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!
By now you should have received an email from NYU Student Insurance/GeoBlue with your certificate number and instructions about creating your GeoBlue profile. This was sent to your NYU email address only. Please register and bring your health insurance card with you.
As a reminder, all students are still expected to maintain valid domestic health insurance over the course of the semester. GeoBlue is valid only for the dates of your study away program.
Please notify me at email@example.com if you did not receive an email from GeoBlue to ensure it is resent. Rest assured that you will absolutely be covered. Be sure to check your spam folder first, as they sometimes end up there.
This packet is intended to give all students the opportunity to consider their identity during the pre-departure process, even if they weren’t able to attend our in-person events. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to me, and we are happy to talk to you or connect you to resources or students.
You must be logged into your NYU account to view the bulletin displayed on the page. Alternatively, you can download the Workshop Resources here.
As you may know from previous updates, students across the global sites are currently blogging on ThisIsNYU about their experiences away and must-see spots. We encourage you too to sign up and blog for ThisIsNYU during your time away! Not only is it a great way to document your experience, but it is also an easy way to share your day-to-day encounters with family and friends.
To get started or to learn more, simply visit nyu.edu/global/bloggers. The “Getting Started” page will have you ready to start in under 15 minutes, so you can sign up — and start blogging — today!
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
Please be advised that the Office of Global Services (OGS) will be closing at noon this Friday, December 9th for staff training. There will be no walk-in hours on the afternoon of the 9th. OGS will reopen at 9am on Monday, December 12th.
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
You’ll find important information on the Health & Wellness page of our website about NYU-provided GeoBlue Health Insurance abroad, counseling services, medical services and more. Please take some time to look it over.
As a reminder, do NOT cancel your domestic health insurance!
For NYU students based in New York and visiting students from other U.S. based institutions:
All students studying with NYU Global Programs are enrolled in international health coverage through GeoBlue. Later this month, you will receive an email from NYU Student Insurance/GeoBlue with instructions about creating your GeoBlue profile so you can print your health insurance card.
GeoBlue Enrollment emails will only be sent to your NYU email address, so if you have not yet set up your NYU email account, please do so asap. Do NOT delete this email! Keep an eye on your spam folder, as they sometimes end up there. We will let you know in an upcoming blog post when GeoBlue emails should have been received.
In addition to GeoBlue, all students are expected to maintain valid domestic health insurance over the course of their semester away. Students usually maintain the domestic insurance coverage that is offered through either their home institution or their parent/guardian’s insurance plan. GeoBlue is valid only for the dates of your study away program.
For students based at NYU Abu Dhabi and NYU Shanghai:
You can expect to receive separate communications from your respective Health Centers as part of the regular annual enrollment process that will included your international health insurance enrollment.