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Academic Distress

At various points in the semester, the demands of academic life can sometimes create distress for students. If you encounter a student with serious concerns about his or her academic work or other academic distress, please refer the student to the following resources:

Wellness Exchange

Through the Wellness Exchange, students, faculty and staff can reach mental health professionals who can help them address a student’s academic issues which are often accompanied by other underlying issues that could be improved, if addressed. Medical issues, depression, sexual assault, anxiety, alcohol and other drug dependence, sexually transmitted infections, eating disorders and financial issues often accompany academic stress. The Wellness Exchange can help the student (and the faculty and staff member), to develop a plan for addressing these issues. To reach the Wellness Exchange, dial the 24/7 hotline (212-443-9999). Students can call the hotline anonymously, if they prefer. Learn more...

University Learning Center

The University Learning Center's mission is to assist students in developing the knowledge base, skills, and strategies that will help them to become confident, independent, and active learners. Its various academic support services are intended to help students meet the challenge of NYU's rigorous academic standards. Learn more...

Writing Center

The Writing Center, part of NYU's Expository Writing program in the College of Arts and Science, is a place where any NYU student can get help with writing. It is a place where one-on-one teaching and learning occur, as students work closely with professional consultants at every stage of the writing process and on any piece of writing except for exams. Learn more...

Academic Advising

The Academic Advising office is staffed by teams of full-time professionals who are broadly knowledgeable about the overall advising process in a school. They are central anchor points in a school's academic advisement system and the place to go when unsure where to turn for any question or problem related to advisement. Learn more...

Moses Center for Students with Disabilities

The Moses Center provides comprehensive services and programs for undergraduate and graduate students with hearing and visual impairments, mobility impairments, learning disabilities and attention deficit disorders, chronic illnesses, and psychological impairments. The Moses Center functions to determine qualified disability status and to assist students in obtaining appropriate accommodations and services. Learn more...

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