Steps to Enroll
524 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019
Mon: 1PM - 5PM
Tues: 9AM - 5PM
Wed: 9AM - 5PM
Thur: 9AM - 5PM
Fri: 9AM - 1:30PM
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FALL 2013 NEWLY ACCEPTED FRESHMEN STUDENTS CHECKLIST
(New Transfer Students click here)
PAY SPECIAL ATTENTION TO THESE ENROLLMENT STEPS!
An online Enrollment Information Form link will be sent via your John Jay email address. The Enrollment Information Form is to help us identify additional information we may need from you for advisement and registration purposes.
Student Seat Deposit may be submitted by check or money order, along with the Student Seat Deposit Form and mailed to: John Jay College, Bursar’s Office, 524 West 59th Street, Suite L.70.00, New York, NY 10019. Cash payments for Student Seat Deposits can be made in person. For Bursar office hours, visit here. You may also pay your Student Seat Deposit Online.
If you are a U.S. Veteran or a certified SEEK student, you do not have to pay the Student Seat Deposit.
Email Account: Set up your email account today: John Jay College will be communicating with you using your new John Jay email account and your personal email address linked to your CUNY Portal account. Thus, it is very important that you check your accounts daily so that you do not miss out on any important information that could delay your enrollment to John Jay College. Upon completing the enrollment process, John Jay College will be communicating with you exclusively through your John Jay email account. If you have any questions or problems with your John Jay email account, please contact the DoIT Helpdesk at 212-237-8200 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Immunization Requirements: Before you register for classes, you will need to download and submit to the Health Office the immunization forms.
Testing Information: You will be receiving a letter from the CUNY Testing Office notifying you of the date and time to take the CUNY Assessment Test in Mathematics. This is for math placement purposes. Please contact the Testing Office if you need to reschedule. For general information on the CUNY Testing Program and sample questions, visit the John Jay Testing website. It is important that you prepare for this test and that you take it as soon as possible.
Advisement and Registration: You will receive an email inviting you to attend an Advisement and Registration Session once your $100 Student Seat Deposit has been submitted and you have tested. The email will provide you with the available dates and steps to reserve your seat for Advisement and Registration.
Financial Aid: If you have not yet applied for financial aid, please read this financial aid section noted on the Steps to Enroll page. Please note that you will need to complete your FAFSA application (Select 2013 - 2014 FAFSA) to determine financial aid eligibility by April 30, 2013 and submit federal student loan forms by June 15, 2013. John Jay College FAFSA school code is 00263 and NYS TAP code is 1414.
If you applied for FAFSA, check your personal email for your Student Aid Report (SAR). Download the Student Aid Report (SAR) and read it carefully. If the Student Aid Report (SAR) states that you need to verify information that you entered on the FAFSA, you will need to submit the required document in addition to your income documentation. Below is a list of acceptable income documentation that you will need to submit along with the 2013 – 2014 Verification Form. Submit documentation in person to Jay Express Services Center. For office hours visit here.
1) Tax filers (student and/or parent) who did not use IRS Data Retrieval at initial FAFSA filing or through the FOTW correction process must provide an IRS transcript for 2012.
2) Social Security award letter for 2012 (Form 1099).
3) Public Assistance (PA) budget letter dated 2012, listing all family members in the case.
4) Veteran’s benefits award letters for 2012.
5) Pension award notices for 2012.
6) Birth or baptismal certificates for siblings not listed on tax returns or PA budget letter.
To download 2013 – 2014 Verification Form, go to www.jjay.cuny.edu, click on The Jay Stop, click Money Matters, choose Getting Financial Aid, scroll down to Financial Aid Forms and click on either 2013 – 2014 Dependent or Independent Verification.
You can use the Financial Aid Estimator to find out the kind of financial aid you may expect. You can find the link for the Financial Aid Estimator on the “Getting Financial Aid” website. For more Financial Aid information, you should click on Financial Aid TV.
Freshmen Orientation will be held on August 13th and 14th 2013.
FYE Academic Programs: John Jay offers several programs for first-year students to ease your transition to college. To learn more about these programs, visit the First Year Experience website.
Proof of High School Graduation: Upon graduation, please submit your original high school diploma to the Admissions Office. Wallet-sized diplomas cannot be accepted. Submit your high school diploma prior to the first day of class.
Housing Services Students interested in housing options can contact: Educational Housing Services www.studenthousing.org. For additional information about housing, vist here.
First Day of Class is Wednesday, August 28, 2013