International Students | NYU Tandon School of Engineering

International Students

New York University is home to the highest number of international students in the United States with over 17,000 international students and scholars from over 140 different countries.


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Office of Global Services

The NYU Office of Global Services (OGS) handles immigration matters for all students, faculty, and staff seeking immigration and visa support when traveling to NYU locations in the US and around the world.

Brooklyn Office Location
Room 259, 5 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. *

*Document drop off and pick up are at the StudentLink Center in Room 201. 

Summer Walk-in Advising:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

For advising and pick up/drop off, please get in queue by signing in through the StudentLink Center.


Tandon International Student Advisory Board

The International Student Advisory Board (ISAB) aims to provide a variety of unique experiences for all undergraduate and graduate international students at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering. ISAB hosts a variety of events throughout the year, including Tandon's annual Food Fest and International Thanksgiving. 

To find out more about events for international students at NYU Tandon, please join the ISAB portal on NYU Engage!

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International Student Center

If you are interested in connecting with the international student community, check out the International Student Center! The NYU International Student Center is a hub for events and programs that foster meaningful connections among all global thinkers and help students from around the world make the most of their NYU experience. We highlight opportunities to engage with others on campus - from leadership roles to social programs - and are catalysts for the exchange of ideas and community building among students who identify as international and peers from the U.S.

Things we do:

  • Cross-cultural dialogue (Culture Exchange lunch & discussion series)
  • Leadership retreat for international students
  • International Student Welcome (Check out our photos)
  • Socials by international regions
  • Professional networking with Alumni 
  • Global Buddies Program (peer mentorship match between U.S. & International student)
  • Dinner with Faculty
  • First Year Student Meetings
  • Academic Workshops about the U.S. Classroom
  • Explore NYC events

Visit the International Student Center Space at the Kimmel Center for University Life, 60 Washington Square South, 7th Floor, Manhattan. Feel free to study, relax, and socialize in the space. There are couches, tables, large whiteboard, and a computer to use. Make sure to make on the map where you call home!

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International Student Council

The International Student Council (ISC) is dedicated to providing a holistic experience to undergraduate and graduate international students. ISC creates community and promotes diversity amongst the international student body across the University through the organizing of events and other initiatives.

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English Conversation Groups

Polytechnic Tutoring Center

If you are new to speaking English, join one of our conversation groups! Small groups of students meet weekly with an instructor for 8 weeks. Group meetings are informal, and are designed to help you become more fluent and more comfortable speaking English. Contact the Polytechnic Tutoring Center for more information.

Interested in meeting new people at the School of Engineering and practicing your spoken English at the same time? Come by Friday afternoons from 4:00-5:30pm to the Polytechnic Tutoring Center (Jacobs Academic Building, Room 373) for a fun, informal gathering of the Conversation Cafe. Games, conversation and treats are always on the agenda!

Global and Spiritual Life

Join chaplains from Global and Spiritual Life for weekly gatherings where you can meet other international students and practice your English conversation skills! Sessions are held weekly on Thursday nights from 7-8pm in Jacobs Academic Building, Room 773 and Friday mornings from 10:30am-noon in Rogers Hall, Room 304.