Information for Conditionally Accepted Students

Information for Conditionally Accepted Students

You were identified as a prospective student for John Jay College through the Percy Ellis Sutton SEEK program for the Fall 2019 semester.

The SEEK Program is a CUNY-Wide enrichment program designed to support the academic experience of a select group of full-time students who have the potential to succeed in college, but face some financial challenges. Students receive additional financial support and supplementary services such as academic counseling, tutoring and mentoring.

Admission to SEEK is conditional until you have done the following:
  1. Meet the income criteria and submit all documentation to the Financial Aid Office .You will be receiving an emailed invitation from the Admissions Office to schedule an appointment with the Financial Aid Office to prove your economic eligibility prior to being accepted into the program. ALL Documents must be submitted no later than May 1, 2019, as space permits.
  2. Take the CUNY Assessment test(s).  You will be sent an assigned testing date directly from CUNY Testing Office by mail, 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 2019 Freshman” in the subject line, if you need to reschedule.
  3. Commit and register to completing SEEK  Mandatory Summer Academy.

Note: All new students are required to take the CUNY Assessment Test in Mathematics for course placement even if they meet one or more of the mathematics criteria.

 Once these steps are completed, your application will be evaluated for admissions to the program. If you are selected, you will be sent an official admission letter inviting you to attend the Mandatory SEEK Summer Academy from July 8th to July 31st, 2019 along with additional information regarding enrollment at John Jay College. 

If you have any questions concerning the SEEK Program, please email