The College and the City

Located in the heart of one of the world's great cities, the College offers its students a unique environment for intellectual, cultural, service, and work experiences. The following are just a few of the thousands of opportunities only minutes from campus.

An environment for


  • oral history project on the Lower East Side
  • fieldwork in public service agencies and institutions
  • art history at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Galleries throughout the city
  • biological studies at the American Museum of Natural History
  • international politics at the United Nations
  • finance and capitalism on Wall Street


  • local agencies
  • church groups
  • hospitals
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Alternative Spring Break



  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim, and countless art galleries and show rooms
  • cuisine from every part of the world
  • Broadway (and Off-Broadway, Off-Off-Broadway, studio presentations, readings, and so on)
  • the Mets (and the Yankees, Knicks, Giants, Jets, Rangers, and more)