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October to December 2017 Dates

Fall in New York

Please note: as communications are launched, information on this page will be "ungrayed" and links will be activated. All dates are estimated dates and may bary based on when students are admitted.

On-Campus Housing Application and Reservation Payment 

Freshmen who are interested in living on campus may submit the $1000 housing reservation payment when they accept their offer of admission for the Spring semester. The housing application will be available on October 15th. Both the application and housing reservation payment must be received by November 17th in order to guarantee housing placement.

While new spring transfer students are not guaranteed housing, we have historically had success in extending housing offers. The non-renewable (non-guaranteed) housing application will be available on October 15th, and must be received by November 17th. A $1000 housing reservation payment will be required when a housing guarantee is extended.


Financial Aid Award Acceptance

For students offered federal financial aid, such as loans or work study, you will be able to accept them on your Albert Student Center starting this month (date varies by student). Any grant or scholarships that you may have been awarded will already be accepted on your behalf. The Office of Financial Aid will send an email to your NYU email address when it is time to begin the financial aid acceptance process. If you have questions about your financial aid, please call the Office of Financial Aid at 212-998-4444 and speak with a financial aid counselor anytime during business hours.

October 15

Submit I-20 / DS-2019 Application

For new international students, the Office of Global Services (OGS) strongly recommends that applications be filed at least three months prior to intended NYU start date in case of visa delays or security checks for administrative processing at U.S. consulates abroad.

October 15

Spring 2018 Housing Application Available

The Spring 2018 housing application is available through NYU Home. Read more »

November 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 when you arrive on campus.

November 8

Health Insurance Enrollment Change or Waiver Available

Most students are automatically enrolled in an NYU-sponsored Student Health Insurance Plan. If spring is your first semester at NYU, you can use the online process to change the plan option or to waive out of the NYU plan. You are eligible to waive out of the NYU insurance plan if you maintain alternate insurance coverage that meets the University's criteria by going to The spring online enrollment/waiver system becomes available on November 8 and ends on February 10.

November 15

Pre-Arrival Email from Global Services

Now that you've been admitted as an NYU student, learn how to get the right visa and plan your trip to successfully start your program at NYU.

November 17

Deadline to Apply and Pay Deposit to Live On-Campus

The Spring 2018 housing application and $1000 housing reservation payment are due.

November 20

Meal Plan Changes

Meal plan changes can be made online beginning 12:00noon (EST) by going to For dining hall and meal plan information please refer to the NYU Dining website.

November 29

Spring Semester Bill Notification and Financial Resources E-mail

This communication contains the Fall semester statement, as well as important information regarding 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).


Airport Shuttle Reservations

The Department of Public Safety, in partnership with SuperShuttle, provides airport shuttle service between LaGuardia and JFK International airports and NYU Residence Halls or the Kimmel Center.  Early reservations suggested. The service is available around major University breaks, as well as the start and end of the academic year. For reservations, costs, and dates, read more »

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, tips for completing health related requirements.
Detailed information regarding the health requirements and instructions for submitting required documentation can be found at

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

  • Student Health Requirements Page
  • Student Health Insurance

December 8, 2017

Housing Cancellation Deadline for Spring

Deadline for new spring housing applicants to cancel their housing guarantee.