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The Division of Science at City College has a proud legacy and an exciting future.  Ten Nobel Laureates studied science and mathematics at CCNY.  Our faculty conduct cutting edge research on everything from climate change to structural biology to sustainable energy, and everything in between.  City College students, even as undergraduates, have an unprecedented opportunity to work in these labs.  In the past 8 years the Division has produced two Rhodes Scholars and several Goldwater and Truman scholars, as well as graduates who have gone on to the most prestigious graduate schools, supported by grants from the National Science Foundation to pursue their research.

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♦ Dean's Office Hours

All visitors are welcome in person during regular business hours Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm. The main office is located on the 13th floor of Marshak Science Building in RM 1320.

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♦ Science Mentoring Program (SMP)

SMP members are supported by a panel of experienced mentors who introduce the members to university life and work alongside them in task-based activities. Visit our website for details.

♦ Summer and Fall 2024 Advising Availability

If you need to speak to a Division of Science advisor about Summer or Fall 2024 registration, including removing a hold, please make an appointment using the link on the Office of Student Success website.


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Latest News from the Division

Read the latest issue of our newsletter "Science Matters"

Physicists publish paper in Nature detailing new experiments trapping light with magnets.

A new study led by Vinod M. Menon and his research group at The City College of New York shows that trapping light inside magnetic materials may dramatically enhance their intrinsic properties. Strong optical responses of magnets are important for the development of magnetic lasers and magneto-optical memory devices, as well as for emerging quantum transduction applications.

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Two Science faculty named CUNY Distinguished Professors.

Maria C. Tamargo and Benjamin Steinberg, noted faculty in The City College of New York’s Division of Science, are among 12 outstanding CUNY scholars elevated to the rank of Distinguished Professor, the highest academic honor CUNY can offer its faculty, during the 2022-23 academic year. They join an extraordinary group of 145 other faculty university-wide holding that distinction.

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Earth and Atmospheric scientist named to prestigious ocean advisory panel.

CCNY scientist, Maria Tzortziou, and 17 other members have been appointed to a national ocean policy advisory panel by the White House. The purpose of this group is to provide technical and policy insights to support ocean health, a strong blue economy, and to combat climate change.

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Division of Science Diversity Statement

For over 150 years, The City College of New York has provided access to excellence in the scientific disciplines for the diverse population of New York City, molding sharp minds from all backgrounds into a potent STEM workforce to meet national needs. Today, the Division of Science aspires to ensure a diverse and engaging environment, knowing that the creative energy and innovative insights that result from diversity are vital for the intellectual rigor and social fabric of the College, and are requisite for a highly effective scientific workforce of the future. As a scholarly community, the Division welcomes people of all racial, ethnic, cultural, socio-economic, national and international backgrounds, without regard to religion, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or political affiliation.

Contact Information
Undergraduate Students
CCAPP Office 
160 Convent Avenue
Marshak Science Building, Plaza Level
New York, NY 10031
p: 212-650-5780
f: 212-650-5773
Graduate Students
Division of Science Office
160 Convent Avenue
Marshak Science Building, Room 1320
New York, NY  10031
p:  212.650.6850
f:  212.650.7948
Dean's Office
Division of Science Dean's Office
160 Convent Avenue
Marshak Science Building, Room 1320
New York, NY  10031
p:  212.650.6850
f:  212.650.7948