Orientation and Winter Guide

The below January Term orientation information is available on the January Term Admitted Students webpage.

Online Orientation
The online orientation highlights information found in the January Term Student Handbook.  It addresses dates and deadlines, what you need to do before classes begin to prepare for the start of your studies, and information about academic advising and resources on campus. The Orientation is available online here. All students are required to watch the online orientation before the start of class.

January Term Student Handbook
The Student Handbook  is available to download or print.  It contains all the information you need to know to have a successful term from dates and deadlines to academic procedures, housing and dining to getting around campus and the city, and how to find out what’s going on in New York City. The Handbook is available online hereIt is recommended that all students download the Handbook and read it prior to the start of class and use it as a reference during January Term.

January Term Walk-in Hours
Academic Resource Center, 18 Washington Place

Monday: 10am-12pm
Tuesday: 10am-12pm
Wednesday: 4:30pm-6:30pm
Thursday: 1pm-3pm

Stop by the Academic Resource Center during walk-in hours to get information about campus, resources and services available during January Term, and ask any questions you may have about January Term or NYU.

International Student Check-In (Mandatory for all international students – RSVP here)

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security requires all new international students with a J-1 or F-1 visa to report their arrival at NYU to the Office of Global Services (OGS).  OGS will host a check-in to help you meet this requirement.  All international students must attend.  Failure to check-in may jeopardize your ability to legally remain in the United States.  You must bring to the check-in your I-20, I-94 card, passport, and emergency contact information in the United States and in your home country.  Information about the mandatory check-in is online at the OGS website.

International students with any questions about their student status or experience at NYU prior to or during January Term should contact the Office of Global Services at newinternationalstudents@nyu.edu or 212-998-4720.

Winter Guide
During the course of winter break and January Term, students will receive the Winter Guide via NYU email.  The Winter Guide is produced by the Student Resource Center and contains announcements about important information, happenings, and resources around campus and in the city.  Stay in-the-know and read your Winter Guide each week!

You may also view the Winter Guide online.