Undergraduate students with at least a 2.5 GPA are eligible. Graduate students with at least a 3.0 GPA are eligible. Transfer students in their first semester are not eligible. All applications will be reviewed by the MetroCard Program Committee.

MetroCard Program Policy

The MetroCard Program is designed for educational and professional development.  If you are experiencing financial hardship, please contact Counseling Services at 212.237.8111 or email


Submission Deadline 

Application period February 2015 – May 2015.


Submission Guidelines

Please review the application checklist form before submission. The application checklist form outline all the required documents needed for a complete application. All incomplete applications will be denied. All students must utilize John Jay College email addresses for electronic submission.

Emailed applications must be submitted in PDF format to with the subject line that contains your first and last name and the phrase “MetroCard Application” (ex. Joe Smith MetroCard Application) in accordance with the designated submission schedule.  If the document size is too large for one email than send multiple emails (Ex. Joe Smith MetroCard Application Pt 2, Joe Smith MetroCard Application Pt 3, and etc.).

Printed applications must be single sided and typed. 

ATTN: Jeffrey Aikens
524 West 59th Street, Rm L2.71.05
New York, NY 10019

All students are strongly encouraged to contact the Student Travel Coordinator by phone at 212-393-6474 or email before submitting an application.

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