Summers With CUNY EDGE

Summers With CUNY EDGE

Summer Hours:

As of the summer of 2018, all marticulated students receiving cash assistance must complete 30 hours of engagement during summer sessions. While this has been a requirement for only Fall and Spring sessions, it is now also required for Summer Sessions as well.

You will recieve a FIA letter in the mail shortly after the Spring semester ends inquiring about your activity. Please bring this to us for completion to continue receiving your benefits without any hiccups.

What does "Engagement" look like?:

Engagement can be various opportunitites. Engagement is considered weekly hours that you are completing of activity to continue receiving benefits. The options for engagement while attending school consist of but are not limited to the following,

  • Classes
  • Internships
  • Volunteer Work & Community Service
  • University related Fellowships
  • Part-Time Employment
  • Supervised Study/Homework time


To verify all opportunities that are NOT classes in your FIA letter, you must complete the designated forms given during advisement. These forms may also be acquired during walk-in hours.