Printable Version Step 1: Type in the web browser address bar the following: www.cuny.edu. Once you get the website, please click on the “Log-in” selector in the lower left hand column. Step 2: Type in your username and password. Click the LOG-In button. NOTE: If you do not have a username or password for the CUNY portal, click on the Register Now! link. Then follow the on-screen instructions to create a CUNY portal account. If you are registered and do not remember your password, please click on theForgot Your Password? link. If you do not remember your username please contact our Help Desk at (718)518-6646. Step 3: Scroll down the following page and under the Blackboard Gateway box, click “Blackboard Courses” selection.