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CUNY Explorers Registration is Live!
HOW TO REGISTER
REMOTE SESSION GUIDELINES
Due to COVID-19, all of our campus tours have changed to remote sessions. All campuses utilize Zoom for their remote campus visits. If your school does not use Zoom, please reach out to the Campus Coordinator to discuss the best tech option for your school.
All registrants must be aware of the following guidelines:
- Registrants must share and test the link with Explorers staff prior to the visit to avoid any inappropriate interruptions.
- Participants must be on mute when entering a session
- Teachers or staff will be asked to help monitor the chat during the session.
- Should there by any inappropriate or unsafe behavior, Explorers staff will immediately end the remote session.
SCHEDULE BY CAMPUS
Bronx Community College
The theme of the Bronx Community College visit is College Majors and Careers. Students will take part in one of the following experiences: Biology, Chemistry, Medical Lab Tech, Nursing, Media & Digital, Art/Gaming/Design, Dance and Wellness, Radiology, Automotive, or a traditional campus tour. All experiences are led by college faculty and/or a student in the related major. Please see the registration site for more details.
The theme of the Brooklyn College visit is College Knowledge. During the remote session, students will learn about what it is like to be a college student through activities and critical thinking exercises. Visit Guides will share their college experience with students and show them that they can overcome any problem. Please see the registration site for more details.
The theme of the York College visit is A Day in the Life. Students will engage in a remote “Majors and Minors” campus tour led by Visit Guides. They will learn about the differences between a major and minor, hear from Visit Guides about their own middle school challenges and college experiences, and learn how to chose a college that would best fit their needs. Please see the registration site for more details
LaGuardia Community College
The theme of the LaGuardia Community College visit is Understanding the Experience of a College Student. Students will learn about the different choices and pathways they can take to attend college. They can choose between a storytelling activity that will ask them to create a future college student, or learn more about the field of Epidemiology. Both workshops aim to expand students’ knowledge of the steps they can take to prepare for college. Please see the registration site for more information.
The theme of the Lehman College visit is Getting to Know You, Getting to Know Your Major. Students will go on a virtual tour and choose between various workshops about early college awareness. Visit Guides will discuss choosing the right high school, stories about their experience as college students, and provide insightful resources to middle schoolers. Please see the registration site for more details.
NYC College of Technology
The theme of the City Tech visit is the College Experience. We are looking forward to sharing the College Experience through live sessions with your students. Visit guides will facilitate an informative and interactive 30-minute or 45-minute session. Students will see a brief video, photos of the college, experience personal college stories while learning a great deal about the college experience. Please see the registration site for more details.
John Jay College
The theme of the John Jay College virtual tour is You CAN GO TO COLLEGE! Students will participate in an interactive virtual tour led by JJAY students. Scholars will explore the campus and introductory College 101 material. Through dynamic virtual activities, students will learn the steps it takes to pursue a higher learning experience. As a college determined to create Fierce Advocates of Justice, students will also help Detective Scruff solve a homecoming mystery that shakes the JJAY campus. Please see the registration site for more details.
Queensborough Community College
The theme of the Queensborough visit is STEP into STEM. Through interactive activities, students will explore STEM subjects and careers in new and creative ways. Students will learn how different STEM areas can translate into everyday life. Through a virtual campus tour, students will visit various buildings such as Administration, Art & Design, and the Holocaust Center. After the tour, students will have the opportunity to attend a College 101 chat session with Visit Guides. Please see the registration site for more details.
The theme of the Queens College visit is Shaping Your Future. Students will tour the college through videos and photos of campus stops such as the Student Union, library, gymnasium, quad, and dorm building. Visit Guides will provide an informative experience while facilitating interactive activities. Students will learn about college terminology, college readiness, and financial aid. Students will walk away with more knowledge about college and ways to start preparing for college. Please see the registration site for more details.
The City College of New York
The theme of the City College visit is a Pathway to Dreams. Students can take part in multiple workshops to learn about different high school and college choices. The purpose of the workshops is to show what steps middle school students can take now to impact their future. College students will also share about their middle school, high school, and college experiences. Please see the registration site for more details.
The theme of the Baruch College visit is Early College Awareness. Students will hear from Baruch students and learn about their stories. They will also learn about the various majors, programs, and opportunities students can get involved with, starting as early as middle school. Through competition-style activities, students, teachers, and Visit Guides will share the Baruch Experience. Please see the registration site for more details.
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Kingsborough Community College
The theme of the Kingsborough Community College visit is Exposure to College and Careers. Explorers will participate in a virtual campus tour and participate in a hands-on Maritime Technology program or Surgical technology activity. Please see the registration site for more details.
Borough of Manhattan Community College
The theme of the Borough of Manhattan Community College visit is Start Here, Go Anywhere. Visiting students will participate in an interactive virtual campus tour that includes the Art Gallery, Library, Icarus Statue, Student Activities, and the Gym, to name a few. Additionally, students will partake in a hands-on activity with one of the awesome academic departments or Visit Guides. Please see the registration site for more details.
Medgar Evers College
The theme of the Medgar Evers visit is College Your Way! Students, parents, and teachers can experience college through photos, videos, and discussions with knowledgeable Visit Guides. While showing you the wonderful campus, we will be touching on a range of essential college-related topics such as the application process, how to pay for college, and extracurricular options and opportunities offered to college students. During the visit, students will also learn about the institution’s namesake, civil rights leader Medgar Wiley Evers. Please see the registration site for more details.
LATENESS AND CANCELLATION POLICIES
- If a school must cancel a visit, give the campus coordinator at least 1 week notice. This allows time to offer the date to other schools. If a cancellation occurs with less than 1 week notice, the school will forfeit additional visits on that campus for the remainder of the academic year.
- If a school does not show up for a visit, the school will forfeit remaining visits on that campus for the remainder of the academic year.