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Admitted Student Page

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:

  • Emailing us at
  • Contacting the admissions representative assigned to you in your VIP account letter
  • Visiting our Recruitment and Admissions Virtual Office for private live chats with our staff. We are open Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm EST
  • In-person office hours are Monday - Thursday, from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, and Friday from 9:00 am - 12:00 noon. All visitors are required to present a Cleared4 “Pass” (proof of COVID vaccination or recent negative test) to enter the CSI campus. To register and receive the pass, please complete our visitor form and read the instructions.
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An informative video outlining the steps to enrolling at the College of Staten Island for the upcoming semester.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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