In an effort to adhere to CUNY’s guidelines, we are working remotely and can be contacted by emailing collegenow@mec.cuny.edu

College Now is a collaborative program of the City University of New York (CUNY) and the New York City Department of Education, which aims to promote college awareness and strengthens academic preparation in order to expand students’ capacity for a successful transition to college.

The program is designed to help high school students with their transition to college by exposing them to college-level work and college life. High school students are given the opportunity to accrue college credits through an array of course offerings and are provided with classes designed to improve their reading, writing, and math skills.

College Now offers many activities and opportunities including:

  • Academic courses (both for high school and college credit)
  • Campus-based tours and cultural events, such as theater or dance performances.
  • Exclusive scholarship offers.

The College Now program at Medgar Evers College offers a wide range of courses from life sciences to liberal arts. These courses include pre-college courses and college credit courses. Approximately 250 students apply each semester. Students come from all across the central Brooklyn area and even across all five boroughs. Fall semester applications go out in April-May and spring semester applications go out in October.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Students must be fully vaccinated to attend in-person and hybrid courses.

Spring 2023 - Course Offerings and Eligibility

*Some Classes Offered Online

Apply to College Now Today - Spring Semester begins January 25, 2023, through May 23, 2023

NEW STUDENTS, if you are unable to complete the application online, please complete the Returning Students Application. You must OMIT the EMPLID# (Student ID number) as you are not yet assigned one.

Spring 2023

New Students Returning Students
Apply HERE
Application Deadline: January 11, 2023
Please email High School Transcripts to: collegenow@mec.cuny.edu
Complete the application form HERE 
Application Deadline: January 11, 2023
Please email application and High School Transcript to: collegenow@mec.cuny.edu

PLEASE SEND US YOUR TRANSCRIPT. WE CANNOT PROCESS YOUR APPLICATION WITHOUT A TRANSCRIPT. 

For more information please contact our office at:
College Now Program
collegenow@mec.cuny.edu
1637 Bedford Avenue, Room S-207
Brooklyn, New York 11225
Telephone: 718.270.6413
Fax: 718.270.6435

Staff Information
Ms. Tracy Noel
Associate Director
Room S-207
Tel: 718-270-5048
Email: tnoel@mec.cuny.edu
Ms. Fola A. Vann
Administrative Coordinator
Room S-207
Tel: 718-270-6413
Email: fvann@mec.cuny.edu

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College Now
Associate Director
Tracy Noel
tnoel@mec.cuny.edu
Tel: 718-270-5048
1637 Bedford Ave
Room S-207
Brooklyn, NY 11225