Precollege courses are listed in NYU Albert. Browse the listings to identify courses of interest, and note the four- or five-digit class number for courses you wish to take. The class number is what you enter in Albert when you register.
NYU has a wide variety of interesting and unique courses offered by many different academic departments, some of which may be completely new to you. Because of this, it is important to thoroughly read the course descriptions in Albert when choosing which courses to take this summer. Some courses may have similar titles, but will differ depending on the department offering the course and the topics discussed. In some cases, you can find sample syllabi for courses on the department’s website.
Browse the department websites below to research your courses and subjects before you register:
Precollege students may find that they spend fewer hours in class each day than they do in high school, but they spend more time studying, using the library, and preparing for class. It’s important to keep in mind the following information when planning your course schedule:
Summer courses fill up quickly, so use the Shopping Cart function in Albert to save your selected classes before finalizing your enrollment. Be sure to select back-up classes and make at least one alternate schedule to accommodate class availability.
If your preferred course is full, you can choose to be placed on a waitlist. Placing yourself on the waitlist does not guarantee that you will be able to enroll in the course, so we suggest that you explore the full list and find another course that may be of interest to you.
Here are some tips if your first-choice course is currently waitlisted:
Instructions on how to place yourself on a waitlist and/or set up a course swap are available in the Albert instructional video.