Student Travel

Student Travel



Application Deadline: November 13, 2017 At 5PM
Travel Time: January - March 2018
Application Decision Notification: December 4-8, 2017

Upcoming Application Deadlines Click Here


The Student Travel Program provides funding to students for travel opportunities to enhance their professional and academic development. In addition, students can request funds for a John Jay College and/or City University of New York Study Abroad Program. The maximum contribution for an individual application is $1,500. The maximum contribution for a group application (4 or more students) is $5,000. Student travel funding only covers registration fees, lodging, and transportation. 

Undergraduate students with at least a 2.5 GPA who have completed at least 30 credits are eligible. Graduate students with at least a 3.0 GPA who have completed at least 12 credits are eligible. Transfer students in their first semester must submit an official transcript from their previous institution. All applications will be reviewed by the Student Travel Committee. 



The MetroCard Program provides John Jay College students a unique opportunity to expand their educational and professional development by traveling to the various museums, historical landmarks, lectures, seminars, and the numerous attractions around New York City.  

Undergraduate students with at least a 2.5 GPA are eligible. Graduate students with at least a 3.0 GPA are eligible. Transfer students must provide a transcript from their previous college institution. 


View our recommeded list of sites to discover events around New York City. Students are not limited to the events listed on these sites. Students are strongly encouraged to research events they are interested in attending

Students are limited to one metrocard per academic year. 

The MetroCard Program is does not support commuting from home/work to John Jay College.   If you are experiencing financial hardship, please contact Counseling Services at 212.237.8111 or email


Click on the social media icons below to win free prizes and stay alert about up coming events.    

Twitter logoInstagram logoFacebook logo


A photo posted by JOHN JAY STUDENT TRAVEL (@jjaystc) on