Welcome to the Borough of Manhattan Community College! Congratulations on choosing to Start Here –and Go Anywhere. This is a very exciting time to be a CUNY student on our campus. The New Student Programs team is here to help introduce you to all that BMCC has to offer.
New Student Programs is a team of two professional Student Affairs staff members who are working together on your behalf. Located in suite S136 (Main Building) Joe Ginese (New and First-Year Student Experience Specialist) and Rahana Belle-Jerome (New Student Programming Coordinator) are accessible to all new students. Responsible for Getting Prepared to Start (GPS) Orientation sessions for first semester and transfer students, family orientation, First Year Experience, New Student Assembly/FYE and the S.T.A.R Ambassador student leader program — the team works well past your first semester to ensure your success as a BMCC student.
You are encouraged to become familiar with the New Student Programs website. It should serve as your go-to for navigating your time here at the College.
First, meet your New Student Programs team.