- your social security number or alien registration number
- your Petrides school ID number (so that they can pull your transcript)
- your family's tax information if you are applying for SEEK financial aid - you must request it on the college application at the time you apply
- a credit card or check to pay the $65 application fee (unless you are on the federal free/reduced lunch list)
When you have submitted your application, you must also submit your SAT scores. Log into your College Board account and pay to send out your scores only one time to: UAPC (University Application Processing Center) code 2950. UAPC will forward your score report to each college on your CUNY list.
Essays and letters of recommendation are not required for General Freshman Admission, however, they are required for special programs. Special programs may also require a personal interview.
City University also has special programs and their deadlines are usually December 1. The Macaulay Honors Program is designed for high achieving students. It is tuition free for 4 years, they give you a laptop computer, and they deposit $7,500 in an account for you so that you can study abroad, travel to an internship, buy books, etc.
There are 2 medical programs that are 7 years in duration after high school graduation. You can apply to Sophie Davis at City College of New York (CCNY) in Manhattan and BAMD at Brooklyn College.
If you are applying for SEEK financial aid, or the Macaulay Honors Program, you must also submit a FAFSA application (see the Financial Aid page).
The College of Staten Island has another honors program called The Verrazano School. They have a separate application and do not give you free tuition, but you will receive priority registration for your classes, and special mentoring.
Do Not list your CUNY colleges on your Naviance account. CUNY does not receive documents through Naviance.
CUNY processes their applications on a Rolling Admissions basis. The sooner you apply, the sooner you will receive you responses (except for special programs).