• First Year Institute


    The First Year Institute provides a variety of programs and support services for new and first-year continuing students during their first-year experience. All courses, instructional materials, and services are offered to eligible students at no tuition cost.

    The Summer and Winter sessions offer a comprehensive integrated program that is available to students who need to fulfill required upper-level developmental courses. First time entry criteria for all courses are required in order to participate in the program. Limited seating is available. Students may potentially take more than one course during Summer sessions, however, you cannot take multiple courses simultaneously. Morning, Afternoon and Evening classes available. Courses are scheduled in a two-week or three-week calendar format. Typically, classes will run Monday through Friday. Students in College Discovery (CD), Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) and CUNY EDGE programs are eligible for First Year Institute.





  • FYI-Sessions
  • Summer (June, July, August) and Winter (January, February) sessions


    Developmental course offerings may include:
    • Mathematics (MAT 095 and MAT 096)
    • Writing (ENG 099)
    • Reading (CSE 099)
    • English as a Second Language (ESL 097 and ESL 098)

  • Session I

    Class

    MAT 096
    MAT 096
    MAT 099
    MAT 099

    Time

    9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
    9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

    Dates

    July 9 – July 27, 2018
    July 9 – July 27, 2018
    July 9 – July 27, 2018
    July 9 – July 27, 2018

    Session II

    Class

    CSE 099
    CSE 099
    ENG 099
    ENG 099
    MAT 096
    MAT 096
    MAT 099
    MAT 099

    Time

    9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
    9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
    9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
    9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

    Dates

    July 23 – August 3, 2018
    July 23 – August 3, 2018
    July 23 – August 3, 2018
    July 23 – August 3, 2018
    July 23 – August 10, 2018
    July 23 – August 10, 2018
    July 23 – August 10, 2018
    July 23 – August 10, 2018

    Session III

    Class

    ESL 097
    ESL 098
    MAT 099
    MAT 099

    Time

    9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

    Dates

    August 6 – August 24, 2018
    August 6 – August 24, 2018
    August 6 – August 24, 2018
    August 6 – August 24, 2018

    Session IV

    Class

    CSE 099
    CSE 099
    ESL 097
    ESL 097
    MAT 096
    MAT 096

    Time

    9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
    9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    5:45 p.m. – 10:15 p.m.
    9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

    Dates

    August 13 – August 24, 2018
    August 13 – August 24, 2018
    JAugust 13 – August 31, 2018
    August 9 – August 31, 2018
    August 13 – August 24, 2018
    August 13 – August 24, 2018



  • Second Chance Program - FYI

    Second Chance Program


    Second Chance classes are offered to students who are in need of additional academic support for a developmental course. The program is designed to help students pass the developmental course of study. Students are admitted into the program based on instructor’s recommendation. Second Chance classes are scheduled during intersession for a one-week (25 hour) class.



  • Prep Workshops - FYI

    Prep Workshops


    Prep workshops are designed to prepare students for a developmental skills or introductory college-level course. Workshops are offered to students who are registered for the course. Prep workshops are scheduled before the beginning of the semester for a three-day (12 hour) period. Limited offerings for target groups.