FAQs

FAQs

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/admission-requirements.  Students can enroll in the Counseling 110 course (1-college credit).

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/eligibility-requirements/.

Q3. How many college credits can I earn through College Now?

A. —Students may earn a maximum of 12 credits through College Now over the course of high school http://collegenow.cuny.edu/faqs/.

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.
Law and Criminal Justice Summer Institute (CJSI) is designed to provide students with foundational knowledge of the American criminal justice system. Through classroom instruction, guest lectures and hands-on activities students learn the about the historical and contemporary workings of our criminal justice in practice.

Law and Literature Summer Institute (LLSI) – offered in collaboration with the Justice Resource Center (JRC) - embraces the concept that inquiry into the source of state authority is often the beginning point of interest in a career in law. LLSI engages students’ in academic and hands-on learning opportunities designed to critically explore the inherent tensions between individual liberties and state power and to harness student interest in the law and legal profession. 

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/transcripts-0.

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/transcripts-0.

Q8. Can I check the status of my online transcript request?

A.  —Yes! To check the status of your online transcript request visit https://www.credentials-inc.com/CGI-BIN/rechkcgi.pgm?TPORDER002693

Q9. 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 https://www.collegeboard.org/