Information for Conditionally Accepted Students

You have been identified as a prospective student for John Jay College’s Percy Ellis Sutton Search for Education, Elevation, and Knowledge (SEEK) Program for the Fall 2023 semester.

The SEEK Program is an enrichment program designed to support the academic experience of a student who has the potential to succeed in college but faces financial challenges. SEEK students receive additional financial support and supplementary services, such as academic counseling, academic support, and mentoring.

Admission to SEEK is conditional until you have done the following:

1. Meet the income criteria (see the eligibility guidelines).

2. Upload all documents to the Financial Aid Office by May 1st.  Financial Aid documents can be uploaded here  (You will need to create an account in order to upload documents). You will be able to upload documents beginning January 27th.

3. Committed to completing SEEK's Summer Academy.

If selected, you will be sent an official admission letter inviting you to attend the SEEK Summer Academy.  Attendance is mandatory. If not selected, you will be advised to attend one of the CUNY Justice Academy programs at a Community College.

You are encouraged to upload all documents to the Financial Aid Office as soon as possible. There is limited space in the program.

If you have any questions concerning the SEEK Program, please email us at and enter “Fall 2023 SEEK” in the subject line.