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Spring Welcome Week 2011 will take place during the first week of school, starting Monday, January 24 and continuing through Friday, January 28th. We know that these programs will be happening as you begin to familiarize yourself with classes and NYU, so we hope our events will assist you in making the most of learning opportunities available inside and outside of the classroom.

Spring Welcome Week events are open to all of our new undergraduate and graduate students, as well as students participating in the NYU Spring in New York program. Click here for a detailed listing of events

Graduate Students of Color Socials at Negril Village- Spring Semester Kick-off!
January 26, 2011 | 5:00-9:00 PM | 70 W. 3rd St between LaGuardia & Thompson

Mix, Mingle & Build Community/ Complimentary Appetizers/ Drink specials all night/ Music by DJ Trends. Socials are an opportunity for graduate students across disciplines to interact with one another and other members of the NYU community. Socials include complementary appetizers and drink specials for the NYU community from 5-9 PM. All are invited! Must have proper ID 21+

January's social is in partnership with the NYU Office of Graduate Student Life and NYU Graduate Residence Halls. For any questions please contact







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January 25, 2011


Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Grad classes at Bobst Library
70 Washington Square Village | 1/25 through 3/24

Brush up your skills with a series of Graduate Student Library workshops. These workshops focus on learning how to organize your bibliographies, finding out to how to track down tricky citations, understanding the intricacies of processing and analyzing data, and even simply knowing your way around an American research library. For the complete listing of these sessions dates and times, and to sign up, go to:

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Civic Service Fair | 4:00 - 7:00 pm
Kimmel Center | Eisner & Lubin Auditorium | 4th Floor
The Spring 2011 Service Fair provides an opportunity for students to meet face to face with the thirty plus NYU Civic Team partner community service agencies serving at risk youth, underserved communities, senior citizens, homebound elderly, homeless New Yorkers, and people with HIV/AIDS. Student may sign up for volunteer positions as part of the fair and become members of the ever growing NYU Civic Team. Service opportunities focus on education, social welfare services, HIV/AIDS, public health, and environmental issues to name a few. Hosted by the Center for Student Activities, Leadaership, and Service Civic Team. For more information:

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Students in the Military Luncheon | 12:00 - 1:30 pm
Kimmel Center, Room 914
Are you an NYU Student who currently serves or has served in the Armed Forces? Come and meet other students as well as gain resources to help you understand the services offered to you across campus. Light food and non-alcoholic beverages will be served. Click here to RSVP

Renting, Your Rights, and Avoiding Scams | 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Kimmel Center, Room 914
Participants will learn helpful terms, procedures, and strategies to secure and maintain a successful off-campus living situation. Tenant Advocacy information and cautionary advice will be provided on the potential hazards of renting in New York. Market data, advisories, and tenants' rights resources will be provided.

On Campus Recruitment Information Session | 1:00 - 2:00 pm
The Silver Center | Room 907
Find out how to participate in the On Campus Recruitment Program of the NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development. Employers from an extensive variety of industries will visit The Wasserman Center for Career Development during the spring semester to interview students from the class of 2011 for full-time employment and the class of 2012 summer internships. This information session will fulfill one of the two mandatory requirements to participate in our On-Campus Recruitment program. Sign up by logging into your NYU CareerNet account and clicking on "Events" and then "Seminars". Spaces are limited!

Spring 2011 Club Fest | 3:00 - 7:00 pm
Kimmel Center, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, 4th Floor

The Spring Club Fest provides an opportunity for students to learn more about the diverse array of recognized All-Square clubs and start-up clubs in the New Club Development Program. Joining a student club opens the door to building new friendships, enhancing your academic life and exploring career opportunities. Hosted by the Center for Student Activities, Leadership, and Service. For more information:

On the Go: Navigating the Subway, Bus and Campus Transportation Systems
5 - 6:00 pm | Kimmel Center, Room 914
On the Go: Navigating the Subway, Bus and Campus Transportation Systems. So you want to ride the subway without looking like a tourist? Come and learn what to do, what not to do, the cheapest way to ride, and how to make yourself the safest possible rider when you use New York City buses, subways, and trains. Recent changes to bus and subway lines that serve Washington Square will be highlighted. Also learn how to benefit from NYU’s Campus Transportation Service trolleys, buses, and vans, and how to ride FREE by just showing your NYUCard!

Yoga for Veterans Integral Yoga Institute | 6:45 pm
227 W. 13th Street btwn 7th and 8th Ave
Taught by a veteran, for veterans! A free yoga class for all veterans, family and providers. Mats, props and lockers will be provided for your use. Please bring comfortable clothing, and avoid eating a couple of hours before class. This workshop is FREE for all veterans family and providers. To RSVP:

Friday, January 28, 2011

Graduate Tour | 12:00 - 1:00 pm
4 Washington Square Village | corner of Mercer and Bleeker | Room 1C

(You can enter building 4 on Bleeker Street and the Office of Graduate Student Life is straight through the lobby).
Join us for our weekly tour for prospective and incoming graduate students. This tour will help you navigate NYU and highlight important office locations and resources. RSVP at students.html


Tuesday, February 1, 2011

The Reality Show | 8:00 pm
Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (in Kimmel).

The Reality Show: NYU is a gritty, funny musical about the lives of NYU students as they experience an array of confounding, confusing, and exciting issues. Written, performed, and produced by NYU students, and directed by Tisch School of the Arts professor Elizabeth Swados. Free tickets can be picked up on the day of the event, with an NYU ID, between 12 pm and 7:45 pm at the Skirball box office.

Spring 2011 Housing Available
All students interested in Housing for the Spring 2011 semester are encouraged to apply! You may complete the Spring 2011 Housing application by accessing the Housing Forms Channel through your NYUHome account. Please feel free to contact the Office of Residential Life and Housing Services at 212-998-4600 should you have any questions.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Week at New York University
February 7—12, 2011

"The Dream Begins With You”
On February 10th, 1961 Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. met with members of the NYU community during a three-hour visit. After lunch with student leaders and meeting campus officials, Dr. King delivered a speech entitled, “The Future of Integration.” This year we will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s visit to our Campus with special events and programs: Take Action, Calling all Orators, Build a coalition, Tell us who is making a Difference, Give Back, and Show your Unity.
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