Living and Learning in NYC
Living and studying in New York City means being in the midst of one of the most diverse and international cities in the world. There are countless benefits to pursuing your graduate education here. The CUNY Graduate Center’s location in midtown Manhattan provides students with easy access to all five boroughs of NYC and all of the unique academic and cultural opportunities the city has to offer.
Learn more about discounts available to Graduate Center students.
Explore Your City
We encourage our students to take advantage of the incredible academic, cultural, and professional opportunities afforded by studying in one of the most diverse and vibrant cities in the world.
CUNY is affiliated with several of NYC’s prominent academic institutions, enabling students to participate in courses and research opportunities on multiple campuses.
As one of the most culturally vibrant cities in the world, New York City offers many attractions for students to explore.
Food and Entertainment
New York City is acclaimed for its culinary diversity. Below, you’ll find resources for exploring the city’s food culture as well as information about a few of its many entertainment and recreation options.
Student Benefits & Discounts
GC students enjoy discounts on popular activities and institutions across NYC, including museums and theaters.
New York City is large, but there are many modes of transportation available to you.
Additional Resources and City Guides
These cultural guides and resources can assist you in your exploration of NYC.