1. Go to: https://home.cunyfirst.cuny.edu

 

2. Click: First Time User


3. Enter:

 

    a. First Name

    b. Last Name

    c. Date of Birth

    d. Social Security Number (last 4 digits)

 

4. Click: OK


5. Next: Select your Challenge Questions and Answers — you need five of them. Choose each question from the drop down and then type in your answer.

 

*Hints:

    a. Make it memorable

    b. Don’t repeat questions

    c. Answers are not case sensitive and must be

    d. at least two characters long

 

6. Next: Choose Password

    a. Your password must be at least eight characters long, and contain at least one UPPERCASE character, or at least one numeral or a symbol. You will also need to update it every 90 days. After you’ve entered your password and confirmed it, click: OK

 

Congratulations! Your CUNYfirst account is now activated. Please make a note of your username and password and keep it in a safe place.