Getting Started with Blackboard

If you haven’t claimed CUNYFirst account

Go to the York College website. Click “Current Students,” then “Online Services”. Next, click “CUNYFirst”.  On the CUNYFirst Login page click “New User”. Follow the on-screen instructions to claim your account. Record your username and password in a safe place. 

If you do not know your CUNYFirst username or Empl ID to reset password

If you need to reset your password but don’t know your CUNYFirst username or Empl ID, go to CUNYFirst account activation page and follow the screen instructions to reclaim your account. You will be prompted to create a new password, and when you finish, the webpage will show you your username and Empl ID.

If you have forgotten your CUNYFirst password

If you’ve forgotten your password, on the CUNYFirst Login Page, click “Forgot Your Password” and enter your username or Empl ID when prompted. Then click OK and follow the screen instructions to complete resetting your password.

Log into Blackboard

Go to the York College website. Click “Current Students”, then “Online Services”, then click “Blackboard”.  In the CUNY Blackboard Login page, use your CUNYFirst username@login.cuny.edu as the username and your CUNYFirst password to login to Blackboard.