What's Next Shanghai Fall 2013

Requirements & Deadlines

Pre-departure steps

Here’s an overview of everything you need to do before you head to Shanghai! For more details on each of these steps, click on the links or refer to the headings below.

  • Confirm your spot in the program! ASAP
  • Read all What’s Next Posts
  • Read and answer all questions from OGS (Office of Global Services) regarding Immigration requirements
  • Apply for additional funding – scholarships and /or financial aid
  • Attend Pre-departure Orientation (NYU Students required, visiting welcome) – Meeting will take place takes place the week of April 15th. More info to come
  • Register for courses abroad – registration takes place the week of April 22. More info to come!
  • Submit all required forms by June 15th
  • Book your flight & submit flight details to NYU Traveler by June 15th
  • Register with the Moses Center (if applicable)

Confirmation Form &  Reservation Fee

Accept or Decline Our Offer Online: Log on to your NYUHome account > Select the “Academics” Tab > Select the “Albert” login link > Click on the “Applicants” link > Select the “Application Status” link under the “Admissions” heading > Click the “Admission Offer” button at the top of the page > Click the “Accept/Decline” link to accept or decline the Admission offer > Click either the “Accept Offer” or “Decline Offer” button > Follow the prompts until you confirm your final decision.

Note: If you accept our offer, please be prepared to pay the required non-refundable tuition deposit by e-check. After you make your final decision, the “Admission Offer” button will no longer be available to you.

By mail or in person (only if you are unable to accept offer online): Please mail a completed Confirmation Form  and a check or money order payable to “New York University” to NYU Office of Global Programs, 110 East 14th Street, Lower Level, New York, NY 10003

Note: Please DO NOT SEND CASH. The check or money order must be in U.S. funds only and include your University ID number (see above) and Study Away site in the memo section. Once we receive your reservation fee, the “Admission Offer” button will no longer be available to you.

**It is this confirmation form and deposit that guarantees your place in the program.  Please note that programs space is limited. If the program reaches capacity before we receive your deposit, you will be placed on a waitlist. Deposits are encouraged within two weeks of acceptance to the program**

Required forms

The following items are required of all students attending NYU Shanghai 2013 and must be submitted to NYU’s Office of Global Programs by the indicated deadline date.  

  • Study Away Confirmation Portal 

The study away confirmation portal will be open to students on May 15th and is used to collect your housing preferences.  Additionally, it is through this portal that you will submit your insurance information and emergency contact details.  Here you will also agree to the housing license and the travel release documentation. The information collected within the portal is due by June 15th.

  • Flight 

You are responsible for arranging your own flight for your semester abroad. Please keep in mind you MUST arrive on August 26th  and participate in the mandatory orientation. Housing is available only for the dates of the program (August 26th – December 19th) so if you plan to arrival early or leave late, please be aware you will be responsible for your own accommodations.

While you may choose to purchase your flight at any time and through any carrier, we recommend using NYU’s preferred partner, Egencia, to buy your ticket. If you book as part of the NYU Shanghai Fall 2013 group through Egencia, your flight details will automatically be transferred into NYU Traveler at the time of booking, so you will not have to register the flight again. Please see the following egencia-instructions for info on how to book your flight through Egencia.

  • NYU Traveler

NYU Traveler is NYU’s travel portal.  Before your semester away you should be sure to familiarize yourself with the resources posted there.  From within NYU Traveler you can learn more about insurance, immunizations (whenever applicable), University travel policies and much more.  You can also link through to NYU’s travel partner, Egencia, to book your flight or to register your flight separately with NYU Public Safety.

  • Register with the Moses Center

Students with disabilities who will be studying abroad should contact the Henry and Lucy Moses Center for Students with Disabilities (212.998.4980) in order to discuss resources that might be required, to provide the necessary documentation, and to arrange for these services well before departure.


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