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NYU During the Break




Student Winter Recess | Dec 20 - Jan 26  (No Classes)
University Closed | Dec 24 - Jan 4  (University Offices Closed)
January Term (Optional) | Jan 5 - Jan 23
Spring 2015 Classes Begin | Jan 26
During Winter Break, University facilities and services may operate on a limited schedule. Certain staff who are key resources will be monitoring voicemail and/or email for emergency situations that require attention before official university return on January 5. All residence halls will remain open and staffed (including 24/7 security) during the break.

NYU Public Safety Emergency Line is staffed 24/7 (212-998-2222).

Student Health Center (SHC) will be closed for Winter Break. In case of an emergency, dial 911 to contact local emergency services.  

Wellness Exchange: Counselors will be available 24/7 during the winter break

Call: 212-443-9999 or email at

Spring Billing: The Office of the Bursar will have limited staff available to answer phone calls and e-mails. Special phone hours are available 10am-4pm on Dec 26, Dec 30, and Jan 2.

Call 212-998-2806 or e-mail

The Office of Financial Aid will be working remotely and responding to voicemail and email on a limited basis. Please be aware that it may take a few business days to look into your concern and respond to the issue.

Call 212-998-4444 and listen to the message for instructions or email message to

The Office of Residential Life and Housing will be monitoring voicemail and email throughout the winter break. Assignment information (e.g., room change issues, cancellations, and petition releases) is available at

Please leave a message at 212-998-4603 or email

For urgent residential situation, please call the Department of Public Safety (212-998-2222) and they will contact the Office of Residential Life & Housing Services staff member on duty. Please note that there are on-call staff members - Resident Assistants and professional staff members - available throughout the winter break for any student concerns in the residence halls.

The Office of the Registrar will be monitoring email over the winter break. General questions may be answered by visiting


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