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The CUNY Academic Commons is currently available for use by CUNY faculty, staff, students, graduate alumni, postdocs, and (in special cases) non-CUNY members involved in CUNY projects.

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More information on the username field.

You will use this to log in. Your username will be publicly visible by all visitors. Commons members will also be able to use it to send quick notes (aka mentions) to you.

Usernames must contain at least 4 characters and must begin with a letter. Only lowercase letters (a-z) and numbers (0-9) are allowed — no spaces or special characters.

More information on the email address field.

Please use your campus email address (e.g.

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More information on the password field.

Please use a strong password that is unique to your Commons account. For more information, read our best practices for creating passwords.

Hint: The password should be at least twelve characters long. To make it stronger, use upper and lower case letters, numbers, and symbols like ! " ? $ % ^ & ).

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Profile Details

More information on the Pronouns field.

Separate with slashes. E.g. he/him/his, they/them/their.

More information on the One-Line Bio field.

A one-line summary of who you are and what you do at CUNY.

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