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Prepare for Classes


  1. Get Your NYU ID Card
    Students will need an ID card, or NYUCard, to access all NYU buildings. Information about obtaining your NYU ID card will be included in the information sent from the NYU Housing office about your NYU Housing assignment. Housing information will include instructions on how to send a photograph in advance to the NYU ID office so that their ID card will be ready to be picked up at the Kimmel Center (60 Washington Square South) on the day of check-in.

    All students must get a NYUCard.


    Commuter students, or other students in the metropolitan area, may get their NYUCard in person at the NYUCard Center at at 7 Washington Place after they are registered in courses and before the program begins. You must bring a valid photo ID to the Card Center to get your NYUCard and have your picture taken. Your NYUCard should be printed and ready within 15 minutes.
  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 6 (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.

    2014 Precollege Orientation
    Sunday, July 6, 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.


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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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