CUNY partners with the Office of Equity and Access’s College Access for All: Middle School Initiative to support the goal that every seventh grade student has the opportunity to visit a college campus.

Before a Visit

Review the CUNY Explorers Best Practices for CUNY Explorers Visits
Check out the College Access for All – Middle School Curriculum: College U

Special Populations

CUNY Explorers welcomes all future college students including D75, D79 and English Language Learners. We work closely with the campus offices of accessibility and other inclusive spaces to ensure all visiting middle school students know that there are resources available to support them while in college.

Special Projects and Events

College Awareness Day
CUNY Explorers has collaborated with College Access for All: Middle School Initiative to celebrate College Awareness Day every year on January 11.

CUNY Explorers Navigators Program
Explorers Navigators bring college to you! CUNY Explorers Visit Guides deliver workshops at local middle schools focused on college awareness and readiness topics. These workshops can take place in classrooms, as part of an advisory session, or during a larger school-wide event. For more information or to bring the CUNY Navigators to your middle school, please contact us.