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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!

Jaime Cantwell playing her violin with an orchestra
Making Music at NYU Shanghai for Connection and Motivation

For Jaime Cantwell, playing the violin is a way to reinvigorate her mind, and music at NYU Shanghai has helped her create lasting community.

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Getting Involved: How to Join an A Capella Group at NYU

At NYU, there are more than eight a capella groups to audition for! Read on to find out more about the programs at NYU and how to audition.

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Student Activism at NYU: Past, Present, and Future

Empowered by policy education and campus advocacy groups, generations of student activists have found their voice at NYU.

A group of people sitting in a lecture room.
CMEP: Exploring Identity and Creating Community

NYU’s Center for Multicultural Education and Programs creates a supportive space for students of historically marginalized backgrounds.

The LGBTQ+ Centerʼs office facade.
Greetings from the NYU LGBTQ+ Center

Serving as a university-wide resource for LGBTQ+ communities for 25 years.

An NYU flag hanging from a building.
Students with Disabilities Have an On-Campus Support System

NYU has a robust system of support to help students who have disabilities get the most out of their college experience.

Members of the Society of Women Engineers.
Shahrin Haque and the Society of Women Engineers

When she found community in the Society of Women Engineers at NYU, Shahrin Haqueʼs path as a woman of color in STEM and a cosmetic engineer became clear.

Blu Cervantes and Paige Cook, respectively, laughing at a Native American and Indigenous Student Group meeting.
Native American and Indigenous Students Drive Change

NYU students influence the culture and curriculum at NYU. Here, Native American and Indigenous students built a community and launched a new minor.