New York University Faculty of Arts and Science College of Arts and Science Graduate School of Arts and Science

Guide to Services

Facilities Services

For information about maintenance and custodial services, building access, classroom reservations, telephone services, mail services and supplies, see below.

Facilities Services

Grants and Sponsored Research

The Courant Institute has its own sponsored research support in-house. The Sponsored Projects Officers (SPOs) will help you identify potential sponsors, develop budgets, and fulfill application requirements, as well as managing your grant after it is awarded. See below for more information.

Grants and Sponsored Research

Human Resources and Administrative Services

Courant Institute's Office of Human Resources and Administrative Services provides faculty, researchers, and staff with assistance in the following areas:

See below for more information.

Administrative/Clerical Support for Faculty

Faculty are assigned an administrative staff member to assist them with matters such as travel arrangements, reimbursements and equipment purchases. Click below to view the assignment list.

Administrative/Clerical Support to Faculty


The Courant Institute has a limited number of apartments, for both short-term visitors (furnished apts. for 3 months or less) and for postdoctoral visitors staying for one or more semesters.

This is for informational purposes only. While some of these hotels offer discounts for the NYU community, we neither endorse nor seek to promote any particular hotel.

Human Resources:

The Courant Institute's HR staff provides services to faculty, researchers, and staff in accordance with NYU policies and procedures. It liaisons with the following University offices: Central HR, Accounts Payable, Academic Appointments, Equal Opportunity, Risk Management, and OISS among others, to provide information and ensure compliance with NYU policies and procedures as well as federal and state laws.

Visit the NYU HR website at for information and guidance on benefits, wellness resources, career and professional development and other topics of interest.


The Courant Institute's payroll office is located in Room 804, Warren Weaver Hall.
Paycheck pick up is MWF 2pm-4:30

Special Events

For information on event planning procedures and contact information, please follow the link below.

Visa and Immigration Matters

The Courant's HR staff facilitates the acquisition of Visas for faculty and research staff by acting as a liaison with the NYU Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS). The HR staff advises faculty members and research staff as to the process of obtaining Visas and assists in the completion of the required paperwork. Questions or concerns regarding Visas and immigration status should be referred to either Martha Torres or Karen Micallef.

Visitors to the Courant Institute

For all visitors to Courant, please review the procedure below and submit a request form to the Institute's visitor coordinator, Stephanie Lo at (room 804 and at ext. 26991). Stephanie will assist with the preparation of invitation letters and arrange for services such as visas, short-term housing, email and internet access. Please note that office space is very limited and cannot be guaranteed.

Weekly Bulletin Submissions

The Weekly Bulletin is published every Wednesday. Announcements for the Bulletin should be emailed to its coordinator, Jackie Mileski, at or delivered to her office located at WWH 1124. The Deadline is Tuesday, 4:00 P.M. Any errors appearing in the Bulletin should be directed to Jackie Mileski at 998-3022, or emailed to The alternate coordinator for the Weekly Bulletin is Sylvia Mejia, her email is, her office is located in WWH 924 and her telephone is 998-3224.

Subscribing electronically to the CIMS Weekly Bulletin is easy: Go here where you may subscribe or unsubscribe easily using the web-based GNU Mailman. This process requires a password of your choosing or you can use the one generated for you.

Policy on Cellphones and Smartphones

Courant Institute Policy on Cellphones and Smartphones

Reimbursement Forms

Reimbursement Forms

Sabbatical and Leave of Absence Forms

Sabbatical Application Form

Leave of Absence Application Form

Tenure and Promotion Guidelines

Tenure and Promotion Guidelines

Contract Faculty Policy

Contract Faculty Policy

Travel Information

Click below for guidelines for acceptable expenses and procedures for reimbursable travel.

Travel Information