ALERT: CUNYfirst will be down for scheduled maintenance from 7:00pm Saturday, September 20 until approximately 7:00pm Sunday, September 21, 2014. Please be aware that members of the faculty will not be able to verify attendance rosters or perform any other CUNYfirst functions during that time. The period for verifying rosters is now open and, aside from the 24-hour period referred to above, will continue until 11:59pm on Tuesday, September 23.

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NOTICE: When logged on to CUNYfirst the following two issues will require you to open a new browser window.

1. To view the schedule of classes for Fall or Summer II, you must open a second browser by following this link.
Another way to view the schedule of classes would be to go to HR/Campus Solutions -> Self Service -> Class Search/Browse Catalog ->Class Search after you have logged in and search for classes.

2. To view class information, access Blackboard or any other links within the CUNY Portal, you must open a second browser by following this link.

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Benefits of CUNYfirst for Faculty

Faculty and staff will have a single user name and password for all CUNYfirst applications.

Campus Solutions - Instruction and Advising

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  • Faculty can create and view instructional calendar by daily, weekly, and monthly views
  • Faculty and staff have quick access to student transcripts, class schedules, academic status, and contact information directly through CUNYfirst
  • Vice presidents, deans and chairs can view faculty teaching history
  • Enrollment and faculty data feeds directly into Blackboard
  • Quicker postings to student transcripts will support timely registration for pre-requisite and/or co-requisite requirements

Faculty and staff can directly connect to CUNYfirst via the Internet from any location.

Note: CUNYfirst is not connected to the current CUNY Portal. Logins to the CUNY Portal and CUNYfirst are separate and distinct.

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