Readmit Graduate Checklist

Readmit Graduate Checklist

Congratulations on your readmission to the NYPD Leadership Program at John Jay College!  Please follow the checklist below to successfully register for the Fall 2022

Step 1.  Activate CUNYfirst Account

All students are required to register online via CUNYfirst. CUNYfirst gives students access to register for classes, view schedule and grades, etc. You may activate your CUNYfirst account by clicking here and clicking on “New User” and following the prompts. Once you successfully complete this process, an 8-digit EMPL ID (CUNY ID) will be generated.  Your EMPL ID will be used in lieu of your social security number.

Step 2.  Register For Classes

The required course is CRJ 810.  CRJ 738 and CRJ 742 should be taken after CRJ 810.  Students may register for any one of the electives CRJ 748 or PAD 706.  Students currently enrolled in a master's program or interested in a master's program should visit Applicability of Courses to Degree Program to learn more about graduate courses that may apply to your master's degree.

Students with questions regarding registration may contact the NYPD Leadership Program Director, Christel Lytwyn at

To begin registering, refer to the schedule below and conduct the following steps:

CRJ 810 1323 Police Leadership Fri 9:00AM - 11:00AM Fraher
CRJ 810 1324 Police Leadership Fri 12:30PM - 2:30PM Fraher
CRJ 810 1325 Police Leadership  Fri 5:00PM - 7:00PM Fraher
CRJ 738 1290 Perspectives on Race and Crime in America Fri 9:30AM - 11:30AM Bornstein
CRJ 742 1314 Police Ethics Fri 9:30AM - 11:30AM Reyes
PAD 706 3375 Bureaupathology  Fri 5:00PM-7:00PM Walker
CRJ 748 3387 Counter Terrorism Policy for Law Enforcement Fri 12:30pm-2:30PM Walker
CRJ 748 9336 Counter Terrorism Policy for Law Enforcement Fri 5:00PM-7:00PM Haberfeld
• Log into CUNYfirst via
• From the Enterprise Menu, select the “HR/Campus solutions” link
• Click on “student center” (located on the first row under “self service”, 2nd rubric)
• On the page in the section, click the “enroll” link
• Select the term “Fall 2022”
• Click “continue”
• Enter the 4 or 5-digit class number within the “enter class” Nbr box
• Click “enter”
• Click “next”
• To add another class, enter the 5-digit class number for the next class, then click the “proceed to step 2 of 3” button
• Verify that the classes are correct. If they are correct, click the “finish enrolling” button
• You may view your schedule by clicking on “my class schedule”

Step 3.  Setup Your John Jay Student Email

Click here to access your John Jay student email account. John Jay College will be communicating with you using your new John Jay email account. You may forward your John Jay emails to your personal email or change your “primary” email on CUNYfirst.  If you are experiencing technical difficulties, please contact the Help Desk at 212-237-8200.

IMPORTANT NOTE: You will receive an email to pick up your textbooks five days prior to the start of classes. Students who did not activate their John Jay student email will not receive the textbook information.

Step 4.  Additional Tuition Discounts

Police Officer rankings currently enrolled in a master's program may be eligible for a one-time course tuition waiver, when registering for a course outside the program. Students may use this one time only.  Visit the Tuition Discounts and Academic Benefits page to learn more.

Step 5.  Military Veteran Services (if applicable to you)

Military veterans may contact Chrissy Pacheco at 212-237-8153 or via email at for financial aid information.

Step 6.  Receiving Your Textbook(s)

All students registered for the NYPD Leadership Program will receive an email at their John Jay College email address 2 - 3 days prior to the start of the semester with information on when and where to pick up your textbooks.