Special Programs

College Now

College Now is a comprehensive collaborative program of the City University of New York (CUNY) and the New York City Department of Education (DOE) designed to improve the academic achievement of NYC Public High School students, while preparing them for the demands of college. View Website

Bridging the Gaps(BTG)/ Science, Technology, Entry Program (STEP)

BTG/STEP is a NYSED grant funded program that aims to increase underrepresented and economically disadvantaged students in STE(A)M and licensed profession. We serve 7th to 12th grade and offer standardized test prep workshops such as Common Core Prep (ELA/ reading and writing, Math/ Algebra I and II, Geometry, Trigonometry), SAT Prep, and Robotics (STEAM). All workshops are conducted on Saturdays at New York City College of Technology. View Website

Study Abroad

Study abroad programs enable students to explore the traditions and modern realities of the world while viewing their homeland from another perspective. View Website


ASAP is designed to help students earn their Associate degree as quickly as possible, with a goal of graduating at least 50% of students within three years or less. View Website


The SEEK program is designed to help students reach their academic and career goals through counseling, academic support services and extra financial aid. View Website


Black Male Initiative (BMI) is a CUNY-wide program to increase enrollment and success of underrepresented students, particularly African-American male students. View Website


STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) disciplines have been recognized by foundations and government agencies as a model for others to follow.


National Science Foundation (NSF) Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) grant provides scholarships to high achieving financially needy students. View Website