Seminar for Transfer Students

About NESS 200

NESS 200 is a zero credit 8-week online seminar for entering transfer students. It is designed to help you successfully transition to the York College learning community so you can continue to achieve your academic, personal, and professional goals.

As you participate in activities, you will learn more about yourself and others, be able to make more informed decisions about your future, and enjoy being a Cardinal.  We encourage you to take advantage of campus resources and opportunities to get involved! 

How NESS 200 will Benefit You?

This seminar will help you:

  • Successfully transfer to York College.
  • Connect with faculty and other students.
  • Get involved with campus activities and clubs.
  • Proactively explore majors and possible careers.
  • Access campus resources.
  • Take advantage of internship opportunities.
  • Stay on the path to graduation.

How will I know I am in NESS 200?

Incoming transfer students will be automatically assigned to a NESS 200 section. Check your schedule. Don't see it?! Contact the Academic Advisement Center and request to be added. 

How do I Access NESS 200?

You will be able to access the seminar and complete assignments by logging into Blackboard.  

Accessing Blackboard

  1. Go to the York College website
  2. Click “Current Students”, then “Online Services”, then “Blackboard”

In the CUNY Blackboard Login page, use your CUNYfirst username@login.cuny.edu as the username and your CUNYfirst password to assignments

You will be directed to the Blackboard page called my COURSES. Click on the course link for the Transfer Seminar indicated as NESS 200. You can begin completing activities and assignments by reviewing posted materials in the CONTENT section for each week.

Transfer Seminar Activities & Assignments:

Connect, Explore and Persist to Timely Graduation!

Click on the syllabus to learn more, NESS 200 Syllabus.