Why Wait, Start College Now!

Q. How much does College Now cost?
A. — College Now is a completely FREE program.

Q. I attend a private school in NYC, can I participate in College Now?
A.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.

Q. I received a 73 on my ELA, can I still participate in the program?
A. — Yes, students can enroll in the program; however, you cannot take a 3-credit college course.  Students can enroll in the Counseling 110 course (1-college credit).

Q. Do I have to buy my textbook?
A. — No, the College Now program will lend you the required textbook for your class.

Q. Will, I receive a John Jay College ID card?
A. —Yes, students enrolled in a college credit course are issued a John Jay ID card.

Q. Do I have to submit my Immunization record (proof of Immunization)?
A. —No, CN students are not required to submit proof of Immunization.

Q. How many college credits can I earn through College Now?
A. — Students may earn a maximum of 15 credits through the College Now program.

Q. Will, I receive college credits or high school credits for a workshop? 
A. — No, students do not earn credits for workshop activities.

Q. —How do I transfer my credits?
A. — Students enrolled in a college credit course may transfer their credits in several ways.  Students can request a copy of their transcript ONLINE, IN PERSON, OR BY MAIL.

Q. How much does it cost to request an official copy of my transcript? 
A. — The fee to obtain an official or unofficial copy of your transcript is $7.00 per transcript.  Also, there may be an additional fee of $1.75 if you utilize the online service.

Q. Can I check the status of my online transcript request?
A.  — Yes, to check the status of your online transcript request, visit http://www.jjay.cuny.edu/online.

Q. What are the steps in preparing for college?
A. — The College Boards provide an array of information for both students and parents for questions that you may have https://www.collegeboard.org/.