A: No, we strongly urge you not to carry cash while traveling. You can purchase travelers checks at a bank in your country. If lost, traveler checks are usually replaced by the company that issued them. Larger amounts (such as your tuition) should be carried in the form of a draft (money order) or a bank check. You can open an account at a local bank, so that you can have additional funds transferred at a later date.
A: Tuition and fees change each semester. To view the most up to date information visit this costs page.
A: You must be prepared to pay the full amount of tuition and fees each semester. You can make a single payment at the beginning of the semester or you can arrange to pay it in installments throughout the semester.
A: The Office of Student Accounts offers a monthly payment arrangement through Tuition Management System (TMS). The monthly payment plan is interest-free, regardless of the balance amount, with a one-time enrollment fee accessed at the beginning of the plan. For more information visit the TMS web site.
A: Tuition and fees can be paid using a credit card, bank check, money order, or wire transfer. Cash is also accepted, but not suggested for those traveling internationally.
A: Bank checks, money orders, and traveler’s checks should be addressed to the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering.
A: Yes, it is a part of your tuition. You should subtract the $300 deposit from your first semester payment.
A: Yes, you can pay the $300 tuition deposit online. Click here for more details.
A: One half of the waiver will be applied to your first semester’s tuition bill and the other half will be applied to the following semesters.
A: The GSET program is limited to full-time students in good academic standing. Visit the GSET page for additional eligibility information.
A: Departments hire graduate assistants on an individual basis. The various positions offered under this program are posted on CareerNet. For further details please visit the Office of Graduate Enrollment Management and Admissions.
A: CareerNet is the official online job portal and web based recruiting system of NYU. To access CareerNet, go to http://www.nyu.edu/careerdevelopment/careernet . Please contact the Wasserman Center for Career Development-Brooklyn, located on the 1st floor of Wunsch Hall, for your log in and password for CareerNet.
A: After logging in, familiarize yourself with CareerNet by watching the online video tutorial located in the upper right hand corner of the home page for tips on checking announcements, completing your profile, uploading documents (resumes, cover letters, etc.) and searching and applying for jobs.
A: GSET students are eligible to work a maximum of 20 hours per week.
A: You must first have employment status on campus, an employment letter, and you must get approval from the Office of Graduate Enrollment Management and Admissions, Human Resources, and the Office of Global Services-Brooklyn.
A: Read the "Completing the Hiring Process" steps on this page for information about accessing your timesheet for the first time and submitting your time throughout your position.
A: Federal law permits international students to work a maximum of 20 hours per week when they are in classes; therefore, international students with GSET positions are not allowed to hold any additional jobs. Any exceptions to this rule would need prior approval by the Office of Global Services and the Office of Graduate Enrollment Management and Admissions.
A: As GSET students do not earn sick or vacation hours, please consult with your supervisor or department concerning their policies.
A: The length of time a graduate student may hold a GSET position is up to the department/school/office that hired you. However, you should not exceed the number of hours specified in your employment letter. You should work in accordance with the number of hours based on the round of employment you began with.
A: Contact the Office of Graduate Enrollment Management and Admissions located in Wunsch Hall in person, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or via phone at 646.997.3182.
A: You will need to check in with the Office of Student Affairs and the Office of Graduate Enrollment Management and Admissions. Please sign in with a photo ID at the security desk at 6 Metrotech Center where you will be directed to the check in rooms.
A: All new graduate students must attend the Welcome to Graduate School session hosted by the Office of Graduate Academics and the Office of Student Affairs. If you are an international student, you are also required to attend the International Student Check-In Workshop. Pre-registration is required for both sessions.
A: For a list of the courses offered and class schedules, visit the NYU School of Engineering Class Schedule.
A: You can purchase your books from the NYU Bookstore.
A: Contact your academic department directly or the Office of Graduate Enrollment Management and Admissions for assistance.
A: Contact your department directly to set up a time to meet with your advisor. Contact information for all academic advisors is listed here.
A: You will register online using NYU Albert after meeting with your Academic Advisor. Albert is accessible via your NYU Home page.
A: For all online accounts, including NYU Home, Albert, Email, etc. contact the Information Systems Help Desk (337 Rogers Hall; Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; 24-Hour Phone Support: 646.997.3123; AskITS@nyu.edu).
A: You can request your NYU ID before you arrive on campus. Visit the ID Center website and follow the instructions to upload your photo. Pre-requested ID cards will be available for pickup on the Brooklyn campus during Orientation. If you do not request your card before you arrive, you will need a valid form of photo ID (passport, driver's license, etc.) and your NetID to take your photo and receive your card during Orientation.
A: Yes, and you need to have your doctor fill out the Immunization Form so that you can submit it to the NYU Student Health Center via mail or fax. Information on where to submit your immunization documents can be found here.
A: Yes, everyone enrolled at NYU School of Engineering, including part-time students, must get vaccinated and submit the Immunization Form whether they are living on campus or not.
A: It is highly recommended that in addition to getting vaccinated you undergo a physical exam, though it is not required.
A: Yes, every student must have health insurance.
A: All International students are automatically enrolled in the health insurance plan offered by NYU School of Engineering. Visit this page for costs. Please note, pricing may change from semester to semester.
A: All domestic students taking 9 or more units or who are considered a full-time student at NYU School of Engineering must carry valid accident and sickness insurance that is comparable to the plan offered by NYU. HMO plans that do not have local coverage will not be considered adequate coverage. If you do not show proof of existing coverage through the WAIVER process, you will be automatically billed and enrolled in the school plan.
A: Learn more about the waiver process for School of Engineering students.
A: No. All international students are required to carry the NYU-sponsored plan. You may choose to have additional coverage, but it will be in addition to the NYU-sponsored plan.
Q. I have more questions about the health insurance plan. Where can I learn more?
A: Visit the Health Insurance page of our web site.