This page was last reviewed May 12, 2023.

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.

Before arriving in the US

I-20/DS-2019 Application

Travel and Visas

Students Transferring SEVIS Records from another US Institution

Deferring Start Date


After arriving in the US

Academic Information

Health Information 

Working in the US

Finances and money in the US

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