Winter Session 2020

York College/CUNY Winter Session, Calendar, Registration Information, Instructions For Using CUNYfirst, Payment Information, etc

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York Students

Please log into CUNYFirst to view course information and register for winter.  We have included the instruction below to assist you in the enrollment process.

Instructions For Using CUNYfirst

To register, follow these simple Step by Step Instructions:

  1. Go to the CUNY portal at and select CUNYfirst then enter your Username and Password.
  2. The CUNYfirst homepage will open, welcoming you to an Enterprise Menu. Select Student Center then a new page will open.
  3. If you have active service indicators, a STOP Hazard will appear at the top near your EMPLID ID number and you may not be able to continue with registration. Your stops or blocks will be listed on the right of the page under HOLDS.
  4. If no stops exist, you will be able to continue by selecting SEARCH on the left.
  5. To SEARCH for classes, enter the institution- YORK COLLEGE and term SPRING 2020. Select a subject and enter the course code.
  6. To REPLACE a course that was previously added with another course (or a different section of the same course), select REPLACE after the course you wish to replace. Enter the new course code in the REPLACE WITH box. Review your selection and then click on REPLACE (if correct) or CANCEL (if the change should not be completed). If the class is available, your course listing will reflect the change.
  7. To DROP a course, select DROP after the course you wish to drop. Choose the DROP option only if you do not choose to replace it with another course. If the class has been dropped, your course listing will immediately reflect the change. Administrative fees may be applied if you drop a class.
  8. You can continue to Add, Replace or Drop more classes.
  9. It is essential that you sign off your CUNYfirst account and log out of your CUNY portal account when you have completed your session.

Payment Information

  • Please find the outstanding payment deadline for the Winter Session on your CUNYfirst Homepage.
  • Payments are accepted either at the Bursar's Office, Room AC 1H01, or online through your CUNYfirst account.
  • Payment plans will not be available for the Winter Session.
  • Winter session tuition and applicable fees will be billed separately from the Spring semester although they appear on the same bill.
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Other CUNY Students

Students in attendance at other CUNY colleges, who wish to take courses at York College may file a CUNY E-Permit. Please consult with your home college for instructions and procedures on how to file an e-permit.

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Non-CUNY Students

Students visiting from other colleges are welcome to take winter courses at York!

To Apply: Please complete an undergraduate non-degree application with a $70 application fee.

For more information on the non-degree process, please visit the Non-Degree page.

Academic Calendar

Date Event
Dec 12, 2019 Last day for classes.
Dec 12, 2019 Last day to rescind Pass/Fail Option.
Dec 13, 2019 Reading Day/Final Examinations for mass exams only.
Dec 14, 2019 to
Dec 20, 2019
Final Examinations
Dec 20, 2019 End of Fall 2019 term.
Dec 24, 2019 to
Dec 25, 2019
College is closed.
Dec 27, 2019 Final grade submission deadline.
Dec 31, 2019 to
Jan 01, 2020
College is closed.
Jan 01, 2020 College is closed
Jan 01, 2020 Fall 2019 Degree Conferral date.
Jan 01, 2020 Last day to drop course(s) for 100% tuition refund.
Jan 01, 2020 Last day to file ePermit request for Winter Session.
Jan 02, 2020 First day of classes.
Jan 02, 2020 Financial Aid Certification Enrollment Status date.
Jan 02, 2020 *Last day to add a course(s).
Jan 02, 2020 *Late registration and program changes.
Jan 02, 2020 *Last day to drop course(s) for 50% tuition refund.
Jan 02, 2020 Last day to drop without a grade of WD.
Jan 03, 2020 Verification of Enrollment rosters available to faculty.
Jan 03, 2020 Course Withdrawal Drop period begins. A grade of WD is assigned to students who officially drop a course(s).
Jan 04, 2020 Verification of Enrollment rosters due from faculty.
Jan 04, 2020 *Course Withdrawal Drop period ends. Last day to drop course(s) WITHOUT a grade of W.
Jan 04, 2020 *Last day to drop course(s) for 25% tuition refund.
Jan 04, 2020 Census date – Form-A cutoff.
Jan 05, 2020 Course Withdrawal period begins. A grade of W is assigned to students who officially drop a course(s).
Jan 16, 2020 Last day to apply for Pass/Fail Option.
Jan 16, 2020 Course Withdrawal period ends. Last day to withdraw from a course(s) WITH a grade of W without Committee on Academic Policy and Standards approval.
Jan 20, 2020 College is closed – No classes scheduled.
Jan 22, 2020 Last day for classes.
Jan 22, 2020 Last day to rescind Pass/Fail Option.
Jan 23, 2020 End of Winter 2020 Session.
Jan 23, 2020 Final Examinations.
Jan 28, 2020 Final grade submission deadline.
Feb 01, 2020 Winter 2020 Degree Conferral date.