We know that this time is filled with uncertainty and challenges. The Center for Student Life is committed to providing students with experiences to continue your feeling of connection to the NYU community.

Questions about a program below? Contact CSL at (212) 998-4411 or email student-life@nyu.edu

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Summer 2020 Events

Our virtual programs during the summer are open to all NYU undergraduate and graduate students including:

  • Students taking summer terms
  • Students returning for Fall 2020
  • New incoming students

Please note: Events are subject to change and the list below will reflect the most updated schedule.

Event Information

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Queer and Trans Identities: From Pandemic to Systemic Racism

Monday, June 22, 2020 | 4:00pm - 5:00pm EST | Recording of event available soon

A panel discussion about the current moment we are living in as LGBTQ+ people. With a focus on COVID-19 and global protests against anti-Black violence, panelists will be representing the areas of mental health and wellness, social and community engagement, frontline health work, and NYU resources. Hosted by the Center for Student Life and the LGBTQ+ Center.

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How to Be an Effective Student Leader through COVID-19

Monday, July 13, 2020 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm EST

Leading through COVID-19 presents unique challenges to student leadership. This session will discuss how to effectively manage and lead through uncertainty and is open to all NYU students.

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Harry Potter & Game of Thrones Draw Off

Monday, July 13, 2020 | 4:00pm - 5:15pm EST | REGISTER

Enjoy this fun-filled Harry Potter & Game of Thrones themed drawing “contest.” Use your creative skills to replicate images from these iconic worlds, while listening to their equally iconic music! This light hearted contest is welcomed to all regardless of experience.

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CSL Trivia Night

Thursday, July 16, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm EST | REGISTER

Come Join the Center for Student Life for some trivia fun! We will have 5 rounds of general knowledge including a picture and music round. Play on your own with with a team. All NYU students are welcome.

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Leadership 101 Workshop

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm EST

The first step to strong leadership is spending time to reflect on one's self. This session will have a facilitated workshop where individuals can complete a self inventory to learn about their strengths as a leader. 

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Netflix Party: What Happened, Miss Simone?

Date & Registration TBA

Watch a documentary with some company and group chat as you enjoy the film.  Join as we follow the journey of Miss Nina Simone in the documentary of What Happened, Miss Simone. Classically trained pianist, dive-bar chanteuse, Black power icon and legendary recording artist Nina Simone lived a life of brutal honesty, musical genius, and tortured melancholy. Attendees must have access to their own Netflix account.

University Initiatives

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NYU Votes Initiative

Throughout the summer and fall, NYU Service & Leadership will host a variety of programs and initiatives to promote civic engagement throughout the NYU Community. More info: NYU Votes

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NYU Welcome Programs

June - September 

NYU Welcome includes a series of student-led virtual events and social media initiatives that will occur throughout the summer to build hype for our main events happening from August 10 - September 12. More info: nyu.edu/welcome

Exam Preparation Workshops

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020 | 5:00pm - 6:00pm EST | Register


Wednesday, July 8, 2020 | 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST | Register


Wednesday, July 15, 2020 | 5:30pm - 6:30pm EST | Register


Wednesday, July 22, 2020 | 11:30am - 12:30pm EST | Register

Preparing for post graduate exams? We have partnered with Princeton Review to bring you workshops tailored to each exam to help you prepare with an expert instructor. Whether you are registered to take an exam or just thinking about taking one, utilize this free resource.

NYU Service: Virtual Volunteering

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Many NYC and global community organizations are seeking virtual volunteers. Opportunities range from assistance with technology meetings, writing words of encouragement to those in hospitals, and even transcription of historical documents. 

Club Life

Virtual Club Life Drop-In Hours

Club Life's Drop-In Hours have moved online. Virtual Drop-In Hours will be on Mondays and Thursdays from 4PM - 5PM. SAB Club officers and members are invited to drop in for guidance and support with their club activities. Access Zoom Link.

Events Hosted by SAB Clubs

Some clubs are hosting virtual events over the summer.

If you are a club interested in more information about hosting an event virtually, contact the Club Life team at clublife@nyu.edu

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Student Media

Read Washington Square News | nyunews.com
Catch up on NYU news on the Washington Square News website

Listen to WNYU Radio | wnyu.org
Listen to WNYU on their livestream or on the radio at 89.1 FM