Accepted Freshmen Students

Accepted Freshmen Students

 

Welcome to John Jay!

We are delighted that you will be joining our college community.  While this is an exciting time for you as you embark on your college career, it's an exciting time for us, too.  We look forward to seeing how you and your classmates will make John Jay a different place - by making it your own.

Steps to Enroll

To enroll as a Freshman for the Fall 2017 semester, follow these steps:

1. ONCE YOU HAVE BEEN ADMITTED, YOU MUST RESERVE YOUR SEAT BY SUBMITTING YOUR $100 SEAT DEPOSIT (The Seat Deposit Form will be emailed to you.)

To ensure that you have a seat in the fall, you must submit a nonrefundable/nontransferable $100 deposit. This deposit will be applied toward your tuition charges.

If you were notified of your admission decision before May 1st, your deposit was due by May 1st.   Since the May 1 deadline we have a large amount a processing that still needs to be done. You may still submit your deposit  at this time, but please note we may need to develop a waitlist for the Fall 2017 semester. You will be hearing back from us regarding next steps shortly. 

If you were notified of your admission after May 1st, the form is due within 10 days of your admission notification. 

To pay with a Credit Card, please follow the link that was sent to your email address.

You can also submit your deposit by visiting the John Jay College Office of Admissions. 

2. STUDY AND TAKE THE MATHEMATICS PLACEMENT TEST

You will receive a letter from the CUNY Testing Office notifying you of the date and time of the CUNY Assessment Test in Mathematics. The purpose of this test is to determine your placement into a math course.

Prepare for the test by reviewing sample questions at www.cuny.edu/academics/testing.html.  It is important to take this test as soon as possible in order to begin the advisement and registration process. Contact the Testing and Evaluation Office at 212.237.8108 or email testing@jjay.cuny.edu with “Fall 2017 Freshman” in the subject line, if you need to reschedule. If you live outside of the New York City area, please contact the Testing Office to reschedule a testing time that is convenient for you.

3. SUBMIT YOUR IMMUNIZATION FORM

Before you register for classes, you will need to submit the immunization form to the John Jay College Student Health Center, 524 West 59th Street, Room L.68.
Please visit: http://www.jjay.cuny.edu/immunization for details and to download the form. The Health Office will review the documents and contact you directly if any additional information is required.

4. APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID

To determine your financial aid eligibility, you must complete your Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA) application (www.fafsa.ed.gov).  John Jay’s code is 002693.  If you are a New York State resident, complete the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) application process.  The TAP code is 1414.

5. LEARN ABOUT HOUSING

For information about housing options and the application process, please go to www.jjay.cuny.edu/housing.

6. ADVISEMENT AND REGISTRATION
You must take the math placement test and submit your immunization forms in order to be advised and registered.  Once you have completed these steps you will receive an email to register for the event. Advisement and Registration start in early June.

7. ATTEND ORIENTATION
New student Orientation is your first steps to successfully transition to John Jay. You will receive an email invitation as the event nears. Orientation begins in June. The first day of class is August 25th.

8. Proof of High School Graduation
Upon graduation, please bring your original high school diploma to the Admissions Office. This must be submitted prior to the first day of classes.