Newly Accepted Students


Getting Started at the School of Education

Congratulations on your acceptance to the School of Education.

Review the New Student Orientation Digital Handout

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.

Check or Money Order Payable to Hunter College. Submit to the Office of the Bursar: 695 Park Ave., Room 238 North, New York, NY 10065

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.

Hunter College Immunization Records Address: 695 Park Avenue, 307 North Building. New York, NY 10065

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

Click here to RSVP for upcoming new student events.

Newly Admitted Student Next Steps

Join the conversation and ask your questions about becoming a new student at Hunter College. Log in from anywhere! All sessions are offered online via Zoom.

New Graduate 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 find answers to many of your questions regarding registration, student life and certification.

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

Review payment options and the timeline for paying your courses here. If you are matriculated and applying for financial aid, submit a FAFSA at 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. All email communications between students and Hunter College faculty and staff must occur via the Hunter email systems (,

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.

Newly Admitted Student Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.