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Each year, a delegation of NYU students, staff, and alumni travel to the State Capitol to advocate for the expansion of state financial aid, sharing their personal stories with New York's most powerful decision-makers.

Through the state budget process, legislators have to make decisions regarding funding key education programs, including financial aid. Students and alumni can offer the decisive voices that tell them to prioritize education in the coming budget year.

Many students who join the trip are themselves recipients of state-funded education aid through programs such as the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) or the Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP).  

The day long program includes meetings in teams with legislators' offices, attending a rally on student aid and a visit to the NYS Capitol. Transportation and meals are provided.  

Pictures of last year's Albany Day trip can be found on our Facebook page and NYU Stories coverage of an NYU freshman who joined the trip in 2015. 

If you have any further questions or would like additional information regarding the Albany Day trip, please do not hesitate to contact the Office of Government and Community Affairs at (212) 998-2400. We hope you will join us next year!

NYU in Albany Day 2016 - Register Now!

Would you like to join a delegation of NYU students in mobilizing to advocate for student financial aid? Then Click Here to register for the 2016 NYU in Albany Day!

Last year a group of NYU students and staff joined the New York State Student Aid Alliance Advocacy Day to talk to legislators about the importance of financial aid programs and share their stories and experiences in these programs.  Check out pictures from this year's trip.  If you are interested in politics, advocacy and supporting financial aid then join us this year for a day long trip to Albany to meet with State Legislators and discuss financial aid. All transportation and meals are provided.

Photo: NYU Delegation on the Capitol Staircase

The 2012 Delegation on the stairs of the State Capitol Building

Photo: Assemblyman Ortiz

During Albany Day 2013, Assemblyman Felix Ortiz, NYU Wagner Alum, spoke to the delegation of students.

The Office of Government and Community Affairs (OGCA) is the University's primary liaison to public officials and community groups.

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