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31-10 Thomson Ave.
Long Island City, NY 11101
LaGuardia Community College
APPLY ON CAMPUS (DIRECT ADMISSIONS)
Direct Admissions is now open for the Spring 2018 Semester
Take charge of your future today! LaGuardia Community College will be offering prospective students the opportunity to apply for the Spring 2018 semester directly on campus.
Students who already have a spring 2018 application on file with CUNY, cannot apply through the Direct Admit Process. They may, however, visit the office, no appointment needed to complete the admissions process. Students will need to submit all academic documents at the time of the visit.
Students who have completed all or part of their education outside of the United States must apply for the fall 2018 semester via
Available appointment dates:
23, 24, 30, 31
6, 7, 13
In order to receive your admission decision on the spot, it is important that you come prepared with the required documents listed below:
FRESHMAN STUDENT - No previous college
High school diploma and official high school transcript - Original and 1 photocopy
Original GED diploma
and scores - Original and 1 photocopy
A $65.00 application fee must be paid online using a debit or credit card or an electronic check (E-check). In order to use an electronic check, you must have both your bank routing number and checking account number. Also, you can pay with a money order made payable to LaGuardia Community College.
We do not accept cash
As per CUNY policy, Individualized Education Plan (IEP) diplomas, and online or virtual schools are not recognized as a proof of High School graduation.
Applicants presenting credentials in a language other than English must also supply an official English translation.
If your transcripts show a different name, proof of name change must be submitted at the time of admission.
Any student who has previously attended college, business, trade, technical or vocational school, after high school, must apply as a transfer student.
If you are an Alien Registration Card holder or Naturalized Citizen, please bring the original and 1 photocopy of those documents.
Application fees are waived for Veteran students. Veterans must submit a copy of DD214 and Military ID and Military ID or Deployment or Pre-separation orders at the time of admissions to qualify for the application fee waiver.
TRANSFER STUDENT - Attended a college or university anywhere in the United States
Post-secondary transcripts: Request that all official transcripts from previously attended colleges be sent directly to LaGuardia’s Admissions Office, C102. A student copy of all colleges transcript must be submitted on the day of your direct admit appointment.
Proof of High School graduation: if you have earned less than 24 college credits, you must submit your original high school diploma and transcript, along with 1 photocopy of each document.
A $70.00 application fee must be paid online using a debit or credit card or an electronic check (E-check). In order to use an electronic check, you must have both your bank routing number and checking account number. Also, you can pay with a money order made payable to LaGuardia Community College.
We do not accept cash
We are unable to accept applicants who have completed any post-secondary education outside the U.S. International transfer students must apply directly to CUNY’s University Application Processing Center (UAPC) online for the Fall 2018 at
; the deadline is February 1, 2018.
Application fees are waived for students who are currently enrolled or registered for classes as a matriculated student at a CUNY college in the Fall 2017.
Application fees are waived for Veteran students. Veterans must submit a copy of DD214 and Military ID and Military ID or Deployment or Pre-separation orders at the time of admissions to qualify for the application fee waiver