City Life

Three Black students sit in a theatre holding Playbills for the Broadway show “& Juliet.”
How to Explore Entertainment in New York City on a Budget

New York City is the city for all things entertainment! Here are fun, affordable, things to explore while you’re a student at NYU.

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Food For The Soul: Local Bagels and Coffee Locations

A current NYU student shares her favorite list of local bagel and coffee shops to help make NYC feel more like home during your first year.

Two students kayak in a river in front of the NYC skyline
NYC for Free: An NYU Student’s Guide to Exploring on a Budget

NYU student Chris shares his favorite free (or almost free!) activities to explore New York City on a college student budget.

The Washington Square Park arch and fountain.
5 Must-Take Photo Ops For Your First Year at NYU

Take advantage of these five must-take photo opporuntities in New York City, on campus and beyond, during your first year at NYU.

Kitan makes a snow angel
How to Survive Your First NYC Winter!

Winter in NYC is no joke. Here's everything you need to know about surviving your first NYC winter, as told by current student Kitan.

Beetlejuice Playbill in a theatre
I Hope I Get It: Broadway Tickets at Student Prices

Make the most of your time in the “greatest city in the world” through these ticket deals!

Washington Square Park fountain and arch.
10 Things I Wish I Knew as an NYU First Year

Tackle the city as an NYU first year with these helpful tips!

An introverted woman enjoying the snow in New York City.
An Introvert’s Declassified College Survival Guide: NYU Edition

An introverted student shares her advice on how to navigate college life on NYU's NYC campus.

The Manhattan Bridge in Dumbo, Brooklyn.
Explore New York City’s Must-Visit Spots for Students

If you want to explore the city beyond NYU’s campuses but have no clue where to start, this guide of must-visit spots is for you!

A student reading in Washington Square Park.
A Booklover’s Guide to NYU

Like to read? Learn about the best spots for book lovers to read and shop for books around NYU's campus!