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Communities and Groups

Students at NYU attend one of the largest universities in the world.  It is among the most diverse institutions as well.  Students come to the University from all corners of the globe and from varied backgrounds.  Each NYU student has distinct goals and perspectives and as such garner unique academic and university experiences.  This diversity invigorates the University and amalgamates into an enriching and enlightening university community.  From the greater NYU community as a whole, there are a number of student groups who share common situations and concerns.  These groups network, plan and connect with each other to form their own student communities.  Navigate this page to learn more about NYU's varied student communities.

Commuters & Off Campus

The Commuter & Off-Campus Student programs component of the Student Resource Center is designed to promote a sense of belonging among commuter students while offering workshops and programs to enhance wellness, academic success, and student connections to the University and student peers.

Transfer & Transitioning

Students transferring from other universities, as well as those students transitioning from our abroad sites following their freshman year, may have questions about adjusting to life as a NYU student and navigating Washington Square, NYU's policies and procedures and the new campus culture.  The Student Resource Center hosts a variety of program and services for Transfer & Transitioning students.

International Students

New York University is home to the second-highest number of international students in the U.S. with over 5,000 international students and scholars from over 130 different countries.  International students interested in studying at NYU, accepted students planning their trip to New York and international students who have arrived for their studies can turn to the Office for International Students and Scholars for guidance, services, advisement and programs


The Office of Lesbian, Gender, Bisexual, and Transgender Student Services offers a number of opportunities to help build personal communities and support by connecting students with other members of the NYU community as well as providing information on what New York City has to offer in terms of LGBT services.


The Center for Multicultural Education and Programs offers various programs and initiatives related to diversity and social justice. These efforts are designed so students have creative and interesting opportunities to explore race, religion, socio-economic class, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, national origin and other aspects of social identity.