Who Is Eligible?

To be considered for the SEEK Program, the student applicant must be either (1) enrolling in post-secondary education for the first time, or (2) transferring from a college where he or she was part of an Opportunity Program.

First-Time College Students

Prospective students must meet all of the following criteria for admission into the SEEK Program:

  1. be a legal resident of New York State for at least one year prior to entering college;
  2. be a high school graduate or recipient of a state-approved equivalency diploma;
  3. be inadmissible according to the admissions criteria established for Brooklyn College;
  4. be a first-time freshman or previously enrolled in College Discovery (CD) Program, an Educational Opportunity Program (EOP), or Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP); and
  5. have a gross family income that meets the New York State guidelines.

Application to the Brooklyn College SEEK Program is made by completing a freshman application for admission to the college, including selecting Yes to being interested in SEEK/CD in the Support Program section.

Transfer Students

There are two steps to transfer between Opportunity Programs such as SEEK, College Discovery, and HEOP.

  1. Submit the CUNY Transfer Admissions Application for Brooklyn College. More information can be found here, including deadlines and information on financial aid.
  2. Complete the Special Programs Transfer Request Form (PDF) with your current campus.

Transfer Deadline

The deadline to submit a Brooklyn College SEEK Transfer Application for spring and fall is January 15 and July 30, respectively.

Accepted SEEK Transfer Students

Students who transfer to the SEEK Program will receive all the benefits of the program.

Accepted students must meet with the Brooklyn College SEEK transfer adviser and attend the SEEK New Transfer Student Orientation and Workshops during their first semester at Brooklyn College. These workshops provide information about career development services, tutoring, academic planning, scholarships information, and library services. Students will also have the opportunity to meet with fellow transfer students and have occasions to engage in leadership and group activities.

Contact Sheldon B. Cousins, Brooklyn College SEEK transfer adviser, with any questions you may have by telephone, 718.951.5000, ext. 5738, or e-mail us.

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