Experience NYU

Every year, we invite high school counselors from around the world to join us for our NYU Counselor Open House, a day-long event designed to help you learn more about NYU. Throughout the day, you'll have the chance to meet with administrators, admissions staff, and current students.

What to Expect

This year, our Counselor Open House will be held at our New York City campus on Thursday, May 24th with formal programming from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Although we are unable to offer funding for travel and accommodations, any counselor needing overnight accommodations should see the Hotel Discounts page of our website for discounted rates at local hotels.

9:30 a.m.

Check-in begins

10:00 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.

Welcome Remarks  

Jonathan Williams, Associate Dean and Director of Admissions

10:20 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

NYU Case Studies

Examine NYU-specific mock files to help shed light on our committee process so you can learn how best to support your students in navigating our university and find the best fit for them. 

12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Networking Lunch

Provided by NYU.

12:30 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

High School Programs 

Learn more about NYU's summer programs that your students can participate in before their senior year. Some even award college credit. 

12:45 p.m. - 1:05 p.m.

NYU: An Education Beyond Time Zones

Explore our unique global structure and learn more about our three degree-granting campuses.

1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Student Panel 

Hear directly from current students about the NYU experience.

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

Choose one of the following:

  • Campus Tour - Join our student ambassadors as they show you around the Campus Without Walls
  • Dollars and Sense - Hear Directly from NYU's Office of Financial Aid about our process.
  • Opportunity Programs at NYU - Learn about how NYU elevates students in its own backyard through New York State's Opportunity Programs
  • Maximizing Letters of Recommendation - Make your School Profile and Letters of Recommendation stand out.

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Happy Hour 

Network with NYU admissions staff and your fellow counseling colleagues at one of our local neighborhood bars.