About Us


Academic Advisement Center

524 West 59th Street
New York, N.Y. 10019
Suite L.73


M/TH 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
T/W 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM*
F 9 AM - 1:00 PM
*Late night hours are only offered during Fall & Spring Semester

"Quick Question"
Walk-In Hours:
Tuesdays & Wednesdays 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Walk-In Hours are only offered during the Fall & Spring Semester

Make an appointment by Phone/In Person/Online!


Our Mission

 The mission of John Jay College's AAC is to help undergraduate students explore, define, and achieve their academic goals. Advising staff assist students in discovering both in-class and out-of-class educational opportunities to become self directed learners, decisions makers, and productive members of society.



The staff in the Academic Advisement Center can help you:

  • Adjust to university life.
  • Clarify your academic and career goals in relation to your life expectations.
  • Select appropriate courses.
  • Interpret institutional policies, procedures, and requirements.
  • Increase your awareness of educational opportunities.
  • Find campus resources that will offer you helpful support.
  • Assist you in understanding your Degree Audit.


As an advisee, you have the following responsibilities:

  • Read the John Jay College Undergraduate Bulletin and the Academic Advisement Center website before seeking academic advice.
  • Review your Degree Audit (Degree Works) every semester to keep track of progress toward completing graduation requirements.
  • Read your John Jay e-mail frequently.
  • Become knowledgeable about college programs, policies, and procedures.
  • Come prepared to each appointment with questions or material for discussion.
  • Follow up on recommendations from the academic advisor.
  • Accept responsibility for your decisions.
  • Be courteous and plan ahead (schedule appointments early and cancel or reschedule if necessary).