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 July Welcome New Students Event
    Welcome New Students!

    You are invited to attend one of our welcome sessions for accepted master’s students. This is your chance to

    Get acquainted with NYU and New York City
    Hear from current GSAS master’s students
    Go on a campus tour
    Pick up your NYU ID card
    Learn about off-campus housing options
    Get connected with the Wasserman Center for Career Development
    Meet with your academic department

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

    We are looking forward to meeting you!
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    GSAS Master's College presents
    GSAS Master's College 2014 July Summer Happy Hour
    The fun keeps going with the GSAS Master's College Program Board and the GSAS Master's Alumni Association.

    We're going back for more at our favorite local spot for drink tickets and food. Come and join the fun for this hot summer event!

    Pour George
    35 West 8th Street
    6:00 pm - 8:30 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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    The GSAS Master's College presents
    The GSAS Master's College Program Board - A Day of High Art & Culture
    Join your friends on the GSAS Master's College Program Board for a Sunday afternoon of high art and culture. Why not spend a summer Sunday enjoying a fine art collection - housed in a beautiful landmark building with a few new friends?

    Sunday, July 27, 2014
    Students Meet on Campus
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Students will visit the Frick Collection together, taking in an afternoon of art and culture on NYC's upper west side.

    http://www.frick.org/

    To RSVP, join the event and find out the meeting point on campus, email gsas.masterscollege.rsvp@nyu.edu with your name and the name of this event.
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    The 2014 GSAS Online Welcome
    You are invited to attend on of our upcoming online welcome sessions for accepted master's students. If you were not able to be in NYC for one of our summer welcome events but would like to connect with us this summer, this is your chance to:

    Get acquainted with NYU and New York City
    Discover what steps you must take to join the incoming class
    Hear from current GSAS master's students
    Learn about off-campus housing
    Learn about campus resources, including the Wasserman Center for Career Development

    This online event runs for about an hour and is scheduled in Eastern Standard Time.

    Thursday, July 31, 11:00 am

    To RSVP for this online session, please write to gsas.masterscollege.rsvp@nyu.edu with your name, your session choice, and the department you will be joining this fall. With your confirmation, you will receive log in information for your online session.

    We look forward to meeting you, and again, welcome to the Graduate School of Arts and Science.
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    The 2014 GSAS Online Welcome
    You are invited to attend on of our upcoming online welcome sessions for accepted master's students. If you were not able to be in NYC for one of our summer welcome events but would like to connect with us this summer, this is your chance to:

    Get acquainted with NYU and New York City
    Discover what steps you must take to join the incoming class
    Hear from current GSAS master's students
    Learn about off-campus housing
    Learn about campus resources, including the Wasserman Center for Career Development

    This online event runs for about an hour and is scheduled in Eastern Standard Time.

    Thursday, July 31, 3:00 pm

    To RSVP for this online session, please write to gsas.masterscollege.rsvp@nyu.edu with your name, your session choice, and the department you will be joining this fall. With your confirmation, you will receive log in information for your online session.

    We look forward to meeting you, and again, welcome to the Graduate School of Arts and Science.
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    The GSAS Master's College presents
    The GSAS Master's College Program Board Film Group
    The GSAS Master’s College Program Board is getting a monthly cinema fix this year and you’re invited to join the fun. Every month the program board will take in a film from different genres and at different venues around the city to sample all that is happening on the big screen. Each month we will offer free admission to a screening so you can enjoy the show with your program board besties.

    We’re kicking off the Program Board Film Group with a NYC tradition – an outdoor film screening of the much loved and critically acclaimed American Hustle to be screened at the Beachside Film Series at Coney Island.

    Monday, August 4
    6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
    Meet on Campus and Travel Together

    Bring your own popcorn and drink – to RSVP, find out the meeting point on campus, and join the August program board film group, email 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 College Program Board Goes to the US Open Tennis Qualifying Rounds
    Join the GSAS Master's College Program Board as they take a trip to Queens to watch some tennis at the qualifying rounds of one of the world's greatest sporting events - the US Open.

    Friday, August 22, 2014
    10:00 am - 2:00 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
    Shopping at Ikea with the Master's College Program Board
    Are you still furnishing your new NYC apartment? Need silverware? Looking for a cool rug? The Program Board is leading a shopping excursion to Brooklyn’s Ikea in picturesque Red Hook, Brooklyn.

    This is an all-day event.

    Travel together by water taxi taking in beautiful lower Manhattan views on your way into super-cool Red Hook, Brooklyn for a shopping extravaganza of home furnishings and décor. We’ll treat you to a lunch of Ikea-tastic snacks; you buy what you need for your new flat. What a great way to see the sights, meet some new friends and get in some much-needed shopping!

    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 2014 Fall Soiree
    Join the GSAS Master's College, the Master's College Program Board and the Master's 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.

    The event will be held in the Rosenthal Pavilion of the Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South.
    Friday, September 5th
    6:00 - 8:30 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 your 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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    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.

    Wednesday, November 12, 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.