Orientation

Online Orientation
The online orientation (coming soon!) highlights information found in the Spring in New York Student Handbook.  It addresses dates and deadlines, what you need to do before classes begin to prepare for the start of your studies, and information about academic advising and resources on campus.  All students are asked to watch the online orientation and review the handbook before the start of class.

Spring in New York Student Handbook
The Student Handbook (coming soon!) is available to download or print.  It contains all the information you need to know to have a successful semester, from dates and deadlines to academic procedures, from housing and dining to getting around campus and the city and how to find out what’s going on in New York City.  It is recommended that all students download the Handbook and read it prior to the start of class and use it as a reference during the spring semester.

Spring in New York Student Check-In
(mandatory for all Spring in New York students)

  • Monday, January 25 – 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., Kimmel Center, Room 912
  • Tuesday, January 26 – 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., Kimmel Center, Room 903
  • Wednesday, January 27 – 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., Academic Resource Center (Room TBD)
  • Thursday, January 28 – 9:30 – 10:30 a.m., Kimmel Center, Room 905

All new Spring in New York students are required to attend one check-in session at the start of the semester.  Important information about NYU and the spring semester will be discussed, and students will have the opportunity to meet Spring in New York staff, fellow students, and ask any questions they have before the semester is in full swing.

*International Exchange Students studying at the College of Arts and Science are required to attend an additional orientation. Please email Anne Blatz (anne.blatz@nyu.edu), Brendan Rose (brendan.rose@nyu.edu), or Lindsay Posseil (lindsay.posseil@nyu.edu) with any questions.

International Student Check-In 
(mandatory for all international students – RSVP here

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security requires all new international students with a J-1 or F-1 visa to report their arrival at NYU to the Office of Global Services (OGS). OGS will host a check-in to help you meet this requirement.  All international students must attend.  Failure to check-in may jeopardize your ability to legally remain in the United States.  You must bring to the check-in your I-20, I-94 card, passport, and emergency contact information in the United States and in your home country.  Information about the mandatory check-in including dates, times, and locations is online at the OGS Website.

International students with any questions about their student status or experience at NYU prior to or during the spring semester should contact the Office of Global Services at newinternationalstudents@nyu.edu or 212-998-4720.

Spring Welcome
Organized by the Student Resource Center, Spring Welcome is a series of welcoming and informative events for all new students at NYU—including you!  Information sessions about NYU and New York City will be offered along with events and programs designed to help you meet and connect with other new students.  All Spring in New York students are encouraged to participate in Spring Welcome events!

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