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CUNY Start

Take the first step towards a successful college career!

CUNY Start is a low-cost 16 week program for CUNY community college students who are required to enroll in a remedial course(s). In the CUNY Start Program, students enroll in Pre-College Math and/or Academic Reading/Writing as needed. Each track includes College Advisement. At the end of the course, students have two opportunities to re-take the placement exams. The ultimate goal of the program is to help students entering CUNY, reduce or eliminate their development skills requirements.

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  • One-time only $75 fee
  • Full Time/Part Time Program
  • Two opportunities to re-test
  • College Advisement
  • Tutoring

Full Time Program

  • Monday - Friday
  • Reading, Writing & Math
  • 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • 12:15 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.

Part Time Program

  • Monday - Thursday
  • Reading & Writing OR Math
  • 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • 2:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
  • 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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Office of Academic Affairs

199 Chambers St, Room S715
New York, NY 10007
Phone: (212) 220-8320

Hours of Operation:
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m