Getting involved as a new student at Washington Square is an important part of your adjustment to NYU and NYC. Fortunately, there are dozens of ways to get involved at NYU – in fact, there are so many involvement opportunities, they can sometimes be overwhelming! If you ask any student, getting involved helps you to feel more connected at NYU and assists in experiencing a greater sense of community at the University. We encourage you to explore the links to the right on this page to learn more about all the opportunities available at NYU. A great place to start is with events and programs desigend specifically by and for transfer and transitioning students to Washington Square.
If you are interested in getting involved or have any questions about Transfer & Transitioning Student Programs, e-mail Long Wu.
Transfer/Transition Ambassadors (TA) are student leaders who have successfully transferred to NYU and serve as consulting leaders for the Student Resource Center. TAs assist and provide fun and interactive programs for new transfer students during fall and spring Welcome Week, and all transfer and transitioning students throughout the academic year. You'll definitely want to make time to attend their events! You can sign-up to CONNECT with TA, who can answer your questions, provide tips about transitioning to NYU and NYC. If you are interested in signing up email Long Wu.
The Transfer & Transitioning Student Association (TTSA) is a student-run organization that, in affiliation with the Student Resource Center, works to enhance student life for transfer and transitioning students at NYU. TTSA is open to all transfer and transitioning students who want to get involved with Transfer & Transitioning Student Programs at NYU. TTSA provides transfer and transitioning students with opportunities to meet and socialize, promote campus resources and promote transfer student advocacy to enhance students’ NYU experience. Past events have included Transfer Recognition Day, Transfer Day of Service and the Transition 101 Series.
The TransferMation Program is designed to empower and challenge service-minded transfer and transitioning students as they participate in NYC service projects, leadership activities and an Alternative Spring Break trip. Contact Long Wu for more information or if you have any questions.
The Pathways program brings together new transfer students that are commuter or off-campus students to engage in experiential learning outside the classroom. The program has themed learning communities that allow you to discover different topics with an NYU Faculty Member and Transfer Ambassador as your guide. The program combines formal teaching, informal learning, creative activities, and personal support to bring students together to build a shared community while delving into all that New York City has to offer. This years theme is BOROUGHS AND BEYOND: CULTURE, ARTS AND THE CITY.