ACE at John Jay

ACE at John Jay

ACE [Accelerate Complete Engage] at John Jay is a comprehensive program designed to help students complete their academic journey to the bachelor’s degree within four years. The program is based on the principles of the CUNY Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) model which assists students with earning degrees by providing a range of financial, academic and personal supports including intensive academic advisement, career counseling, tuition assistance, and subsidies for textbooks and transportation.

ACE Program Four-Year Benefits

  • A free unlimited MetroCard monthly (up to $1,016 per year)

  • Textbook assistance to reduce the cost of textbooks (up to $500 per year)

  • A tuition gap waiver (for students in receipt of Pell or TAP)

  • A personal Advisor and Career Specialist to guide your progress from entry to graduation

  • Early registration options that help you get the classes you need that also fit your schedule

  • Career development and academic support services

  • Winter/summer course scholarships (up to $1,650 for tuition/fees)

  • Network with faculty and professionals in field of study

  • Graduate school preparation 

    ACE is no longer accepting new students for 2019-2020.

Before You Join ACE

How tO Join ACE

Summer Engagement

  • Meet with an ACE Advisor

  • Enroll in a Course (optional)

  • Attend an ACE Orientation