College Now Program
619 West 54th Street, 7th Fl.
New York NY 10019
9AM – 5PM-When classes are in session
Q1. I received a 73 on my ELA, can I still participate in the program?
A. —yes, students can enroll in the program, however you cannot take a 3-credit college course<http://www.jjay.cuny.edu/academics/2334.php. Students can enroll in the Counseling 110 course (1-college credit)http://www.jjay.cuny.edu/academics/2391.php or the Pre-College Activities.
Q2. I attend a private school in NYC, can I participate in College Now?
A. — students can participate/enroll in College Now if you attend a New York City public high school OR your private school tuition is paid for with public funds (for students with disabilities only) OR you are homeschooled and can provide proof of registration with the New York City Department of Education http://collegenow.cuny.edu/whatiscn/participate/
Q3. How many college credits can I earn through College Now?
A. —students are limited to a total of 16 college credits http://collegenow.cuny.edu/whatiscn/faq/#q14.
Q4. Will I receive college credits for (high school credit course or workshop)?
A. —no, students do not earn college credits for high school credit course or workshop activities.
Q5. Do you have any program available in the summer?
A. —yes, we are offering the Poets For Justice Summer Institute Workshop. The Poets For Justice Summer Institute Workshop embraces the concept that poetry – particularly in hip-hop and spoken word form- provides a unique and effective approach to engaging today’s youth in the educational process. Through the lens of hip-hop and spoken word, the Institute will provide participants with a powerful, student-centered learning experience that promotes critical literacy and artistic expression http://www.jjay.cuny.edu/academics/2319.php.
Q6. —How do I transfer my credits?
A. —students enrolled in a college credit course may transfer their credits in several ways. Students can request a copy of their transcript ONLINE, IN PERSON or BY MAIL http://www.jjay.cuny.edu/academics/2068.php.
Q7. How much does it cost to request an official copy of my transcript?
A. —the fee to obtain an official or unofficial copy of you transcript is $7.00 per transcript. However, if the transcript is being sent to one of the college in CUNY there is no fee. In addition, there may be an additional fee of $1.75 if you utilize the online service. http://www.jjay.cuny.edu/2168.php
Q8. What are the steps in preparing for college?
A. —the College Boards provide an array of information for both students and parents for questions that you may have http://www.collegeboard.com/.