GSAS Summer Session 2017 Application Instructions

This page provides instructions for students who wish to take course(s) in the Graduate School of Arts and Science (GSAS) as a non-degree student during summer session 2017. If you are looking to take summer session courses in a different school at NYU, please consult their web pages. You may find information about other schools at http://www.nyu.edu.

Current Students at NYU

If you are currently an enrolled student in any school at NYU, then you do not need to apply for admission in GSAS for the summer session. Please contact the department that offers the course(s) you wish to take for permission to register for a course. You can find email addresses for all of our departments and programs by clicking through our Departments and Programs page.

Students from Other Schools

If you are currently an enrolled student in a different institution, then you will need to apply for admission as a non-degree student for the summer session. The nonrefundable application fee is $100 ($120 for Math in Finance). If you wish to take courses in Computer Science, the Draper Program in Humanities and Social Thought, Math or Math in Finance, or Psychology, please follow the specific instructions below. For any other departments or programs, please see the section labeled Applicants to All Other Programs.

Computer Science

  1. The application deadline is May 1. Late applications may be accepted if space remains.
  2. U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or current H1-B visa holders must apply online and use the GSAS online application for admission.
  3. Applicants who are not U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or current H1-B visa holders must consult with Graduate Enrollment Services to see if their academic plans will be viable given their visa circumstances. If so, you will be asked to complete and mail in the paper Non-degree Application for Admission. Please write gsas.admissions@nyu.edu, and indicate the department in which you wish to apply for summer session study, the course(s) you wish to take, and indicate the type of visa you will have.
  4. As part of the application, all applicants must provide a final and official academic transcript showing proof that the bachelor’s degree or equivalent was conferred, including all courses with grades received. The TOEFL/IELTS is optional. The GRE general test is recommended but not required. Letters of recommendation and a résumé are optional. Please leave items blank on the application if you do not provide them. The statement of academic purpose should explain why you want to attend the program as a non-degree student and describe the courses you plan on taking.

Draper Program in Humanities and Social Thought

  1. The application deadline is May 11. Late applications may be accepted if space remains.
  2. The only course to which Draper will admit a non-degree student is Draper DRAP-GA 2900, "Preparation for Graduate School: Summer Writing Workshop." All other applicants must apply for admission to the master's degree program.
  3. Students admitted to GSAS for fall 2017 and who wish to enroll in DRAP-GA 2900, "Preparation for Graduate School: Summer Writing Workshop" should write gsas.admissions@nyu.edu and indicate you wish to take this course. Please be sure to include your name, UID, and the program you will be starting in the fall.
  4. All other students for DRAP-GA 2900 who are U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or current H1-B visa holders must apply online and use the GSAS online application for admission.
  5. All other students for DRAP-GA 2900 who are not U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or current H1-B visa holders must consult with Graduate Enrollment Services to see if their academic plans will be viable given their visa circumstances. If approved, you will be asked to complete and mail in the paper Non-degree Application for Admission. Please write gsas.admissions@nyu.edu and indicate that you wish to apply for summer session study in Draper, the course you wish to take, and indicate the type of visa you will have.
  6. As part of the application, all applicants must provide a final and official academic transcript showing proof that the bachelor’s degree or equivalent was conferred, including all courses with grades received. The TOEFL/IELTS, résumé and letters of recommendation are optional (please leave items blank on the application if you do not provide). The statement of purpose should explain why you want to attend the program as a summer student.

Math

  1. Refer to the department’s website at http://www.math.nyu.edu/courses for a summer course listing and required prerequisites for each course offering. Please note that meeting the prerequisites does not insure that an offer of admission will be made by the department.
  2. The application deadline is May 8. Late applications may be accepted if space remains.
  3. U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or current H1-B visa holders applying to Math or Math in Finance must apply online and use the GSAS online application for admission.
  4. Applicants who are not U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or current H1-B visa holders must consult with Graduate Enrollment Services to see if their academic plans will be viable given their visa circumstances. If approved, you will be asked to complete and mail in the paper Non-degree Application for Admission. Please write gsas.admissions@nyu.edu and indicate that you wish to apply for summer session study in Math and indicate the type of visa you will have.
  5. As part of the application, all applicants must provide a final and official academic transcript showing proof that the bachelor’s degree or equivalent was conferred, including all courses with grades received. The TOEFL/IELTS is required of applicants who are not native English speakers. The GRE, letters of recommendation, and résumé are optional (please leave items blank on the application if you do not provide). The statement of purpose should explain why you want to attend the program as a non-degree student and describe the courses you plan on taking.

Math in Finance

  1. Refer to the department’s website at http://www.math.nyu.edu/courses for a summer course listing and required prerequisites for each course offering. Please note that meeting the prerequisites does not insure that an offer of admission will be made by the department.
  2. The application deadline is May 8. Late applications may be accepted if space remains.
  3. U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or current H1-B visa holders applying to Math or Math in Finance must apply online and use the GSAS online application for admission.
  4. Applicants who are not U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or current H1-B visa holders must consult with Graduate Enrollment Services to see if their academic plans will be viable given their visa circumstances. If approved, you will be asked to complete and mail in the paper Non-degree Application for Admission. Please write gsas.admissions@nyu.edu and indicate that you wish to apply for summer session study in Math in Finance and indicate the type of visa you will have.
  5. As part of the application, all applicants must provide a final and official academic transcript showing proof that the bachelor’s degree or equivalent was conferred, including all courses with grades received. The TOEFL/IELTS is required of applicants who are not native English speakers. A résumé is required. The GRE and letters of recommendation are optional (please leave items blank on the application if you do not provide). The statement of purpose should explain why you want to attend the program as a non-degree student and describe the courses you plan on taking.

Psychology

  1. The application deadline is January 15. Late applications may be accepted if space remains.
  2. U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or current H1-B visa holders must apply online and use the GSAS online application for admission.
  3. Applicants who are not U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or current H1-B visa holders must consult with Graduate Enrollment Services to see if their academic plans will be viable given their visa circumstances. If so, you will be asked to complete and mail in the paper Non-degree Application for Admission. Please write gsas.admissions@nyu.edu, and indicate the department in which you wish to apply for summer session study, the course(s) you wish to take, and indicate the type of visa you will have.
  4. As part of the application, all applicants must provide a résumé, one (1) letter of recommendation, final and official academic transcripts showing proof that the bachelor’s degree or equivalent was conferred, including all courses with grades received. The TOEFL/IELTS is required of all applicants who are not native English speakers (see Test Score Requirements). The GRE/GMAT and additional letters of recommendation are optional (please leave items blank on the application if you do not provide). The statement of academic purpose should explain why you want to attend the program as a non-degree student. Note: Not all courses are available to non-degree students due to enrollment limits, courses that are only open to degree-seeking students or courses that require prerequisites that must be taken in the master’s program. For more information about applying as a non-degree student, please see http://psych.nyu.edu/programs/ma/admissions.html.

Applicants to All Other Programs

  1. Contact the department in which you are interested to see if they accept non-degree students for the summer session and to learn what they require in the application materials. Note that most other programs/departments in the Graduate School do not accept summer applications.
  2. If the department agrees that you may apply for admission, then you will need to ask them to send you an email message that indicates they will permit you to apply as a non-degree or visiting student in the summer. Please save a dated version of this message. Applicants who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and who have received department approval to apply for non-degree student study should forward the email with department approval to Graduate Enrollment Services to request the paper Non-degree Application for Admission.
  3. Applicants who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents must consult with Graduate Enrollment Services to see if their academic plans will be viable given their visa circumstances. Please forward the email with department approval to gsas.admissions@nyu.edu and indicate your visa status. If approved, you will be asked to complete and mail in the paper Non-degree Application for Admission.


Updated on 01/23/2017