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Claim Your Account Step-by-Step Video Tutorial
Students: Tips for Claiming Your CUNYfirst Account and Logging In
How to Claim Your Account
"First time users"
Enter the required information and click
Challenge Questions and Answers
– you need five of them. Choose each question from the drop down, and then type in your answer.
Key Fields - Required
Password Policy Details
Password must be at least 8 characters long.
Password change reminder will be sent 175 days after the last password change.
Password must not be one of 4 previous passwords.
Password must not be longer than 13 characters.
Password must contain at least 1 uppercase letters.
Password will expire 180 days after the last password change.
Your password must have at least one numeric character OR one special character.
Your CUNYfirst account is now activated. You will get a confirmation page. Print it or make a note of your username and password and keep it in a safe place.
View the ‘How to Claim Your Account’ video for a step-by-step tutorial in how to claim your account.
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