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Pre-Registration Tips

Pre-Registration Tips 

  • File an admission application with the Admissions Office. You can download the application from the Undergraduate Admissions website.
  •  Health Requirements - If you plan to register for more than 5.9 credits, you will need proof of immunization. Visit the Health Services website for additional information.
    • Immunizations for Measles, Mumps and Rubella - Provide proof of immunization to the Health Services Office, Room 307, North Building or fax to 212‐650‐3254.
    • Meningococcal Disease Form - Students will be prompted to complete this form prior to registration.
  • CUNY Proficiency/Academic Skills Assessment - Students must demonstrate mastery in the basic skills of reading, writing and mathematics. Please click this link for more information.
    • Degree Students - Visit the above link for more information.
    • Non-Degree Students - You may attempt up to 12 credits without taking the CUNY Skills Assessment Tests, unless a placement test is required for a particular course. However, the test is required once 12 credits have been attempted. Please visit the above website for more information.
  • Create a CUNY Portal account to register for classes. Log onto www.cuny.edu for more information. If you require assistance, you may call the Student Help Desk at 212‐650‐3624 or email a representative at snet@hunter.cuny.edu.
  • Pre‐Requisite Course Work - Some courses have pre‐requisite requirements that must be successfully completed before registering. You may find prerequisites for each course by visiting the online catalog. The Office of Admissions does not evaluate prior college course work for students in a non‐degree classification. In this case, course approval must be obtained from the individual academic department. For a complete list of academic departments and their contact information, visit Departments and Programs webpage. Only the academic department has the authority to grant permission into courses requiring prerequisites.
  •  Pending Credits (AP Exams, CLEP Exam, College Now Courses, Transfer Credits) not on record - Students should visit the appropriate Admissions Office (Graduate Admissions ‐ Room 223 North; Undergraduate Admission‐ (Room 203 North).
  •  Block Registration - A program geared towards freshman students. It is a cluster of introductory level courses that creates an individual community of 22 students. Each block section, or course cluster, has a general theme, and each course within the block section satisfies one or more college requirements that have scheduled a cohort of classes with a Student Services Advisor. The same groups of students meet for the same set of classes throughout the semester. For assistance in registering for a block course, please speak with an academic advisor located in Student Services, Room 1119 East. SEEK Students should contact a SEEK Advisor, Room 1013 East.
  •  Registration Date & Time - All students are assigned a Registration date and time. You may view your registration appointment by logging in the CUNY Portal and clicking on eSIMS.
  •  Stops - A stop is a block placed on a student record. Make sure all stops are cleared or you will be unable to register.
  •  A Degree Student is a student who is interested in earning a degree and wishes to enroll in college credit bearing courses relating to career advancement, preparation for graduate school or other special interests.
  •  A Non Degree Student/ Non‐ Matriculated Students is a student who is not interested in earning a degree but wishes to enroll in college credit bearing courses relating to career advancement, preparation for graduate school or other special interests. Please see an Admissions counselor by visiting the Welcome Center, Room 100 North.

Students Who Qualify for Non‐Degree/Non‐Matriculated Status (For more information on your status, contact the Admissions Office.)

  • Incoming Permit - CUNY college students in degree attendance at other CUNY colleges who wishes to take courses "on permit." An approved permit must be obtained from the Registrar of the home college and submitted to the Hunter College (host college) Registrar in Room 217 North. Login the CUNY portal to apply for an ePermit.
  • Visiting ‐ Students currently attending non‐CUNY colleges who wish to take courses at Hunter College. For more information speak with an Admissions counselor in the Welcome Center, Room 100 North.
  • Post Baccalaureate - Students who have completed the bachelor's degree or higher and wish to take undergraduate courses. For more information speak with an Admissions counselor in the Welcome Center, Room 100 North.
  •  Qualified High School/College Now ‐ students, including students participating in College Now programs - Students attending New York City Public schools may acquaint themselves with undergraduate life by participating in Hunter College Now. For more information speak with an Admissions counselor in the Welcome Center, Room 100 North.
  •  Senior Citizens - New York State residents 60 years of age or older may audit undergraduate courses on a tuition free, space -available basis. Auditors receive neither grades nor academic credit for their courses. Individuals enrolling under this program pay fees totaling $70 each semester. For more information please speak with an admissions counselor in the Welcome Center, Room 100 North.
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