New Freshman/Transfer Student Registration Check List

ALL STUDENTS WHO ARE IN COMPLIANCE WITH TESTING AND IMMUNIZATION SHOULD REPORT TO THEIR DESIGNATED AREAS INDICATED  BELOW:

  • New Freshman advisement and registration for students who tested in July or before will be on Monday, 8/17/15, Tuesday, 8/18/15 & Wednesday, 8/19/15 – from 9am – 4pm in the Student Success Coaching Unit – B-208
  • New Freshman advisement and registration for students who tested in August will be on Monday, 8/24/15, Tuesday, 8/25/15 & Wednesday, 8/26/15 – from 9am – 4pm in the Student Success Coaching Unit – B-208
  • New Transfer advisement and registration for students in compliance with testing as of July will be on Tuesday, 8/18/15, Wednesday, 8/19/15 & Thursday, 8/20/15 – from 9am – 4pm in the Office of Academic Advisement – C-353
  • New Transfer advisement and registration for students in compliance with testing in August will be on Monday, 8/24/15,Tuesday, 8/25/15, Wednesday &  8/26/15 from 9am – 4pm in the Office of Academic Advisement – C-353

All students must have claimed their CUNYfirst account before going to their designated advisement areas indicated above. Click here if you have not claimed your CUNYFirst Account and follow instructions to claim your account.

First day of classes: Thursday, August 27, 2015


In order to register for courses for any given semester you must have completed the following:

*  Filed an on-line application and been officially admitted to the college (i.e. paid application process fee (if applicable), submitted official high school transcripts and diploma or GED scores and diploma and college transcripts for transfer students and received an acceptance letter. If you have not been officially admitted to the college or are in doubt about being in admitted, drop by the Admissions Office at 500 Grand Concourse at 149th St - room B-102 during normal business hours (see office hours).

*  Attend a New Student Enrollment & Test Preparation workshop. Designed to give new students an overview of what to expect on the placement test of Math, Reading & Writing. Also, covers other items needed to ensure a smooth first registration at the college.

*  Tested or be in compliance with the CUNY testing requirement (i.e. if you tested at another CUNY college we can use those test results). If you have not tested or are in doubt about being in compliance, drop by the Admissions Office at 500 Grand Concourse at 149th St during normal business hours.

*  Submitted proof of (2) measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccination doses or a blood test stating immunity to MMR and complete the Meningitis response form on CUNYfirst - Please drop off proof of immunization to the Wellness office located in the "C" building, 450 Grand Concourse at 149th St - room 375. Please call (718) 518-4483 or email jlappe@hostos.cuny.edu for questions or concerns. The instructions to complete the Meningitis form can be found here.

*  Submitted proof of residency. In order to be charged the lower tuition and receive financial aid (if you qualify), you must file a residency verification application and submit the appropriate documentation (i.e. birth certificate if born in the U.S., 2013 tax forms, etc.). If you have not filed your residency verification application or submitted proof of residency, drop by the Admissions Office at 500 East 149 St. in room B-102 during normal business hours. You can also call for a status check at (718) 319-7900.

*  Filed for financial aid if needed and if you qualify. The Financial Aid Office is located at 120 E. 149 St (Corner of Walton Avenue), Basement or call (718) 518-6555 to speak with a Financial Aid Counselor (see office hours).

*  Filled out a commitment Form. Drop by the Admissions Office during normal business hours or click here.