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August Dates

You are weeks away from your arrival at NYU!  Look for information on NYU Weclome Day, Welcome Week, moving into the residence halls, purchasing your textbooks, and deadlines for your Immunization and Health History forms, as well as submitting your photo for your NYUCard.



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August 1

Immunization and Student Health History Forms Due

New York State deadlines for completion of immunization documentation are strict and, if not met, can affect your ability to attend class and to move into your residence hall. If you have not received information or forms, please contact the Student Health Center at 212-443-1000 or email:

August 5

Fall Term Payment Due

To ensure students maintain their class reservations, the amount due must be paid by August 5 (via eSuite in Albert). Payment Plan options can be viewed at

August 8

Last Day to Submit an NYU ID Photo

If you haven't submitted a photo of yourself, today is the last day to visit and submit one to be used on your NYUCard, which is required on campus. Avoid the line on move-in day; submit your photo online in three easy steps!

August 11

Online Scheduling for Undergraduate Welcome Week Opens

Go online to begin building your schedule of activities for Welcome Week. Don’t worry, you can add and revise as much as you like as you learn more about the many programs available at  For a quick tutorial on using the system, you can view our video at the NYUWelcomeWeek channel on YouTube.

August 13

Order Textbooks

The Bookstore collaborates with faculty members to provide students with a personalized textbook list. Students that have registered for class, can access their textbook list by entering their student ID at the Bookstore website.

August 15 & 16

The Commuter Overnight Retreat

For students who will live off campus, this retreat provides an opportunity to visit NYU and meet other commuting students, Commuter Assistants, and student leaders prior to Welcome Week. 

August 22, 23 & 24 

Airport Greeters

Are you flying into either JFK or Newark Liberty International Airports? Stop by an NYU Welcome table for travel information to campus and an opportunity to send a postcard back home and take a photo for Facebook!  Terminal location, times, and travel information available by clicking here

August 24

NYU Welcome Day / Residence Hall Move-In

This day includes Residence Hall Move-In, parent welcomes, and an Information Fair.  New undergraduate students and their family members are invited to stop by the Kimmel Center for refreshments, information, and to meet representatives from various NYU offices and organizations. It's a great place to meet other parents and students, take a break, get a bite, pick up some free stuff, and if you haven't already, pick-up your student ID.  Shopping shuttles will also be available to local stores. Note that a number of schools and offices will also be hosting programs.


For Parents Only Welcome

Parents (only) of new undergraduates are invited to a 45 minute Welcome to the University that will include an overview of the coming weeks for new students, tips for what to expect during your student’s first year, and information about how parents can best access university offices and resources. This optional program will be offered throughout the day on a first-come-first-served basis.

9:30am | 11am | 12:30pm  | 2pm  | 3:30pm  | 5pm 


Parents of Students of Color Welcome Reception and Panel

Parents, are you wondering where your student can go for advising, health, career, safety or general student life concerns? Then please join us for an informational panel about the resources available to students of color and international students across the university. Refreshments will be served immediately after the panel and all parents are invited to tour the NYU Center for Multicultural Education and Programs.

11am - 12:30pm or 5 - 6:30pm, Kimmel Center Room 914

August 24-29

Welcome Week

It’s finally here! An entire week (and then some) of more than 350 programs and social events to welcome new and transitioning students to the NYU community. Highlights include school orientations, the Presidential Welcome and Reality Show: NYU - a musical written and performed by NYU students about making the transition to college life, NYU Portraits - a performance about diversity, social justice, and service and our annual themed "Ball"  Activities are open to new students only.   Note that there are no programs beyond Sunday's Welcome Day for parents.

August 30

New International Student Check-in Deadline

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) requires that all new and transfer F-1 and J-1 students report their arrival to NYU. NYU Global Services offers Check-In workshops to enable students to meet this requirement. Failure to attend a mandatory Check-In workshop may jeopardize your ability to remain legally in the U.S.  For more information, go to


* All communications identified as "mailings" are emailed to students with an international address on record.



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