Learn about campus resources & meet students, faculty, and staff. Dates:
- New first-year students - 1/16/2024
- New transfer students - 1/16/2024 OR 1/17/2024
- New graduate students - 1/23/2024
- New international students - 1/23/2024
Parents & family are important members of the College community! Find out how to get involved.
New Student Convocation is your formal induction into the college community. Our fall 2024 date is TBA. Watch this space for updates.
Weeks of Welcome (WOW) happen at the beginning of each semester to welcome you to John Jay and to highlight student resources and activities. Some past events include coffee and brunch with the Student Council, open houses for college offices and departments, bingo, and more.
The Peer Ambassador Leadership Program is a paid student leadership experience that:
- Fosters professional & personal development & encourages students to create leadership identities
- Develops students into strong leaders who educate for justice on campus and beyond
We honor graduates with a ceremony at the end of spring semester.
Contact Student Transition Program
524 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019
Student Transition Programs
The Office of Student Transition Programs, aligning with the divisional mission, aims to provide integrated student-centered educational activities that engages our urban commuter campus and promotes a holistic approach to student success and engaged learning.
The Office of Student Transition Programs utilizing a holistic approach to student success and engaged learning by providing integrated student-centered educational experiences to engage and inspire purposeful transitions for students and their families equipping them with resources, guidance and peer connections.
Student transitions such as the first year of college, transfer experience, degree completion, and new graduate student experiences are critical junctures in the educational pipeline and provide unique opportunities for postsecondary student learning and development. These experiences include, but are not limited to: New Student Orientation, Weeks of Welcome, Convocation, Parent & Family programs, Commencement-related events, Commencement, and the Peer Ambassador Leadership Program.