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January-Start and May-Start Applicants

January--Start:

August -- September 2013


  • Seek recommendation letters.
  • Review program and application requirements.
  • Apply for TC housing, if necessary.


  • October -- November 2013

  • Begin applying online. A username and password will enable you to begin completing the application, as well as receiving supplementary materials from our Program. As you apply online, please be sure to check the box indicating that you are applying to be a Peace Corps Fellow. If not applying online, send the TC application DIRECTLY to the Office of Admissions. Send the Peace Corps Fellows supplementary requirements DIRECTLY to the Peace Corps Fellows Program. The deadline is November 1 for the January start.
  • Ensure all application materials have been received by admissions and the Peace Corps Fellows Program (must be postmarked or emailed by no later than November 1).
  • Complete the Federal Aid application (FAFSA) for the 2013-2014 academic year.
  • Apply for TC Financial Aid for the 2013-2014 academic year.


  • December 2013 -- January 2014


  • Register for the appropriate CST and LAST exams. You should take these exams no later than July 2013 to receive results before August. All Fellows will be reimbursed for the costs of the CST and LAST exams. So please save your receipts! (A passing score on these tests is required before you can begin teaching in the fall.) Additionally, the GRE is waived for incoming fellows.
  • Complete the Federal Aid application (FAFSA) for the 2013-2014 academic year.
  • Apply for TC Financial Aid for the 2013-2014 academic year.
  • TC and Peace Corps Fellows Program Admissions notifications for the January start are sent out in mid-December.
  • If accepted, send commitment form to Peace Corps Fellows Program and tuition deposit to the Office of Admissions.
  • TC housing applications are processed. If you are offered housing, you will be asked to submit a security deposit.
  • Sunday, January 16: Move in date for TC housing.
  • Tuesday, January 18: TC New Student Experience orientation.
  • Wednesday, January 19: TC Spring classes begin.
  • Fellows begin fieldwork classroom observations in schools.


  • March -- April 2014

  • TC Financial Aid notifications for Fall 2014 begin to be sent out.
  • Update resume and begin job search.
  • Get fingerprinting done for NYCDOE.


  • May 2014

  • Monday, May 13: Begin PCFP Summer Intensive Training.
  • Attend TC New Student Experience orientation.
  • Thursday, May 16 (approximation): TC Summer A classes begin.
  • Second placement for classroom observations in schools.


  • June 2014


  • Continue TC coursework.
  • Continue PCFP Summer Intensive Training.
  • Continue field work classroom observations.
  • Continue job search.
  • Submit New York City Department of Education online application.


  • July 2014

  • TC Summer B coursework begins.
  • Final chance to take CST and LAST certification exams
  • Continue PCFP Summer Intensive Training.
  • Continue job search.


  • August 2014

  • TC Summer B coursework ends.
  • Successfully complete PCFP Summer Intensive Training .
  • Secure a teaching position.


  • September 2014

  • NYCDOE teaching begins (first paycheck should be mid-September or at the end of the month).
  • NYCDOE medical insurance begins.
  • TC fall courses begin (evenings).


  • May--Start:

    August - September 2013  


  • Seek recommendation letters.
  • Review program and application requirements.
  • Apply for TC housing, if necessary.


  • October -- November 2013 


  • Begin applying online. A username and password will enable you to begin completing the application, as well as receiving supplementary materials from our Program. As you apply online, please be sure to check the box indicating that you are applying to be a Peace Corps Fellow. If not applying online, send the TC application DIRECTLY to the Office of Admissions. Send the Peace Corps Fellows supplementary requirements DIRECTLY to the Peace Corps Fellows Program. The deadline is November 1 for the January start.
  • Contact the Peace Corps Fellows Program office to schedule an in-person interview and school visit or a phone interview with a staff member (preferably for November-January). The deadline for interviews is the first week of February.


  • December 2013 -- January 2014

  • Ensure all application materials have been received by admissions and the Peace Corps Fellows Program (must be postmarked or emailed by no later than December 15 for the priority deadline and January 15, 2014 for the final deadline).
  • Register for the appropriate CST and LAST exams. You should take these exams no later than July 2014 to receive results before August. All Fellows will be reimbursed for the costs of the CST and LAST exams. So please save your receipts! (A passing score on these tests is required before you can begin teaching in the fall.) Additionally, the GRE is waived for incoming fellows.
  • Complete the Federal Aid application (FAFSA) for the 2013-2014 academic year and the 2014-2015 academic year.
  • Apply for TC Financial Aid for the 2013-2014 academic year and the 2014-2015 academic year.


  • March -- April 2014

  • TC Housing applications are processed.  If you are offered housing, you will be asked to submit a security deposit.
  • TC Admissions and Peace Corps Fellows notifications begin to be sent out.
  • TC Financial Aid notifications begin to be sent out.
  • If accepted, send commitment form to Peace Corps Fellows Program and tuition deposit to the Office of Admissions.


  • May 2014

  • Sunday, May 12: Move in date for TC housing.
  • Monday, May 13: Begin PCFP Summer Intensive Training.
  • Attend TC New Student Experience orientation.
  • Thursday, May 16 (approximation): TC Summer A classes begin.
  • Begin field work classroom observations in schools.
  • Update rsum and begin job search.


  • June 2014

  • Continue TC coursework.
  • Continue PCFP Summer Intensive Training.
  • Continue field work classroom observations.
  • Continue job search.
  • Submit New York City Department of Education online application.


  • July 2014

  • TC Summer B coursework begins.
  • Get fingerprinting done for NYCDOE.
  • Final chance to take CST and LAST certification exams
  • Continue PCFP Summer Intensive Training.
  • Continue job search.


  • August 2014

  • TC Summer B coursework ends.
  • Successfully complete PCFP Summer Intensive Training .
  • Secure a teaching position.


  • September 2014

  • NYCDOE teaching begins (first paycheck should be mid-September or at the end of the month).
  • NYCDOE medical insurance begins.
  • TC fall courses begin (evenings).


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