Newly Accepted Students
Getting Started at the School of Education
Congratulations on your acceptance to the School of Education.
- New graduate students entering a partnership program consult the Newly Accepted Partnership Program Students page.
- New undergraduate education majors should consult the New Education Majors page
- All other new graduate students must complete the following:
Accept Your Enrollment
All students, except non-matriculated students, must accept enrollment on the Apply Yourself application portal.
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 website.
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 college and used CUNYfirst you do not need to reclaim your account. Login into your CUNYfirst Student Account.
Submit Immunization Documentation
All students must submit MMR immunization documentation and the meningitis acknowledgement to the Office of Wellness Services. If you previously attended 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 Make a Plan to Meet Your Admission Conditions
If you are admitted with admission conditions, you will find them listed on the admissions acceptance letter that was mailed to you. Satisfying Admissions Conditions.
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
Visit the News & Events tab to RSVP for upcoming welcome events including orientation.
Drop-in to a 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 questions at our New Student Virtual Q&A session.
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.
Register for Courses
Students 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 Academics Page. Review a guide on How to Register for Classes in CUNYfirst.
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
Access your myHunter Email account using your CUNYfirst login credentials.
Purchase books for courses
The 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 after you are enrolled in classes. It may take 2-3 days for the system to automatically generate an ID after you register. Claim my Net ID
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 SPARCC Online Training program. The Dean of Students will send a message to your myHUNTER email account in your first semester with a link to the training.