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College Now

Until further notice, our office will be operating virtually Monday through Friday, during regular hours from 9 am to 5 pm. Please DO NOT go to the office but rather email us at collegenow@csi.cuny.edu and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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The College Now Team

Welcome to the College Now Office!

College Now is a collaborative program between The City University of New York and the New York City Department of Education designed to improve the academic achievement of high school students and prepare them for college. Our mission is to introduce Staten Island public high school students, of varying skill levels, to the rigors and rewards of higher education by connecting them to high-quality scholarship and instruction.

    Contact Information

    Rebecca McClure

    Program Manager

    Building 1A, Room 208
    Email Rebecca McClure

    All students participate for free! Contact the College Now Office today to learn more.

    Registration and Program Information

    ** Summer 2022 registration is closed **

    All classes are full. If you have applied for the program you will receive notification via email of your application status.

    Fall 2022 registration will begin Wednesday, May 25, 2022

    The format of the Fall 2022 College Now courses is TBD.  Classes will be held from Saturday, September 24, 2022 to January 14, 2023.

    Registration is first-come, first-served

    A list of available courses can be found in the course information link here: Fall 2022 Course Information

     

    Instructions for Applying to the College Now Program

    Please follow instructions carefully AND use an email address that is checked routinely to avoid any delays in processing your application.

     

    NEW STUDENTS -- If you have not taken any College Now courses at any location INCLUDING your own NYC DOE high school, complete both Part 1 and 2 to apply:

    Part 1 of 2:  Copy and paste this web address into your browser to apply online: https://cssa.cunyfirst.cuny.edu/psc/cnycsprd/GUEST/SA/c/OAA_ONLINE_APPLICATION.OAA_SIGNON_COMP.GBL?Page=OAA_APPLICATION01&Action=U&TEMPLATE_ID=U_CSI_CNW

    ** There will be a drop down menu in the application that will ask which semester you are applying for. Please be sure to pick “Fall 2022” **

    Part 2 of 2:  Send an application email to “collegenow@csi.cuny.edu” AND include the following information:

    • In the subject line of your email, type: "Part 2 Fall 2022 – your full name".  Eg: Part 2 Fall 2022 – Jane Smith
    • In the body of the email, include: ​
      • Your full name
      • Your high school name, grade and OSIS number
      • A contact phone number that is best to reach you at
      • List of courses in order of preference (1 for your first choice, etc.).  Please include a second choice as classes fill quickly.
    • Attach a copy of your current unofficial high school transcript - it should be titled “NYC DOE - Student Permanent Record” or “NYC DOE” with your high school name. You may also include any other exam scores you have (PSAT, SAT, ACT).

    You will receive a confirmation email that your application email has been received.

     

    ​​​​RETURNING STUDENTS – If you have taken at least one College Now course at any location, INCLUDING your own high school, send an application email to “collegenow@csi.cuny.edu” AND include the following information:

    • In the subject line of your email, type: "Fall 2022 - your full name".  Eg: Fall 2022 – John Green
    • In the body of the email, include: ​
      • Your full name (and your EMPLID # if you know)
      • Your high school name, grade and OSIS number
      • A contact phone number that is best to reach you at
      • List of courses in order of preference (1 for your first choice, etc.).  Please include a second choice as classes fill quickly.
      • List previous College Now courses taken (if you know)
    • Attach a copy of your current unofficial high school transcript - it should be titled “NYC DOE - Student Permanent Record” or “NYC DOE” with your high school name. You may also include any other exam scores you have (PSAT, SAT, ACT).

    You will receive a confirmation email that your application email has been received.

    Applications are reviewed in the order it was received.  If you have been accepted into the program you will be emailed instructions to submit the necessary information/documents to us.   We will not register you without them.