School Staff and Administrators

Welcome to the Student Enrollment Management System (SEMS). SEMS is designed to support school staff and administration as they manage enrollment processes for all grade levels, from Pre-K to HS.

Waitlists for Pre-K, Kindergarten and Gifted & Talented can be accessed here: You can login using the same username and password.

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.

  • Help Desk

    Contact us Monday through Friday

    By Phone:
    718-935-2986 (8am - 6pm)

    By Email:
    For password resets (if you are an existing SEMS user) or new account requests.

    Ask limited "how to" questions at SEMS, including using the ASL, PCL and reviewing Student Information.

  • NYCEEC User

    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

  • 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 Welcome Page.

  • 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

  • Other Inquiries

    • 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.

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