Graduate Checklist

Graduate Checklist

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

Step 1.  Submit Immunization Records (if applicable to you)

Due to COVID-19, students have until the first day of Fall 2022 classes to submit immunization records. Students can submit the immunization form to the John Jay College Student Health Center at:

Please visit for details and to download the form. The Health Office will review the documents and contact you directly if any additional information is required.


Step 2.  Activate Your CUNYfirst Account

Clicking here to activate your CUNYfirst. CUNYfirst gives students access to register for classes, view schedule and grades, etc.  You may activate your CUNYfirst account by 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 3.  Register For Classes

After your immunization records have been cleared you may begin registering for classes in the NYPD Leadership Program.

Students interested in enrolling in a master's degree program, are encouraged to register for the courses that will apply to their desired degree program (visit the Applicability of Courses to Degree Program to learn more).

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To begin registering, refer to the schedule below and conduct the following steps:
• 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 code within the “enter class” Nbr box
• Click “enter”
• Click “next”
• To add another class, enter the 4 or 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 4.  Additional Tuition Discount

Police Officer rankings enrolled in a master's degree program are 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.  Setup Your New John Jay 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 2-3 days prior to the start of classes. Students who did not activate their John Jay student email will not receive the textbook 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.