1 – Complete one of the following and share with your Advisor prior to your pre-registration appointment.
- Registration Grid: To-do items prior to course enrollment, such as checking holds & submitting co-curricular requirements, along with a helpful course-planning grid.
- Schedule Builder: A tool to plan and register for courses. Save, print and share your schedule with your Advisor and others via a unique link provided in the platform.
2 – Review requirements and helpful resources
- Honors Worksheets: Outlines Pathways, honors and school-specific requirements:
- Registrar FAQ’s
- Past Course Evaluations
3 – Schedule an Advising Appointment: Provides links to schedule a meeting with your Advisor as well as Zoom links to be used for virtual appointments. Reminder: Freshman & sophomores are required to meet with their Honors Advisor for course approval.
- Navigate to make an appointment, review holds, and more
4 – Make sure your records are up-to-date
- Intended Major Application: Submit to the Registrar’s Office, before completing 60 credits, in order to declare your intended major.
- Minor Declaration Form: Declare up to two minors and submit to the Registrar’s Office:
Selecting a Major/Minor
- Academic Bulletin: Outlines academic policies and requirements for all fields of study
- Starr Career Center: Provides Major Guides and information about the “Focus 2 Career Self-Assessment”
- CUNY BA: Create your own major with mentorship from a faculty member
- Ad Hoc: Combine two or more disciplines to create an individualized major
- Degree Maps: Outlines a suggested term-by-term course sequence for all majors
- Undergraduate Advisement & Orientation webpage: student tools such as curriculum guides, academic policies and appeals, a time management calendar and more
5 – Review processes for any Special registration requests
- E-permit: To take courses at other CUNY campuses; see the process, eligibility, and other related information.
- Natural Science courses: Outlines the Pathways Science requirement for all students and process of requesting permission for stand-alone “X” sections.
- Honors Hold: Typically for not meeting Honors requirements; contact your Honors Advisor to get it removed. Contact the listed department for all other types of Holds in CUNYfirst.
SCHOOL SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:
Marxe: Provides information about the Public Affairs curriculum, academic policies and requests, and various other resources and professional opportunities.
- Reminder: Marxe majors must take PAF 4401 or an Honors Thesis as their capstone. Students must speak to their Advisor regarding contracting PAF 4401, so it can count as an honors course, since we do not offer an “H” section.
Weissman: Includes information regarding the Pre-Weissman core, declaring a liberal arts major/minor, commonly used forms, and more.
- Reminder: Weissman majors must take a Feit Seminar, the Harman Writer-In-Residence course, or an Honors Thesis as their capstone.
Zicklin: Provides in-depth information on requirements for business majors/minors, enrollment criteria, waitlists and more.
- Reminder: Zicklin majors must take BPL 5100H, the honors section of their required capstone. This course can only be taken in your final semester.
WAITLISTS FOR HONORS COURSES:
- For regular Zicklin courses, please refer to the general Zicklin waitlist policy.
- For BUS 4XXX-level courses, contact the Zicklin Honors Program directly.
- For Feit Seminars (IDC 4050H), contact Michael Staub, regarding availability.
- All other Honors courses do not have a waitlist and will not be over-enrolled.