Transfer Student Success

Transfer Student Success

Transfer Student Success

As a transfer student, you start your Academic Journey at John Jay as sophomores and juniors with unique strengths, experiences, and goals. The team at Student Academic Success Programs is committed to providing you with resources, services, and networking opportunities that help you successfully integrate into the college life at John Jay to achieve your academic and career goals.

Transfer Seminars are specially designed sections of the 300-level Justice Core courses that all transfer students are required to take. Sections are taught by professors and supported by peer mentors who have a special interest in helping transfer students succeed. View Spring 2021 Transfer Seminars.

Transfer Student Speed Networking for Success is a high energy, fast-paced hour of networking where you’ll have the chance to meet with representatives from programs that connect you to scholarships, internships, graduate school opportunities, and more. Join us for this virtual spring transfer welcome event on Thursday, February 11 from 1:30pm – 3:00pm and meet other new transfer students and our transfer student peer success coaches who can support you in your Academic Journey at John Jay. See the attached Transfer Speed Networking flyer for more details. Register in advance for this meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Transfer Advantage is a 6-week virtual workshop series is for a select group of transfer students to help you prepare for special academic and professional opportunities that you can apply for in the upcoming semester. You’ll get tips on resumes, cover letters, and interviews, and get connected to internship, research, scholarship, and other special opportunities. You'll also receive one-on-one guidance and support with applications. Students must apply for the program by February 16 and sessions begin March 2. See the Transfer Advantage flyer for details. Meets 6 consecutive Tuesdays this fall: March 2, 9, 16, 23 and April 6, 13 | 2:00 – 3:00pm. Apply now.

Transfer Student BA/MA Opportunity Panel: Are you thinking of applying to the BA/MA program? Join us for the virtual event on Thursday, March 11 from 2:00pm – 3:00pm to hear from your peers who are in BA/MA tracks. You’ll learn about the different program options, eligibility and program requirements, and how to get started with your application materials. See the flyer for more detailsRegister in advance for this meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Transfer Student Graduate School Panel: Thinking about graduate school? Join us for this virtual event on Wednesday, March 24 from 2:00pm – 3:00pm and hear from your fellow transfer peers about what to look for when researching program, the application process, and resources at John Jay. See the flyer for more details. Register in advance for this meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Transfer Winter Bridge for Success is a free, 5-day virtual workshop series (which runs from January 25 - 29) and will connect you to faculty and fellow transfer students so you feel prepared for academic success in your first semester and beyond. Peer success coaches and staff will guide you to resources and opportunities to help you prepare for life at John Jay inside and outside of the classroom! The workshop will require 1 to 2 hours of engagement per day on your own schedule with optional live meetings. Space is limited so register as soon as you can! For questions about the workshop series, contact jjtransfer@jjay.cuny.edu!

Transfer Student Success (fall 2020 semester): Planning for Law School and Graduate School: Interested in attending law school or graduate school after completing your bachelor’s degree? Join us for this virtual event on Thursday, October 22 from 2:00pm – 3:00pm and meet with the advisors from the Center for Post Graduate Opportunities to learn how to maximize your time as a transfer student to prepare for law school or graduate school. See the flyer for more detailsRegister in advance for this meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Milestones to Success are the steps to take at John Jay to reach your academic and career goals. Learn how to meet your milestones

Campus Resources and Opportunities, including academic advising, tutoring centers, and internship programs, are here to help you succeed at John Jay. See a list of campus resources.