E-permit Open & Close Dates

For Spring 2018: 
Last day to apply is January 19, 2018

For Fall 2018:

Instructions on how to apply for an e-permit:

  1. Sign in to your CUNYFirst account from your home school website.
  2. Click on the Student Center icon on the left side of the screen.
  3. Select from the “other academic” pull down menus:
    • ePermit
  4. Select the appropriate term, “Add ePermit”, and click continue
  5. Select General Elective for the Permit Type
  6. Select the following
    • Host College (City College or York College)
    • Career
    • Subject
    • Catalog Number
    • Comments
  7. Submit for Approval
  8. Once ePermit has been approved, you will receive instructions from the college to which you have applied (ROTC City College and at York College) to complete the registration process on CUNYfirst.


ePermit Approval can be monitored by signing into CUNYfirst and clicking on “Search ePermits”. Please contact the Registrar’s Office at your campus if you are unable to apply for ePermit through CUNYfirst.

Please note that first semester freshman and transfer students can apply for an ePermit for CUNY ROTC, but must do so by contacting the Registrar’s Office at their home campus.

Step-by-Step Instructions on using ePermit