Commencement 2021 FAQ

November 5, 2020
When is this year’s commencement? Expand June 4, 2021 at 2 PM Where is this year’s commencement? Expand Online Who is eligible to participate? Expand September 2020 graduates, January 2021 graduates, potential June 2021 graduates and potential September 2021 graduates.…

Middle States Accreditation Visit, October 4 – 7

September 30, 2020
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Dear CUNY BA community, Please mark your calendars for the virtual site visit of our Middle States accreditation team, which will take place from Sunday, October 4, through Wednesday, October 7. This visit is the culminating event in our Middle States…

CUNY BA Peer Mentor Program Application (CLOSED)

September 2, 2020
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CUNY BA Students: Consider applying to have a peer mentor!  The Peer Mentor Program is a semester-long program that pairs current CUNY BA students with experienced CUNY BA student mentors. Peer mentors can help you navigate the CUNY BA program and be a source of friendship and support;…

University Extends W date until 12/13

September 1, 2020
CUNY has extended the deadline to withdraw from classes with a grade of W until the last day of classes on 12/13/20. You can view the updated Fall 2020 Academic Calendar here.

A.M.A. With CUNY BA Dean Brian Peterson

August 27, 2020
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CUNY BA’s Dean, Brian Peterson is hosting an AMA (Ask Me Anything) session for current CUNY BA students. During that hour, you can talk with Dean Peterson about the upcoming semester and all things CUNY BA. Check out the details…

Fall 2020 CUNY BA Scholarship Applications Now Open (CLOSED)

August 21, 2020
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We are now accepting applications for several scholarships for CUNY Baccalaureate students. Applications/instructions can be found here. The submission deadline for all scholarships is Friday, October 2, 2020 at 5pm. All letters of recommendation must be received by this date as well. The Thomas W. Smith…

Faculty Perspectives on the Shift to Virtual Instruction

August 20, 2020
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Recently, Madelyn Collins (Human Biochemical and Psychological Development, College of Staten Island, 2021) interviewed Baruch Associate Professor Steven G. Young (Psychology) about the transition to online learning from a faculty perspective. Additionally, Dr. Young coordinated efforts to assess this transition using psychological research methods.…

Digital Dissections and Virtual Vectors

August 18, 2020
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By Brittany Rodriguez (Neuroscience, Brooklyn College, ’22)​ In the wake of remote learning, many students have found both positives and negatives regarding their virtual courses. While transferring to an online-only system in a short period of time has proved challenging…

Application Now Open for Barbara Price Fellowship (CLOSED)

July 24, 2020
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We are now accepting applications for The Barbara Price Fellowship. This is a one-time fellowship award of $2,500 for first semester students. Read more about eligibility requirements here.

CUNY BA 2020 Summer Schedule

June 26, 2020
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CUNY BA Summer Schedule CUNY BA is going on a four-day workweek program for the summer. Offices will be (virtually) closed during the following Fridays. Fridays Closed: Friday, June 26, 2020 Friday, July 3, 2020 (Independence Day holiday observed) Friday,…