Immigrant Student Success Center

Immigrant Student Success Center

Wellness Center Emergency Funding

Thanks to the generosity of private donors, all John Jay students, including undocumented students are eligible for emergency grants of up to $1,500. Contact Denise Vivar to learn more and apply.


The ImSSC encourages students eligible to renew their DACA. The ImSSC can connect you and your family members to a trusted legal provider. Contact Denise Vivar at to schedule an appointment.

ImSSC also helps schedule appointments for legal screenings for you and your family to determine possible legal pathways forward. Screenings sessions are free and available twice a month. Contact Denise Vivar to make an appointment.

Mental Health
Please contact Denise Vivar to set up a same-day mental health appointment with a counselor in the Wellness Center who will be the best fit for your needs and most able to support you.

Food Pantry
The Food Pantry is available to CUNY students who have completion an application. It is open on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Go to for an application. Please contact or with any questions.

Post-Graduate Assistance
For help with your post-graduate career, we encourage you to contact Denise Vivar for guidance. You can also take advantage of these non-John Jay resources.


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