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The Division of Student Affairs produces several online publications to help you stay connected and informed as a student at NYU. Click on the links below to view the latest editions of these helpful and informative publications.

The NYU Minute is an E-letter from the Division of Student Affairs published a few times per semester, with special additions to cover hot topics. Recognizing the busy schedules of NYU students, the NYU Minute is designed to deliver news and information in "a New York minute" - a quick snapshot covering issues that are likely to be of interest to many students, with basic facts and direct links to more information.

While the NYU Minute is aimed at current NYU students, all members of the NYU community - alumni, faculty members, administrative staff, parents and families, and friends of the University - are welcome to subscribe to keep up with the latest happenings that impact student life on campus.

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Saving Money is an Art……and college students almost have to be experts, especially in New York. It’s a tough job, but you’ll be just fine. The good news is that there is an endless amount of entertainment in New York and students get discounts and deals on lots of things. The bad news is that sometimes you just have to stay home and study for that nasty exam instead of living it up!

This Guide has been assembled by students and staff at NYU, all of whom have had firsthand experience living in the city with limited funds. We don’t claim that this is an exhaustive compilation of NYC activities and discounts, but it’s pretty darn close!!Here’s the deal: there are seven categories in the Broke Student’s Guide, each of which has listings and details of ways to save money as a student. Bookmark this page and navigate through our site whenever you are in the mood to save some money. Remember, it IS possible to live in New York and be broke at the same time!

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Staying in New York City during one of the holiday breaks?  Here's you chance to catch up on your sightseeing, shows, and other NYC stuff that you don't have time to do during the semester.  Click on the Guide links below for current and past "Things to Do" over the breaks . . .

Summer City Break (May to August)

Thanksgiving Break (late November)

Winter Break (late December to mid Janiuary)

Spring Break (March)


Looking for information to help you manage you finances?  Check out the Student Affairs Money Management website.  You'll find a variety of resources designed to arm you with strategies to become a more knowledgeable consumer, wise saver, responsible user of credit, and careful decision maker.  We'll help you discover innovative methods and a responsible relationship to your personal financial health.  Click here . . .

Searching for an apartment in New York can be challenging, whether you are relocating from abroad, a current NYU housing resident, or considering a change of your current off-campus living situation. The apartment hunting process is often bewildering to even long time New Yorkers. This introductory guide will take you through renting an apartment step by step, from conducting an apartment search, to signing a lease and furnishing your new home.  Click for more . . .

Washington Square News is the free, award-winning student newspaper of New York University and is published Monday through Friday during NYU's academic year. Our newspaper is distributed to more than 100 locations in Manhattan and reaches about 60,000 students, faculty, staff members and residents of our community.  Click to read the WSN online . . .


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