How to Claim Your Account
- Go to: https://home.cunyfirst.cuny.edu and click "First time users"
- Enter the required information and click OK.
- Select your Challenge Questions and Answers - you need five of them. Choose each question from the drop down, and then type in your answer.
- Choose Password
Both fields are required.
- At least 8 characters long
- At least 1 uppercase letter AND at least one numeric OR one special character
- Expires every 90 days so you will need to create a new password at that time
- Change reminder email sent at 85 days
- The new password cannot be any of the 4 previous passwords
- Cannot be changed for 5 days after the last password change
- Your CUNYfirst account is now activated. You will get a confirmation page. Print it or make a note of your username and password and keep it in a safe place.