October To-Dos

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

Required To-Dos

  • ASAP – Confirm your place in the program
  • ASAP – Save the date – November 5!  All students in NYC are expected and required to attend NYU Abu Dhabi’s Pre-Departure Orientation on this date.
  • ASAP – Review Flight & Arrival Information
  • ASAP – For the Office of Global Services:
    • 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 UAE).  Upload a CLEAR, COLOR copy of your passport to OGS.  This must be a 600 dpi scan of both the bio and signature pages of the passport (no extra objects in photo, i.e. table, hand, etc.)
    • Complete the Student Information Form (even if waiting on a renewed passport).  
    • By November 1: Submit digital color passport photo to ogs.outbound@nyu.edu 
    • International Students: Meet with an International Student Advisor at OGS to discuss maintaining your F-1 or J-1 status while studying abroad.
  • By October 30 – Complete Extracurricular Interest Survey

Recommended To-Dos

  • Anytime – If you want to meet one-on-one, email your Study Away Advisor to make an appointment to meet in person or via Skype!
  • Week of October 14 – Albert Course Search goes live; begin planning your schedule (make sure to have some flexibility!)
  • ASAP  Apply for external study away scholarships
  • ASAP  Register with the Moses Center if applicable
  • ASAP  Join the NYU Abu Dhabi Facebook group


  • TBD – Abu Dhabi Study Away Kick-Off.  Come celebrate and meet fellow classmates!
  • October 14 – NYU Passport Drive
  • TBD – Preparing for Study Away: Religion and Spiritual Life Workshop