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New NYU Back-to-School Overnight Retreat Gives Commuter Students a Taste of Campus Living Aug. 17 – 18.

August 14, 2012

EVENT: Campus scavenger hunts, Manhattan bike lessons, and a Hayden Hall sleepover are just a few events that incoming first-year commuter students will experience as part of NYU’s first Commuter Overnight Retreat, a new program to welcome undergraduate commuter students of the class of 2016. Students will meet their first-year commuter peers, have a reception at their school, and engage in community-building activities at NYU and in New York City. 

WHEN:  Friday, Aug. 17 – Saturday, Aug. 18.
To request a schedule of events, please e-mail

WHERE: The campus of New York University
70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012

WHO:   Incoming first-year commuter students within the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
            Paulina Abaunza, assistant director, NYU Commuter and Off-Campus       Student Services
            Pat M. Carey, associate vice provost for diversity programs and associate dean for student affairs; NYU Steinhardt

RSVP:   Reporters interested in covering or attending retreat events, or interviewing students and staff, please contact Courtney Bowe within the NYU Office of Public Affairs at 212.998.6797 or by Thursday, Aug. 16.

About the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
Located in the heart of Greenwich Village, NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development prepares students for careers in the arts, education, health, media, and psychology. Since its founding in 1890, the Steinhardt School's mission has been to explore the human experience through public service, global collaboration, research, scholarship, and practice. To learn more about NYU Steinhardt, visit:

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New NYU Back-to-School Overnight Retreat Gives Commuter Students a Taste of Campus Living Aug. 17 – 18.

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