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Transfer Involvement

Getting involved as a new student at NYU is an important part of your adjustment to NYU and NYC. Fortunately, there are dozens of ways to get involved at NYU – in fact, there are so many involvement opportunities, they can sometimes be overwhelming! If you ask any student, getting involved helps you to feel more connected at NYU and assists in experiencing a greater sense of community at the University. We encourage you to explore the links to the right on this page to learn more about all the opportunities available at NYU. A great place to start is with events and programs designed specifically by and for transfer and visiting students to NYU. 


There are a multitude of ways to get involved at NYU, specifically with transfer, visiting and transitioning student events and programs.

The Transfer Ambassador Program

Whether you're transferring to NYU from a community college, university, returning to NYU after studying abroad during your first semester or visiting, you can sign up to be be in a cohort of fellow Transfer and Transitioning students each who are matched with a Transfer Ambassador (TA). TAs are student leaders who plan fun events and programs such as meet-ups, dinners, movie nights and museum visits! Your TA is matched with you based on shared NYU school, major or similar interests. You'll have someone to connect with from the start of your time at NYU.


The TransferMation Program is designed to empower and challenge service-minded transfer and transitioning students as they participate in NYC service projects, leadership activities and an Alternative Spring Break trip. Contact Graduate Intern, Gesenia Vasquez for more information or if you have any questions.

Transfer Student Association

The Transfer Student Association (TSA) is a student-run organization that, in affiliation with the Student Resource Center (SRC) works to enhance student life for transfer and visiting students at NYU.  TSA is open to all transfer and transitioning students who want to get involved with Transfer & Transitioning Student Programs at NYU. TSA provides transfer and transitioning students with opportunities to meet and socialize, promote campus resources and promote transfer student advocacy to enhance students’ NYU experience. Past events have included Transfer Recognition Day, Transfer Day of Service and the Transition 101 Series.. Elections for TSA Executive Board positions occur each spring. Contact TSA Advisor, Rich Hurley for more information.

TSA Executive Board positions include:

  • President
  • Vice President of Advocacy
  • Vice President of Events and Traditions
  • Vice President of Communication
  • Student Liaison
  • Treasurer