NYU Employee Assistance Program, Powered by Optum

If you have any challenging life concerns, eligible faculty and employees can rely on the Employee Assistance Program. Optum provides NYU employees assistance with a variety of life issues, including health and wellness, financial and behavioral counseling, as well as child and elder care. These services also cover employee dependents, spouses, or domestic partners. The program is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Contact Optum at 888-980-8740.


Immigration Case Advice and Representation

A project of the School of Law's Immigrant Rights Clinic, under Washington Square Legal Services, Inc., the NYU Immigrant Defense Initiative serves the University community and immediate family members with free, confidential advice and representation in immigration cases. Following an initial screening, cases suitable for pro bono representation will be referred out for possible representation and advocacy. Additional cases may be taken on for direct representation by the Immigrant Defense Initiative or referred to outside non-profit organizations or private attorneys. Read flyers in English (PDF) or Spanish (PDF) for additional information, and contact 212-998-6640 or immigrant.defense@law.nyu.edu to arrange a screening.

NYU College Connections

Are you and your family ready to explore what college is all about? Join us in one of our upcoming information sessions tailored for parents and guardians of middle school students.

Through NYU College Connections, families can get a head start on understanding the college application process and learn strategies they can implement now to plan for college. Why not get a head start into your future?

Starting the college conversation early helps families support their students in making informed decisions about academics, extracurricular activities, financial aid, and what comes into play when choosing a college.

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Alzheimer’s Support

The support group for Alzheimer's disease is no longer accepting applications from new members, who are encouraged to reach out to the CaringKind organization for support, programs, and resources.

Naughty Knitters at NYU

The Naughty Knitters is the Administrative Management Council's volunteer knitting and crocheting group at NYU. Participants meet weekly (virtually until further notice) to create scarves, hats, baby blankets, teddy bears, and more for various local charities. Email Jennie Tichenor to join the effort and receive a meeting link.