Two New Courses

Two new courses in East Asian Studies have been recently announced: Modern China and Women and Gender in Chinese History.  Please go ahead and register for either course if they are of interest to you.



Tandon Orientation

For those of you taking at least two courses at Tandon, you should participate in the NYU Tandon orientation on Friday, September 1 (details will follow in Guidebook) to get you acquainted with Tandon’s Brooklyn campus.  Please sign up here by August 17 to attend the session.

Auditions for NYU Steinhardt Ensembles Open to All

All currently matriculated NYU students and all other members of the University community are invited to audition for NYU Steinhardt Classical, Jazz, and Vocal Ensembles!

Sign up now to select the best audition time for you!

Visit our Ensembles page to learn everything you need to know, sign up for auditions, and reach out to ensemble contacts.

Auditions are mandatory for all classical instrumental performance majors.

We hope you can join us!

Pre-Departure Orientation Sessions in Shanghai for Sophomores and Juniors

To help sophomores and juniors prepare for their time abroad in the fall 2017, students are required to attend a Pre-Departure Orientation hosted by the NYU Shanghai Office of Global Affairs and Office of Student Life. Students have received a separate email invitation for their designated Pre-Departure Orientation session. Please refer to the Global Week Schedule for the date and time of the session for your specific site.

Registration Update for Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) Courses

If you wish to take an ITP course this fall, the ITP Exchange site has course offerings for Fall 2017 now available.   Please follow the below instructions for enrollment as you cannot register through Albert:
Non-majors interested in obtaining enrollment permissions should go to the Tisch Course Exchange site to mark their preferences for Fall 2017 (link below). After ITP concludes its internal registration process in late April, we will begin to offer seats to non-majors starting in early May on a case-by-case basis. You will be notified of your enrollment status via email.
If you have any questions or concerns about Fall 2017 non-major registration, or using the Exchange site, please feel free to contact me by email or by phone at (212) 998-1881. For your reference, I am also attaching a guide which explains how to use the Exchange site. Thank you for your patience during this time and for your interest in taking classes at ITP.

Preparing for Registration

Please review the following important information and resources in advance of course registration week:

  • Registering for Courses – The registering for courses page provides instructions on how to register for Study Away courses in Albert, how to find your appointment time, and answers to other registration FAQs.
  • Use the “Shopping Cart” & “Validate” tools in Albert to plan your schedule. Validating your courses now can help you identify any issues with prerequisites and restrictions ahead of time and get assistance BEFORE registration begins. If you are unable to validate one of your courses email global.academics@nyu.edufor assistance. You can review registration guides for step-by-step instructions on how to validate, add, drop, swap and more! (Some days/times, prerequisites and notes have changed since the course search went live so we recommend validating again if you have not done so recently.)
  • Academic Policies and Procedures for Study Away – This page contains important information regarding academic policies including the Attendance Policy, Language Course Requirement, Procedures for declaring pass/fail, etc
  • Course Evaluation Results – Course evaluation results for study away courses are available to students with an active netID.


Registration will occur the week of April 24.  Your registration time is available in the Student Center of Albert and is set for Eastern Standard Time.  Please understand that some courses will not open to you until later in the registration period.  Please also refer to our Academics FAQs.  We also ask you to note that:

  • The majority of courses in the Stern School of Business will open to you either Friday, April 28th, or Monday, May 1st.  Please refer to this Fall 2017 – Open Access List to know when a course you may wish to take will become available.  We strongly recommend that you set up an edit swap for those courses to have the best chance of enrolling.  Students are not permitted to audit Stern courses or to take graduate-level Stern courses.
  • Advanced Honors Seminars in the College of Arts and Science are open to all students starting Friday, April 28th.
  • Some biology courses in the College of Arts and Science will not be available to study away students until one week after the start of registration.  Please refer to the notes section of the course description of Albert to check when courses will open to you.

For other courses in NYU’s undergraduate schools and programs, please remember to validate your courses to determine whether you are eligible to take a course.

Fall Course Search Available Soon

The Fall 2017 Study Away course listings will be available starting tomorrow, March 24 in the Albert Course Search. Just pick your site from the drop down to the right under Study Away Programs to see course offerings listed by department. More information on registering for your study away courses is available here. Please note that some courses may have changed since you last reviewed the posted offerings, and some courses may not be listed yet or may not have a set time / date.  These should be available shortly.  In the meantime, if you have any questions about how to search for courses please see the Registering for Courses Page or send an email to

We will send more information about how to actually register the week of April 24 in the coming weeks, but in the meantime take this time to:

  1. Check your registration appointment day and time by signing into the Albert Student Center and reviewing your appointment information displayed in the Enrollment Dates section.
  2. Check for registration holds by signing in to Albert Student Center. Some holds may block you from registration. Click “Details” in the “Holds” section to see contact and resolution information.
  3. Meet with your academic advisor to discuss your class schedule and degree requirements. NYU Students: Your advisor must clear you in Albert for registration.
  4. Use the “Shopping Cart” & “Validate” tools to start planning your schedule. If you cannot validate a course with a prerequisite you won’t be able to register without a permission number. Contact to request permission numbers as necessary. Don’t wait for registration week!!

Register with the Moses Center

The Henry and Lucy Moses Center for Students with Disabilities (CSD) determines qualified disability status and assists students in obtaining appropriate accommodations and services, both at their home campuses and while studying away.

Students currently registered who will be studying away must contact the Henry and Lucy Moses Center for Students with Disabilities in order to discuss resources that might be required, to provide the necessary documentation, and to arrange for these services well before departure.

Additionally, students should speak to the Moses Center if they feel reasonable accommodations may need to be requested while away.  Accommodations include but are not limited to: testing accommodations, note takers, use of computer for exams, materials in an alternate format, and provision of sign language interpreters to name a few.

Please visit the Study Away and Disability page on the Moses Center’s website to learn more.  Information is provided for all NYU students (NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU Shanghai, and NYU New York home campuses), as well as for Visiting (non-NYU) students.  Requests for accommodation at the NYU Global Sites must be made no later than four to six weeks before departure.

Students are able to reach out to the Moses Center with questions by calling +1 (212) 998-4980 or emailing

Apply to the NYU Leadership Fellows Program

Applications for the 2017-2018 NYU Leadership Fellows Program for students studying in NYC for the 2017-2018 academic year is now open.  If you anticipate being in New York the fall 2017 and spring 2018 semesters, please consider applying to this program

We are looking for rising undergraduate sophomores and juniors who demonstrate leadership potential in diverse ways.  Through our offerings, selected students develop the self-awareness and skills needed to take action with others to achieve meaningful results.

The program offers:

  • Leadership development workshops

  • A leadership assessment

  • One-on-one coaching with alumni leaders

  • A team challenge for students to experience the core leadership processes of setting direction, aligning efforts, building commitment and delivering results

The application deadline is 11:59 PM EST Sunday, April 30th 2017.

If you have questions about promoting this opportunity please don’t hesitate to contact