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Fall 2019 Entering Students

The MALS Program welcomes you!

Here are some important dates to know as you commence your MALS journey:


New Student Advisement (MANDATORY)

Session 1:
         Date: August 1st, 2019
         Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm
         Location: Room 4108

Session 2:
          Date: August 1st, 2019
          Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm
          Location: Room 4108
Session 3:
           Date: August 12th, 2019
           Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm
           Location: 4108
Session 4:
           Date: August 12th, 2019
           Time: 7:00pm-8:00pm
            Location: Room 4108

Session 5:
            Date: August 21st, 2019
            Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm
            Location: Room 4108

***Students must register through Eventbrite to attend one of the 4 sessions offered. It is mandatory that newly-admitted students attend ONE of the sessions in order to register for Fall 2019 courses.***


The GC MA Students’ Orientation (RSVP on Eventbrite)

  • Date: August 26th, 2019

  • Time: 5:00pm- 7:00pm

  • Location: GC Dining Commons (8th floor)

 MALS New Student Orientation (Proceeds GC’s Orientation)

  • Date: August 26th, 2019

  • Time: 7:00pm-8:30pm

  • Location: Room 9205

This orientation gives you, the new student, a chance to meet MALS faculty as they introduce themselves and welcome you to the program.


Registration for Fall 2019 New Admits

Open on August 19th (Monday) at 9:30 AM

Provided that you have completed all registration requirements, you should be able to register for classes through CUNYfirst.

Key Dates in Fall 2019 Semester

August 27th (Tuesday)
                First day of classes

September 2nd (Monday, Labor Day)
                Last day to register for Fall semester. The GC is closed

September 16th (Monday)
                Deadline for filing a drop without a “W”

September 17th (Tuesday)
                Grade of “W” is assigned to students who officially withdraw from the course

For more information, here is the full Fall 2019 Academic calendar.