The Full-Time MBA program admits students in the Fall semester only.
Prospective students should attend one of the webinars offered by the Office of Graduate Admissions https://zicklin.baruch.cuny.edu/events/. Additionally, application instructions and deadlines can be reviewed on the Graduate Admissions section of the Zicklin website https://zicklin.baruch.cuny.edu/academic-programs/graduate/admissions/.
Activate your CUNYfirst Account:
CUNYfirst is the system where students register for courses, review schedules and transcripts, and pay bills. All students must activate their CUNYfirst accounts in order to access the system and REGISTER FOR COURSES. The Office of Graduate Admissions will email you with instructions on how to set up your CUNYfirst account.
Access your Blackboard account
Blackboard is an online course management system used by most faculty to post course materials and grades, and may be used for interactive assignments.
Students login to Blackboard with their CUNYfirst credentials.
Activate and Access your Baruch Email Account
Baruch College offices, faculty, and staff will only communicate with students through their Baruch email account. Your Baruch email address will be available after you register for courses.
Access your Baruch Username
Students will use their Baruch Username for the following:
• Campus Computer & Wireless Access
• Newman Library Remote Access
• Locker Reservation System
*Your username may not be available until the week that classes begin.
Students who need assistance with their Technology accounts should contact the Baruch Computer and Technology Center (BCTC) Help Desk.
Students must submit proof of immunization before registering for classes.
Students who qualify for the New York State Resident tuition rate must prove residency. Students can register for courses before they prove residency. Bills will be adjusted once documentation is reviewed and approved. https://www.baruch.cuny.edu/undergrad/residency.htm
All students require a Baruch College Identification Card to enter campus buildings. Once your bill has been zeroed out (paid, payment plan, financial aid approval, etc.), you may stop by the ID center to take your picture and receive your ID.
Information about payment, payment plans, processing of refunds, etc.
Information, updates, and links for FAFSA, loans, scholarships.
Also see the resources posted by the Office of Graduate Admissions: https://zicklin.baruch.cuny.edu/academic-programs/graduate/admissions/financing-your-education/
Drop/Add dates (100% refunds only before the first day of the semester), withdrawal deadlines, holidays, exam week, etc.
Computer labs, Student Resources, Help Desk
August 2020 orientation was held Virtually! The format for August 2021 Orientation is under review.
Students in the Full-Time MBA participate in a required, intensive orientation. Students will work with both the Office of Graduate Programs and the Graduate Career Management Center (GCMC) to prepare for their MBA experience. More information will be sent through email as we near August.
In addition to their degree program orientation, new F-1 and J-1 visa students joining a Zicklin MBA or MS program will attend a mandatory one-day International Student Orientation. Students will receive more information from the International Student Service Center (ISSC).
For students interested in pre-MBA/MS preparation, there are a number of programs available online and through Baruch College. To assist you in your efforts to find a program suitable for you, we have provided the names of some programs and services below. This list is not exhaustive and is only to serve as a starting point to explore program options that best fit your needs. Baruch College and the City University of New York do not endorse any of the programs or services on this list.
MBA math: http://www.mbamath.com/
Wall Street Prep: http://www.wallstreetprep.com/
Khan Academy: http://www.khanacademy.org/
Baruch Continuing and Professional Studies: https://www.baruchcaps.com/
Baruch Newman Library, BCTC, and Subotnick Center Workshops: http://newman.baruch.cuny.edu/services/workshops/
Baruch Digital Media Library: https://baruch.mediaspace.kaltura.com/category/Newman+Library%3ELibrary+Tutorials
Baruch on iTunes U: http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/itunesu/
The CUNY website contains a number of training guides to help students maneuver through CUNYfirst: