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Thank you for your interest in the College Now program at John Jay College of Criminal Justice! College Now is a FREE college transition program for NYCDOE high school students, started in the spring of 1984 at Kingsborough Community College with 449 students. In 2000, a partnership was formed between the City University of New York (CUNY) and NYCDOE to expand to 17 CUNY undergraduate colleges, and today 22,587 students from over 470 NYCDOE high schools participate in College Now.

Please note that only students who attend NYC public high schools, registered homeschooled students, and students with disabilities whose private school tuition is supported by the DOE can participate in College Now.

College Now Applications
    Complete the

     1. New Students Application – taking a college credit course in the CN program for the first time
     2. Returning Students Application – took a college credit course in ANY CN program 
     3. Homeschooled Students Application – registered with NYCDOE  
     4. Workshops  all NYC public high school students
              a. Criminal Law and Investigations (CLIW)
               b. STEM Research Academy (STEM) 

New Students Application-First Time Applicant

Preview STEP II of the application 

STEP I. Click here to complete the John Jay College Now application

STEP II. Create an application account (Use Internet Explorer for the best experience)

  • Click on the Register Now tab to create an application 
  • Click on the Sign On tab to complete the application (use the username and password you created)
  • Review your application (each tab) for errors. For example, name, DOB, email address, mailing address, year entered high school, OSIS #, etc.
  • Submit the application

STEP III. Submit Supporting Document(s)
Click here to submit your supporting document(s) (essay, transcript, and applicable test scores).  The documents can also be emailed to collegenow@jjay.cuny.edu or faxed to (212) 393-6359.

 

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New students must complete and submit the 'New Student' Application along with supporting documents. Applications submitted without supporting document(s) will not be considered

Returning Students Application-Previous College Credit Course in ANY CN Program

Homeschooled Students Application-Registered with NYCDOE

Homeschooled Students

 

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Applications submitted without supporting document(s) will not be considered

Workshops

Criminal Law and Investigations Workshop

  • Click here to complete the application (2020 Application Coming November 2019)
  • Click here to submit a copy of your transcript.  The transcript can also be emailed to collegenow@jjay.cuny.edu or faxed to (212) 393-6359

STEM Research Academy Workshop

  • Click here to complete the application (2020 Application Coming November 2019)
  • Click here to submit a copy of your transcript. The transcript can also be emailed to collegenow@jjay.cuny.edu or faxed to (212) 393-6359

 

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Applications submitted without a copy of the transcript will not be considered