Mount Vernon College Start Academy

What is it?
This is a workshop for students who want to work on their English and/or Math skills, improve study skills, meet other students, and learn about the services offered at Westchester Community College. Students must have the goal of attending Westchester Community College in Fall 2014 to participate. Eligible students can register for either the English Workshop, the Math Workshop, or both!

How do I qualify?

Take the Westchester Community College Placement Test.
You are eligible to participate if you place in:

  1. Writing for College I
  2. Writing for College II
  3. Pre-Algebra

Where is it?

Westchester Community College
17 South Fifth Avenue
Mount Vernon, NY 10550

When is it?

July 7, 2014 – July 24, 2014
Mondays through Thursdays
English Workshop: 9:00 am—12:00 pm
Math Workshop: 11:00 am—2:00 pm

Eligible students can participate in both the English and Math Workshops. There is an overlapping hour from 11am – 12pm where all students participate in workshops. 

How much is it?

$35.00 per workshop + $8.25 registration fee
All materials included
Must be a county resident or have a Certificate of Residence


Call Paula Dornburgh at (914) 606-7216

How do I register?

Call (914) 606-7200 and refer to:
Course Number 6094 for the English Workshop &
Course Number 6095 for the Math Workshop.
You must have a High School Diploma or High School Equivalency to participate.

There is a strict attendance policy, so please be prepared to make a commitment to the program.