Program Information

New York University’s January Term allows students more flexibility and new scheduling options. NYU students, visiting students and international students have the opportunity to earn major/minor credit or explore a new interest. During this time, students can take advantage of intensive study at one of the foremost research and teaching universities in the United States as well as have a chance to enjoy New York City during a bustling and exciting time of year.

Choose Your Courses

Albert, NYU's course registration system, is where you can enroll in the courses of your choice. Use the search function on the right hand side of the course search to narrow your search by subject, session, or by open/closed class status. You may also browse the many different course listings and descriptions to see what best fits your interests.

January Term Housing

On-campus housing is very limited for January Term 2016, and will be offered to academic year students only. Visiting students should be prepared to live off-campus. Visit the January Term Housing website for more information. 

Global Campuses

NYU Abu Dhabi January Term

NYU Abu Dhabi offers January Term (J-Term) courses in many locations around the world, all of which are open to full-time NYU undergraduates in their sophomore, junior or senior year. These courses give students from the Abu Dhabi, New York, and Shanghai campuses the opportunity to study together and experience the rich diversity of the NYU Global Network.


NYU Shanghai January Term

NYU Shanghai offers January Term (J-Term) courses at the NYU Shanghai campus in Shanghai, China. These courses give students the opportunity to study away in Shanghai and experience the excitement and wonder of Shanghai, one of the most dynamic cities in Asia.