As part of the Mayor’s College Access for All Initiative, the New York City Department of Education and CUNY have partnered to ensure that every middle-school student has the opportunity to visit a college campus to promote high school, college, and life success. Through age-appropriate and customized visits, CUNY reinforces the message that all students CAN GO to college, college is AFFORDABLE, and students can take steps NOW to achieve their college goals.

Schedule Your Campus Visit

  1. Select the campus you would like your 7th graders to visit. You will be directed to a registration page, where you can select your preferred visit date.
  2. After completing all the required information, you will receive a confirmation email requesting additional information.
  3. To confirm your registration, you must complete the Supplemental Visit Form and send a student roster to the Explorers coordinator.
  4. Please register a minimum of three weeks prior to visit.
  5. Scheduling is first-come, first-served. Priority will be given to NYC public schools participating in the College Access for All - Middle School Initiative.
  6. Visit times cannot be changed. Please contact the Explorers coordinator at the host campus if you anticipate a delayed arrival.

Schedule by Campus

Borough of Manhattan Community College

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BMCC campus visit dates are pending. We apologize for the delay.
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Bronx Community College

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Established in 1957, Bronx Community College offers associate’s degrees in more than 30 academic programs including biology, business, history, foreign languages and engineering. Its 11,500 students come from around the globe, representing 100 countries. Beyond their academic studies, students can get involved in more than 35 clubs and organizations, ranging from the business club to the cheerleading club.
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Brooklyn College

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Brooklyn College was established in 1930 in Brooklyn’s Midwood neighborhood. Students from around the world come to take advantage of over 150 degree programs in the arts, sciences, math, business and education. Students have the opportunity to study abroad, live in a residence hall and participate in more than 200 clubs and organizations, as well as intramural and varsity sports.
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John Jay College of Criminal Justice

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John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a four-year college offering liberal arts and professional education with a focus on justice. The campus is a melting pot culturally and professionally. Visitors to the college are amazed and humbled by the amount of diversity. 7th graders can expect to see that in the CUNY Explorers staff and in an interactive activity that uses social media to answer college related questions. The 2-hour experience includes a tour that highlights pathways to college.
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Kingsborough Community College

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Kingsborough Community College, established in 1963, is on an oceanfront campus in Manhattan Beach, Brooklyn. Brooklyn’s only community college, it offers 38 associate’s degree and four certificate degree programs in liberal arts fields and science fields as well as career-focused paths. Its 14,000 students represent 142 countries and have the opportunity to participate in over 50 student clubs and 10 athletic teams.
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Lehman College

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Lehman College was established in 1968 as a senior college in the Bronx. Its 10,000 undergraduate students can take advantage of 51 programs, which range from English to computer science. Students can apply to live in the residence hall near campus and participate in over 50 student clubs, including archery, student radio and the National Society of Black Engineers.
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Medgar Evers College

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Medgar Evers College was established in 1970 in central Brooklyn & offers bachelor’s and associate’s degree programs. Students can take courses in a wide range of fields, including business and accounting or psychology and social work. Students may participate in 13 varsity sports or three club sports and more than 25 student clubs and organizations or learn about a new culture studying abroad.
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New York City College of Technology

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City Tech is a four-year college in Downtown Brooklyn, with 53 degree programs, granting both baccalaureate and associate degrees. Our visit will include our Welcome Center, Library, student lounges, academic departments and an engaging and interactive classroom activity led by a student guide. Students are encouraged to prepare for the tour by thinking of questions and concerns about attending college. The visit will conclude with a group lunch in a casual setting and another opportunity to chat with college students.
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Queens College

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Queens College, in residential Flushing, was established as a senior college in 1937. The Queens College campus visit begins at the Student Union with introductions by the field coordinator and visit guides. Students are separated into 3 groups. Visit guides will bring you on a tour of our 80-acre campus to learn more about our academic and student environment. After the tour, all groups will convene to participate in a large, college-awareness group activity and have lunch. The students will be escorted back to the Student Union and conclude the visit.
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Queensborough Community College

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Founded in 1959, Queensborough Community College is located on a beautiful, 37-acre campus in residential Bayside, Queens. The College’s mission is to provide a high quality education through a wide range of Associate degree programs that prepare students for transfer to senior colleges or entry into professional careers. A variety of special learning opportunities and exceptionally strong student support services help Queensborough students to succeed both academically and professionally.
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The City College of New York

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Established in 1847, The City College of New York is a senior college located in West Harlem. Today, CCNY offers academic programs in more than a hundred fields, ranging from art to biomedical engineering. Our visits strive to highlight CCNY's legacy of access and opportunity. Students will take part in an interactive tour and be incorporated into one of our hands-on activities.
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The College of Staten Island

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The College of Staten Island is a four-year senior college in central Staten Island. Explore our beautiful outdoor campus on an approximately 1.5-mile tour led by our friendly and knowledgeable visit guides. Tour stops will include our Sports and Recreation Center, Campus Center, Library, and Center for the Arts. Lunch will then be served in our exciting Campus Center for all who attend. Finally, the visit guides will lead an interactive activity with the students. Throughout the tour, students are encouraged to ask questions and are given opportunities to take group photos.
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York College

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York College, established in 1967, is in Jamaica, Queens. This senior college offers more than 40 academic majors ranging from biotechnology to social work. Students representing 50 countries have the opportunity to participate in over 40 student clubs and organizations such as the music club and the Haitian Students Association. It is home to the CUNY Aviation Institute.
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