Using The Faculty Center

The Faculty Center is the central online location for accessing course management information. Faculty Center enables you to view your teaching schedule, check class rosters, record grades, and much more.

Note: The Advisor Center is available for faculty members who are also academic advisors. In addition, faculty members can view course information for University classes.

Claiming Your CUNYfirst Account <pdf>

Faculty Quick Reference Guide <pdf>

Introduction to Step Sheets <pdf>


Getting Started in CUNYfirst

CUNYfirst is an Internet-based application built on the PeopleSoft Enterprise platform. You may access this application at any location with Internet access.An Identity Management System secures all of the data. You will be assigned a User ID and you will create your own password.Security access allows you to use all of the functionality that you need. Your access is restricted from any functionality that you do not need.


The Faculty Center

The Faculty Center is a self-service component that provides instructors a single entry point from which to begin navigation to instructor-related transactions.

Within the Faculty Center, Faculty are able to:

  • view their teaching schedule in both a grid and calendar format;
  • view and enter instructional materials for their assigned classes;
  • view their exam schedule in both a grid and calendar format;
  • view their class roster and send notifications to students on the roster;
  • submit the Verification of Attendance Roster; and
  • view their grade roster; as well as, enter and submit grades for posting.

Quick Card 1 Topics <pdf>

Quick Card 2 Topics <pdf>


Faculty FAQ


Login to CUNYfirst

Claim My CUNYfirst ID

To begin using CUNYfirst you must first claim your account ID.

Getting Started
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