Student Services

Student Employment

Students whose financial aid packages suggests “academic year earnings” are eligible for College Work-Study. College Work-Study students are required to monitor their earnings in order to anticipate when they will reach their Work-Study maximum. Students should consult with a supervisor when they are close to reaching the award limit.

Students who wish to be employed by NYU must register with the Wasserman Center for Career Development, located at 133 E. 13th Street, 2nd floor (212-998-4730), or online at Career Development and Jobs. Students must provide proof of employment eligibility. Students who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents should contact the Office of Global Services (OGS) for the proper forms and for a letter confirming your eligibility to work on campus. Please note that this letter can take up to ten days to prepare. OGS is located at 383 Lafayette Street.

The NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development has listings of all jobs available in the University (and some off-campus), which students may peruse once registered. These can be found on their NYU Handshake platform, Students with College Work-Study grantees are urged to find their jobs as quickly as possible in order to get their grants activated. Additional information about work-study jobs in TSOA may be found on the Tisch College Central platform, managed by the Tisch Office of Career Development.

Academic Computing Facilities and Support

A complete range of services supporting the computing needs of NYU students is provided by the Academic Computing Services division of Information Technology Services (ITS) at NYU. Services include e-mail accounts, internet connections at the dorms, an array of computer labs across campus, and the latest in digital technology at the ITS Innovation Center. For complete information, call the ITS helpline at (212) 998-3333, or visit them on the web at

Academic Resource Center

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) offers peer tutoring, group study sessions and academic skills workshops for all University students. Students come to the ARC for help with classes, exam reviews, paper writing, study skills tips, and much more. All sessions are offered on a walk-in basis, and feature tutoring by experienced upper-level students. The ARC is located at 18 Washington Place. Information on services and hours can be found at

International Students

The Tisch Office of Student Affairs staff supports the Tisch international students in navigating the School and University, such as making referrals to the Office of Global Services, the Expository Writing program, and the Tisch Office of Career Development. The staff is always available to help answer any other questions or address concerns. This office will host monthly meetings with a Senior International Student Advisor and give students an opportunity to meet one another and connect with Student Affairs staff. 

TSOA Career Development

The Office of Career Development (TOCD) provides a variety of services and resources for matriculating TSOA students and Tisch alumni. This office is independent from the NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development and specifically supports those pursuing work in the arts and creative industries. The office is located at 726 Broadway, 2nd floor, within Tisch Student Affairs.

TOCD’s resources include:

  • Tisch College Central ( - This Tisch-exclusive database houses a wide range of creative career related opportunities including internships, full-time/part-time jobs, freelance positions, grants, residencies, and creative submission calls. To create an account, go to Note: all Tisch-specific listings are found in the “Search My School’s Jobs” section.
  • Career Counseling ( - TOCD offers 15 & 30-minute appointments and 10-minute Express Chats to discuss a variety of career-related subjects including cover letter/resume reviews, job search skills, fundraising, and individualized career strategies. The 15 & 30-minute appointments are available year-round (including summer) in person, phone and Zoom; Express Chats are held on Zoom during the fall and spring semesters and are best suited for time-sensitive questions.
  • Career-Related Events - TOCD hosts a wide variety of events throughout the school year, such as arts-specific internship fairs, professional skills workshops, industry info sessions, and alumni panels geared toward artistic career-related issues.
  • Career Document Library & Industry Research Tools - (https://tisch. TOCD maintains a library that includes relevant books, directories, subscriptions to the various trade and academic publications, and industry guides. These are available both online and by visiting the TOCD office in person.

TOCD also administers the Ulrich-Stewart Family Funded Internship Award ( to subsidize unpaid internships, as well as the New Graduates Mentor Program ( which pairs members of the graduating class with volunteer alumni mentors. For more information, visit the Career Development website at

TSOA Counseling Service

The Office of Counseling Services at Tisch is affiliated with both the Tisch Office of Student Affairs and Counseling and Wellness Services at the NYU Student Health Center. The Office of Counseling Services, located on the 12th floor of 721 Broadway, is staffed by two senior social workers. To schedule an appointment, call (212) 998-4780. All appointments are free and confidential.

TISCH Student Government

Tisch has two student governing boards: TUSC for undergraduate students and GSO for graduate students. Membership is open to all enrolled Tisch students and the boards are selected via open election (undergraduate) and internal application (graduate).

Graduate Student Organization (GSO)

GSO is composed of representatives from the graduate departments at Tisch, and represents Tisch grads both within the school and at the University level. GSO’s focus is on supporting collaboration, creation, and interdisciplinary work among the graduate population. GSO’s Executive Board includes a President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Senator, Alternate Senator, Publicity Officer, Events Coordinator and Diversity Officer. In addition to sponsoring and supporting grad initiatives, GSO acts as a voice for Tisch grads to the administration when issues or needs of the graduate student body arise.

Clubs and Student Organizations

Tisch has robust opportunities for extracurricular engagement, including the student councils, interest-based clubs, affinity groups, and other organizations. Groups can be found via the Tisch club website at student-affairs/student-life/student-organizations.

Students interested in joining or starting a new organization are encouraged to contact Student Affairs at or 212.998.1900 for information, guidelines, and procedures.

Tisch Orientation Leaders

Tisch Orientation Leaders are a group of dedicated students who are passionate about Tisch and their department and want to share their experiences and knowledge with prospective and incoming students. They serve as mentors to new students, providing insight and answering questions as freshmen adjust to their new environment. For more information, please contact the Office of Student Affairs at 212-998-1900 or email

Tisch Arts Reps

Tisch Arts Reps are students selected by their department chairs to represent their departments at admissions events such as Open House and Weekend on the Square, and at University events such as Parents and Families Weekend. They may also be asked to conduct tours and speak with prospective students and their families. Selection as an Arts Rep is an honor, reflecting the Arts Rep’s strong academic record and exemplary citizenship in the department and the School.

Alumni Services

The Tisch Alumni Relations Office offers a range of services, and functions as an important resource of both graduates and current students. Activities include seminars and workshops focusing on professional development and issues in the arts; social events; and, publication of the alumni newsletter. For further information, please contact the Tisch Office of External Affairs, 721 Broadway, 12th floor; (212) 998-6930, or

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