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Fall Welcome Week

NYU Welcome Week 2016 | Sunday, August 28 - Saturday, September 3

Overall, the week boasts nearly 500 programs that cover a multitude of topics from getting involved and learning about NYU, to staying safe and navigating public transportation. And of course... you won't want to miss the awesome Marquee Events!

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The NYU Welcome Week schedule is on our NYU Guide App (Available August)

NYU Guide

1. Download the app: Visit the app store on your phone and search "NYU Guide" then click 'Download Guides" & search for "NYU Welcome Week"

2. You can also access the guide at the link provided. Enter your phone number and download directly from the text you receive.

3. You can also view the guide online in the web version.

If you have any technical questions please contact the Student Resource Center at or call at 212.998.4411


NYU Welcome Day / Move-In Day

Sunday, August 28, 2016 is NYU Welcome Day.  This day complements Residence Hall Move-In with a Parent Welcome and Information Fair. New undergraduate students and their family members are invited to stop by the Kimmel Center for refreshments, information, and to meet representatives from various NYU offices and organizations, and students can pick up their NYU ID.  Read more »»

Presidential Welcome and Reality Show: NYU

Join President Andy Hamilton, fellow new undergraduate students, alumni, and university officials at the Presidential Welcome of the newest class. Immediately following will be The Reality Show: NYU -- a gritty, funny musical about the lives of NYU students as they experience an array of confounding, confusing, and exciting issues. The Reality Show: NYU is written, performed, and produced by NYU students, and directed by Preston Martin (TSOA '06).

NYU Portraits

NYU Portraits creates a vibrant and colorful evening where diversity meets the stage to invigorate our passion for social justice, and service through the arts. This event is a campus tradition that utilizes an innovative approach to highlighting the importance of diversity as an enriching and transformative experience for our incoming first year and transfer students.

The "..." Ball

A Welcome Week tradition... wrapping up the week with the Ball! Each year is unique, so stay tuned for the big reveal of this year's theme. Past themes include Beach Ball, Zombie Ball, Glo Ball, & Throwback Ball! Get ready to dance the night away at this two floor, two DJ event. This will definitely be a night to remember. The 2015 theme was... MUSIC FESTI-BALL!

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The Highlights

Presidential Welcome

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Past Marquee Events

Hypnotist Show | A Cappella Show | Elements of Hip Hop | Open Mic Night | Comedy Night w/ Hari Kondabolu | Drag Bingo w/ Bianca Del Rio | Violet Nation Athletics | 90s Brooklyn Bash | ThinkFast Game Show | Casino Night

Pre-Welcome Week Programs

Commuter Overnight Retreat

Project OutReach

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