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

 
 
     
 
 
Spring Break in New York has come and gone, leaving the next 5-weeks filled with tons of end-of-the-year programs. It’s also the time when students begin thinking about exams, summer internships, preparing for graduation, and for many, going home for the summer. This month’s newsletter includes important dates and deadlines regarding graduation, meal plans, and registration for the summer and fall. You will also find residence hall move-out and storage information, career and off-campus living resources, and information on hotels should you be traveling to NYC.

Celebrating NYU Graduates

Graduating students are responsible for ordering tickets for events, ordering their cap and gown, and scheduling their photo session (optional). Important dates, deadlines, and other details are available online at www.nyu.edu/commencement:

  • Tickets for the All University Commencement are available for ordering until May 5
  • Academic Attire must be ordered online by April 11, although some schools may have an earlier deadline due to school ceremonies.
  • School Ceremonies also require tickets and are separate events from Commencement.
  • Graduation Portraits appointments can now be scheduled with shoots beginning May 8.
  • Local Hotels with discounts to the NYU community can be also found online.

Career Development

In anticipation of summer break, the Wasserman Center for Career Development wants to make sure that both you and your student are aware of the numerous resources available throughout the year:

  • NYU CareerNet allows students to apply to thousands of jobs and internships across the globe, as well as utilize career exploration and interview prep tools. It's also their one-stop shop for career coaching appointments, seminars, and information sessions. 
  • Career Coaching Sessions are available by appointment to help students develop job/internship search strategies, review resumes and cover letters, receive networking and interview tips, and practice via mock interviews with coaches.
  • Career Development Seminars are offered weekly on topics including resumes and cover letters, interviewing skills, industry knowledge, and networking.
  • Employer Events & Information Sessions provide panels and interactive presentations facilitated by leading companies, organizations, and hiring professionals. 
  • A Resume Book Collectionis available for 2017 & 2018 graduates to submit their resumes to be reviewed by hundreds of employers throughout the summer and fall. 
  • Our new partnership with WayUp allows students to apply for temporary positions at NYU and part-time jobs across the country.

To learn more about the ways NYU supports your student's career success, please view the Parents Guide to the Wasserman Center >>

Preparing for Residence Hall Move-Out

Students will soon receive reminder notices via email and on their room doors about planning for move-out. The policy is that residents should plan to move-out within 24 hours of their last exam (exam week is May 10-16) or by 12:00pm on Wednesday, May 17, whichever comes first. Graduating seniors are required to checkout by 12:00pm on the day after their last graduation ceremony. Students should be in touch with their Residence Hall Director well in advance regarding any issues related to checking out on time. Residence Hall staff contact information is available on respective Residence Hall pages

Summer Storage: As on-campus storage is not available, the Student Resource Center has compiled a list of commonly used storage facilities to help you in your search. Note that NYU has no affiliation with any of the resources provided. Click here for options.

Fall 2017 Registration

Registration for the Fall semester begins on Monday, April 24, 2017- actual appointment date and time will vary by a student's academic standing. Now is a good time for students to check for any holds that might affect registration. Prior to registration, students should meet with their school or program's academic advisor. Additional details are available on the Undergraduate Advisement website. Note that the Fall 2017 exam schedule is available as a part of the registration process to help with planning for next year's winter break scheduling.

Meal Plans, Dining Dollars and Campus Cash

As we approach the end of the Spring semester, now is a good time for students to review their Meal, Dining Dollars and/or Campus Cash balances. Note that meals and Dining Dollars not used by the end of the semester are forfeited. Campus Cash balances will roll over for returning students and refunds may be requested for graduating students. More details will be available in the May newsletter for the donation of extra meals to local charities.

Sign up Now for a Fall 2017 Meal Plan and Get Bonus Dining Dollars for Free!

  • 300 Flex Meal Plan gets an extra $100.00 in Dining Dollars
  • 120 Flex - 225 Flex Meal Plan gets an extra $75.00 in Dining Dollars
  • 95 Flex Meal Plan gets an extra $50.00 in Dining Dollars

Valid on the purchase of NYU Washington Square or Tandon School of Engineering meal plans only.  Promotion not open to first-year students, RA’s, and students living in traditional housing in the fall. Must sign up for a fall 2017 meal plan by May 5, 2017 and maintain meal plan beyond the last day to drop a meal plan tp receive the bonus. Dining Dollars will be added to a student's account after the last day of the meal plan change/drop period. Not redeemable for cash or transferable. Meal plan prices are subject to change. For more information, visit: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5JP5TFY

Summer Classes and Living in NYC

Summer in NYC offers a variety of course options including three-, six-, and twelve-week sessions. A wide range of classes (including more than 20 programs abroad) are offered from May to August for students who want to fulfill degree requirements, explore new areas of interest, or accelerate their degree program. Visit www.nyu.edu/summer.

Summer Housing is also available for students taking classes, and limited housing is available for students who are staying in New York, but not enrolling in classes. For more information on the application process, rates, and facilities, please go to www.nyu.edu/summer/housing. We also offer summer housing In Washington, D.C. for students taking classes, participating in an internship or other educationally related activities.

Off Campus Living - For students choosing not to live on campus next year, a number of resources are available to assist with finding housing off campus (non-NYU). Although the process can be challenging, the Student Resource Center can provide you and your student with information that will support your search -- from our Housing Registry, real estate brokers, web search engines, as well as tips, terms and agencies to help you make an educated decision. Visit nyu.edu/offcampus-living

May Newsletter

Looking ahead to our final newsletter in May, topics will include a reminder about moving out of the residence halls, final exams and grades, graduation reminders, dates for Fall 2017, and more.

Discount Hotels

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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