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Enable JavaScript

Several features of the NYU.edu website require the use of Javascript to operate correctly. While some of these features are more aesthetic, such as carousels and expandables, others are essential to delivering information to our community, such as emergency alerts and news.

In order to use these features, Javascript must be supported by and enabled in your browser.

Below are the web browsers currently supported by and recommended for viewing NYU.edu. Each one supports a different subset of HTML, CSS, Javascript, and other supporting technologies and informs a different web experience. The instructions on this page are specific to enabling Javascript in those supported browsers. 

Firefox 3+

Firefox
  1. On the web browser menu click "Tools" and select "Options".
  2. In the "Options" window select the "Content" tab.
  3. Mark the "Enable Javascript" checkbox.
  4. In the opened "Options" window click on the "OK" button to close it.
  5. Click on the "Reload current page" button of the web browser to refresh the page.

Safari 4+

Safari
  1. On the web browser menu click on the "Edit" and select "Preferences".
  2. In the "Preferences" window select the "Security" tab.
  3. In the "Security" tab section "Web content" mark the "Enable JavaScript" checkbox.
  4. Click on the "Reload the current page" button of the web browser to refresh the page.

Google Chrome

Google Chrome
  1. On the web browser menu click on the "Customize and control Google Chrome" and select "Options".
  2. In the "Google Chrome Options" window select the "Under the Hood" tab.
  3. In the "Privacy" section click "Content settings..." button.
  4. In the "Content settings" window select the "JavaScript" tab.
  5. In the "JavaScript" tab select "Allow all sites to run JavaScript (recommended)".
  6. Close the "Content Setting" window.
  7. Close the "Google Chrome Options" window.
  8. Click on the "Reload this page" button of the web browser to refresh the page.

Internet Explorer 8+

Internet Explorer
  1. On the web browser menu click "Tools" and select "Internet Options".
  2. In the "Internet Options" window select the "Security" tab.
  3. On the "Security" tab click on the "Custom level..." button.
  4. When the "Security Settings - Internet Zone" dialog window opens, look for the "Scripting" section.
  5. In the "Active Scripting" item select "Enable".
  6. When the "Warning!" window pops out asking "Are you sure you want to change the settings for this zone?" select "Yes".
  7. In the "Internet Options" window click on the"OK" button to close it.
  8. Click on the "Refresh" button of the web browser to refresh the page.
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