Academic Advising

Plan Your Path to Graduation

Welcome to City Tech. Here are a few things you should do before your first semester begins:

Attend New Student Orientation

Fill out FAFSA

Consider free summer immersion courses or Math Start to reach CUNY proficiency in reading, writing, and/or mathematics.

Get your City Tech ID card

Investigate Opportunities and Resources

Apply for financial aid

Set up Your City Tech Email Address

Get Informed About Requirements

Explore First Year Programs

Meet with Your Department Advisor

  • Discuss and Design Personal and Academic Goals
  • Get Advice on Course Planning

Apply to Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP)

Set up Your OpenLab Account

Prepare to Graduate and/or Transfer to a Baccalaureate Program

Participate in Student Programs and Apply for Scholarships

Register with the Professional Development Center (PDC)

  • Career coaching, workshops, networking, and resources

Apply, Develop, and Demonstrate Leadership

  • Participate in Co-curricular Activities on Campus
  • Volunteer in Community Projects
  • Become a Peer Mentor/Leader in the office of First-Year Programs
  • Join/Start a Club

Meet with Your Academic Department Advisor

  • Check your degree audit and plan out remaining requirements
  • Assess Personal and Academic Goals

Apply for graduation (associate degree)

Apply for financial aid

Almost There / Position Yourself for Graduation

Search for Internship and Career Opportunities

Develop Your Professional Branding

  • Resume, Cover Letter, and Portfolio
  • Online Presence: ePortfolio/Website, LinkedIn and Social Media

Meet with Your Academic Department Advisor

Get Informed About Bachelor’s Degree Requirements

Apply for financial aid

Graduation (January / June / October)

Meet with Your Academic Department Advisor

  • Check your degree audit and plan out remaining requirements
  • Discuss Personal and Academic Goals
  • Discuss Your Post Graduation Plans

Apply for Graduation

Investigate Opportunities for Graduate School