Terms and Conditions
This application may contain confidential information and/or Personally Identifiable Information (PII) related to New York City Department of Education's (NYCDOE) students and/or employees. By logging into this application, you agree that you will keep the information confidential in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations, including
N.Y. Education Law 3012-c, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and
Chancellor's Regulation A-820, Confidentiality and Release of Student Records; Records Retention.
By downloading extracts, generating reports, creating screenshots or effectuating any other transfer of data outside of this application, you are attesting that you:
(1) Are doing so solely to satisfy a legitimate NYCDOE business-related purpose;
(2) Understand that you must take steps to ensure appropriate use and security of the data, including storing the data only in secure locations and not disclosing the data unless you are permitted to do so by law; and
(3) Must take responsibility for the appropriate retention and destruction of the data when the data is no longer needed.
Consistent with the NYCDOE's Internet Acceptable Use and Safety Policy, users have no right to privacy when using NYCDOE computing resources. All content and traffic on NYCDOE networks may be monitored and reviewed. This includes access to DOE resources on or from devices that are not owned by the NYCDOE, as well as on software and online platforms that are provided by non-DOE vendors for DOE purposes.
us Monday through Friday
718-935-2986 (8am - 6pm)
For password resets (if you are an existing SEMS user) or new account
limited "how to" questions at SEMS, including using the ASL, PCL and
reviewing Student Information.
Staff at NYC Early Education Centers (NYCEECs) that are using SEMS
for verification of pre-K applicant priorities should call 718-935-2986
for password resets between 8am and 6pm, Monday-Friday. To request access
for an additional user at your center/organization,
please email EarlyChildhood@schools.nyc.gov.
Public School User
You may request an account for an additional user in your
school/office by using the Account Creation Request form on SEMS
Private/Parochial Schools Users
You may receive SEMS user account to review high school
applications once the following information is faxed on school
letterhead to 212-374-5568 (Note: A maximum of two user accounts can
be created for a school):
- Your private/parochial DBN code (if known)
- Principal's name, email address, and contact info
- Prospective user's name, email address, and contact info
- Prospective user's title/role at the school
- Principal's Signature
- Public School Users: For
all other inquiries, including how to receive SEMS training, contact
your local Family Welcome Center.
- Private School Users: For
all other inquiries regarding the High School Admissions process,
including how to receive SEMS training, contact the Office of
Student Enrollment at
IT, Network, Printer Issues
can assist you with
fixing problems with your IT infrastructure, including
network/internet access, printers or software (other than SEMS), or
explaining how the infrastructure operates. You must resolve these
issues problems through your technical support protocols. For
example, if you cannot load the SEMS login page in the web browser
running on your PC, you should contact your computer support staff
to resolve the problem.