October To-Dos

Note that as communications are launched, your To-Dos will be linked to more info.

Required To-Dos

  • By October 24 – Confirm your place in the program
  • ASAP – Save the date for Orientation: November 5th.  Required for all students: those in NYC must attend and those outside NYC will have another assignment!
  • ASAP – Visiting Students: Set up NYU Email
  • ASAP – Review Flight & Arrival Information
  • ASAP – Review introductory information on blog and communication from Office of Global Services. This includes our detailed visa instructions.
    • Renew/obtain your passport!  Your passport MUST be valid through at least November 2017 (6 months BEYOND the last day of your stay in China). Upload a copy of your passport to OGS.
    • Complete the Student Information Form (even if waiting on a renewed passport).  
    • Do NOT apply for a visa yet – it is too early!
    • International Students:  Meet with an International Student Advisor at OGS to discuss maintaining your F-1 or J-1 status while studying abroad.

Recommended To-Dos


  • October 14, 12:30-2:30 pm – Shanghai Welcome Kick-Off. Drop in to meet the students you’ll be traveling with to China! Free food and travel guides ( Silver Center, Hemmerdinger Hall, 31 Washington Place)
  • October 14, 10 am – 2 pm – NYU Passport Drive with the Office of Global Services (383 Lafayette Street)