Pre-Departure Orientation

Excited about your upcoming study away? Each spring, we offer a series of pre-departure orientation sessions and panels where you can learn how to embark on your study away journey. Panelists will share stories on how to adjust to the local life and expand their learning experiences beyond the classroom.

Office Hours with Nyoka Joseph, Assistant Director of the NYU Office of Global Programs

  • Monday, March 11, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, 505E
  • Tuesday, March 13, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM, 505E
  • Thursday, March 14, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, 505E
  • Friday, March 15, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, 505E

Pre-Departure Orientation Schedule, March 11-15

General Pre-Departure Orientation Session:

Monday, March 11, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Room 102

During this session, students can learn more about the PDO platform Slate and important academic policies on study away.

* Attendance is mandatory for students who have been admitted to study away sites and strongly encouraged for students whose admission decisions are pending. If your classes have a time conflict with the session, we recommend that you utilize the office hours with Nyoka Joseph listed below, or come to the PDO Study Away Fair.

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New York Pre-Departure Orientation Session:

Tuesday, March 12, 12:50 PM - 1:50 PM, Auditorium

This session covers different aspects of studying away in New York and provides opportunities for students to ask questions.

* Attendance is mandatory for students who have been admitted to NY and strongly encouraged for students whose admission decisions are pending. If your classes have a time conflict with the session, we recommend that you utilize the office hours with Nyoka Joseph listed below, or come to the PDO Study Away Fair.

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Pre-Departure Orientation Panel I:

Tuesday, March 12, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM, Auditorium

Upperclassmen will share their experience on how to adjust academically, culturally and financially to life at study away sites.

* Attendance is mandatory for students who have been admitted to study away sites and strongly encouraged for students whose admission decisions are pending. If your classes have a time conflict with the session, we recommend that you utilize the office hours with Nyoka Joseph listed below, or come to the PDO Study Away Fair.

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Pre-Departure OrientationPanel II:

Wednesday, March 13, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM, Auditorium

Study away is not just about taking classes at a different place. Are you interested in experiential learning? Panelists will talk about internships, research, and social impact initiatives. Come and hear about exciting study away stories from the upperclassmen!

* Attendance is mandatory for students who have been admitted to study away sites and strongly encouraged for students whose admission decisions are pending. If your classes have a time conflict with the session, we recommend that you utilize the office hours with Nyoka Joseph listed below, or come to the PDO Study Away Fair.

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Pre-Departure Orientation Study Away Fair:

Thursday, March 14, 11:45 AM - 1:45 PM, 3F Lounge (outside the Auditorium)

Have more questions about study away? Join us at the Study Away Fair and find the answers you need!