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This Parent e-Newsletter is published monthly during the academic year for parents of current New York undergraduate students by the NYU Center for Student Life.


Dear NYU Parents-

A warm welcome to parents of new NYU students and welcome back to those of you who have been with us! By now, students have begun to settle into classes, connect with new and old friends, and hopefully attend a number of Spring Welcome programs. In this newsletter, we remind you of how we communicate to students during inclement weather, as well as provide pertinent information regarding tax forms, study away opportunities, graduation, and the housing re-application process. As always, should you have topics you would like to see in these monthly newsletters, let me know. Happy New Year -- David Vogelsang, Executive Director

Graduation and School Ceremonies

In preparation for May graduation in New York, the Senior Class Activities Board is hosting "100 Nights Before Commencement" -- a graduation information fair and celebration. Representatives will be on hand to answer questions about Commencement, school-specific graduation ceremonies, photos, rings, diplomas, tickets, and other relative details. Additional graduation Information is also available at www.nyu.edu/commencement. Note that most communications will be sent directly to students by email.

On-Campus Housing: Looking Ahead

2018-2019 HOUSING REAPPLICATION: All students who wish to stay in housing next year will need to complete the re-application process for 2018-2019 which begins on February 26 with an on-line application and $1,000 housing reservation payment due by March 9.  Eligible students who miss the March 9 deadline will lose their housing guarantee for all future terms. 

Study Abroad / Study Away

NYU students have an enviable opportunity to complement their degree program with an experience learning and exploring away from New York. NYU encourages students to take an academic journey led by top local scholars, artists, and professionals at NYU's facilities in Abu Dhabi, Accra, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Florence, London, Madrid, Paris, Prague, Shanghai, Sydney, Tel Aviv, and Washington DC. Students can also choose from international summer programs, or to participate in the University's international exchange program with some of the world's most prestigious universities. Parent specific information is available on the website, nyu.edu/global/parents. Applications are now being accepted with priority consideration given to students who apply by February 15th. Visit www.nyu.edu/studyaway for more details.

Life Beyond the Square

The NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development is pleased to share its annual report, "Life Beyond the Square," on job placement for last year's NYC graduating class. It's never too early for your student to take advantage of the various resources and staff available to assist students in their career planning and job search.

Tax Forms

IRS Form 1098-T, entitled "Tuition Statement," contains information to assist the IRS and students or parents in determining eligibility to claim educational related tax credits such as the American Opportunity Credit and Lifetime Learning Tax Credit. The form is available for eligible students annually by January 31 via NYU eSuite. Additional details, including instructions about receiving the form electronically, are available on the Bursar's website. Click here for more information. For students employed on campus, information on how your student may obtain a copy of their W2 Form is available here >>

Inclement Weather

Please know that in the event of inclement weather the University will notify students of closings or delays via their NYU email address and post notifications on the Safe NYU Mobile App, NYU website, Facebook and Twitter. Under extreme conditions, our Department of Public Safety will notify students via text message. Students may also call the InfoAlert Recorded Hotline at 212-998-1220 located on the back of their NYU ID. For students finding it difficult to travel when the University is open during inclement weather, they should communicate directly with their faculty and teachers if they are unable to make it to class.

University Communications

Want to know more about what's happening at NYU? Communications from President Hamilton, the University Senate, NYU News, the Alumni Magazine, and more, are available online. Read more >>

Dates and Deadlines

Looking for future dates and deadlines? Academic calendars can be found through Summer of 2018 online. Read more >>. For our international academic centers by location, click here.

Emergency Contacts

Throughout the year, including all University breaks, the professionals from the Department of Public Safety (212-998-2222) and the Wellness Exchange (212-443-9999) are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist students. Both numbers are available on the back of all student IDs.

Discount Hotels

Whether you're planning a visit for Parents Day or any other day, NYU's Office of Undergraduate Admissions has partnered with a number of hotels to offer our guests year-round special, discounted rates for their stay while visiting New York City. To view the list and make reservations, click here.

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