What is the Academic Calendar and where I can find it?
The Academic Calendar displays every important date within the semester (start of term, registration, campus closures, end of term, etc.). It can be found on the Office of the Registrar webpage under Academic Calendar. Dates are subject to change without prior notification so continue to check the college website for the latest information.
What is CUNYfirst?
CUNY’s Fully Integrated Resources & Services Tool, known officially as CUNYfirst, is the enterprise resource solution that allows CUNY students to move seamlessly through any and all CUNY campuses as they pursue their higher educational callings as well as connecting faculty and staff to tools to support their processes.
How do I claim my CUNYfirst account?
New student users can activate their new account by logging onto the York College website and select "Current Students" on the top right corner. In the drop down menu select "CUNYfirst". Then select "New User" and begin the activation process.
How do I update my contact information in CUNYfirst?
Students can view and update some of their information (Preferred Name, Other/Preferred Email, Home/Business Phone, Home/Mailing/Business Address, Emergency Contacts, Ethnicity) directly in their CUNYfirst Student Center. Click on the Profile tile in Student Center, then click he appropriate link to update.
Some details such as legal name change, SSN update, and Permanent Address cannot be updated directly by the student in CUNYfirst. For such changes an applicable Registrar form, supporting documentation and photo identification must be uploaded to the York College Registrar Portal. The Office of the Registrar will update CUNYFIRST within a few business days after complete application(s) is received.
What is Schedule Builder?
Schedule Builder is a real-time class scheduling tool that enables students to plan and register for courses that meet their schedules and other needs. With this tool, students can easily arrange class schedules that fit their personal and academic lives.
What is DegreeWorks?
DegreeWorks is a web-based academic advisement and degree audit program. DegreeWorks generates an easy to read degree audit that takes the courses from a student's transcript and applies them to fulfill degree requirements for a student's general education, writing intensive, major, and minor as defined in the college bulletin. It is recommended that a student check their DegreeWorks audit monthly due to updating of records.
Who do I contact if there is an issue with DegreeWorks?
How do I request my official transcript?
You can request a transcript online with Parchment.
How do I request my unofficial transcript?
Students can download their unofficial transcript in their CUNYfirst Student Center as long as there are no negative financial negative indicator(s) that would prevent it from printing. In Student Center, click on the Transcript and Verification tile. Click the Submit button. Click on the View All Requested Reports tab/page. Check off the box that shows a Request Date of today, then click on the View Report button. You must enable pop-ups on your browser to open any PDF from CUNYfirst.
How do I obtain an official Enrollment Verification letter?
Students can come in to the Office of the Registrar during our In Person office hours to request the official letter with Registrar signature and seal. Student can also email our office at firstname.lastname@example.org if unable to come into the office to request an enrollment verification letter. When making the request via email include your full name and CUNYfirst id. If there are any negative financial service indicator(s) on the student’s record that would prevent the letter from printing, the system will not allow the letter to be printed until that service indicator has been released.
Students can also download an unofficial letter in their CUNYfirst Student Center. In Student Center, click on the Transcript and Verification tile. Click on the Request Enrollment Verification page on the left, choose York College within the Academic Institution field. Select each check box for specified additional information to be included on the letter. Select the desired term, then click on the Submit button. This letter is not official since it will not have the college seal or the signature of the Registrar.