Hackathon 2021

ABOUT HACKATHON 21

In 2021 CUNY students will unite to participate in the first ever virtually held CUNY Hackathon for CUNY students from all 25 schools within the City University of New York system.

The virtual two-day hackathon will attract over 1400 students and bring together students and professionals in creative fields, software development, marketing, and entrepreneurship to build solutions to problems unique to the New York City community. Students will also have the opportunity to learn during workshops or activities hosted during the Hackathon, all with the goal of improving our great city.

When is it?

January 23 – January 24

Will this be in person?

Nope. This is a virtual event!

Is there a theme?

Yes! 5 themes.
Data Science/Data mining
Gaming, Best Mobile Hack
The Environment
Health Tech

Who is this open to?

CUNY students only
You must provide a valid CUNY email address upon registration for this event.

Will spots fill up?

Yes, first come first serve

will there be prizes?

Yes! Absolutely.
Prizes are announced closer to the event.

For any inquiries please email