Academic Advising

Academic Advising is a fundamental element of every student’s experience in the Core Program of Liberal Studies. Thus, each Core Program student is assigned both a Liberal Studies faculty mentor and a Liberal Studies professional academic advisor. Students are urged to take advantage of the advising opportunities made available by arranging for regular visits with their faculty mentor and their professional academic advisor.

Faculty mentors engage students in conversations about the Core Program curriculum, its relation to their undergraduate experience, and its intended impact on lifelong intellectual and professional pursuits. They often focus their relationship on guiding students to realistic academic goals, encouraging self-reliance and making informed decisions. Faculty mentors are also interested in discussions about student interests, aspirations, and new perspectives on meaning and life.

Professional academic advisors provide students practical information about how to understand the Core Program curriculum and the administrative aspects of class selection and registration. They offer advice about how to navigate the various administrative offices at NYU and the complexities of NYU policies and procedures. Professional academic advisors have current information regarding other programs and schools at NYU, how to prepare for declaring a major, and transition to the degree granting program in the junior year. They can also provide comprehensive information about university-wide student support services.



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SUMMER SESSION I (6 week session (6W1)*):

Monday, June 2* - Deadline to declare Pass/Fail. Must submit Pass/Fail form to LS advising by 5pm.


Monday, June 2* - Deadline to drop without a W.

Monday, June 23* - Deadline to drop with a W. Contact your advisor by 5pm. After this date you cannot drop a class.


SUMMER SESSION II (6 week session (6W2)**)


Sunday, July 13** - Deadline to declare Pass/Fail.


Sunday, July 13** - Deadline to drop without a W.

Friday, August 1** - Deadline to drop with a W. Contact your advisor by 5pm. After this date you cannot drop a class.


For bursar deadlines, check here.


For summer classes not 6 weeks in duration, check with your advisor.


* Please verify all University deadlines (notated by the *) with the official NYU Academic Calendar for any changes or additional information




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