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. RESERVE YOUR SEAT BY SUBMITTING YOUR $100 SEAT DEPOSIT (The Seat Deposit Form will be emailed and/or mailed 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.

Your Seat Deposit Form is due by May 1st. 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.

Checks or Money Orders ONLY are payable to “John Jay College.” You can mail your form and check or money order to:

John Jay College
Office of Admissions
524 West 59th Street, Room L.64
New York, NY 10019

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


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  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 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.


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: for details and to download the form. The Health Office will review the documents and contact you directly if any additional information is required.


To determine your financial aid eligibility, you must complete your Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA) application (  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.


For information about housing options and the application process, please go to

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.

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.