Throughout its history, the University has been an integral part of the city and state through partnerships with public schools, economic development initiatives, immigration aid and financial advice services and other community outreach programs.
The University is an integrated system of senior and community colleges, graduate and professional schools, research centers, institutes and consortia. From certificate courses to Ph.D. programs, CUNY offers postsecondary learning to students of all backgrounds. It provides the city with graduates trained for high-demand positions in the sciences, technology, mathematics, teaching, nursing and other fields.
The CUNY Undergraduate Research webpage offers resources to help undergraduates find a mentored research experience at CUNY, and lists opportunities for students to share their research findings with the CUNY community. The site also has resources for faculty looking to engage students in their research projects.
Students are strongly encouraged to experience the cultural, educational and community-based opportunities of the five boroughs, through a network of internships and fellowships, to embracing the city as their campus.
Each College has its own Help Desk created for students in order to help them find solutions to their problems.
At CUNY, the university creates an inclusive residential environment where students can make the most of their college experience. CUNY student housing & residence life is a growing community for CUNY students. Residential students benefit greatly from living on-campus with increased opportunities for peer engagement and student involvement.
The CUNY libraries share a catalog. It provides access to information about the holdings at all campuses, including print and electronic books, videos, maps, serials, zines, and titles that are on order. The catalog may be searched by author, title, subject, or keyword.
CUNY's Open Access Policy applies to Internet access. Every member of the CUNY community with a valid CUNY ID has full rights to Internet use in all CUNY libraries.Individual campuses may determine local rules governing specific terms of Internet use. Such rules include time limits, signing-up, number of users per terminal, downloading and printing.
It is the mission of the Student Health Services of the City University of New York to make quality health care and health education available to all of its students in order to contribute to their academic success and personal growth.
There are 9 CUNY campuses with a student housing and residence life program. At the moment 3,100 CUNY students live on campus.Housing at CUNY is created to provide residents with direct access to campus resources, student leadership opportunities, academic environment, faculty engagement, and the countless cultural, social and educational resources New York City offers.
The City University of New York Athletic Conference provides all students with the opportunity to participate in a competitive athletic environment and supportive learning atmosphere, wherein life skills such as leadership development, sportsmanship, healthy living, and community service are of vital importance.
There are over 1400 student clubs and organizations (and counting!) among our 24 campuses.
Student engagement has been an integral and vital component of student success. It is well-documented that students who are involved in their campus community excel academically.Student engagement is more important than ever as employers and graduate schools value the skills and competencies learned from participating in co-curricular activities. In addition, students use the knowledge and experience they gain to improve their local communities.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.