CUNYfirst stands for Fully Integrated Resources and Services Tool and for CUNY it means a massive upgrade in how we'll do things in the future. New CUNYfirst processes in Student Administration, Human Resources and Finance will change how we do everything from registering for classes to paying our bills.
The CUNYfirst system consists of three sections or pillars:
EMPLID is a unique eight-digit personal identification number used in the CUNYfirst system used as a Student ID or Employee ID. It is important to record your eight-digit EMPLlD! From now on, it will be used to identify you in CUNYfirst and across campus.
Also, please make a note of your CUNYfirst username (which includes your first name dot last name followed by the last two digits of your EMPLlD).
For a complete guide to CUNYfirst the Self Service Reference Guide for Students [PDF] takes you step-by-step through a number of transactions/activities including: claiming your account, viewing your transcript and enrolling in classes.