Student Affairs Announcements September 15, 2010

Tea at 3 is back!

Come join us (The Office of Student Affairs) this Wednesday, September 15th (and every Wednesday) for one of Steinhardt’s most beloved traditions, Tea at 3. Drink some free tea, eat some free cookies, chat with your Steinhardt friends old and new.

3:00 to 4:00, every Wednesday, Pless Hall 1st floor lounge (82 Washington Square East). We hope to see you there!

Graduate Students Dean’s Hour

The NYU Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs cordially invites you to our spring semester Dean’s Hour. Mingle with faculty, staff, and your fellow Steinhardt graduate students over hors d’oeuvres and good conversation.

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010, 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. , Pless Hall, 3rd Floor Lounge, Join us for refreshments and conversation.

Conversations of Color

Please join us for our Conversations of Color Welcome Reception on Thursday, September 23, 12:30-1:45 pm, Pless Hall, 82 Washington Square East, 3rd floor lounge. The goal of Conversations of Color is to provide a forum for students, faculty and administrators to meet and talk about issues of diversity. Lunch will be provided. RSVP to

Please contact Jessica Walker at with any questions. Sponsored by the NYU Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs

Refund Schedule

Graduate Students:

This is a reminder that the deadline to drop a class and receive a 70% refund of tuition is Monday, September 20. If you drop a class between September 21 and September 27, you will only receive a 55% tuition refund, and no fees will be refunded. Please check the University Bursar’s website for more information:

Undergraduate Students:

Monday, September 20th is the last day to drop and add courses on Albert and the last day to receive 100% tuition and fee refunds for courses. Please check the University Bursar’s website for more information:

Graduate Students Organization

GSO is currently looking for graduate student leaders who are interested in serving on the GSO E-board. There are three positions available: Alternate Senator, Secretary, and Publicity chair. To apply, complete the application (which can be downloaded off of the GSO web page and send to by 5PM on September 17, 2010. Position descriptions and responsibilities are also contained within the application document. We look forward to hearing from you!

Speaking Freely

Get a taste of a new language and culture without leaving home! Speaking Freely is available to all NYU undergraduate and graduate students and staff.

The 75-minute language coaching sessions meet once a week for ten weeks each semester at various locations on campus. Each week, you will learn how to communicate on a different topic, or you might enjoy a related activity–a movie, concert, or neighborhood visit–as part of a small, informal language group. No books are required and there is no pressure of grades!

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