Readmission Advisement

Readmission Advisement

Welcome Back

Welcome back to John Jay!

Congratulations on recommitting yourself to your studies to finish your degree!

We are so happy you have returned and want you to know that we are committed to making your transition back to John Jay College and your remaining stay here as stress-free and fun as possible.  We are here to help you navigate every step of your academic journey.

How Do I Apply for Readmission?

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Your application for readmission must be processed/approved before you can receive advisement services or register for classes.  You can apply for readmission online through the Jay Stop website For more information about the readmission application process click here!


Advisement & Registration for Newly Readmitted Students in Good Academic Standing

Students on a computerYou will be eligible to register for classes once your readmission application has been processed.  You are encouraged to register as soon as possible so that you will have the largest selection of courses to choose from.

If you have been away from John Jay College for only one semester, you may continue to follow the same requirements as you did when you attended previously for both general education and major.

If you have been away from John Jay for more than one semester, you must follow the current requirements for both general education and major.   

Gen Ed RequirementsMajor Requirements

Please note: While encouraged to do so, newly readmitted students in good standing are not required to meet with an advisor in order to register for classes. You are encouraged to register as soon as possible to have the largest selection of courses.



You are welcome to register for classes using the registration guidelines below and review your selections with an advisor when you are able to schedule an appointment.

Students returning with 90 credits or more, who have attended another institution while away from John Jay and those who left John Jay before Fall 2013 are strongly encouraged to meet with an academic advisor.  Regardless of whether you meet with an advisor, it is very important that you understand your degree requirements.  Please make sure to closely review the following guidelines.

Advisement & Registration for Newly Readmitted Students on Probation

You will be eligible to register for classes only if your application for readmission is approved and after you meet with an academic advisor.

The Academic Advisement Center provides one-on-one advisement for newly readmitted students on probation which includes a semi-independent lab session where you can receive assistance with accessing John Jay technology and course registration.

To sign up for an appointment with an Academic Advisor, please access Advisor Trac and choose a session that works with your schedule.  Please note, you must activate your John Jay email in order to use Advisor Trac.
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Registration Guidelines for Newly Readmitted Students

In order to register for classes at John Jay, students need access to both DegreeWorks & CUNYFirst. DegreeWorks is an online advisement tool which shows how your coursework meets degree requirements. CUNYFirst is our new registration system that replaced eSIMS in 2014. Please see the links below for detailed instructions on how to access and use these tools.


Please Note: If you have been to another college while you were away from John Jay, you must submit your official transcripts as soon as possible to the Testing and Evaluation Office John Jay College, CUNY
524 West 59th Street, Room L.71.01 New York City, NY, 10019.