Notes for Our Commuters

Think you are missing out by not living on campus?  Think again.  Residential students don’t have ALL the fun. In fact, everything but a bed is open to commuters! Commuter students must attend their mandatory orientation. Commuter students can participate in all events and activities. Commuter students do have access to the residential hall if…

Meet Your P.A.s

Program Assistants (aka P.A.s) are NYU students who know what’s going on on campus and in the city. They are your #1 resource while you are here, and they are counting down the days until you arrive and they meet you in person (they’ve told us so). Get to know them before you arrive!

Program Events & Activities

Summer in NYC is full of action, and we’re here to help show you some of the highlights! Check out the Events & Activities page for details.

NYU Card Center: NEW Location!

Due to renovations, the NYU Card Center has been temporarily relocated!  From June 25-July 10, students can get their NYUCards at: NYU Card Center NYU Center for Global Spiritual Life 238 Thompson Street, Room 275 Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Saturday: Closed Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Safety in the City

Yes, NYU is in New York City, but like all cities, if you use a little common sense–and resources available to you–you will remain safe and sound while here! How safe is NYU? NYU has a strong security presence on campus. NYU Public Safety handles emergency help and information 24 hours a day.  If you…

Reminder: Submit Program Forms

Have you read the NYUSPS High School Academy Student Handbook? Have you submitted the required program forms for the summer? If you’ve answered “no” to either question, be sure to do both soon! All forms are due June 23.  If you have questions about submitting your forms, please contact NYU University Programs at

Dorm Living, or How Not to Hate Your Roomie

Many of you will be living on campus, and for some, this may be the first time you live on your own away from home. Living in a college dorm can be a very rewarding experience, as there can be a sense of community and all around fun! But living in a dorm is not…

Health & Wellness

During the summer, NYUSPS High School Academy students will have the NYU Student Health Center, Counseling Services, and Wellness Exchange available to them whenever needed.  For more information about health services on campus, see the Health and Safety blog page!

Reminder: Register with the Moses Center

We want all students to get the most out of their time at NYU this summer, and we realize that some students may need additional resources in order to do that. Whether it’s receiving a time extension for your classwork, permission to audio-record lectures, or something else entirely, NYU has resources to help you. Students…

What’s On Campus?

As a student on campus this summer, there will be quite a few resources available for you to take advantage of.  Check out the NYU Resources and Services page for information about everything from gyms to wireless internet to the bookstore and free admission to museums in the city.  Then, once you are here, dive…

Getting Around the City

NYC can be an intimidating and confusing place if you aren’t familiar with the city. However with our tips, you should have no problem navigating your way around once you arrive! Information about navigating the city’s streets and using public transportation can be found on the Getting Around blog page. NYU is primarily located around…

NYC on Page and Screen

Here are some books, films, and tv shows to delve into and get to know your summer home before you become a New Yorker yourself. New York in Print Some of the most famous stories take place in New York City– fiction and nonfiction alike! Curl up with a classic or challenge yourself with a…