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 the Washington Square and Union Square Parks in the Greenwich Village neighborhood in downtown Manhattan. The campus is easily accessible via New York City public transportation. Directions on how to get to NYU are on the NYU visitor’s website.
Please know that there is no NYU transportation service to bring you to campus from the local airports or bus/train terminals. All students are responsible for their own transportation to campus when they arrive. There are many ways to get from the airport to NYU, including buses, shuttles, and trains. The easiest way to get to campus is to use a taxi or car service. If you use a taxi, be sure to get one from the official taxi stand at the airport. DO NOT accept a ride from an unauthorized taxi driver.