Once your paperwork has been processed, you can set up your Hunter accounts and get your Hunter ID. (Please confirm with Wilma James.)


Get your Hunter OneCard: With this card you will be able to swipe into this building. Although the OneCard office is at 68th Street, one day each semester, cards are made at Silberman.


Claim your CUNYFirst account*: CUNYfirst is a CUNY-wide system that gives you access to your personal information, your class rosters, and much more.

For instructions on claiming your CUNYFirst Account, click here. To access the CUNYFirst Self-Service Guide for Faculty & Staff, click here.


Set up your CUNY Portal ID: CUNY Portal gives you the latest CUNY news, information on getting software licenses, and access to the Blackboard course management system and your CUNY email. Click here to register for a new account or login to the Portal.


Set up your NetID: Every student, staff, or faculty member at Hunter College is issued a NetID to log into Hunter networked services including faculty and staff email, wireless networks, and the Library proxy server. Click here to set up your NetID. (click on “Forgot your password?” to get started.)


Access SSSW Faculty & Staff Blackboard site : CUNY Portal will give you access to Blackboard, our course management system. In the My Organizations section of Blackboard, you will be able to access a site dedicated to our faculty and staff. On this site, you find meeting agendas and minutes, documents/forms, and important links.


*If you previously at another CUNY institution, you may need to contact the Helpdesk to ensure that you have access to correct view (e.g. Hunter instead of BMCC; faculty instead of student).