Using CUNYfirst Notifications

Sending an email using CUNYfirst's notification area

  1. Login to CUNYfirst

    CUNYfirst Log-in screen
  2. Click on Faculty Center from the CUNYfirst Menu

    CUNYfirst Menu
  3. If you have not done so already, please update your semester to show the courses you are teaching for the current semester. Click on the Class Roster icon (class roster icon image) for your desired course.

    Faculty center screen to select desired class roster
  4. You can click on each individual student to email them using your default email application (i.e. Outlook) which will allow you to attach files to disseminate to your students.

    You can select multiple students or you can click on notify all students to send a mass notification via the CUNYfirst system.

    Send Notification to all students using CUNYfirst

    Keep in mind, this does not allow for attaching a file.

Sending Emails To Students Through Blackboard

  1. Log into your Blackboard Course

  2. Under the Control Panel, Expand the Course Tools menu

  3. Select the Send Email option

  4. From the list, select All Students Users

  5. Once you select your option, you can add Subject, Message, and Attach a file

  6. Click Submit to send your message

Using Blackboard to Send Emails to Students


If you have difficulty emailing your students or accessing CUNYfirst, call 718-631-6348 Mondays thru Fridays between 9am and 5pm.

Campus Cultural Centers

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Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

The KHC uses the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

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QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

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