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New York University

Educational Resources

Libraries

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library houses NYU's general library collection as well as: the Fales Library of rare books and manuscripts in English and American literature; the Tamiment Institute Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, a unique center for scholarly research on labor history and the history of socialist, anarchist, communist and other radical political movements; and the Avery Fisher Center for Music and Media. Other libraries include the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences Library; the Real Estate Institute's Jack Brause Library; Stephen Chan Library of Fine Arts; Conservation Center Library, Kevorkian Center's Ettinghausen Library and Near Eastern Studies Collection; and medical, dental, and law libraries

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 5,390,289 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 54,024 current serial subscriptions.
  • 6,332,917 microforms.
  • 1,494,519 Audio/Visual items.
  • 673,590 e-books.

Museums & Art

Grey Art Gallery, and special academic facilites for arts, business, culture, education, film, international relations, lanugage, law, media, music, public service, research, and social policy.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 4,500 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 650 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 950 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 850 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 13,000 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 12,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 54% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 75% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 25% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 24 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 96% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 92% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: La Herencia Latina, Pride Month, African Heritage Month, Women's Herstory Month, Asian Heritage Month, Shuruq, Earth Week, Agape Week, Speech and Debate Skyline National Tournament, Parliamentary Debate International Tournament, Strawberry Festival, All-University Club Fair, Ultra Violet Student Talent Show, Program Board? s Mystery Concert, Greek Nite, Relay for Life, Grad Alley, Program Board Film Series, Chinese Mei Society? s YUAN, Asian Cultural Union? s Asian Cultural Expression, Korean Student Association? s Korean Culture Nite, Hong Kong Student Association's Sensation, Chinese Student Society? s Expo, International Filipino Association, Pilipino Cultural Nite, Latinos Unidos Con Honor y Amistad Cultural Gala.
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 386 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Psi Chi (Psychology), Lambda Pi Eta (Communication Studies), Economics Honor; Society
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) New York City Church of Christ, Asian American Christian Fellowship, Association for Jewish Women, Baptist Student Union, Shalhevet at NYU, Christian Inter-Fellowship Council, Hillel: The Jewish Culture Foundation @ NYU, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, Islamic Center, Korea Campus Crusade for Christ, Korean Catholics United, Navigators (ecumenical), Newman Club (Catholic UG), Remnant Christian Fellowiship, The Presbyterian, Hindu Students Council, Atheists, Agnostics and Freethinkers, Campus Crusade for Christ, Catholic Graduate and Law Students Association, Asian Baptist Student Koinonia, Ohr Torah, Agape Week Planning Committee, Reformed University Fellowship, Value Creation Society, South Asian Christian Fellowship, Latter-Day Saint Students Association, Krishna Bhakti club, KOACH: Conservative Judaism at NYU, Pax Christi, Canteburry Club, Baha'i Club @ NYU, Kesher;
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Arab Student United, Asian Cultural Union, Caribbean Students Association, Chinese Culture Club, Chinese Mei Society, Chinese Student Society, Hellenic Heritage Association, Hong Kong Student Association, Armenian Hokee, Il Circolo Italiano, International Filipino Association, Ireland House Student Association, Japan International, Korean Graduate Students Association, Korean International Students Association, LUCHA (Latinos Unidos Con Honor y Amistad); Persian Cultural Society, Singapore Students Association, South Asian Students Association - SHRUTI, Taiwanese Student Association, Thai Students Association, United Sikh Association, Le Cercle Francais, Association of Hispanic and Black Business Students - Stern Grad (AHBBS), Graduate Students of Color Network, Haitian American Students Association, Association for Indian Cultural Exchange, Asian Heritage Month, La Herencia Latina, African Heritage Month, Women's Herstory Month, Polish Club @ NYU, International Activities Club, Organization of Black Women, Biracial and Multiracial Students Association, Adoptees United, Shuruq, JAIN Student Association, Pakistani Students Association, Students of African Descent Alliance - Wagner Grad, Bhangra Club at NYU, Taiwanese American Student Society, Vietnamese Student Association, Iranian Jewish Club, New Englanders for America, African Students Union, Asian Business Society - Stern Grad (ABS), European Business Society - Stern Grad, Japan Business Association - Stern Grad (JBA), Jewish Students Association - Stern Grad (JSA), Latin American Business Association - Stern Grad (LABA), La Tertulia, Malaysian and Indonesian Student Society, Native American Club @ NYU, Russian Club, Japanese Graduate Student Organization (JSO) - Steinhardt, Media Ecology Graduate Association
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Over 300 student organizations for: academics, arts/performance/media, careers, community service, computers/technology, culture, debate and speech, Greek Life (fraternities and sororities), LGBT, politics, publications, recreation, politics, religion/spiritualness, student council/government, student service and social clubs.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Washington Square News (daily)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Queens, NY (LaGuardia) (10), Newark, NJ (13)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): New York City (1)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): New York City (1)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 17% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 4,000
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 13 fraternities
  • 7 fraternity houses
  • 4% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 13 sororities
  • 9 sorority houses
  • 2% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Not offered
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited

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i like this school posted Jan 20th, 2010 11:14 am


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Please add 'Brazilian Society at NYU' to the list of international clubs. Thank you. posted Sep 25th, 2011 12:06 am



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