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Know Your Hunter and CUNY ID's

CUNY/ Hunter Identifier




An eight digit unique identifier (within CUNY) for every person entered into CUNYfirst. (ex. 12345678)
(Your EMPLID can be found on your Hunter OneCard)


Credentials used to sign on to CUNYfirst.
The format is: FName.LName##; where ## are the last two digits of your CUNYfirst EMPLID. (ex. Joan.Doe78)

To claim you account or access CUNYfirst, go to the Hunter website and click on the ‘CUNYfirst Sign In’ button.
To claim you account select: 'New User' in the 'LOG-IN' screen.


A unique 3-8 character alphanumeric identifier used to access the Hunter College network and various Hunter supported systems. (Formats vary; ex. js0012, jsmith01)

To claim or manage your Hunter NetID account, go to the Hunter website, under ‘Services’ (right panel) click on: Hunter Login (NetID).
To Claim your account select: Don't know your ID?


Format: {Your CUNYfirst Username}
The password is your CUNYfirst password and is managed within CUNYfirst (see note for CUNYfirst Username).

Format: {Your Hunter NetID}
The password is the same as your NetID password and is managed in NetID Central (see note for Hunter NetID).

Blackboard/CUNY Portal

CUNY Portal credentials to access services hosted centrally by CUNY (other than CUNYfirst).
These CUNY services include: Blackboard, DegreeWorks, ePermit, CUNY Alert, CUNY eMall, Gartner Research.

To claim, manage, or access your CUNY Portal account go to the CUNY website, click on the ‘LOG-IN tab and select 'CUNY Portal'.
To claim your account select: 'Register for a New Account’.
An alternate method to access Blackboard select: BLACKBOARD under the CUNY website 'LOG-IN' tab.

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