Undergraduate Nontraditional Student Admissions
We’re here to help you get your degree, and we’ve streamlined the application process for our nontraditional students.
How to Apply
Create an application account and complete the information requested.
Pay a nonrefundable application fee, then fully complete the online application, noting your interest in the College of Professional and Continuing Studies. Include an essay that demonstrates your intellectual promise and your motivation to engage in college-level work.
Provide official high school transcripts and all previous college transcripts. Please note that high school transcripts are only required for students who have not completed a minimum of 30 college credits. Submit transcripts either prior to or within 30 days of the date of the official letter of acceptance. They should be mailed directly to:
Office of University Admissions
Levermore Hall, Room 114
1 South Avenue
P.O. Box 701
Garden City, New York 11530-0701
When to Apply
Our Academic Calendar lists starting dates for each semester. You should begin your application process at least two to three months prior to the semester in which you want to enroll.
- For the fall semester, begin the application process in May
- For the spring semester, begin the application process in October