Online Registration (Drop/Add) on Albert

A reminder that the last day to drop or add classes on Albert will be Monday, February 10, 2014. This is also the last date to receive a refund of 100% of tuition and fees. If you want to make any changes to your classes (dropping or adding classes, changing the number of units or the section) after 2/10/14, you must do this in person with a drop/add form signed by your advisor, and you will not receive a refund.

Become a 2014 Orientation Leader!

Calling all NYU Steinhardt undergraduates students looking for a great leadership opportunity for this summer and next fall!

Applications are now available to become a Steinhardt Orientation Leader. Find out more about the position and the application process by visiting our website at

Join us in person for an INFORMATION SESSION, where our staff will discuss the position and answer your questions.  You MUST attend an Information Session for your application to be considered. All Information Sessions are held in Pless Hall, 3rd Floor Student Lounge.

Wed. February 5th, 2-3pm

The application deadline is Monday, February 10th at 4pm.

For more information, please feel free to contact Justine Kelly-Fierro at or by calling the Office of Student Affairs at 212.998.5065.

Conversations of Color: What’s Love Got to Do with It?

RSVP here to attend the next Conversations of Color: What’s Love Got to Do with It?

We’re putting Valentine’s Day under the microscope, examining the dichotomous popular culture representation of a day in which one is either celebrating or seeking love, exploring what it means to have a primary love language and how this can impact the various relationships we hold in our lives, and more.

Please join Steinhardt’s Office of Counseling and Student Services for an explorative discussion at one of NYU Steinhardt’s most treasured traditions: Conversations of Color.

Date: Thursday, February 13, 2014
Time: 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM
Location: Pless Hall 3rd Floor Lounge, 82 Washington Square East

Lunch will be served.

The goal of Conversations of Color is to provide a forum for any and all Steinhardt students, faculty and administrators to meet and talk about issues of diversity: race, ethnicity, culture, sexual orientation, religious or spiritual belief, ability, gender identity/expression, economic class, and other related topics.

Sponsored by the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs.

International Advisory Committee (IAC)

Connect with other globally-minded students by joining NYU Steinhardt’s International Advisory Committee (IAC).

The IAC is open to all Steinhardt students interested in intercultural exchange, international diversity, and being involved in student activities. Lunch is served.

Learn more at the semester’s first meeting on Wednesday, February 12 from 1 PM – 2:30 PM in Pless 3rd Floor Lounge.

RSVP here.

Mission Statement: The International Advisory Committee (IAC) assists the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs in the organization and promotion of activities which celebrate and engage the diversity of countries, cultures, perspectives, traditions, and values within the Steinhardt community. The Committee serves as a forum for communication and recommendation between the Steinhardt student population and the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs on topics of intercultural exchange, international diversity, and the unique needs of the international student population.

NYU Libraries Offers Spring Workshops

NYU Libraries is offering a variety of workshops over the spring semester, including:
Research readiness:
Getting Your Bearings
BobCat Pro
Managing research results (citation management)
Data tools and resources:

Statistics: ATLAS.ti, R, SAS, SPSS, MATLAB
Surveys: Qualtrics
Mapping/GIS: ArcGIS, Google Earth
Collections: U.S. Census Data, International Data and Statistics Sources

For workshop descriptions, dates, and registration, go to:

8th Annual MLK Oratorical Contest

Join us on Monday, February 3, at 7pm, in the 1st floor student lounge of Pless Hall (82 Washington Square East), as NYU graduate student form across the university compete in oratory. Students will express their views of the theme, The Power of Courage: Passion. Purpose. Perseverance., through traditional speeches, dance, and poetry. A Panel of judges will choose the winners of the contest. Appetizers will be served, brought to you by the Steinhardt Graduate Student Organization.

NYU Martin Luther King, Jr. Week – February 3-8, 2014

For the ninth-consecutive year, NYU will commemorate Dr. King’s visit and his legacy by hosting a week-long schedule of special events from February 3-8, 2014. The theme for this year’s NYU Martin Luther King, Jr. Week is The Power of Courage: Passion. Purpose. Perseverance. Events include a conversation with professor, author, and MSNBC show host Melissa Harris-Perry, with special guest, activist, and philosopher Grace Lee Boggs and others. (RSVP here.)

Let’s Talk International – February 4, 2014

Let’s Talk International is a semi-structured discussion group and safe space for study abroad returnees, international students, third culture kids, and anybody interested in international/intercultural experiences to explore topics such as identity development, cultural adjustment, cross-cultural relationships, and general navigation of life across cultures.

Make new friends and learn more about the program at the spring semester kick-off!

Date: Tuesday, February 4
Time: 12pm – 1:30pm
Details: Click to register and learn more. Lunch is provided. Space is limited.

Empowered! Identity and Achievement among students of color on a predominantly white campus

NYU Steinhardt and the Opportunity Programs share Dr. Martin Luther King’s dream, as we endeavor to cultivate a generation of future leaders to chase their passion, realize their purpose and be EMPOWERED to persevere.

This discussion will explore the perceptions among students of color which could lead to withdrawing from their education. It will provide strategies for self-empowerment and tools for long-term achievement to enhance their personal and professional development.

This event will be held on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 from 12:30-2:00 pm in the Pless Hall 3rd Floor Lounge.

Please RSVP here.

Dr. Michael Sean Funk,
Director, Academic Achievement Program, College of Arts and Science, New York University