DoS/CCAPP Office for Student Success

Located in Marshak Hall, 1st Floor, Room 108. The Advising Center serves as the main information source for all undergraduate science majors. The center works closely with offices across the CCNY campus to create a community among the Division's students, faculty and staff. The center provides students with a variety of issues and questions, including the following:

  • General academic questions, concerns, or difficulties
  • Registration questions and problems
  • Research and Internship opportunities
  • Tutoring Resources
  • Scholarship Information
  • Referall to other resources on campus

CCAPP (City College Academy for Professional Preparation) provides eligible science, math and health professions students with specialized advising and services that prepares them for entry into STEM careers, inclulding admission to graduate and professional schools.

Minority Access and Research Career/Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (MARC/RISE)

The Minority Access and Research Career (MARC) and the Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) programs are NIH funded programs that provide stipends and specialized training for academically qualified undergraduate and graduate students committed to pursuing careers in the biomedical sciences.

Program in Premedical Studies (PPS)

The Program in Premedical Studies (PPS) is designed to prepare students for careers in medicine, dentistry, osteopathy, veterinary medicine, optometry and podiatry. The Program provides guidance and career counseling,  and other assistance to become a successful applicant to the health professions.

Peer-led Team Learning (PLTL)

Peer-led Team Learning is a nationally known model for undergraduate science education that originated at City College. Students who have done well in the class have the opportunity to become "peer-leaders" who facilitate debate and discussion of scientific ideas and problem solving.


The purpose of the Tutoring Program is to assist students enrolled in coursers in the Division of Science. The program provides tutoring in chemistry, biology, physics, and math.  For a specific tutoring schedule click on the link above or visit the Advising Center. Everyone is welcome.