First Steps for Admitted Students

student writing parkCongratulations on your acceptance! Now that you’ve been admitted to Summer in NYC, it’s time to make your student status official. Below is a “to-do” list of necessary steps. Please see our Critical Instructions page on the visiting student website for additional information.

1. Activate your NetID: Your NetID is your log-in and username information for all NYU e-services and resources. Go to and follow the instructions.

2. Log-In to NYUHome and Albert: NYUHome is the central hub for online communication. Log-in using your NetID and newly created password. Once you’re in, visit the “Academics” tab and explore the Student Center (aka Albert) where your schedule, classroom location, and grades will be displayed.

3. Accept/Decline your Admissions Offer: If you haven’t done so yet, log in to Albert, select “Applicants” and then “Application Status” to Accept or Decline your admissions offer.

4. Activate your NYU Email: 24 hours after accepting your admissions offer, log back in to NYUHome. On the main page, click the “E-mail” link. This should take you to your new NYU email account. If you are having difficulty with this, please see the troubleshooting steps on our Critical Instructions page. It is NYU policy that all communications take place over NYU email, so check your email often–you won’t want to miss any important messages!

5. Choose your classes: Detailed instructions on how to register will be featured soon! In the meantime, we suggest you explore the course search in Albert (go to Student Center, top left corner, click on “Search”). Registration will begin on Tuesday, February 16.

If you have any questions or difficulty completing this initial “to-do” list, please feel free to email Check back next week for a post on how to register.


Welcome to Summer in NYC!

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Welcome to Summer in NYC at NYU! We are University Programs, the NYU division that facilitates Summer in NYC. Know that during your time at NYU, you are an NYU student in all ways! Should you need assistance or direction of any sort, we are here to help. Allow us to introduce ourselves:

Kristin Balicki – Director of University Programs
Jennifer Spirer – Director of Operations
Isaac Amad – Assistant Director for Advising
Kimmy Berry – Administrative Aide
Mary Alcaro – Graduate Intern

The Summer in NYC blog is our way of keeping you up to date with the most important and relevant information for your time at NYU. Deadlines, dates, and details for the summer will all be highlighted in the blog, so be sure to check it often!

Aside from our online blog presence, University Programs staff exist in the real world! Visit us at the Academic Resource Center (ARC) located at 18 Washington Place.

Did you know that NYU is the largest private university in the United States? With that comes lots of information that you’ll want and need to know as you navigate through the campus and the city, so be sure to check the blog regularly for new information. We will be posting right up to the start of the program.

If you’re reading this, you’ve already figured out how to find the blog. Bookmark this page, follow us, or click the Summer in NYC link for our website. We encourage you to be an active participant over the pre-summer months and hope you find the blog useful and informative. And of course, if you have any questions about anything, please feel free to contact us at

Check back for new posts in February!