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Fall Application Deadlines

Priority: February 15
Regular: March 15

Note: This information applies to NYU Abu Dhabi and NYU Shanghai students considering a semester in New York. Students from other colleges and universities who are interested in enrolling as a visiting student at NYU's campus in New York should consider programs hosted by NYU's Office of University Programs.

Fall 2019

  • August 25-27: Arrival window
  • August 25: On-campus housing opens (time TBD by residence hall)
  • August 28-30: Mandatory on-site orientation
  • September 3: Fall 2019 classes begin
  • September 16: Last day to add/drop NYU courses. Last day to drop courses and not receive a grade of "W". Last day of active waitlists.
  • October 14: Fall Recess (no classes)
  • October 15:  Legislative Day (classes will meet according to a Monday schedule).
  • November 27-29: Student Thanksgiving Recess (no classes scheduled)
  • December 13: Last day of Fall 2019 classes
  • December 14-15: Reading Days
  • December 16 - 20: Fall semester exams
  • December 20: On-campus Housing Ends @ 12:00PM

Spring 2020

  • January 26 - Arrival (on-campus housing opens at 2PM)
  • January 27 - Spring 2020 classes begin
  • January 31 - Mandatory on-site orientation (new students ONLY)
  • February 9 - Last day to add/drop NYU courses. Last day to drop courses and not receive a grade of "W". Last day of active waitlists.
  • February 17 - Presidents' Day (no classes scheduled / university holiday)
  • March 16-March 22 - Spring Recess (no classes scheduled)
  • April 3 - Last day to withdraw from a course
  • May 11 - Last day of Spring 2020 classes
  • May 12 - Reading Day
  • May 13-19 - Spring semester exams
  • May 20 - Last day to be in on-campus housing (on-campus housing ends at 12PM)