Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020

After Acceptance to the College of Staten Island

After Acceptance to the College of Staten Island

Please visit the New Student Information Guide for detailed information. The Guide will lead you through the enrollment process, saving you time and enhancing your registration experience.

Generally, the enrollment process will include:

  • Completion of CUNY Assessment Tests and/or Placement Examination
  • Payment of a commitment deposit
  • Submission of immunization and medical records
  • Orientation, academic advisement, and registration
    • Attend a mandatory two-day New Student Orientation which includes academic advisement and registration (freshmen only)
    • Meet with a Transfer Registration and Advisement Communication (TRAC) team member in the Center for Advising and Academic Success for advisement and registration (transfers only)
  • Paying your bill

Other related services and possible enrollment steps include:

  • Applying for financial aid (All students are strongly encouraged to file)
  • Test preparation for the CUNY Assessment Tests
  • Enrollment in free immersion programs (workshops) for students who need to retake any assessment tests

Conditional Admissions/Remediation Policy for Non-Exempt Students

The outcomes of the CUNY Assessments Tests may impact your admission status, enrollment in the immersion programs and at the college. Please be aware of the following enrollment requirements:

All students who have failed:

  • parts 1 & 2 of the CUNY Assessment Test in Mathematics are required to complete CSI's free July Math Immersion program prior to enrolling at the College.
  • the CUNY Assessment Tests in Reading, Writing and Mathematics (parts 1 & 2) must enroll in and complete at least one semester of the CUNY Start program and pass one or more of the Assessment Tests in order to enroll at the college. Such students may choose to enroll in the July Immersion Program and then continue in CUNY Start in the fall.
  • the CUNY Assessment Tests in Reading and Writing, and have failed one part of the Mathematics Test must enroll in and complete Reading and Writing Immersion in the July and August sessions. Upon completing Immersion, these students must have passed the Reading and Writing Assessment tests in order to enroll at the College and must register for and complete Math 20 in the semester following Immersion. Students who have not passed both must enroll in CUNY Start.

Students who have failed the CUNY Assessment Tests in Reading and Writing but have passed at least one part of the Mathematics Test and decide not to enroll in Immersion must enroll in CUNY Start and cannot enroll at the College.