CUNY Start

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 Reading/Writing and/or in Math. 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 re-take any placement exams in which they have studied. The ultimate goal of the program is to help students entering CUNY, reduce or eliminate their remedial needs.


* CUNY Start is part of a study that’s purpose is to learn about the best ways to help students succeed in college. Eligible students will be chosen by a lottery system. Around 75 percent of students entering the lottery will get into CUNY Start.

To sign up for an information session, contact us via phone or email.
70 Murray Street Rm: 1016B
New York, NY 10007 USA
(212) 346-8398

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Information Sessions
Tues. Dec. 15, 2015 @ 4PM & 6PM
Mon. Dec. 21, 2015 @ 4PM
Tues. Dec. 22, 2015 @ 4PM & 6PM
Tues. Dec. 29, 2015 @ 1PM & 4PM

To sign up or for more information please contact us via phone or email.
(212) 346-8398
70 Murray Street Rm: 1016B

Registration for CS info sessions is preferred (see contact info), however walk-ins are welcomed. Please note that the intake process (including an interview) takes at least 2 hrs. Students should bring their high school diploma or HSE/GED to the information session if possible.

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