CUNYFirst 9.2 How to Guides

CunyFirst Update

 

CUNYFirst has gotten an updated look and feel with the move to PeopleSoft 9.2.  The new version provides a modern, tile-based interface that you may customize by dragging and dropping tiles.  The interface is also mobile friendly and scales to fit the display of the device you use, whether it's your phone, PC or laptop.  Version 9.2 also provides better search capabilities to make it easier for you to find the needed function.

For more information about the Updated CUNYFirst and resources to help you navigate click here.

Below are some guides to assist you with navigating CUNYFirst.

Apply for ePermit (Undergraduates)

 

Preferred method for Undergraduate Students to apply for an ePermit request.

Step Action
  Sign into CUNYFirst (https://home.cunyfirst.cuny.edu) with your CUNYFirst UserName and Password
1.

Select "Student Center"

Student Center Tile

2.

Select "Academic Records"

Academic Records Tile

3.

Select "ePermit" from the left hand side menu

ePermit button selection

4.

Select "Add ePermit with Equivalent Courses" and "Term"

Permit term selection

5.

Select course which you are looking to complete at another CUNY School.
Note: For this example ANTH 10100 will be selected.

Course Selection

 

6.

Click on "Fetch Equivalent CUNY Courses" to find the equivalent courses at other CUNY colleges.

fetch equivalent CUNY Courses

7.

Select the CUNY College which you would like to go on ePermit by checking the box under "Request ePermit" and then click on "View Class Sections" to view available sections at selected CUNY College.
Click on "ePermit Form" to continue.
Note: If boxed is greyed out, course is not being offered.
Note: For this example Borough of Manhattan CC will be selected.

CUNY College Selection

8.

Select "Permit Type"

Select Permit Type

9.

Select "Host Session"
Note: If you are not able to select a session is because the Host College is not accepting ePermit request at the moment.

Select Host Session

10.

Click on "Submit" to complete ePermit request submission

Submit Permit Request

Apply for ePermit (Graduate Students)

Preferred method for Graduate/Doctoral Students to apply for an ePermit request.

Step Action
  Sign into CUNYFirst (https://home.cunyfirst.cuny.edu) with your CUNYFirst UserName and Password
1.

Select "Student Center"

Student Center Tile

2.

Select "Academic Records"

Academic Records Tile

3.

Select "ePermit" from the left hand side menu

ePermit button selection

4.

Select "Add ePermit" and "Term"

Select Add ePermit and Term

5.

A. Select "Permit Type"
B. Select "Home Course" you may search by Subject and Catalog Number.
Note: If no "Home Course" is located, enter advisor name student spoke with and home course equivalent in the "Comments Section"
Select Host College Information in the following order:

  1. Host College - CUNY School you would like to go on ePermit.
  2. Host Career - Career for the course, in this case Graduate.
  3. Host Term - Term/Semester course is being offered, in this case Summer 2022 (1226).
  4. Host Session - Session course is being offered.  If no session is available that means Host College is not accepting ePermit request at the moment.
  5. Subject - Subject of the course you would like to go on ePermit
  6. Catalog Number - Number of the course you would like to go on ePermit
  7. Description - Once the Subject and Catalog Number is selected, this box will display the title of the course.

C. Click "Submit"

Fill permit form

6.

ePermit Request successfully submitted.

Permit request submitted

Apply for Graduation

                                    

Step Action
  Sign into CUNYFirst (https://home.cunyfirst.cuny.edu) with your CUNYFirst UserName and Password.
1.

Select "Student Center"

Student Center

2.

Select "Graduation"

Graduation Tile

3.

Select "Apply for Graduation" from the left-hand side menu and click on "Apply for Graduation" at the bottom of the screen.

Apply for Graduation

4.

Select "Graduation Term" from the "Expected Graduation Term" drop down and click "Continue".

Term Selection

5.

Verify Degree, Major, and Minor (If applicable) information.  Click "Continue"

Verify Degree Information

6.

Click on "Submit Application"

Submit Application

7.

Application Successfully Submitted

Application Successfully Submitted

 

Cancel ePermit Request

Step Action
  Sign into CUNYFirst (https://home.cunyfirst.cuny.edu) with your CUNYFirst UserName and Password
1.

Select "Student Center"

Student Center Tile

2.

Select "Academic Records"

Academic Records Tile

3.

Select "ePermit" from the left hand side menu

ePermit button selection

4.

A. Select "Search ePermit"
B. Select "Term"
C. Select the ePermit Request you wish to cancel.
D. Click "Continue"

Select request to cancel

 

5.

Click on the "Cancel" button

Cancel permit request

6.

Once the ePermit cancel request is processed by the Registrar's Office, the Permit Status will change to "Cancelled".

Request is now cancelled

 

Drop/Withdraw from a Course using Schedule Builder

Step Action
  Sign into CUNYFirst (https://home.cunyfirst.cuny.edu) with your CUNYFirst UserName and Password.
1.

Select "Student Center"

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2.

Select "Schedule Builder"

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3. 

Select the "Term" which you would like to drop class from

Term Selection

4.

Click on the "Trash Can" icon next to the course you would like to drop.
Note: Once selected the check will be removed from the course.

Course Selection

5.

Click on "Get This Schedule" button on the bottom of the page.

Course Selection

6.

Click on the "Do Actions" button at the bottom of the page.

Do Action

7.

Request is now complete; course has been dropped.

Request complete

 

Home Address Update

Step Action
  Sign into CUNYFirst (https://home.cunyfirst.cuny.edu) with your CUNYFirst UserName and Password.
1.

Select "Student Center"

Student Center

2.

Select "Profile"

Profile

3.

Select "Addresses" from the left-hand side menu

Addresses button

 

Select "Home Address" and click "Current"

Select Current Button

5.

Edit Home Address and click "Save"

Save changes

 

Register/Add a Course Using Schedule Builder

Step Action
  Sign into CUNYFirst (https://home.cunyfirst.cuny.edu) with your CUNYFirst UserName and Password.
1.

Select "Student Center"

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2.

Select "Schedule Builder"

Picture 2

3.

Select term which you would like to Register/Add class from

Select Term

4.

Search for the course you wish to register for
Note: In this example ART 10000 will be used

Course Selection

5.

A. Select the section you wish to register for
B. Click on "Get This Schedule" button

Section Selection

6.

Click on  "Do Actions" button

Complete Enrollment

7.

Request is now complete; course has been added to your schedule

Class has been added.

View Unofficial Transcript / Verification of Enrollment

Step Action
  Sign into CUNYFirst (http://home.cunyfirst.cuny.edu) with your CUNYFirst UserName and Password.
1.

Select "Student Center".

Student Center

2.

Select "Transcript and Verification".

Transcript and Verification Tyle

3.

A. Select "View Unofficial Transcript" from the left-hand side menu.
B. Select "The City College of New York".

Select Transcript type and College

4.

A. Select "Report Type" Student Unofficial Transcript.
B. Click "Submit".
Note: Ensure the pop-up blocker on your web browser is turned off to view your unofficial transcript.

Select Report Type

5.

A. For a Verification, click on "Request Enrollment Verification".
B. Select "The City College of New York".

Request Enrollment Verification

7.

A. Select "Academic Institution"
B. Select desired content of the verification.

  1. Include program and plan/major.
  2. Include earned degree.
  3. Include the term and cumulative GPA.

C. Select the term needed, or leave blank to include all terms that you are enrolled for at City College.
D. Click "Submit"

Select college and content

 

Last Updated: 05/25/2022 12:20