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Weekend on the Square

Weekend on the Square is our signature event on April 18 and 19, 2015. If you can't make it to campus that weekend we offer a variety events for admitted students.

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What day do I attend Weekend on the Square?

Weekend on the Square is hosted over a two-day weekend to accommodate as many admitted students and the families as possible. The day you will attend (Saturday or Sunday), is based on the school to which you were admitted. The list of dates for each school is posted below to help you make your travel plans. 

Please note: The College of Arts and Science is hosting sessions on both days. You can choose the date that best fits your schedule.

Saturday, April 18, 2015: 

  • College of Arts and Science
  • College of Nursing
  • Polytechnic School of Engineering
  • School of Professional Studies 
    (Schack Institute of Real Estate, ​Tisch Center for​ Hospitality​ & Tourism​ and ​Tisch Institute for ​Spor​ts Management, Media, and Business) 
  • Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
  • Tisch School of the Arts

Sunday, April 19, 2015: 

  • College of Arts and Science
  • Gallatin School of Individualized Study
  • Liberal Studies: Core Program and Global Liberal Studies
  • Silver School of Social Work
  • Stern School of Business

If your school is offering two programs, they both have the same sessions and content, just in a different order to allow more families to participate. Choose either one.


Schedule of Events 

Your full day of activities will include: an all-NYU Welcome Celebration, a school academic session hosted by your new dean, the opportunity to speak with financial aid, campus tours, residence hall open house, and much more! You should plan to be on campus from approximately 9 am to 4:30 pm to take advantage of all the available opportunities.


Schedule 1 — Starting at University Welcome

Your check-in location will be specified in your event confirmation email, and a detailed events schedule for your school will be available at check-in.

9:15 a.m. Check-In with Complimentary Breakfast
9:30 a.m. University Welcome
An exciting opening celebration with performances by talented NYU students and greetings from Shawn Abbott, Assistant Vice President for Admissions.
11:30 a.m. Your School's Academic Presentation
11 a.m.-6 p.m. NYU Bookstore Open
Weekend on the Square guests receive a 10% discount coupon.
12:30-3 p.m. Lunch at NYU or in Greenwich Village
Enjoy lunch at the Kimmel Center MarketPlace, various residential dining halls, or one of our local neighborhood restaurants.
1-4:30 p.m. Residence Hall Open Houses
Visit our freshman residence halls, led by a student ambassador.
1-4 p.m. Campus Tours
Our student ambassadors will show you around the beautiful and historic NYU campus.
1-4 p.m. Individual Financial Aid Information Sessions
Representatives from the Office of Financial Aid will be available to review your individual financial aid package. 
1:30-3 p.m. NYU Multicultural Reception
This reception will help you learn more about NYU's diverse student communities.
12-4 p.m. NYU "Beyond the Classroom" Resource Fair
Join university representatives and current students to learn more about opportunities and life at NYU.

Schedule 2 — Starting at Your School Session

Your check-in location will be specified in your event confirmation email, and a detailed events schedule for your school will be available at check-in.

9 a.m. Check-In with Complimentary Breakfast
9:15 a.m. Your School's Academic Presentation
11:30 a.m. University Welcome
An exciting opening celebration with performances by talented NYU students and greetings from Shawn Abbott, Assistant Vice President for Admissions.
11 a.m.-6 p.m. NYU Bookstore Open
Weekend on the Square guests receive a 10% discount coupon.
12:30-3 p.m. Lunch at NYU or in Greenwich Village
Enjoy lunch at the Kimmel Center MarketPlace, various residential dining halls, or one of our local neighborhood restaurants.
12:30-4 p.m. Individual Financial Aid Information Session
Representatives from the Office of Financial Aid will be available to review your individual financial aid package.
12:30-4 p.m. Campus Tours
Our student ambassadors will show you around the beautiful and historic NYU campus.
12:30-4:30 p.m. Residence Hall Open Houses
Visit our freshman residence halls, led by a student ambassador.
1:30-3 p.m. NYU Multicultural Reception
This reception will help you learn more about NYU's diverse student communities.
12-4 p.m. NYU "Beyond the Classroom" Resource Fair
Join university representatives and current students to learn more about opportunities and life at NYU.
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RSVP Instructions for Weekend on the Square

  1. Log on to your Albert account through NYU Home
  2. The Events tab is on the left-hand side. 
  3. Your personal events calendar will show all of our upcoming admitted student events. 
  4. Click on the event you wish to attend and register. 

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