Campus Tours

Campus Tours

John Jay Students sitting at the Jay Walk
The best way to experience John Jay is to see us in action. Our bustling, state-of-the-art campus draws its energy and character from the city it calls home. As the world’s commercial and cultural epicenter, New York City offers unparalleled social and professional opportunities to students, residents and visitors.  The campus is near New York’s most accessible transportation hubs, including Penn Station, Grand Central, and Port Authority, so visit us today – it’s easy!

Register for a Campus Tour

If you would like to register for a Campus Tour, please view our event calendar. This event calendar is for prospective students who are not attending a campus tour with a school group and/or organization.

Please note, if a date and time you would prefer is not seen on the calendar this indicates the tour is filled to capacity.

If you are requesting a campus tour for a school group and/or organization, you must make a request using our group tours email. Please email all inquiries to with the subject line "School Group Tour Request’ and the name of the school you are representing.

Please note, we can only accommodate 15 students during the campus tour.

For security reasons, all students must register for a campus tour and present their registration confirmation to security personnel.

Access to the World’s Most Diverse Cultural and Professional Experience

Centrally located in Midtown Manhattan, the John Jay campus provides convenient access to the city’s famous sights, world-class museums and hot spots. We are only a short walk from two of the world’s most renowned centers for music and dance – Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center.

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Our Campus 

Our 100% wireless leading-edge campus features a new state -of-the-art building with “smart classrooms” with advanced presentation capabilities, cyber lounges, a football-field-sized outdoor plaza affectionately called “The Jay Walk,” a new science wing with over 36,000 square feet of high-tech laboratories, an Emergency Management Simulator that can serve as a real-time emergency operations center, the Gerald W. Lynch Theater, a Black Box Theater and the Shiva Art Gallery.  Our sports and recreational facilities include a cardiovascular fitness center, tennis court, outdoor running track and an NCAA-regulation swimming pool.  Experience John Jay today!