May Dates

Washington Square Park

Please note: as communications are launched, information on this page will be "ungrayed" and links will be activated. All dates are estimated dates.  For students with international addresses, all communications will be sent to your NYU email address.

Upon Deposit Residential Life and Housing Services Application E-mail

Freshmen who are interested in living on campus must complete the online application and submit the $1000 housing reservation payment by May 1* to guarantee placement for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Transfer students are not guaranteed housing and are encouraged to actively seek off-campus housing arrangements, however non-renewable (non-guaranteed) housing applications may be completed for possible consideration.

May 1

New Student Send-Off Registration Opens

Held annually prior to the Fall semester, Send-Offs are an opportunity for new students and their parents to meet others from their area before arriving at NYU in August.  Hosted by current NYU families and NYU alumni, these casual receptions give you the opportunity to network with fellow students, learn what to expect when you arrive at NYU, and ask all of your last-minute questions.   

May 1

Submit A Photo for Your NYUCard

Getting your NYU student ID, known on campus as your NYUCard, is now easier than ever. Visit to submit a photo that meets the requirements listed online, then keep an eye on your NYU email for details and next steps from the Card Center team. When your photo is approved, they will let you know when and how to pick up your NYUCard during the summer or on NYU Welcome Day.

May 21

(updated mail date -  look for arrival the week of May 29)

Financial Responsibilities / Resources Mailing*

This mailing contains important information regarding the cost of attendance, financial aid, billing and payment options using NYU's eSuite in Albert (NYU's online student information service), payment plans, and the tuition insurance program. 

For additional questions, contact the NYU Office of the Bursar at 212-998-2806 (billing, payments) or the Office of Financial Aid at 212-998-4444 (student/parent loans).

May 21

(updated mail date - look for arrival week of June 16)

Health Responsibilities and Resources Mailing

This mailing contains a letter of introduction to Student Health at NYU and a checklist for mandatory actions to take before students arrive on campus, as well as instructions and tips for completing health related requirements.

For assistance with health requirements or other questions, please contact the Student Health Center at 212-443-1199 or email