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Your Brooklyn College & CUNY Accounts: Email • Wi-Fi • Library Remote Access

Account Information (for email, wifi, databases)

If you enrolled at Brooklyn College Summer 2014 or later:

  • log in with your CUNYFirst user ID followed by @bcacad.local (e.g., joe.doe01@bcacad.local).
     (it's different from your actual email address, which looks like this: CUNYFirstuserID@bcmail.brooklyn.cuny.edu).
  • your password is your two-digit birth month, two-digit birth date, and the last five digits of your CUNYFirst EmplID (format = MMDDEEEEE). Example: If your birthday is June 1 and your EmplID is 12345678, your password would be 060145678.

 

If you enrolled at Brooklyn College before Summer 2014:

  • your (email) login ID can be found under the My Info/My Personal Info tab in BC Web Central.
  • your BC e-mail password is your two-digit birth month, two-digit birth date, and the last five digits of your Social Security number (format = MMDDSSSSS). Example: if you were born on May 1 and your SS# is 987-65-4321, then your password would be 050154321.

Faculty and Staff

The college will create an email username and password for you that you can find under the My Info/My Personal Info tab in BC Web Central. If you need to request an account, use this form.

Remote Access to Library Databases

When you link to library databases from off campus you will be prompted to enter your Account Information. 

Need help? Come to the Reference Desk, call 718-951-5628, or chat via Ask-a-Librarian.

Wi-Fi Access

BCwifi is  available to Brooklyn College students, faculty, and staff using their campus email ID and password.  Guests may obtain a GuestWifi password in the Library.

Need help?  Call 718-951-4188 or 4501, or send an email to Helpdesk@brooklyn.cuny.edu

Email

To read your BC e-mail, you can log in from your Brooklyn College WebCentral account or visit https://studmail.brooklyn.
cuny.edu for access.

Hot Tip!A great trick is to set up an email client on your smartphone/tablet to retrieve mail from your BC account. Android and iPhone instructions (PDF)

BC email uses an Exchange server and the server address is studmail.brooklyn.cuny.edu. Note that College
announcements and Blackboard and Library notices are sent to your BC e-mail address.

Need help?  Call 718-951-4188 or 4501, or send an email to Helpdesk@brooklyn.cuny.edu