CUNYfirst Campus Solutions launch completed: CUNYfirst now available
Posted on Sun, 15 Apr 2018 12:33:28
The CUNYfirst System is now available. We have completed the tasks to add CUNYfirst for the Graduate Center, Graduate School of Journalism, Macaulay Honors College and the CUNY BA Program.
All Finance, HR and Recruiting applications are active and available for users at all CUNY colleges. Campus Solutions is available for the colleges that were already using it — users at the Graduate Center, Graduate School of Journalism, Macaulay Honors College and the CUNY BA Program will receive notification when it is time to begin using the system.
The next nightly refresh of CUNYfirst data is tonight (Sunday, April 15).
CUNYfirst April Close: CUNYfirst unavailable starting 9 PM on Mon, April 30
Posted on Tue, 10 Apr 2018 16:03:33
The CUNYfirst month-end financial closing activities for April will take place from 9 pm on Monday, April 30 to 1 am on Tuesday, May 1, 2018.
During this time the CUNYfirst Human Capital (HCM) and Campus Solutions (CS) functions will not be available.
CUNYfirst April Maintenance: CUNYfirst unavailable starting at 7pm on Sat. April 21
Posted on Tue, 10 Apr 2018 15:54:18
The CUNYfirst hosting service provider has scheduled its monthly system maintenance the weekend of April 21, 2018. CUNYfirst will be unavailable for up to 24 hours.
Maintenance Start: 7pm ET on Saturday, April 21, 2018. Maintenance End: 7pm ET on Sunday, April 22, 2018.
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CUNYfirst – which stands for Fully Integrated Resources and Services Tool – is a suite of software that has replaced many of our aging computer systems in the areas of Student Administration, Finance and Human Resources. The ongoing implementation of all CUNYfirst applications involves a multi-year process with CUNY colleges being brought online several institutions at a time. The new software continues to play a key role in helping the University realize its goal of an integrated CUNY.
Featuring an interconnected University-wide system that effectively ties into and manages students' education and records; faculty/staff employment and benefits information; and all College business operations
Industry Best Practices
Putting into place systems and procedures that comply with CUNY's common goal of providing the best customer service to our students, faculty, staff and community
Standardization without loss of identity
Implementing common processes that can be accepted across the University while allowing campuses to continue their unique missions
Making available modern systems and processes that allow the user more control and flexibility
Accurate and timely information to better serve students, faculty and staff
Accessing information in real time
Replacement of aging computer systems
Retiring systems that have reached their capacity and replacing them with the most modern educational and business systems
Whom does CUNYfirst affect?
Everyone in CUNY. Students, faculty and staff are all affected in a positive way. With this integration, students' records are linked to business and finance systems, and personnel records for faculty and staff are connected University-wide.
What areas have acquired new systems?
CUNYfirst consists of three main sections: Campus Solutions (Student Administration), Human Resources and Finance. In each of these sections, new systems have changed the way we do business in a number of key areas:
As new CUNYfirst applications have been launched, various members of the BCC community, including students, have been trained on how to use the tools they need to succeed at Bronx Community College.