Frustration Mounts as NYU Students Cancel Shanghai Study Abroad Plans

Amid apprehension surrounding the coronavirus, NYU students previously expected to study in Shanghai have called off their plans, spurring anxiety over housing and class reassignment. Among changes to address the rapid spread of the coronavirus,...

Multiple Tisch Community Members Test Positive for COVID-19

Update, March 21, 7:20 p.m.: According to NYU's website, there are around 12 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the NYU community at this time. Several NYU Community Members at Tisch School of the Arts have...

Tisch Students Lead Movement for Partial Tuition Refunds

As NYU has made the full shift to remote instruction, students at Tisch School of the Arts are demanding partial refunds for their classes, many of which are not easily transferable to online platforms. The...

NYU Pledges Housing Refunds If Fall Goes Remote

As some universities prepare for the prospect of remote operation in the fall semester, the Office of Residential Life & Housing Services sent an email informing students that full refunds will be awarded if...

SGA Hosts Zoom Forum on COVID-19 Response

Last week, the Student Government Assembly held a joint online town hall with various university officials to answer students’ questions concerning COVID-19. For students who are feeling overwhelmed by social distancing and self-quarantining, Health and...

Zoom Updates Privacy Policy After Criticism

Zoom — the online conferencing platform used by NYU following its switch to remote instruction — has updated its privacy policy after receiving heavy criticism over questionable clauses.  The platform has recently come under fire...

NYU Paris Students Tense as Coronavirus Spreads to France

Students at NYU Paris are unsure of their next steps as France becomes one of the epicenters of the coronavirus outbreak in Europe.  France has 19 reported deaths and 1,126 confirmed coronavirus cases at the...

NYU Shanghai Parents Call for Student Exodus to NYC

After China’s leader Xi Jinping warned of the “accelerating spread” of coronavirus on Saturday, universities across China, including NYU Shanghai, delayed the start of the spring academic semester. Some parents and students, however, say...

NYU Offers Students Abroad Remote Classes

NYU students currently studying abroad were offered the chance to return home and take classes remotely amid impending threats of the coronavirus at many NYU sites, according to an email sent out Tuesday, March...

Housing Representatives Demand Answers from University

The NYU Inter-Residence Hall Council released a statement on Monday, March 16 in response to President Hamilton’s announcement that NYU’s New York residence halls will close Sunday, March 22.  The statement asks for certain students...

NYU Announces Intent to Return to In Person Classes in the Fall

In an email sent on Tuesday, May 19 to students, NYU Provost Katherine Fleming announced a series of plans being considered by the university in order to avoid a fully remote semester for the...

Some NYU Medical Students Will Graduate Early to Fight Coronavirus

The NYU Grossman School of Medicine is allowing fourth-year students to graduate three months early to combat the coronavirus, the school announced on Wednesday, March 25.  69 members of the 122-person class of 2020 have...
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