Offices Closing for Winter Break

NYU’s Office of Global Programs and Office of Global Services, as well as most other departments around NYU, will be closed for the winter break starting at 4pm EST on Friday, December 23rd. We will reopen on Wednesday, January 4th at 9am EST.  Both the Office of Global Programs and the Office of Global Services will not be monitoring voicemail or emails during this time.

We understand that questions may come up while our office is closed – if so, please use the “Search” tool within this blog to see if we have covered it already (in many cases, we have!). This blog is meant to be your main resource of things to know and do regarding Tel Aviv, and can continue to assist in answering your questions even when we are not available.

Happy New Year and Best Wishes this Holiday Season!

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Reminder: Ebills Due January 5

If you have not yet paid your ebill, please take the necessary steps to do so by the January 5th deadline.  As a reminder, ebills were sent to your NYU email address ONLY.  You can also access your ebill as follows:

  • Log into NYU Home (home.nyu.edu)
  • Click on the Academics tab, then click on Albert Login
  • Click on the “Student Center”
  • Click on the “View Bursar Account” link located under the Finances menu
  • This should link to the secure eSuite website

What Should I Be Doing Now? Recap of Deadlines

The following items are required of all students attending NYU Tel Aviv Spring 2017 and some of them are now PAST DUE.  Please click on the links below for more information. [Link the text below to the posts you have for these. If there are relevant OGS posts/deadlines to include, please add these in by your site too]

[Past Due] Study Away Confirmation Portal

[Past Due] Housing Reservation Payment

[Past Due] Register for 12-18 credits

[Past Due]  Submit health forms to the NYU Health Center

[Past Due]  Submit your flight details into the Study Away Confirmation Portal AND NYU Traveler

[By December 15]  Visiting Students: Submit a photo to the NYU ID Center (Current NYU Students – do not forget to bring your NYU ID with you!)

[By January 5]  Pay your ebill

E-Bills Received

NYU’s Office of the Bursar has now sent out electronic bills (e-bills) to all registered students for the spring semester. As an NYU Tel Aviv student, you should also have your spring Tel Aviv housing placeholder charge posted – all students must pay this amount by the due date. Once the final housing placement has been made, the e-bill will be adjusted, resulting in either a credit or an additional charge. The final charge will appear on your e-bill within 2-3 weeks following the start of the program.

Bills are due by January 5th! If you have not received an e-bill (remember, this is only sent to your NYU email account), you can still access your e-bill as follows:

  • Log into NYU Home (home.nyu.edu)
  • Click on the Academics tab, then click on Albert Login
  • Click on the “Student Center”
  • Click on the “View Bursar Account” link located under the Finances menu
  • This should link to the secure eSuite website

Please note: Students currently living on campus with meal plans will automatically see a charge on your bursar bill for spring 2017. You can have this charge removed by logging in to the meal plan portal with your Net ID and password and cancelling it.

Pre-Departure Orientation Recap & Make-Up Quiz

For those who could not attend the in-person orientation, we missed you. There were some great questions and discussions with the Global Peer Mentors.  This interactive session covered everything you need to know as you prepare to study away next semester.

While there is no way to replicate that experience, we are providing this version of the NYU Tel Aviv Pre-Departure Orientation Spring 2017 presentation for those who could not attend. Please ensure to read through the presentation in its entirety and complete this mandatory quiz to test your knowledge and make sure you know the essential information! You will also hear from me directly about completing the quiz if you need to do so.

Some key points to remember from the orientation:

  • On-site orientation is Mandatory! All students must arrive on January 23, ideally between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm
  • Please note that housing is ONLY available during the dates of the program, January 23 – May 25!
  • All class attendance and course related field trips are mandatory.  Do not book personal travel until you have arrived and confirmed your syllabi.
  • Bring all the prescription drugs you will need for your entire stay. Make sure you talk to your doctor about getting a prescription for any medication you take regularly for the full 4 months. Do NOT ship medication overseas.

If you have any questions or concerns after you have read through the presentation, feel free to email me.  To be put in touch with an NYU Tel Aviv alum, email global-peer-mentors@nyu.edu.

E-Bills Coming Soon & Setting Up Direct Deposit

The NYU Bursar will send bills via email on November 29.  Please keep an eye on your NYU email account for your NYU Tel Aviv bill. You can also log directly into eSuite to view your billing statements.  These will be due in full by January 5.

Visiting students, if financial aid money from your school is going to transfer to NYU and/or your school pays on your behalf, it is okay if these anticipated payments arrive after the bill becomes due. Only the portion of the bill that you are personally responsible for paying directly to NYU must arrive by the due date.  

Additionally, if you anticipate receiving any portion of your bill in the form of a refund, we recommend setting up direct deposit with NYU.  Instructions on how to do so can be found on the Bursar’s website here.

Note: you can make your parents an “authorized user” of your e-bill account, if payments are typically made by them. For instructions on how to set this up, please see here. Questions about the e-billing process? View the Contact Us page on the Bursar’s website to reach out.

Complete the Study Away Module

All NYU Study Away participants are required to complete the Study Away Module.

It contains information about important requirements, resources and offices you need to be aware of as you prepare to study away. It covers logistical information that is consistent across NYU study away sites so that we are able to focus on NYU Tel Aviv-specific information during the in-person pre-departure orientation.

The module consists of a webinar, a short questionnaire and travel release confirmation. It should only take you about 5-6 minutes to complete from start to finish. When you are ready to begin the module you can access it by clicking on the link below.

Study Away Module                                                                          

Please note that it is mandatory to complete the Study Away Module for all students. Remember that students currently in New York must also attend the in-person orientation.

NYU Study Away Funding Session

Did you know that studying abroad doesn’t necessarily cost more than studying in New York? The cost of housing, meals, and daily living abroad is comparable and in some cases less expensive than New York City. Remember that cost of living varies by student and by city! When preparing to go abroad, it’s important to think about what the actual costs are as well as how and when they need to be paid.

Every Friday throughout the semester, the Office of Global Programs hosts a Study Away Funding session to provide you with information about all the various ways to fund your semester abroad. Attend one of these info sessions to learn more about Global Programs Scholarships eligibility and application process as well as additional resources and tips.

When: Fridays, 1:30-2:30 pm

Where: ARC LL05, 18 Washington Place

To sign up, click here!

Save the Date – Mandatory Pre-Departure Orientation

Save the date!  All students currently in the New York area are expected and required to attend the NYU Paris Pre-Departure Orientation on Saturday, November 5.  Only students with religious observances will be excused.

If you are unable to attend because of religious observance, you must email me by October 21st. Alternative arrangements will be made for those students.

If you are currently studying outside of New York, don’t worry — we will also make alternative arrangements later in the semester so you receive all the same information.

Reserve Your Spot in the Program

Don’t forget to confirm your place in the program! In order to confirm your intention to enroll, you must accept your offer of admission by submitting a $500 non-refundable, non-transferable reservation fee.

Instructions are below – reservation fees are encouraged before October 24 for priority deadline  applicants and November 15 for regular decision applicants.

**Please understand that it is receipt of your $500 reservation fee payment or the approval of your deferment request form that secures your place in the program. Enrollment capacity is limited and if the program reaches capacity before we receive your reservation, you will be placed on a wait list.**

If you previously logged into NYU Home and were unable to accept the offer, please clear your browser history/cache – this will delete the information your computer stored about your previous NYUHome session – before attempting to log in again.

You can accept or decline your offer in three ways:

  1. Accept or Decline Your Offer Online (preferred):
  • Log on to your NYUHome account
  • Select the “Academics” Tab
  • Click on the “Albert” button
  • Within Albert, Select the “Applicants” tab at the top left of the page
  • Select the “Application Status” link
  • Click on the purple “Admission Offer” button next to your study away application
  • Follow all of the prompts to accept or decline your offer of admission

Note: If you accept our offer, please be prepared to pay the reservation fee by e-check. After you make your final decision, the “Admission Offer” button will no longer appear.

2. Submit Your Payment by Mail or In-Person (only if you are unable to accept online): Please mail or hand-deliver a completed confirmation form and a check or money order payable to “New York University” with your name and University ID written in the memo section, to NYU Office of Global Programs, 383 Lafayette St, 4th Floor, New York NY 10003.

Note: Please do not send cash. The check or money order must be in US funds only and include your University ID number. Once we receive and process your reservation fee, the “Admission Offer” button will no longer be available to you through Albert.

3. Request Study Away Confirmation Fee Deferment (NYU Students only): Students with demonstrated financial need are encouraged to submit our fee deferment form to be formally reviewed for deferment eligibility. Please log into the form using your NYU email address.

Though we would like to accommodate each and every student that has expressed a financial need, a formal threshold is imperative. This threshold is as follows: if a student’s financial aid package consists of any form of loans, grants, or scholarships – we will waive the enrollment fee in the order it is received via this formal deferment form. Students who submit this form and qualify for fee deferment will be automatically confirmed to enroll.