Studying abroad at another NYU location? Find out if you need a visa, how to get one, and what else you need to know.
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If you run into an emergency while studying abroad, first contact the local authorities. You can also contact the NYU Department of Public Safety in New York at 212-998-2222. They regularly assist with international emergencies.
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Special note for international students:
If you are an F-1 student, to keep your F-1 status while abroad, you must:
- Register as a full-time student.
- Keep a local US address in Albert.
- Get a travel signature on your I-20 before departing the US.
- Check your F-1 visa to ensure it will be valid when you plan to return to the US. If you need a new one, review how to renew your U.S. visa.
- Continue to check your NYU email while you're outside of the US. It's the only way we could contact you if there is any issue with your immigration record.
- Talk to an advisor at the OGS prior to leaving if you want to work in the US right after you return.
If you are a J-1 student:
- You must contact us immediately for guidance if you wish to study abroad for a semester or year.
Are you an international student and want to study or travel outside the US for more than 5 months? Contact us.