BMCC Navigate

NavigateNavigate is an interactive tool that guides and empowers admitted or continuing students to take action on critical activities to be successful at BMCC.

Download the Navigate app to:

  • Status Updates: Get personalized and time-sensitive details about enrollment steps, holds and status.
  • To-Dos: Stay organized and on track with helpful reminder alerts, e.g. submit financial aid documents, schedule advising appointment, registration indicators, etc.
  • My Schedule: Sync class schedule and important academic dates with a personal calendar.
  • Major Explorer: Learn more about majors and career options with real-time data.
  • Support: Get referrals to support services specific to their needs.
  • Study Buddies: Find a study group with fellow BMCC students and email the group directly from Navigate.
  • Calendar Events: Stay in the know on upcoming college news, activities and events.
  • Single-Sign-On: Easily access additional e-tools e.g. CUNYfirst, Blackboard, Microsoft Email.
  • Resources: Check out helpful how to: videos and resources.
  • Intake Survey: Share their interests to get personalized services.
  • Appointment Scheduling: Coming soon.

Congratulations on being admitted to BMCC, we are excited to have you!
Here are a few tips on how to get the most out of this app:

  • Never miss a deadline or important milestone: use the to-do list and check off items as you go
  • Allow Navigate to send you notification reminders: we all need a helpful nudge to get things done sometimes, if you haven’t allowed notifications already you can them on in the settings page
  • Worried about too many notifications? Check off the to-do items you’ve already done and we’ll know you are all set

*Follow the directions for each to-do to ensure it is done correctly!


BMCC Navigate can be downloaded by admitted or continuing students. Prospective students will get access when they are admitted. 

Download on the App Store
Google Play
  1. Go to Google Play or the Apple App Store
  2. Search “Navigate Student” to find app
  3. Once installed, search for “BMCC”
  4. Use your CUNYfirst username and password to log in

From there, students can start exploring Navigate, customize preferences to receive notifications and reminders, and review the To Do list to stay on top of important tasks.

View Navigate from Your Web Browser

You can access Navigate from any computer. Log in to the desktop version.

Frequently Asked Questions

Navigate is a powerful tool that helps you stay on top of important events and deadlines, find and make appointments for services on campus, locate important campus resources, plan and view your class schedule, and even connect with your classmates.

You can log into Navigate from a computer, tablet, or cell phone (free):

  • Desktop version
  • Mobile app: Search for “Navigate Student” in the Apple or Android app store, download and then search for “BMCC”

You use the same username and password you would use to login to CUNYfirst.

Can you get to the CUNYfirst sign-on page? If yes and your credentials are rejected, there is an issue with your CUNYfirst username or password.

If you successfully enter your credentials on the sign-on page, but Navigate says “Uh-oh…” or “Something went wrong,” please contact the Service Desk at

Course schedules are updated every 24 hours in Navigate, so check back tomorrow if you added or dropped a course that’s not appearing correctly. If the issue persists, contact Niala Seetahal at

Try a hard close and relaunch the app. For iOS, double click the Home button then swipe the app preview away to “hard close.” On Android, open the app manager view and slide the app preview away to “hard close.”

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