Readmit In-service Students

Readmit In-service Students

Congratulations!  You've been readmitted to the In-service Program at John Jay College.  Please refer to the checklist below to begin registering for the Fall 2022 semester:

Step 1.  Activate Your 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.  Please keep your EMPL ID number readily available at all times, as your EMPL ID will be used in lieu of your social security number.  

Step 2.  Setup Your 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.

Step 3.  Submit Any Missing Transcripts

Please send any missing transcripts to the following address:


Step 4.  Schedule An Appointment With Your Academic Advisor

After all transcripts are submitted and evaluated, you should schedule an appointment with your academic advisor. If you would like to make an appointment with Liz Bracey, please contact the Academic Advisement Center at


Step 5.  Register For Classes

After receiving academic advisement, you may begin registering for courses:

To search for courses, follow the instructions below:

  • Login to CUNYfirst
  • Go to Student Center
  • In the upper right corner, select the Search for Classes
  • Select the drop down box to select John Jay College for your institution
  • Select the correct term Fall 2022
  • To search for the courses, you may choose the Course Subject, Course Number (i.e. CRJ 101, POL 101, etc.), and/or Course Career 
  • Make note of the 5-digit registration code (you will need this in order to register)
To register, follow the instructions below:
  • On the Student Center page in the Academics section, click Enroll
  • Select the term Fall 2022
  • Click Continue
  • Enter the 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 Proceed to Step 2 of 3
  • Verify that the classes are correct.  If they are, click Finish Enrolling
  • You may view your schedule by clicking on My Class Schedule
**If you are having technical difficulties, please contact the Help Desk at 212-237-8200**


Step 6.  Additional Tuition Discounts

Non-supervisory rankings may be eligible for a $100 tuition waiver.  Visit the Tuition Discounts and Academic Benefits page to learn more.

Step 7.  Military Veteran Services

Military veterans may contact Chrissy Pacheco via email at for financial aid information.

Students with questions regarding registration or any other items on this checklist may contact the Office of Admissions at