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Thank you for your interest in the College Now program at John Jay College of Criminal Justice! College Now is a FREE college transition program for NYCDOE high school students, started in the spring of 1984 at Kingsborough Community College with 449 students. In 2000, a partnership was formed between the City University of New York (CUNY) and NYCDOE to expand to 17 CUNY undergraduate colleges, and today 22,587 students from over 470 NYCDOE high schools participate in College Now.

Please note that only students who attend NYC public high schools, are registered homeschooled students, and are students with disabilities whose private school tuition is supported by the DOE can participate in College Now.

Fall 2020 application coming soon!  
Spring 2020 calendar

Complete the
     1. New Student Application if this is your first time taking a college credit course in the CN program
     2. Returning Student Application if you enrolled in a previous college credit course in the CN program
     3. Homeschooled Student Application – if you are a registered NYCDOE student  
     4. Workshops  open to all NYC public high school students
              a. Criminal Law and Investigations (CLIW)
               b. STEM Research Academy (STEM) 

New Student Application-First Time Applicant

New Student Registration Process 
Students are required to complete a CN registration form (Part 1) and the John Jay College Now application (Part 2)

Part 1. CN registration form (complete and submitAND
Part 2. John Jay College Now application (register > complete > submit the application)
         Preview the John Jay College Now Application


Returning Student Application-Previous College Credit Course in ANY CN Program

As a returning CN student, complete an easy one-step form. Complete this form ONLY if you have enrolled in a previous college credit course in a CN program (CUNY).



Homeschooled Student Application-Registered NYCDOE Student


     - Criminal Law and Investigations (CLIW)- Apply Now
     - STEM Research Academy (STEM)- Apply Now