January Term 2017

A blog for visiting students at NYU

JTerm Event: Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

Want to explore the City while getting to know other JTerm students? Join us for a free trip to Madame Tussauds, the NYC branch of the world’s premiere wax museum. Check out the details below:

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Final Reminders & Welcome!

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With class starting tomorrow, we at University Programs want to officially welcome you to NYU and January Term! Here are some final reminders:

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Reminder: NYU Closed 12/24- 1/2


A reminder that the University will be officially closed from Saturday, December 24 – Monday, January 3, and we will reopen on Tuesday, January 3. We will still be updating the blog regularly, and as always, you may email with any urgent questions. However if you do not receive an immediate response, please know that it is due to the University’s closure. Happy holidays!

JTerm Event: Hot Beverages & Warm Welcome


With JTerm just around the corner, we’re hope you’re getting just as excited to meet us as we are to meet you! Be sure to save the date for our Hot Drinks & Warm Welcome session.

What: Hot Drinks & Warm Welcome, a meet-and-greet for January Term students
When: Thursday, January 5 from 4:00-6:00pm
Where: Room LL01 of the Academic Resource Building (ARC)
Why: To enjoy some hot beverages and snacks; get some FAQ answered; and meet your advising team and fellow JTerm students.

We can’t wait to see you!

Get into a New York State of Mind


Can’t wait to get to NYC? Try the next best things– stories set in New York. NYC is home to some great characters, whether they be from literature, film, or TV. Get to know these characters (and in turn, New York) by checking out our recommendations below.

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Packing & Arrival


With classes only two weeks away, we’re providing you with a final to-do list, including what to pack and when to arrive.

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Getting Involved @ NYU


The holiday break is a great time to familiarize yourself with your soon-to-be home for January Term, New York City.As a visiting student during January Term, you are an NYU student and therefore have access to all of the services and resources that the University has to offer. Other student communities that you are welcome to join include the following:

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A New Yorker’s Guide to NYC


Traveling to NYC from out of town this January Term? New York boasts some of the world’s top museums, restaurants, and sights, so we put together a quick list of must-sees and resources for the new New Yorker.

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Navigating Campus



NYU is truly “in and of the city,” and our buildings are fully integrated into the larger New York City landscape. However you’ll quickly get the hang of navigating Greenwich Village and campus with a few helpful tips and resources.

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