The Master's College




The Graduate School of Arts and Science’s Master's College provides access to information, advisement, and resources for prospective and current master's students as they focus on their scholarly, professional, and personal development. Founded by Dean Emeritus Catharine R. Stimpson in 2007, the Master’s College is an innovative initiative in higher education which demonstrates our commitment and dedication to master’s education and students. Read more

Upcoming Events

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    GSAS Master's College presents
    GSAS 2014 Fall Soiree
    Join the GSAS Master's College, the Master's College Program Board and the Master's College Alumni Association as we raise a glass to the academic year. Overlooking Washington Square Park and the Empire State Building enjoy a wine and cheese soiree with your friends and plan how you'll be taking on NYC this fall.

    Rosenthal Pavilion, Kimmel Center
    60 Washington Square South
    Friday, September 5th
    6:00 - 7:30 pm

    To RSVP, send an email to gsas.masterscollege.rsvp@nyu.edu with your name and the name of this event.

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    GSAS Master's College presents
    GSAS Master's Seminar Series - Research Methods with the Library
    It's that time of year, time to brush off the cobwebs and get serious about research.

    Participate in a seminar with a panel of talented subject librarians representing the three disciplines of the Graduate School of Arts and Science. Every field has its specialized methods and practices. Come discuss how to achieve the highest quality research in your field. Bring a topic you're working on or come to discuss general practices.

    Wednesday, September 10, 2014
    6 pm - 7:30 pm
    19 University Place, first floor

    To RSVP, send an email to gsas.masterscollege.rsvp@nyu.edu with your name and the name of this event.
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    NYU Libraries presents
    NYU Libraries - Graduate Student Workshops
    Get the new school year started by joining NYU Libraries for the Annual Graduate Student Reception. It is a great opportunity to meet your subject librarian, as well as mingle with your fellow graduate students over some complimentary food and drinks. We will be giving away NYU Bookstore gift certificates to some lucky attendees. The reception will take place:

    Thursday, September 11, 5:30-7:00 pm
    8th-floor North Reading Room, Bobst Library

    Please RSVP by going to http://library.nyu.edu/grads.
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    New York University presents
    NYU Graduate Admissions Information Fair
    On September 15, 2014, New York University will host an Information Fair for candidates interested in graduate study at any of the graduate and professional schools of NYU. Candidates will have the opportunity to learn about admissions and financial aid policies and processes from admissions representatives from each of the graduate divisions. In addition, two presentations will be offered, one on Applying to Graduate School and one on Financing a Graduate Education.

    This fair is open to anyone interested in learning about graduate study at NYU.

    September 15, 2014
    5:00 - 8:00 pm

    NYU School of Law
    Vanderbilt Hall, Greenberg Lounge
    40 Washington Square South
    New York, NY 10012

    Please RSVP by going to http://www.nyu.edu/graduate-fair.
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    GSAS Master's College presents
    GSAS on the Water - Walk the Brooklyn Bridge
    The Master's College Program Board Invites you to talk a walk on the Brooklyn Bridge, check out New York City's amazing skyline, and go get an ice cream in DUMBO.

    Saturday, September 20, 2014
    11:00 am - 3:00 pm

    To RSVP and find out the meeting point on campus, send an email to gsas.masterscollege.rsvp@nyu.edu with your name and the name of this event.

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    GSAS Master's College presents
    GSAS Master's Fall Seminar Series - What to Do After Graduation
    As students progress in their graduate programs, it is important they have an eye for planning their futures. Master’s students are invited to participate in a seminar with a panel of experts prepared to set them on a course for success. Whether they have a dream job in mind or are setting their sights on a Ph.D. program, this is a great way to learn how to be best prepared for their next steps. The Master’s College will bring together a group to discuss what faculty are looking for in Ph.D. search committees, how to best achieve success in the admissions process, and how to land that great job. Students can come with questions or with an interest in learning more on these topics and make their future their own. The seminar will take place on Tuesday, October 8, 2013, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m., 19 University Place, 1st Floor.

    Wednesday, October 8, 2014
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    19 University Place, First Floor

    To RSVP, send an email to gsas.masterscollege.rsvp@nyu.edu with your name and the name of this event.

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    GSAS Master's College presents
    GSAS Master's Fall Seminar Series - Fun Interactive Communication
    You've got something to share with the world. Your ideas are bright, but are your communication skills up to par?

    Public speaking, interviewing and academic presentations can be stressful if you are not confident in your communication skills. Don't hide in the shadows, participate in this great session with brilliant teacher, Brandon Gardner of the Upright Citizen's Brigade Training Center and step into the spotlight with self-assured poise. This workshop is a fun, improv-based session that gets you talking, moving and ready to be secure in your voice so you can get out there and turn some heads.

    Thursday, November 13, 2014
    6:30 pm - 9 pm
    19 University Place, first floor

    To RSVP, send an email to gsas.masterscollege.rsvp@nyu.edu with your name and the name of this event.

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    GSAS Master's College presents
    GSAS Master's Fall Seminar Series - Get Published
    Do you want to get published? Have you thought about speaking at a conference?

    This program can help you make that all possible. We will hear from current master’s students who have been published, publish scholarly journals, host scholarly conferences and have appeared on conference panels about how to get your work out there.

    Wednesday, December 10
    6:00 - 7:30 pm
    19 University Place, First floor

    To RSVP, send an email to gsas.masterscollege.rsvp@nyu.edu with your name and the name of this event.