GSAS Spring 2015 Orientation Programs

Welcome Newly Admitted Students!

arch1.JPGThe Graduate School of Arts and Science (GSAS) at New York University invites you to take part in the GSAS Spring Orientation Program hosted by the Master’s College on Friday, January 23, 2015 from
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm on the first floor of 19 University Place, New York, NY.

Orientation is a great way to begin this new chapter in your academic career. Meet current students and representatives from GSAS Academic and Student Affairs, Graduate Enrollment Services, the Master’s College, and the Wasserman Center for Career Development. Learn how to navigate the university and make the most of the resources available to you while connecting with fellow students and joining the GSAS community.

Current students will invite you to join a social event they are hosting the same evening. We look forward to meeting you.

To RSVP for Spring Orientation, email with your name, academic department and the name of this event.

GSAS New Student Checklist
This checklist is a roadmap that will help you determine the action items that need your attention before you arrive on campus. Topics include helpful information about final transcripts, student health insurance options, your NYU ID Card, useful tips to engage your academic department, how to register for classes, and more, see:

How to Obtain Your NetID
All members of the NYU community are automatically assigned an NYU NetID that serves as the foundation all information technology related services at the University, including NYU Home, NYU Classes and email. See:

GSAS International Student Reference Guide
Designed especially with international students in mind, this guide will further assist you as you begin to plan for your arrival in New York, including important visa information, travel tips, your report date and tax responsibilities. See:

Off-campus and On-campus Housing Information
Finding a place to live in New York City is not easy task. A successful search requires you to research the available options and determine which might best suit your needs and budget. GSAS has created these materials to help you begin your apartment search. Please note: on-campus housing options are extremely limited for Master’s degree candidates, we suggest an off-campus search for housing instead. See:

Living in New York City This site outlines practical information that will help you successfully navigate New York City, including detailed ground transportation information to the NYU campus, an overview of the City’s layout, location of green markets and retails stores that will help you establish a firm foothold in NYC.

If you should have any questions, please contact the GSAS Office of Academic and Student Affairs at 212-998-8060 or by email at