The CUNY Welcome Center proudly serves as a University-wide undergraduate admission office, offering assistance with all of your admission needs. We provide a wide array of services to help you explore, prepare and apply to CUNY. From a convenient New York City location, we serve prospective undergraduate students as well as high school counselors and college advisors.
welcome center services
- Admission Support
- Application Assistance
- Financial Aid Information
- One-On-One Counseling
- Scholarship Information
- Veterans Counseling
Contact our Help Desk for Students.
For admission-related questions, including those regarding your application status, please contact us during our normal business hours.
Help Desk for Students
Macaulay Honors College Help Desk
Veterans Help Desk
Admission Information Sessions at the cuny Welcome Center
Interested in learning more about CUNY?
With 24 institutions and more than 1,750 programs, there is plenty to be discovered at The City University of New York; explore the ins-and-outs today by attending an Admission Information Session!
Information sessions are conducted, in multiple languages*, at The CUNY Welcome Center and open to all prospective students and family members. Each session covers the following topics:
- An Overview of the University
- Academic Programs
- The Cost of CUNY and Financial Aid
- Preparing to Apply
- How to Apply
- Information on what is needed to complete your admission review after you apply to CUNY.
- Questions & Answers
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* English, Spanish and Cantonese
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Notice to CUNY Welcome Center Visitors: A valid form of ID is required to gain access to the CUNY Welcome Center. Please check-in at 217 East 42nd Street between 2nd & 3rd Avenues.
Location, Hours and Directions
CUNY Welcome Center
217 East 42nd St.
between 2nd & 3rd Aves.
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REgular BUSINESS HOURS:
Monday-Thursday: 9:00 AM-6:00 PM