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Enrollment Roadmap for Incoming Students

Roadmap Step 1, Admissions


Students receive an acceptance email with instructions on activating their York email accounts and details about all necessary documents, Health Services, Testing (if applicable), SEEK (if applicable), and ACE (if applicable).

Information about the registration date and time will be provided after the commitment deposit has been paid.

Roadmap Step 2, Information Technology

Information Technology

Students must claim and activate their new student accounts: York email, CUNYfirst, and Network.

Roadmap Step 3, Financial Aid

Financial Aid

Students should file a FAFSA application for federal aid (use York College’s code of 004759) and a state aid application (use York code 1418). Check your CUNYfirst Student Center To Do List and your York email for any other outstanding items and/or financial aid awards.

Roadmap Step 4, Registrar


Students can submit a declaration form if they wish to change their major/minor. The Office of the Registrar will post the transfer credit evaluation onto the student’s CUNYfirst York transcript for any external credits (if applicable).

Roadmap Step 5, Academic advisement center

Academic Advisement Center

First-year and undeclared transfer students complete questionnaires to initiate advising sessions.

Roadmap Step 6, Bursar


Check your CUNYfirst Student Center for outstanding balances and payment due dates. Visit the Bursar’s website for payment due dates and payment plan information.

Roadmap Step 7, Public Safety

Public Safety

Obtain your York ID card. Apply for on-campus parking (if needed).

Check each office’s webpage below for the email address and virtual customer support hours: