Queens College offering veterans, military service members on-the-spot admissions

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Queens College is offering veterans and active military service members instant admission to the spring 2023 semester.

The college is hosting on-the-spot admissions days by appointment on Wednesday, Jan. 4, and Thursday, Jan. 5, from 9:30 to 4 p.m. in the lobby of Jefferson Hall. 

“The veterans and military personnel taking courses here bring an unrivaled level of academic excellence to our institution,” said Queens College President Frank  Wu. “Their dedication to and sacrifice for our great country are inspirational and sustain our ideals. We take pride in the college consistently being designated as a military-friendly school, and as a military-friendly spouse school and are committed to providing support to this community through specialized services such as our Veterans Support Services office.”

Queens College has a rich tradition of service in the military. It was estimated that 70% of the pioneer class of 1941 served in the U.S. armed forces during World War II. A memorial to them and their service sits at the campus Quad as a constant reminder of their sacrifice. Queens College students and alumni have continued to serve proudly in the military throughout its 85-year history.

Before their visit, applicants must complete a CUNY application and pay an online application fee at: cuny.edu/apply. All official transcripts must be sent to QC by mail or via email to [email protected] Transcripts submitted in person must be in sealed envelopes. Applicants from non-CUNY colleges must bring official transcripts from all institutions they have attended.

Veterans and military service members with military credits may submit their transcript to Joint Service Transcript at jst.doded.mil/jst/. Applicants should also bring their COVID-19 vaccination card, state ID, driver’s license or passport to their appointment. CUNY students should have a Cleared4 pass ready to present at the main gate. Transfer students are also eligible. Appointments may be made by calling the Admissions office at (718) 997-5600. For more information, applicants may visit the Admissions on the spot page here.

 The college is closed on Friday, Dec. 23; Monday, Dec. 26; and Friday, Dec. 30.