New Parents & Families
We aim to help parents and families serve as supportive partners in empowering their student’s journey and holistic success. Below are communications, events, and resources created specifically for our new parents and family members connected to:
- University Life Foundations — helping parents and families understand today’s college student experience and the relationship between students, parents, and a university.
- Being A Compass — equipping parents and families with the information to support their students’ NYU experience.
- Violet Family Pride — providing opportunities for NYU parents and families to engage, connect, and contribute.
Get Caught Up
Recording: Navigating NYC - Enjoying NYU and the City Safely from Aug 2nd
NYU and New York City provide students with a myriad of exciting opportunities both on and off-campus. In this session, University leaders from the Center for Student Life and the Department of Campus Safety will discuss some of the unique activities students can explore, and explain the programs and resources available to support a safe experience.
Recording: Preparing for your Arrival - from July 24th
Whether your student is living on or off-campus, this session will focus on important logistical information to help you prepare and get around NYU during move-in day and guide your sudent for their first few weeks of classes. We will discuss strategies to move in, what to bring (or what not to bring), transportation within the city, and typical trends to expect once you are moved in.
Recording: Mental and Physical Wellbeing - from July 19th
This session will give parents and families some insight into the NYU resources and tools that help students establish healthy habits and address the common challenges faced by today’s college students. You will have an opportunity to hear from and ask questions of experts across NYU including Counseling and Wellness, the Office of Global Spiritual Life, the Student Health Center, and the Moses Center for Student Accessibility.
Recording: Families of International Students - from July 7th
Join us to hear answers to frequently asked questions of new international parents and families as you prepare your student for their journey to NYU. In this session, there will be representatives from Residence Life, the Student Health Center, International Student Center, and Office of Global Services.
Watch the Recording: Families of International Students - Informal Meeting
Recording: It's The Start of Something New - from June 21st
Congratulations, your child made it to college, now what? Preparing for your student to begin college is a transition that can come with mixed emotions. As your students' needs evolve, learn about how you can fit into their lives and how to support their success from afar.
Watch the Recording: It's the Start of Something New
Student Welcome Information
NYU Welcome serves as the main source of information for new students, including information about orientation, registration, contact numbers, and important dates and deadlines.
If you have any additional questions please email us at email@example.com or call the Parents & Families Help Line at (212) 998-4219 (Monday–Friday, 9AM to 5PM ET).
In case of emergency:
Campus Safety — (212) 998-2222
Wellness Exchange — (212) 443-9999