Centers / Institutes

Centers / Institutes
African American Resource Center
The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) is to promote excellence in teaching practices through a wide range of professional development activities.
CUNY Aviation Institute
The CUNY Aviation Institute at York College is the first CUNY institute to focus specifically on aviation studies.
CUNY Teacher Academy
The Teacher Academy at York College provides an intellectually stimulating environment in which to master the professional qualifications needed to become an exemplary teacher in mathematics and science.
Health Promotion Center
Achieving Optimal Health in the Entire Community
Math Learning Center
We offer tutoring, workshops and a lab for students to enhance their mathematical skills.
Men's Center
The purpose of the York Male Initiative Program and Men's Center is to provide a system of support, through various resources, that contribute to the improvement of enrollment and graduation rates of under represented populations, and particularly male students. Coordinated efforts to recruit students from various areas in the community, is one of our main goals. The other main goal is to provide various systems of support that lead to continuous satisfactory progress towards degree completion. The cornerstone of the program is our Mentoring Program, in which students have the opportunity to interact with other role models on our faculty/staff, and in the college community.
Performing Arts Center
One of the Finest State-of-the-Art facilities in New York City, the York College Performing Arts Center is the perfect setting for productions of any size or scope.
Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Through a network of 23 regional centers, the New York State Small Business Development Center delivers high quality business counseling and training to New Yorkers who want to start a business or improve the performance of an existing business. Thanks to our partners in the public and private sectors, our services are free of charge and have significant impact.
VITA Program
The Department of Accounting & Business Fall 2009 VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Initiative
Women's Center
"The York College Women's Center provides supportive services for the growth and development of women students as they pursue academic and lifelong goals.
Writing Center
The York College Writing Center provides writing tutoring for all York College students. Tutors work with students on all aspects of the writing process.
The York Early College Academy aims to ready middle school students for college-level courses by the 9th grade. YECA opened in the fall of 2006 with 81 sixth-graders and adds a grade each year growing to become a full 6th-12th grade school.
York College Observatory
The Observatory is open to the public every second or third Wednesday of the month rain or shine at 7:30pm (8:30pm during daylight saving time). Please call 718-262-2082 for more information. Except for special events, we will meet in Room 2E01 and then move to the 4th floor terrace on the G corridor of the Academic Core Building of the College to view the stars and planets by eye as well as with the observatory's instruments. If the weather is poor, we will enjoy activities and/or a topical lecture.