Newly Accepted Students
Getting Started at the School of Education
Congratulations on your acceptance to the School of Education. For new graduate students entering a partnership program consult the Newly Accepted Partnership Program Students page. All other new graduate students must complete the following:
Accept Your Enrollment
All students, except non-matriculated students, must accept enrollment on your Apply Yourself application.
Pay Commitment Deposit
All students, except non-matriculated students and Veterans of the United States Military Service currently on Active Duty or members of the National Guard or Reserves, are required to pay a $250 commitment deposit. Please review the payment methods and procedures at the Graduate Admissions office.
Claim your CUNYfirst Student Account
Once you have submitted your commitment deposit, you may claim your CUNYfirst student account. The CUNYfirst student account contains your record and is used to enroll in courses.If you previously attended a CUNY school you do not need to reclaim your account.
Submit Immunization Documentation
All students must submit MMR immunization documentation and the meningitis acknowledgement to the Office of Wellness Services. If you previously attend a CUNY school, you do not need to resubmit your immunization documentation.
Submit Official Transcripts
Submit your official transcripts to the Graduate Admissions Office at 695 Park Ave, North 223, NY, NY 10065 . Non-matriculated students must show proof of Bachelor’s degree conferral.
Review and Satisfy Admission Conditions
If you are admitted with admission conditions, you will find them listed on your admissions acceptance letter that was mailed to you.
Review the Academic Calendar
Review the Academic Calendar for important dates including first day of class, registration and add/drop deadlines, and holidays.
Attend New Student Events
Select the News & Events tab to RSVP for upcoming welcome events.
Graduate Accepted Students Day
At Graduate Accepted Students Day you will have the opportunity to connect with current students and resources at Hunter College, as well as, meet with faculty from select programs.
Drop-in to an upcoming Registration Workshop for support with claiming your CUNYfirst account and registering for courses.
New Student Virtual Q&A Session
Join the conversation and ask your burning questions prior to orientation at our summer New Student Virtual Q&A session. Dates and Times to be announced.
New Student Orientation
New Student Orientation will provide you with an overview of Hunter College and the School of Education. At the event you will meet current students in your program and your Faculty Advisor. Dates and Times to be announced. Select programs will have their own orientations. Consult program specific academics pages for more information.
Register for Courses
Students can register for courses through CUNYfirst after the commitment deposit and immunization documents are processed. Non-matriculated students must request permission to enroll in courses. The first courses required for your program are listed on your program homepage.
Review Payment Options
If you are matriculated and applying for financial aid, submit a FAFSA at fafsa.ed.gov and forward your financial aid information to Hunter College using code: 002689.
Access your myHunter Email Account
Sign into your myHunter email account using your CUNYfirst login credentials.
Purchase books for courses
Hunter College Bookstore is located at Shakespeare & Co. Review book requirements on CUNYfirst if available. Some courses materials will be assigned on the first day of class.
Claim your Hunter Net ID
Your NETID is used to access Hunter WiFi and log into all shared computers at Hunter College. You may claim your ID as soon as you are registered for classes. It may take 2-3 days for the system to automatically generate an ID after you register.
Obtain your Hunter Student ID Card
The OneCard office, located in Room 203 of the West Building issues Hunter Student ID Cards. Your student ID number, also known as your EMPL ID number is printed on the front of the card. This number allows faculty and staff to access your record in CUNYfirst. Include this number in all email correspondence.
Complete Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
As part of our comprehensive prevention program for new students and our commitment to provide a supportive learning environment which fosters a safe, healthy relationship among students, Hunter requires you to complete the “Enough is Enough” Haven Online Training program. This online course will empower you to make well-informed decisions about issues that affect your college years and beyond. The course takes about 60 minutes to complete.
To complete the course enter Haven Registration Code: 5d4967d8. Create your profile using your @myhunter email address.
The course may include surveys to help personalize your experience and measure students’ attitudes and behaviors. All survey responses are confidential; the school will only receive information about the student body as a whole and will never see individual students’ answers.
The Dean of Students will send a message to your myHUNTER email account in your first semester with a link to the training.