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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Welcome to Freshman Advising!

Welcome to Queens College - a world of exploration and discovery! The college has welcomed over 1,900 new freshmen for the 2018-2019 academic year. The Academic Advising Center is here to accompany our new students through their academic journeys. We hope to serve as a user-friendly resource to assist our current freshmen, as well as prospective students and their families, to navigate academic life.

Incoming Freshmen

Your Freshman Advising and Registration session is the first step in promoting the successful transition to life at Queens College. Our goal is to help acclimate you to the college’s academic requirements and co-curricular programs, as well as introduce you to resources to ensure your academic success. The Freshman session consists of an informative presentation followed by an individual academic advising session to create your first semester programming, as well as long-term academic planning. To best assist you in this process, please prepare in advance. Learn More.

Continuing Freshmen

Now that you have begun your first year at Queens College, you will need to focus on your academic success. To do so, you will need to develop time management and study skills, writing skills and, most important, your organizational skills. These are all essential components for academic success.

The Academic Advising Center’s website highlights essential information to assist in your academic journey beyond freshman year. We encourage all freshmen to take initiative, ask questions, and educate themselves about the many great opportunities and resources offered at Queens College. 

Please tour our website and visit the Academic Advising Center in Kiely Hall, Room 217, if you have any questions or would like to make an appointment to speak to an advisor.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Rebecca De Jesus
​​Assistant Director of First Year Advising Services
Kiely Hall 217


 New Student Advising Live Chat


When our chat is Online, one of our live support staff representatives will assist you in the order in which your request was received. When our chat is Offline, your request will be sent to our advising email inbox and be answered in at least 3-4 business days after it is received.


 Office Information

Director: Laura Silverman
Office: Kiely Hall, Room 217
Phone: 718.997.5599 / Fax: 718.997.5643

An Important Message from the Academic Advising Center

Are you Ready? Online Readiness Course

CUNY COVID-19 Guidance on Academic Continuity
Due to current circumstances and in efforts to protect the health and safety of our community, academic advisement appointments will be virtual until the foreseeable future. If you are continuing student, please download the QC Navigate App at to schedule a virtual appointment.

If you are unable to find anavailable appointment, please check Navigate routinely as more appointments may become available.

All appointments reserved through QC Navigate are for continuing students. All new incoming students are invited to sign-up for a Virtual Freshman and Transfer Advising Session via Hobsons. Please check your emails (including Junk and Spam folders) for your invitation and sign-up via the link in the email. If you have not received an invitation please contact the New Student phone line at 718-997-5573. You can also access our New Student Live Chat for further assistance. We look forward to virtually meeting you soon!

Please note all academic advising sessions are virtual and advisors email you all the advising documents as well as other instructions prior to the session. Please always check your student email including the SPAM FOLDER as well as any other personal emails that are listed as preferred in CUNYfirst for a detailed message from your advisor.

Important Schedule Changes:
Academic Advising will not take place when the college is closed


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