Post- Completion Optional Practical Training (OPT) Workshop – February 7, 2018

Are you a Steinhardt F-1 visa holder planning to pursue off-campus employment upon completion of your studies?

Join Alison Jackson, International Student Advisor in the Office of Global Services, for a conversation about off-campus employment. The workshop will cover eligibility, application process, and other details about Pre-Completion and Post-Completion Optional Practical Training (OPT). Students graduating in May2018/September 2018 are highly encouraged to attend.

Date: Wednesday,  February 7th
Time:  12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Location:  East Building, 239 Greene St 8th floor (MCC department)

Please register for the workshop here

Need a little help? Visit the Academic Resource Center (ARC)

We want you to be successful. The Academic Resource Center (ARC) located at 18 Washington Place is a one stop location for academic support and skills development. The ARC offers a variety of academic support resources, including cross-school advising, and peer tutoring. For more information, please click here.

Graduating in May 2018?

Please note that all students must apply for graduation. If your expected graduation term is Spring 2018 you need to apply via Albert Student Center by February 4, 2018. If you already applied, make sure to check your application status on Albert on the Academics page under graduation.

Seeking Applications & Nominations: Director of Disability Resources

Oberlin College & Conservatory– the Director of Disability Resources

The Director of Disability Resources:

  • reports to the Associate Dean of Students and Director of the Center for Student Success;
  • coordinates support services for students with disabilities, serves as a resource for the campus on disability and accessibility, and serves as a liaison for campus groups, faculty, staff, and administrators;
  • is responsible for the identification and utilization of appropriate technologies to streamline communications, record keeping, scheduling, adaptive technologies, and other core functions;
  • provides representation for the Division of Student Life on relevant campus committees and participates in the divisional project to develop student experience metrics designed to enhance strategic indicators to promote retention, persistence, and thriving; and
  •  directs the development, review, and revision of written policies, guidelines, and procedures for determining reasonable accommodations and institutional and student rights and responsibilities.The staff of Disability Resources facilitate access to all programs, services, and activities that are provided at Oberlin College & Conservatory, while encouraging and helping students to develop student self-advocacy. The office’s mission supports Oberlin’s long and rich history of recognizing and supporting diversity including provision of services for students with disabilities. The college actively continues support for students with disabilities through Disability Resources, staff, and faculty.

Full announcement, qualifications, and application instructions: http://bit.ly/2FTYf1s 

To nominate an individual and/or discuss this opportunity, contact:

Heather J. Larabee
hjl@spelmanjohnson.com
Spelman Johnson
413-529-2895
www.spelmanjohnson.com
Twitter: @spelmanjohnson
Facebook: Spelman Johnson
Follow us on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/sjg-the-spelman-&-johnson-group

Graduating in January or Spring 2018?

Please note that if you are graduating in January 2018 and have not applied for graduation, you need to contact the Office of the Registrar. If your expected graduation term is Spring 2018, please apply via Albert Student Center by 2/4/2018.

Stressbusters vacay

Need an ultra-mini vacay?

The NYU Stressbusters will be on hand to offer massages to the NYU Steinhardt community. For one hour, we invite you to leave the cares of the world behind and luxuriate in this relaxing and tranquil experience.

Refreshments will be served.
This event will be held on Thursday, November 30, 2017 from 12:00-1:00 PM in the Pless Hall 3rd Floor Lounge.

Spaces are limited. Please RSVP here .

NYU Libraries’ Fall Grad Research Breakfast (11/7 at 10am-12pm, Bobst Library)

Hello from the NYU Libraries:

We’re getting ready for the final stretch of the semester and invite you to join us for our annual fall Graduate Student Research Breakfast.

Come have breakfast, talk with our librarians about your project, and take care of those lingering research to-do list items. We’ll have specialists from across the disciplines who can help you get (re)oriented to our resources, get started with citation tools, and get the most out of our collections and services.

Get more information and RSVP below.

  • Tuesday, November 7. 10:00am-12:00noon
    Bobst Library 10th-floor Graduate Student Exchange (northwest corner)
    RSVP HERE

As always, watch guides.nyu.edu/grads for more news and events tailored particularly for graduate students.

We look forward to seeing you there!

NYU Libraries Graduate Student Services

Prepare for Spring 2018 Term Registration

Registration for the Spring 2018 term begins at 9:00am on Monday, November 13, 2017.  Spring term classes are now available in the Albert Course Search or on Albert Mobile. To prepare for registration, make sure to visit the Registrar’s website and check out important Albert guides.

Safe Zone Ally Training – Friday October 6, 2017, 12:30pm-3pm

Friday, October 6, 2017
12:30pm – 3pm
Joseph & Violet Pless Hall
82 Washington Sq East, 1st Floor Lounge
Lunch will be provided

Safe Zone is a campus wide program designed to visibly identify students, staff, and faculty who support the LGBTQ population, understand some of the issues facing LGBTQ individuals, and are aware of various LGBTQ resources. The three hour training session provides a foundation of knowledge needed to be an effective ally to LGBTQ students and those questioning their sexuality and gender identity.

All Steinhardt faculty, administrators, staff, undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students, of all departments, are invited to participate.

Click here to register.