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Claim Your Account
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
At least 8 characters long
At least 1 uppercase letter AND at least one numeric OR one special character
Expires every 90 days so you will need to create a new password at that time
Change reminder email sent at 85 days
The new password cannot be any of the 4 previous passwords
Cannot be changed for 5 days after the last password change
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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