Financial and Academic Benefits

Financial and Academic Benefits


One-Time Course Waiver:  Students may use this waiver to have a their tuition expense waived for any one course outside the Leadership Program.  This waiver does not cover technology fees or textbook costs..  You may only use this assistance one time only.  To be eligible, you must be a police officer ranking.  The completed form must be submitted to Jay Express.  Click here to access the application.

Tuition Deduction:  Non-supervisory New York City Uniformed Members of Service may receive a partial tuition waiver of $100.  This deduction will be applied to the semester tuition balance.  The completed form must be submitted to Jay Express Services.  Click here to access the Partial Tuition application.


NYC In-Service General Education Requirements Exemption:  Graduates of the DOC, FDNY and NYPD training academy that have earned at least 28 credits in liberal arts from John Jay College and/or from another education institution (other than the training academy), will be exempt from the CUNY Common Core portion of the College’s General Education program. Students will still need to complete six credits of the John Jay College Option (3 credits in the Justice Core 300-level and 3 credits in either the Learning from the Past or Communications categories) to complete their general education requirements.  Click here to access the General Education Waiver form.


After completing four NYPD Leadership Program courses, students are recognized for their academic accomplishments in the study of police leadership and supervision in a multiracial and multicultural city. 

You may submit the completion form by clicking here