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.



    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.