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NYU students gathered on campus.
Social Justice at NYU: How to Find Your Community

Social justice work is a key part of the NYU student experience. There are plenty of ways to find your community through shared activism and affinities on campus.

Students working in front of a large window on campus
Violet Looks Good On You: The NYU First Year Experience

See what current students have to say about their first-year experiences at NYU and begin to picture yourself here.

New York City’s Times Square.
A Guide to Your First Summer in New York City

Nervous about your first Summer in New York City? Here's a tell all guide to your first Summertime Do's and Don'ts for a time to remember!

The Brooklyn Bridge.
From Suburbs to City: Adjusting to the Urban Jungle

New York City is a vivacious city, differing greatly from what some of us may call home. Here are some tips to help you acclimate to your new home!

A student working in a garden.
The Green Zone: Where Sustainability and Justice Intersect

NYU’s One Zone trainings provide community members with the education and tools to make an impact. The Green Zone focuses on building a more sustainable and equitable future.

New York City skyline.
Staff Picks: New York City–Based TV and Movies

We polled some of our admissions staff members for their favorite New York City–based movie or TV show. Find out what the media got right (and wrong)!

Newly hired Admissions Ambassadors.
Finding My Community at NYU

NYU is a pretty big school, and it can be hard to find a community. But there are so many ways to get involved, and they can help shape your NYU experience!

A student studying at a coffee shop!
Best (and Cheap) Places to Eat Around Campus

Here are some of the best and cheap(ish) places to eat around New York University’s Washington Square Park and Downtown Brooklyn campuses.