Life

A bird's eye view of the fountain and the arch in Washington Square Park.
Summertime in the City

Summertime in New York City truly cannot be beat.

Students walking around on the NYU New York City campus.
NYU’s Proud to Be First Program Empowers First-Generation Students

The Proud to Be First program at the College of Arts and Science offers peer mentorship, networking opportunities, social events, and more to help first-generation students navigate college life.

Student athlete Jenny Walker receiving high fives from teammates.
NYU’s MLK Jr. Award for Student Athletes

Recipients exemplify Dr. King’s vision of peace, persistence in purpose, and inspirational action.

A long walkway next to a body of water.
Study Abroad at NYU Sydney in Pictures

Learn what life and academics are like when students study abroad at NYU Sydney.

Students walking on the High Line at NYU Abu Dhabi.
NYU Abu Dhabi: Picture Yourself Here

Have a look at NYU’s degree-granting campus in Abu Dhabi, where your college experience will be anything but conventional.

Students touring NYU near Washington Square Park.
How I Found Community at NYU—And How You Can Too

Finding community in college can be intimidating. Here’s how I found my community and created the friendships at NYU that I have to this day!

ICYMI: NYU 2026 Came “Home For The Weekend”

Take a look inside Home For The Weekend, NYU's in-person admitted student event for #NYU2026, which took place April 9 & 10.

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Welcome Home, Class of 2026!

Congratulations to everyone who was admitted to NYU! Take a look at some our favorite social media shoutouts from #NYU2026!

Students walking down a New York City street near NYU.
First-Generation College Student? NYU Has Resources for You

Nearly 20 percent of NYU students are first-generation college students. Youʼre in good company.

Students hanging out on the steps of a statue in Florence.
First Year Away: The Student Perspective

Are you interested in studying abroad? NYU students describe their experiences in the Liberal Studies First Year Away Program.