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NYU's Global Sites

NYU's International Academic and Research Centers offer many of the same information technology services that are available on NYU's Washington Square campus. Although services vary somewhat by location (see below), they generally include NYUHome, student computing labs, staff and faculty desktop computing, Internet access, NYU Libraries research services, NYU Classes course support, and telephone services. Bobst Library resources are available at all sites for study abroad students, faculty, and staff through the NYU Libraries website.

Site-specific service information is available for each of the following:

More Information About NYU

  • For information about connecting and using your computer at one of NYU's international sites, please visit Connect at NYU's Global Sites.
  • For information about studying abroad, please visit the Study Abroad website at www.nyu.edu/studyabroad.
  • For general information about NYU's Office of Global Programs, please visit the Office of Global Programs website at www.nyu.edu/global.html.
  • If you have been accepted into an NYU study abroad program:
    • You will need an active NYU NetID. To activate your NetID online, go to http://start.nyu.edu.
    • For advice and information about preparing to go abroad, find the "Admitted Students" page for your program at www.nyu.edu/studyabroad.
  • If you need technical support while at one of the NYU Global Sites, either speak with your program's student life office or send a detailed email, including your current location, to AskITS@nyu.edu.

International Sites Facilities and Services

NYU in Buenos Aires

Instructional Environment

  • Student labs are equipped with Macintosh desktop computers.
  • Classrooms are equipped with teaching computers and projectors.

Communications

  • Internet access is available for students, faculty, and staff.
  • Email: Faculty, staff, and students can use NYUHome or a personal web-based email account.

Services

  • Wireless Internet access is available at the Academic Center.
  • Desktop services are supported by on-site IT staff.
For more information about these and other services available at NYU in Buenos Aires, visit: www.nyu.edu/studyabroad/buenosaires.

NYU in Florence

Instructional Environment

  • Student labs are equipped with Windows and Macintosh desktop computers.
  • Student labs are open 7 days a week, at varying hours.
  • Students are allowed to bring their own laptops and self-register for campus and residence hall use.
  • The two on-site residence halls, Villa Colletta and Villa Natalia, are equipped with Internet ports for student use in each room.

Communications

  • Internet access is available for students, faculty, and staff.
  • Email: Faculty, staff, and students can use NYUHome or a personal web-based email account.
  • Video conferencing is available for faculty and staff use.
  • Telephones are available in every room of the two on-site residence halls, Villa Colletta and Villa Natalia.
  • Faculty and staff are able to place long distance calls on all NYU phones in both New York and Florence using their NYU telephone authorization codes.

Services

  • NYURoam Wireless network access is available at a variety of locations at NYU in Florence. To use this service, follow the normal NYURoam Wireless instructions on this site. The one exception is for people using a VPN client. For details, look for the red note for Florence residents in the VPN instructions within the Configuration section of the NYURoam Wireless website.
  • Desktop services are supported by on-site IT staff.
  • Network services are supported by ITS.
  • Telecommunications services are supported by ITS.
For more information about these and other services available at NYU in Florence, visit: www.nyu.edu/studyabroad/florence.

NYU in Ghana

NYU in Ghana offers computing resources to students in several ways:

  • Students are invited to use their own laptops for use at the NYU in Ghana Academic Center. Internet access and printing are available via wireless (if you have your own wireless card or Airport) or wired data jacks (by plugging in with an Ethernet cable).

    NOTE: Due to space restrictions, students may not bring larger "desktop" computers (with separate monitor and CPU), even if they are equipped for wireless access.

  • Students can use one of several Apple computers in the computer lab at the Academic Center. These computers are equipped with access to the Internet, printers, and the Microsoft Office suite of programs (Word, Office, Excel, and Access).
  • All NYU in Ghana residence halls offer wireless Internet access.
For additional information about these and other services available at NYU in Ghana, visit www.nyu.edu/studyabroad/ghana.

NYU in London

Instructional Environment

  • Student labs are equipped with Windows and Macintosh desktop computers.
  • Student labs are open 6 days a week (closed Sundays).
  • Students are allowed to bring their own laptops and self-register for campus use.
  • Students are allowed to sign out loaner laptops in the Center.
  • Special software is provided for Business and Pre-Med courses.

Communications

  • Internet access is available for students, faculty, and staff.
  • Video conferencing is available at the Academic Center.

Services

  • NYURoam Wireless network access is available at NYU in London. To use this service, follow the NYURoam wireless configuration instructions. However, if you use a VPN client, look for the red note for London residents in the VPN instructions in the Configuration section of the NYURoam wireless configuration website.
  • Desktop services support is provided by on-site IT support staff.
  • Network services are provided by ITS.
  • Telecommunications services are provided by ITS.
For more information about these and other services available at NYU in London, visit www.nyu.edu/studyabroad/london.

NYU in Madrid

Instructional Environment

  • Student labs are equipped with 25 desktop computers.
  • Student labs are open Monday - Friday (and on Saturdays during exam periods).

Communications

  • Internet access is available for students, faculty, and staff.

Services

  • Wireless network access is now available at the academic center. There are approximately 15 wireless cards available for loan from student services (deposit required), or students can configure their own wireless cards when they arrive. Contact student services for more information.
  • Student, faculty, and staff computing support is provided by a local IT support firm.
  • Network services are supported by a local outsource firm.
  • Telecommunications services are supported by a local provider.
For more information about these and other services available at NYU in Madrid, visit www.nyu.edu/studyabroad/madrid.

NYU in Paris

Instructional Environment

  • Student labs are equipped with 15 desktop computers (located in the garden-level library) with full word processing and Internet capabilities.
  • Student labs are open Monday - Friday (and on Saturdays during exam periods).

Communications

  • Internet access is available for students, faculty, and staff.
  • Videoconferencing is available at the Academic Center.

Services

  • Wireless network access is available at the academic center. Instructions on how to access the wireless network will be provided to you during orientation.
  • If you need residential Internet access, we provide you with information about reliable Paris-based Internet providers in the "Living in Paris" guide you will receive during orientation.
  • Student, faculty, and staff computing support is provided by a local support firm.
  • Network services are supported by a local IT support firm.
  • Telecommunications services are supported by a local provider.
For more information about these and other services available at NYU in Paris, visit the NYU Paris page.

NYU in Prague

Instructional Environment

  • Student labs are equipped with Windows computers.
  • Student labs are open 6 days a week (closed Sundays).
  • Students are allowed to bring their own laptops and register for campus use.
  • Students are allowed to use loaned laptops while in the Center.
  • Special software is provided for Business and Pre-Med courses.
  • Software configuration on lab desktop computers parallels NYU/ITS Student Technology Services.

Communications

  • Internet access is available for students, faculty, and staff.
  • Videoconferencing equipment is available at the Center.

Services

  • Desktop services are supported by a local provider.
  • Network services are supported by ITS and a local provider.
  • Telecommunications services are supported by a local provider.
For more information about these and other services available at NYU in Prague, visit www.nyu.edu/studyabroad/prague.

Tisch Asia, Singapore

For more information on Tisch Asia, Singapore, please click here.

NYU Abu Dhabi

For more information on NYU Abu Dhabi, please click here.

Page last reviewed: February 7, 2014