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 Fall 2020 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 fall transfer welcome event on Tuesday, September 22 from 2:00pm – 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 September 25 and sessions begin October 13. See the Transfer Advantage flyer for details. Meets 6 consecutive Tuesdays this fall: October 13, 20, 27 and November 3, 10, 17 | Tuesdays, 2:00 – 3:00pm. Apply now.

Transfer Student Success: 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 details. Register in advance for this meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Transfer Student BA/MA Opportunity Panel: Are you thinking of applying to the BA/MA program? Join us for the virtual event on Thursday, October 29 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 Summer Bridge for Success is a free two-week virtual workshop series (which runs from August 10 - 21) 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 10 to 12 hours of engagement per week 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!

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.