SIGNING ON TO CUNYfirst
Signing on to CUNYfirst (Fully Integrated Resources and Services Tool) - from anywhere, anytime - allows students to manage their academic careers and financial accounts in real time and more. read more >> It gives faculty additional tools to enhance their interaction with students. It is also designed to give staff access to powerful processes that connect with the finance, student administration and human resources functions necessary to operate the nation's largest urban university. CUNYfirst uses the latest technology to serve our students, faculty and staff.
1. Don't Share ID and/or Password read more >>
Users of this system must use their individually assigned user ID. Sharing of user IDs and passwords is prohibited by CUNY's Security Policies & Procedures (security.cuny.edu).
2. Remember to Log Out read more >>
All users who access their accounts at college workstations and kiosks should remember to log out of CUNYfirst at the end of their sessions to ensure their accounts are securely closed. Users of this system must use their individually assigned user ID. Sharing of user IDs and passwords is prohibited by CUNY's Security Policies & Procedures (security.cuny.edu).
3. Avoid Browser Conflicts read more >>
If you need simultaneous access to CUNYfirst and the CUNY Portal for any application within the CUNY Portal (ie. Blackboard, DegreeWorks, CUNYfirst Schedule of Classes), you must use two separate browsers.
If the same browser is used for both, it will automatically drop the CUNYfirst session.
To avoid this:
1. Sign off CUNYfirst then access the CUNY Portal.
2. Stay logged into CUNYfirst, but access the CUNY Portal with a different browser.
view videos >>