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New Student Guide to the Hunter College Libraries

A quick guide to get you familiar with what we have to offer.


First things first...

First things first...

Your Hunter College ID Card is Your OneCard

The first thing you should do is stop by the Circulation Desk in any of our Libraries to activate your card and your account.

Your Hunter Student ID Card/OneCard is your all-access pass to library resources including borrowing books, checking out laptop computers, printing, photocopying and more. It can also be used for a lot of campus-wide resources, so hang on to it and bring it with you everywhere!

You can also find your Library Barcode on the back of your ID. When asked for a Library Barcode and password, enter the number in both the Barcode and Password fields. Your Barcode is your Password unless you change it.

Your Hunter NetID and Password

Learn your Hunter NetID and password and don't forget them! Although if you do you can always go here to look it up. Your NetID and password will allow you access to our WiFi,  databases, and other electronic resources from anywhere you have an internet connection. That includes your home, the nearest Starbucks, the airport...

CUNY Login

CUNYfirst username/password – used for logging into your library account to renew materials, as well as to request books from other CUNY schools.

Where to next?
Read Library Services, Hours, and More for library tips and info.

New York Times Academic Pass

Claim your FREE New York Times Academic Pass with your Hunter email address today. It's good for a full year and allows you FREE online access to the New York Times. FREE!!

CUNY-sponsored access to the Wall Street Journal

All CUNY students have access to the Wall Street Journal. Visit for access.