Congratulations on your admission to the College of Staten Island!

We have designed this page to provide you with all of the information and opportunities you need in your exploration of CSI. If you are still weighing your college options, this is a way to see if CSI is the best fit for you.  If you have decided to attend CSI, use this as the beginning of your orientation.

Ready to accept our offer of admission? You may accept on-line and pay your deposit (if applicable) by visiting your CUNYfirst Student Center at (here are the instructions on how to claim/activate your account if you haven’t already). Visit the New Student Guide for step-by-step instructions on how to accept the offer on CUNYfirst.

If you have any questions, you can contact us by:

Steps to Enrollment

An informative video outlining the steps to enrolling at the College of Staten Island for the upcoming semester.

Virtual Infosessions

Our faculty and staff have prepared a number of special virtual events for you to learn more about our academic programs. 

CSI Virtual Tour

The next best thing to a real campus tour! Experience ten great campus destinations.

New Student Guide

Information on admission, financial aid, advisement, housing and more!

Facebook Group

This is THE community to connect with other new Dolphins about to take the plunge into college life!

Student Produced Video

Cinema Studies students in the Department of Media Culture produced and directed a short video titled, “CSI: We Bring the World to You".

New Student Programs YouTube Page

Filled with videos to support new students and their journey to CSI from now through the first-year.


Learn about the brand new virtual CSI Advisement and Registration Training (vCART) session.

Dolphin Cove - CSI Student Housing

Live and lean in luxury, apartment style, on-campus housing.