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Prepare for Classes

  1. Get Your NYU ID Card
    The NYUCard is a multipurpose identification card issued to all registered students. For security purposes, all students are required to have their NYUCard in their possession at all times.

    Simply submit a photo online and, once approved by the NYUCard Center, you can pick up your card in person. The NYUCard Center is at 7 Washington Place. You must bring a valid photo ID with you to get your card. Photos submitted and approved by 3:00 p.m. can be picked up the following business day. More information about submitting your NYUCard photo and information is available online

    Students are asked to turn in their NYU ID Card at the end of their term of study (it will be deactivated at that time). If a student doesn’t return their ID card and returns for ANY future term he/she must produce their original card or pay a $15 replacement fee.

  2. Buy Your Textbooks
    The NYU Bookstore provides a list of required and optional textbooks for your credit-bearing courses. Textbooks can be ordered through their website, or you can purchase them at the store.

    To generate a list of books requested by your professors, click on "Search All Books" under "Textbook Inquirty & Ordering" on the NYU Bookstore homepage and enter the required information.
  3. Attend Mandatory Orientation
    To help you prepare for your arrival, a mandatory orientation for all precollege students will take place on Sunday, July 5 (move-in day), covering all the basics you should know to get the most out of your summer experience at NYU. 

Parents are invited to attend.

    2015 Precollege Orientation
    Sunday, July 5, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
    Kimmel Center for University Life
    60 Washington Square South
    Orientation is mandatory for all students, living on or off campus, and optional for parents

    All international students must attend a mandatory check-in workshop upon starting their classes at NYU. Please refer to the Office of Global Services webpage for more information.
Important Arrival and Departure Information   
  4. Important Information about Arrival and Departure
    Residential students should plan to move into Weinstein Hall between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.; If you need to arrive in New York before Sunday, you will need to arrange for your own accommodations; students will not be able to move into the residence hall prior to July.

    All students living on campus must check out of Weinstein Hall no later than     7:00 p.m. on that Friday. Most students will not have class that day. If you need to remain in New York after August 14, you must arrange for your own accommodation; students will not be able to extend their stays in Weinstein Hall.

    Last Day of Class: Friday, August 14 is the last day of class, although most students will be done with classes that Wednesday or Thursday, depending on their class schedule.

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View Grades and Transcripts

Once you have completed your summer courses at NYU, you can view your grades online and request your official transcripts.

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