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1.How do I join the CUNY Justice Academy (CJA)?
Students who major in Criminal Justice (CRJ),  Science for Forensics (FOS), or Forensic Financial Accounting (FFA) at the partnering CUNY Community Colleges automatically become CUNY Justice Academy students.

2. What does it mean to be part of the CUNY Justice Academy?
CJA students are guaranteed admissions into John Jay College provided they obtain their Associate's in CRJ, FOS, or FFA; are skills certified; and have a 2.0gpa.

3. Do CUNY Justice Academy students have to fill out a CUNY online application?
CJA students do NOT have to fill out an application. CJA students who are in their last semester will be contacted via their school email address regarding the transition into JJC.

4. I am a graduating CJA student who has not received a letter from John Jay, what should I do?
CJA students who are in their last semester should speak with a John Jay CJA advisor to ensure a seamless transition.
-Ray Bartholomew ( BCC & HCC
-Tanja Dejanova ( QCC
-Jennifer Hernandez ( BMCC, KCC & LGCC

5. I am a CJA student and would like more information about career opportunities in my field, what should I do?
- Students are encouraged to speak to the Career Center at their Community College to begin exploring internship options in their field.

6. I am in my last semester and I realize I have a class pending, can I go to John Jay and finish that class there?
Students must complete all of their degree requirements prior to enrolling in John Jay. John Jay will conduct an audit to ensure that students comply with these regulations.

7. I transferred to John Jay through the CUNY Justice Academy and notice not all of my credits are posted, what should I do?
Students are encouraged to send John Jay Admissions a copy of their final transcript to ensure all of their credits are posted.

CJA Students Graduating
in Fall 2014
Confirm your intention to start at John Jay in Spring 2014 by November 14, 2014.

coming soon

Fall 2014 Graduate and Professional School Fair
October 15, 2014 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
4th Floor Haaren Hall Gym
See flyer for details


CJA Program Information

Your Community Campus Advisor
Email your campus advisor to schedule an appointment.

John Jay Advisors
Contact Academic Advisement
to schedule an appointment with an advisor.