Visiting Students who plan to study on campus during the 2021-2022 academic year are advised that proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required prior to arriving on campus. Learn more about NYU's vaccination and other health and safety requirements.

Study At NYU: Every Season, For Any Reason

NYU welcomes visiting students all year round. Are you ready for the NYU experience? As a visiting student, you get the best of all that NYU has to offer: You can choose from thousands of courses and explore New York City like only an NYU student can. You can take intensive courses during our Summer and January sessions, or come for a full semester in the Fall or Spring. You can even study abroad at one of NYU’s global centers over the summer. See the dates below to start planning your time as an NYU student.


Academic Year 2021-2022

Fall Semester: September 2 - December 14, 2021*

January Term: January 3 - 21, 2022

Spring Semester: January 24 - May 9, 2022*

Summer Session: May 23 - August 17, 2022**

*Dates indicate the first and last day of classes. Does not include exam schedule.

**Summer may include twelve, six, and three week courses.  

New York City Is Your Campus

Outside of class, you’ll have the whole city to discover, and being an NYU student comes with benefits: steep discounts to Broadway shows, sporting events, and concerts, and free or discounted access to dozens of the city’s finest museums.