Community Service

Two Alternative Breaks students paint a wall of cement blocks blue.
School Breaks with a Mission

When NYU students have time off, it’s a perfect opportunity to give back.

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.

NYU campus buildings and flag.
Greek Life at NYU Means Leadership, Service, and Community

At NYU, students find community through Greek life, which is as much about service and academics as it is about social activities.

A woman running through an underbridge.
Meet the South Asian Community at NYU

An NYU studentʼs experience with the South Asian community, and cool clubs and organizations to check out if you want to get involved on campus!

Students repotting greenery for members of the community.
Sustainability U

NYU students receive an education in preservation around the world.

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!

Two students walking in Washington Square Park.
The NYU MLK Scholars: Continuing Dr. King’s Legacy

Learn about one of NYU’s scholar programs that is dedicated to social justice.

A flag hanging off an NYU building.
The COVID-19 Virus Came—And NYU Stepped Up

The NYU community answered the call in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic.

Portrait of Bincheng Mao, NYU Social Impact Grant recipient.
Pushing for Social Impact During a Pandemic

Bincheng Mao founded the East Coast Coalition for Tolerance and Non-Discrimination. And with the help of an NYU Social Impact Grant, they launched the Minority Defense Initiative to combat discrimination in the face of COVID-19.

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NYU Shanghai’s Global Community in Four Moments

NYU Shanghai is a global community. Check out this roundup of that spirit in action.