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NYU Steinhardt Welcome Week events!

Dean’s Welcome & Academic Sessions
Join NYU Steinhardt's Office of Student Affairs and your academic departments for a special welcome with our Deans, and meet in person with your academic adviser and orientation leaders. Featuring three music projects by current students, and the entire entering class, we can't wait to greet you! This is a required event.


Dean’s Welcome, Monday, August 31, 9am
Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
566 LaGuardia Place

Academic Sessions, Monday, August 31, time & locations TBA

  • Applied Psychology
  • Music & Performing Arts Professions
    • Instrumental Performance
    • Music Business
    • Music Education
    • Music Technology
    • Theory & Composition
    • Vocal Performance

Academic Sessions, Tuesday, September 1, time & locations TBA

  • Communicative Sciences & Disorders
  • Media, Culture, and Communication
  • Music & Performing Arts Professions
    • Educational Theatre
  • Nutrition and Food Studies
  • Studio Art
  • Teaching and Learning

New Student Seminar Meet Up

Sunday, August 30, time & locations TBA
Join your Orientation Leaders for a special program with students in your New Student Seminar. Get to know your classmates and explore New York City before classes start. This event is designed just for new students in your department, by the Orientation Leaders you've been communicating with throughout the summer! The specific time and meet-up location will be e-mailed to you by your OLs.

Parents Rest Stop

Sunday, August 30, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Joseph & Violet Pless Hall, 3rd Floor Student Lounge
Remind your family that they can stop by our office for information and conversation while you are exploring the city with your Orientation Leader and New Student Seminar peers. We look forward to meeting them!

CCTOP Welcome Meeting

Tuesday, September 1, 1:00pm – 2:15pm
Joseph & Violet Pless Hall, 3rd Floor Student Lounge
Required for Community College Transfer Opportunity Program (CCTOP) students. Join us for an overview of understanding your transfer credit, financial aid, and responsibilities as a CCTOP student. This is a great opportunity to meet other community college transfer students, as well as identifying strategies for success.

New Transfer Student Panel

Tuesday, September 1, 2:30pm – 3:15pm
Joseph & Violet Pless Hall, 2nd Floor, Office of Student Affairs
Transfer students are invited to learn about NYU’s resources for transfer students. Hear directly from transfer student leaders about their experiences first hand! Please bring your questions.

New Transfer Student Expository Writing Exam

Tuesday, September 1, 3:30 – 4:30pm
Kimmel Center for University Life, Room 802
New external transfer students who have credits applied to both Writing the Essay and Advanced College Essay, OR who have credits applied to Advanced College Essay looking to submit a Portfolio for exemption of Writing the Essay are required to complete this Exam before the start of the semester. Please RSVP.

Undergraduate Day of Service

Friday, September 4, 8am - 2pm
Various Locations

Commitment to service is a key value at NYU Steinhardt. We’ll be working in partnership with NYC’s Parks Department and Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen and will end our session back on campus for a free catered lunch and conversation. Through this opportunity, you'll get to:

  • Meet new NYU Steinhardt friends
  • Visit a new area of NYC
  • Contribute to your NYC community

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please complete the application before August 24th. Space is limited! If you are accepted for this opportunity, you’ll be notified the week of August 24th.

i-Chat Steinhardt - International Student Panel
Friday September 11, 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Joseph & Violet Pless Hall, 3rd Floor Student Lounge

Drawing on personal stories related to encountering new cultures, making new friends, and transitioning to new academic settings, i-Chat Steinhardt panelists share their past experiences of being new international students at NYU Steinhardt.

Download NYU Welcome Week Guides
Be sure to download the NYU Welcome Week Scheduling System & Steinhardt Welcome Week Guide by following the instructions below:

  1. Download the NYU app by visiting the app store on your phone and search "NYU Guide"
  2. Once you have downloaded the App, you will need to download two separate guides within it. Click "Get your first guide" and download your school guide by entering the case-sensitive Redeem Code: steinhardt15
  3. You can also view both guides online:
    Steinhardt Guide, Redeem Code: steinhardt15
    Welcome Week Guide

Contact the NYU Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs at 212 998 5065 or email steinhardt.orientation@nyu.edu.

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