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This page was last reviewed November 8, 2022.

Are you a new student with lots of questions? You're not alone. Read our most frequently asked questions on what to do before or after you arrive, academic information, health information, working in the US, and finances

If you are admitted to a short-term program at NYU (for example, if you are a visiting or exchange student or admitted to a modular degree program), please review the below as well as our short-term international student FAQ specially meant for students in your situation.


I-20/DS-2019 Applications

Travel and Visas

Students Transferring SEVIS Records from another US Institution


Deferring Start Date

Before arriving in the US

After arriving in the US

Academic Information

Health Information 

Working in the US

Finances and money in the US

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