Study at NYU Washington, DC

Enroll in an exciting course  in the US capital

Undergraduate students interested in spending time at NYU Washington, DC, may enroll for a course during January as a unique intersession option or in preparation for their time in the capital for the spring semester. 

U.S. Politics and Policy in 2023 and Beyond 

Professor Patrick Egan - POL-UA 9994, College of Arts and Science - 4 points (undergraduate)

Monday to Friday, the daily schedule will vary. Students should be available from 9 am to 5 pm daily. Some weekend activities may be assigned.

In class learning will be supplemented with meetings and conversations with seasoned Washington Insiders, as well as visits to Capitol Hill and other DC sites and institutions.

This course will count toward the NYU Politics major or minor as an elective.  There are no prerequisites.

Note: Students who have already taken the POL-UA 9994 course during a prior J-term in DC are not eligible to enroll in this class.


Dates: January 3 - 20, 2023


Tuition (4 credits): $6,520

Housing: $855

**Students who have an academic year housing license at any NYU campus/academic center for the 2022-23 school year will not be charged for housing. The cost for Jterm housing in Washington D.C. will be waived.

Housing is guaranteed/required, students whose family live within commuting distance may be exempt from housing. Students will live in double bedrooms in shared suites. Each suite has a kitchen equipped for preparing meals, there is no meal plan. 

Financial Assistance:   

NYU students enrolled in a J-Term course may qualify for forms of assistance through the Office of Financial Aid.

Note: Students not currently enrolled at NYU are not eligible for University financial assistance.

How to Enroll:

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the course is filled. Students will be registered for the course at the point of admissions notification and after confirmation of enrollment. 

Note: Students who have already taken the POL-UA 9994 course during a prior J-term in DC are not eligible to enroll in this class. 

Submit an Interest Form:

Current NYU students from any undergraduate college/school may apply for this course. Log into the interest form with your net ID and password.

Visiting students (students currently matriculated at another US accredited institution) who would like to enroll must create an application ID to apply. 

(Deadline to submit an interest form is December 14, 2022)

Payment Information:

Students will be charged by the University Bursar for tuition and fees. Final payment is due November 29, 2022.  Learn more about payment deadlines and refund schedules.

Student Testimonials

“I feel as though my writing and critical thinking skills improved more in this short course than in any other course I have taken.” - previous JTerm student

“Having guest speakers allowed us to apply what we learned with people
who interact with the material we discussed on a daily basis.” - previous Jterm student

"The integration of site visits and interviews with regular lectures was extremely effective and informative." - previous JTerm student

"This is probably my favorite class I've ever taken at NYU! I wish it was longer!" - previous JTerm student

Phone: 212-998-4433