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Welcome to Caiman Direct Virtual Student Center where centralized support services are offered to students navigating the many facets of campus life while providing the tools necessary to continue and complete their educational journey. Service staff are ready to assist and answer your questions at our Virtual Student Center. Students seeking information from Financial Aid, Registrars, Health Services, and Student Life can visit Caiman Direct for immediate assistance. 

Virtual Office Hours:

Monday: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Tuesday: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Wednesday: 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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Here are helpful links and information on frequently asked questions.

Caiman Direct Quick Links

CUNYfirst Basics

CUNYfirst is a student management system that gives you a quick and easy way to access information about all areas of your academic life, from admissions through academic progress/graduation. The links below provide directions to some of the important things you will need to do in CUNYfirst.

Getting started on CUNYfirst

  • Checking your Application Status
  • Accepting your offer
  • Uploading a Student Document in CUNYfirst. This video will walk you through the Student Tools tab in the Student Center of CUNYfirst 9.2. Here you can upload your COVID-19 Vaccine Verification and use the Document Upload portal to submit documents for our Admissions, Health Services, Financial Aid, and Registrar offices. Please be sure to send a follow-up email to the department, with your EMPLID to indicate your documents have been uploaded. This will assist in expediting the process.

Academics on CUNYfirst

Checking your Financial Aid on CUNYfirst


For more information on Caiman Direct Services contact Ms.Marsha Milan Bethel by email studentservices@hostos.cuny.edu or call (718) 664-2765.