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

Brooklyn College Email

Starting Summer 2019 enrolled student email accounts are via CUNY Microsoft Office 365.

All BC students will be enrolled in CUNY Office 365 in Fall 2019

Legacy Email Accounts (will be phased out by 12/31/2019)

  • Username = CUNYFirst username followed by @bcacad.local, like this: JoeDoe01@bcacad.local
  • Password format = MMDDEEEEE your birth month, your birth day and the last  5 digits of your CUNYFirst EmpID
  • Your legacy email address is your, for example:

Faculty and Staff

BC Email and Setup

All current Brooklyn College students have a CUNY cloud email account hosted by Microsoft Office 365. Your account also provides access to web and downloadable versions of the complete Microsoft Office suite and 1TB OneDrive cloud storage.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is my Brooklyn College student email address?

  • Your student email address uses the following format: Your CUNYfirst username followed by (e.g.,

How do I check my BC student email on the web?

  • Go to and enter your email address and your CUNYfirst password.

What is my email password?

  • Your email password is your CUNYfirst password. Use the login tools available at to manage your password.

Set-Up Instructions

Off Campus Login Page

Screengrab showing off-campus login screen.


From off-campus you will need to login to gain access to all the Brooklyn College e-resources (databases, e-journals, full-text items etc.)

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

Wi-Fi and Remote Access to Library Databases

Starting Summer 2019, enrolled BC student accounts:

  • Username = your 8-digit CUNY EmpID
  • Password format = FLMM/DD/YY

FL = your CUNYfirst official First and Last initials (upper case)

MM/DD/YY = your 6-digit birthday with the SLASHES “/”

Example: If your name is Jalil Doe and your birthday is November 21, 1998, your password would be JD11/21/98


Legacy Accounts (will be phased out by 12/31/2019):

  • Username = CUNYFirst username followed by @bcacad.local, like this: Joe.Doe01@bcacad.local 
  • Password format = MMDDEEEEE your birth month, your birth date, and last  5 digits of your CUNYEmpID.


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


Guests may obtain a Guest WiFi password in the Library. 

Need help?  Call 718-951-4188 or 4501, or send an email to