If you are a representative from one of the areas responsible for onboarding personnel (Human Resources, Research Foundation, ROTC, Adult Education, Alumni Association) using YConnect (IT self service portal) you can make the necessary request in order for new personnel to get network or email accounts if they are necessary to the job function.
CUNYfirst is a critical tool that integrates resources and services for all CUNY schools. Student administration, Human Resources and Finance are key pillars in which new hires may find necessary roles in order to perform job functions. It's essential that the hiring manager comply with all Central policies for requesting security access on behalf of new hires in this system.
As of February 1, 2013 you will no longer be required to fill out the web form that was part of this link in order to request an email account or a network ID.