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Tisch New Student Orientation

During Tisch Orientation you will meet new students and faculty, as well as attend workshops, presentations, and social events that will help you acclimate to Tisch and and NYU. Key dates and programs are listed below. Additional dates and deadlines can be found at Next Stop NYU.

** Denotes orientation programs that are open to graduate students

STEPS TO ORIENTATION

TO-DO: MAY

  • Activate your NYU Home account

  • Visit NYU Global Home to access your NYU email account

  • Familiarize yourself with Albert, NYU’s information and course registration system

  • Update your contact information, including Emergency Contacts (this is mandatory)

  • Complete your Housing forms

    Tisch communicates via NYU email all summer long. Check your NYU email regularly and keep all of your contact information updated in Albert

TO-DO: JUNE

  • Connect with your Orientation Leader, an upperclassman mentor who can answer your questions throughout the summer and into orientation
    • If you do not hear from your OL by the end of June, contact the Tisch Office of Student Affairs at 212.998.1900
  • JUNE 1: Access NYU Career Net to search for jobs and internships, including on-campus employment
  • JUNE 7: REGISTER for fall classes via Albert
    • Check the Tisch Registration Handbooks for instructions and course offerings
    • Contact the Tisch Office of Student Affairs at 212.998.1900 with any registration questions

TO-DO: JULY

  • Check your email for Housing updates and instructions for fall check-in
    • Questions about your housing assignment? Call the Office of Residential Life and Housing Services at 212-998-4600 or email housing@nyu.edu
  • Look for communications from Tisch Student Affairs with information about orientation events
  • Stay connected to your Orientation Leader
  • Look at August dates and deadlines to prepare for your arrival on campus

TO-DO: AUGUST

  • AUGUST 1: Submit all required health forms. Failure to do so by the deadline may result in your fall 2017 courses being dropped, as well as prevent you from moving into housing

    • If you have not received information or forms, contact the Student Health Center at 212.443.1000 or email health.requirements@nyu.edu

  • Complete all mandatory Online Health Modules

  • AUGUST 8: Pay fall semester tuition. If you participate in one of NYU’s payment plans, the deadlines may differ; confirm via Albert and the Bursar

  • Look for instructions to download the Guidebook App for Tisch Orientation for vital information about orientation events and departmental programs

  • AUGUST 27th: Move-In Day for on-campus housing and Parent’s Rest Stop

  • AUGUST 28 - SEPTEMBER 1: Tisch Orientation and NYU Welcome Week

Highlighted Programs for Tisch Orientation

Freshmen Meeting Groups

Facilitated by the Tisch faculty and administration, these small sessions are designed to allow new students to get to know their classmates by sharing their thoughts and individual points of view. Students will receive an email in August with information about the meeting groups schedule.

Tisch 101

Tisch 101 provides an important overview of academic policies, procedures, services and resources for Tisch students. This session will provide guidance in the planning of your academic career at Tisch and NYU.

Tisch Underground Party

An annual highlight of Tisch Orientation is the Underground Party at Le Poisson Rouge, one of NYC’s premiere music venues located in the heart of Greenwich Village.  Come meet new students, listen to some great music and appreciate some of the student clubs that Tisch has to offer!

**The Dean's Welcome

All new freshmen, transfer and graduate students gather for a unique celebration of the new incoming class. Hosted by Dean Allyson Green.

**Departmental Orientation Sessions

Each graduate and undergraduate department at Tisch will host its own orientation session throughout Orientation Week.  Departments will email students over the summer with a variety of information including academic advising, required readings, socials, and more.  All information will be sent to your NYU email account so please check it often!  Please do not hesitate to contact your department if you have any questions.

**New Graduate Student Welcome

New graduate students gather to raise a glass and enjoy a bite at this special welcome for all new Tisch graduate students. 

Tisch Club Fair

The Club Fair is an opportunity for new students to discover Tisch's 20+ diverse clubs, meet club leaders, and learn all about extracurricular activities at Tisch. Hosted by the Tisch Undergraduate Student Council (TUSC)