NYU in Albany Day

On Tuesday, March 3, 2009 NYU students, faculty, and administrators will travel to the State Capital for the annual NYU in Albany Day. You are cordially invited to be part of this exciting event. It is the centerpiece of the university’s advocacy efforts at the state level. For more information visit, www.nyu.edu/ogcr/sr-albanyday.html.

Summer Study Abroad

Join us for an unparalled opportunity to combine professional development with personal enrichment through study abroad. Earn from 6 to 12 points toward your degree. Summer 2009 program offerings include study in Brazil, China, England, France, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, The Netherlands, South Africa, Sweden, and Ghana.

For more information, contact the Office of Special Programs at 992 9380 or at steinhardt.global@nyu.edu. You may also visit www.steinhardt.nyu.edu/study_abroad/.

Meet the Deans of NYU Steinhardt

Come and meet your deans at the upcoming Dean’s Hours:

Undergraduate – March 3, 2009, 12:30 pm; Graduate – March 5,

2009, 12:30 pm, Pless Hall, 3rd Floor Student Lounge.

PLESS HALL, 82 WASH SQ. EAST

FOURTH FLOOR:

Mary Brabeck, Dean

Ron Robin, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Lindsay Wright, Associate Dean for Planning and Communication

SECOND FLOOR:

Patricia M. Carey, Associate Dean for Student Affairs

SIXTH FLOOR:

Joseph Giovannelli, Associate Dean for Administration and Finance

FIFTH FLOOR:

Perry Halkitis, Associate Dean for Research and Doctoral Studies

25 WEST 4TH STREET, 3RD FLOOR:

Steve Sagner, Assistant Dean for Development

Graduation

Graduation Application

September, January, or May

Students must inform the Office of the University Registrar/Degree Audit and Graduation Services of their expected graduation date through Torchtone, 212 995 4747.

The graduation application periods are:

Conferral of Degrees Graduation Application Period

May 2009 Apply between 10/06/08 – 01/30/09

September 2009 Apply between 02/03/09 – 06/05/09

For more information, visit www.nyu.edu/registrar/graduation/deadlines.html.

Say Cheese!

The Steinhardt Senior Legacy Committee and the USG Senior Class President invite you to take your senior portrait! Schedule your appointments through Herff-Jones Photography by calling 1 800 OUR YEAR or visiting www.ouryear.com. The school access # is 380. Appointments will be offered the week of February 9th in Pless Hall, 3rd floor Student Lounge. There is a $5 sitting fee due at your appointment. Questions? Doris Alcivar, da339@nyu.edu.

100 Nights Before Commencement

For graduating undergraduate and graduate students. Tuesday, February 10th, 4-6 pm, Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, Rosenthal Pavilion, 10th Floor

Teacher Certification

If you are graduating in May and have not yet registered for the required New York State Certification Examinations, now is the time to do so. Please visit www.nystce.nesinc.com.

Not sure which exams to register for? Contact Mark J. Perez, Steinhardt Certification Officer for the Steinhardt School at 212 998 5033, mark.perez@nyu.edu or your department’s certification liaison.

Handbook for Graduating Seniors

Visit www.steinhardt.nyu.edu/students/forms to download your copy of the Handbook for Graduating Seniors.

Getting Ready

Download your Graduate Student Checklist for Master’s and 6th Year Certificate candidates. Visit studentaffairs.nyu.edu/studentaffairs/forms to download your copy.

Where to Find

Information on policies & procedures: from Academic Integrity to Independent Study to Withdrawal from Courses, see your Doctoral Student Handbook, The Steinhardt School Graduate Student Bulletin, The Steinhardt School Undergraduate Bulletin, NYU Student Guide, The Steinhardt Student Guide, your department or program handbook.

Missing your copy of these publications? Office of the Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Pless Hall, 2nd Floor, in your department, and at www.steinhardt.nyu.edu/studentaffairs.

Remember for all your graduation needs visit http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/graduation/ and nyu.edu/commencement

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Share information about your community service activities. We want to publicize the ways in which you are making a difference. For further information, please contact the Steinhardt Community Services Representative, Jessica Walker at jessica.walker@nyu.edu.

SENIOR LEGACY

The Senior Class Legacy Program is a giving tradition at New York University that offers graduating seniors the opportunity to leave a lasting mark on NYU. By making a gift to their school’s Annual Fund, students also contribute to a gift that benefits the University as a whole. For more information, please visit alumni.nyu.edu/legacy or contact 212 998 6978.

DEAN’S RESEARCH TRAVEL COLLOQUIUM

Sophomores, juniors, and seniors, engage in study, research, and international travel around a policy issue specific to your discipline. Visit www.steinhardt.nyu.edu/student_awards to learn more

DOCTORAL STUDENT TRAVEL FUND

The Doctoral Student Travel Fund provides a portion of the expenses associated with presenting papers at scholarly and professional conferences. Office of Graduate Studies, www.steinhardt.nyu.edu/student_awards.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REIMBURSEMENT FUND

GRADUATE STUDENT ORGANIZATION (GSO)

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REIMBURSEMENT FUND

GSO offers a Professional Development Reimbursement Fund on a competitive basis to help defray the cost of various professional activities related to graduate student study, e.g., attending professional conferences, research projects, art exhibits, musical performances, speaking engagements, etc. The application and

and guidelines can be found at www.steinhardt.nyu.edu/gso.