• Welcome

    On this page you can find links to frequently used technology resources for faculty and students, as well as how to access the latest technology and software offerings -whether you are on campus or off. 

  • Digital Tools
    CUNY provides all students with access to a variety of technology resources for video chat, file storage and completing work. Find help below for logging in and using these tools.


    • Check out CUNY’s training guides for BlackBoard and a helpful video from John Jay.
    • Troubleshoot common issues in Blackboard.
    • Log in using your CUNY credentials (username is firstname.lastname + the last 2 digits of your EMPL ID, and your password is the same as your CUNYfirst account).



    Office 365

    • Gain access to your LaGuardia email (through Outlook) as well as other Microsoft programs, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive and Teams, through your CUNY Office 365 account.
    • Use these programs online or download them to your computer. (To download, click “Install Office” and then “Office 365 apps” after logging in.)
    • Log into your CUNY Office 365 account using your LaGuardia email address (@live.lagcc.cuny.edu) and password
      • Note: If a staff member invites you to a Microsoft Teams virtual meeting, you’ll need to log into Teams using your CUNYfirst credentials.


    • View the Join a Meeting video guide and see the Zoom FAQ.
    • Check out security protocol and resources for Zoom.
    • Log into your CUNY Zoom account using your CUNY credentials (username is firstname.lastname + the last 2 digits of your EMPL ID, and your password is the same as your CUNYfirst account).
    • Download Zoom to your computer, tablet or phone. To log into the Zoom software or app on your device:
      • Open Zoom and click “Sign In.”
      • On the sign-in screen, click “Sign in with SSO.”
      • Type “cuny” in the “Your company domain box” and click “Continue.”
      • Log in using your CUNYfirst credentials.


    • See the CUNY training guides to find out how to update your classes, pay your bill, view your grades and course history, update your personal information, view your unofficial transcript and more.
    • Log into CUNYfirst. (Reminder: your username is firstname.lastname + the last 2 digits of your EMPL ID.)

  • My LaGuardia & Student Email

    My LaGuardia Mobile App
    Find the free LaGuardia mobile app in the Apple Store or Google Play to access the College Catalog, eTools, news, events and much more.

    Technology Support
    Having problems logging in or using these digital tools? If the resources above are not helping you, feel free to:

    • Visit the CUNY IT Help website and type your question into the search bar for answers and support.
    • Request help or call 718-482-6121 or 718-482-6157. (After-hours support is available 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. at 646-664-2024.)

    Upload Documents in CUNYfirst

    Virtual Backgrounds
    Download LaGuardia background images to use in your video calls for classes and meetings!

    • Click on the download icon and choose “Large (2048 x 1295)."
    • See a CUNY guide to change your background and other privacy settings in Microsoft Teams, Zoom and Webex.

    Additional Resources
    Find out about community and business resources for technology support, financial assistance, mental health options and more.

    CUNY Discounts
    CUNY offers discounts on a number of items, including computers, software, office supplies and phone plans. Find the details at offers.cuny.edu.

    Laptop Loans
    LaGuardia and CUNY have acquired laptops and tablets for current students to successfully participate in distance learning.

    • Please contact the Student Information Center (SIC) at LaGuardiaNews@lagcc.cuny.edu for assistance or to request a device. (Be sure to tell them your EMPL ID#.)
      • SIC hours: Monday & Thursday 9 a.m.–7 p.m. and Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
    • If you already submitted a laptop or iPad request, please log in to My LaGuardia to arrange a curbside pickup.
    • If you have equipment you need to return, email PM_Office@lagcc.cuny.edu.