Student Services

While NYU-SPS has many resources unique to the school, the University also provides outstanding services. Here you will find an introduction to many of the important offices and staff that are available to assist you as a student.

Office of Student Affairs

The Office of Student Affairs (OSA) strives to ensure student success by creating and supporting a diverse range of student-life activities, student governance, academic and conduct policies, academic enhancement through specially designed programs and workshops, and leadership programs and events. Serving as a liaison between the School's academic program areas and offices throughout the University, the OSA connects students to critical resources and services.

Students are encouraged to participate fully in School and University life - from club events to workshops and public dialogues - the opportunities are limitless. You will find supportive environments conducive to learning and to building enduring personal and professional relationships with the resources and encouragement you need to succeed.

Student Resources

We have compiled many of our most popular resources, but this list is not exhausting.

Academic Services

Many excellent services are in place to enhance your academic experience and help you to fully embrace university life while addressing challenges and concerns.

Academic Advising

Your advisor is your most important connection at the University. Advisors can either answer your questions directly or connect you with those who can.

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One-on-one tutoring can be the key to mastering material you find challenging or strengthening your skills in a particular subject area.

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Academic Enhancement Workshops

Take workshops in Excel and PowerPoint to round out your skills and enhance coursework presentations.


NYU Library Services

The NYU Elmer Holmes Bobst Library resources and services are comprehensive; from research-related assistance to the Digital Studio and much more, you will find unparalleled support for a successful academic experience.

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Study Abroad    

NYU offers study away experiences in various locations around the globe. Take a summer or a semester to immerse yourself in the lifestyle of a culture that is new to you.

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Henry and Moses Center for Students with Disabilities

NYU is committed to providing equal educational opportunities for students with disabilities. The Moses Center works with students to determine appropriate accommodations.

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University Learning Center

Academic tutors at the Learning Center are current NYU undergraduates who offer both one-on-one and group tutoring in a variety of courses.

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NYU Speaking Freely

Available to all NYU students, Speaking Freely gives you a taste of a new language and culture. Learn how to communicate in different languages on a variety of topics as part of a small, informal group.

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Student Services

Student services are extensive at NYU. As you move through your academic career, you will find the support and resources you need at every turn. See below and get started.

Wasserman Center for Career Development

The Wasserman Center for Career Development at NYUSPS guides students in the creation of customized career action plans to help them achieve their professional, career, and personal goals.

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Many options are available to get around New York City. Public transportation systems are extensive and run 24/7.University transportation services also run between the major academic building locations.

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IT Services

NYU Information Technology (NYU IT) provides technology- based services and support for NYU students and all members of the University community.

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SPS Student Business Cards

Students can order student business cards while studying at NYUSPS by completing the online application form. Once approved, your cards will be ready to be picked up in two to three weeks.

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Students in the Military and Veterans

NYU and SPS are committed to providing an environment for veterans to work toward achieving their academic and personal goals, and be involved in campus life.

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Safety, Health, and Wellness

NYU is committed to safety, wellness education, and outstanding health care for all members of the University community. The Student Health Center offers routine and walk-in Primary Care and Women's Health Services at either no cost or very reduced cost to all matriculated students. Wellness, Short-term Counseling (talk therapy) and Crisis services are free of charge.

Wellness and Health Services

NYU provides extensive health and wellness services that address both physical and mental health concerns. From same-day appointments to mindfulness and relaxation techniques, the NYU Health Center can either take care of your needs directly or refer you to appropriate resources.

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Public Safety

The Department of Public Safety is dedicated to preserving the safety and security of the NYU community. Assistance is available 24/7.

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Spiritual Life

The Office of Global Spiritual Life at NYU offers students the opportunity to engage in open and authentic conversations about religion and spirituality. Students share their experiences, connect with others, and participate in transformative, multi-faith encounters.

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Athletic Facilities

NYU has three state-of-the-art athletic facilities – the Palladium and 404 Fitness in Greenwich Village and the Brooklyn Athletic Center on the Brooklyn campus. Students and athletes at NYU engage in sports and fitness in a variety of ways.

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International Students

International students from around the world come to NYU SPS to study in their fields of interest, acquire industry expertise, become “New Yorkers” and share their cultures in a diverse and welcoming campus community.

International Student Support Center

The International Student Support Center (ISSC) provides support to international and multinational students to help them succeed in their graduate and undergraduate studies and to adjust to life in the U.S. It connects them to internal and external communities that ease their transition to life in New York City and studies at NYU SPS.

Academic Workshops

The Center offers two different workshop series—Academic Enhancement Workshops and the Academic Success Workshops. The former are designed to refine skills and to provide students with the necessary tools to fully participate in the U.S. academic experience. The latter focus on helping students to improve their academic English language skills. Students learn to better organize their ideas, use citations effectively, and support opinions in speaking and writing. Workshops focus on pronunciation, presentation, conversational skills, grammar, sentence structure, and vocabulary. These skills prepare students to function comfortably in their classes and in other situations where formal written and spoken English are required.

You can view and register for upcoming workshops via NYU Engage. Look for more detailed workshop information in weekly ISSC email announcements. Register early to secure a spot!

NYU Engage

We are Here to Help

We are here to be your home away from home! Visit the Center and become acquainted with all that it has to offer. We look forward to meeting you and encourage you to make the most of our services!

International Student Support Center
11 West 42nd Street, 10th Floor, Room #1009
tel: (212) 992-3208

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