Having problems?

Or call 212-220-8000 (Option 3)

CUNYfirst for Staff

CUNYfirst provides faculty and staff a powerful, streamlined system to teach and communicate with students, as well as more access and control over HR information.

Click here to learn more about the benefits of CUNYfirst for Faculty & Staff

How to Claim Your Account

Go to:


First Time User


First Name
Last Name
Date of Birth
Social Security Number (last 4 digits)




Select your Challenge Questions and Answers – you need five of them.

Choose each question from the drop down, and then type in your answer.


• Make it memorable
• Don’t repeat questions
• Answers are not case sensitive and must be at least two characters long


Choose Password

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

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

If you have problems, contact the BMCC Service Desk at or 212-220-8379.

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