Now that you are an NYU GSTEM student, there are a number of important tasks you must complete to prepare for the program. Some tasks pertain to being an NYU Summer Programs student while others are more specific to GSTEM.
Read GSTEM’s FAQs
Our FAQs page answers some basic questions about the summer and the program’s schedule and structure. Feel free to let us know if something important is missing.
Mark Your Calendar
GSTEM will run July 3rd – August 11th and students must be available for the program in its entirety. Our first week will be Orientation from July 3rd – July 7th. (We will not meet on the July 4th holiday.) Students will then start their research projects on July 10th.
Complete Your Housing Application / Plan Your Travel to NYC
For students that plan to live on campus, be sure to complete the housing license form by June 1st to secure your room this summer. Move-in day is Sunday, July 2nd. Move-out day is Saturday, August 12th.
Update to NYU’s Covid Policies
Effective May 11, 2023, the University is no longer requiring students to provide proof of vaccination to participate in summer programs. While students, staff, and faculty are not required to be immunized to be on campus, COVID-19 vaccines, including booster shots, remain strongly recommended. All enrolled GSTEM students have received an official email notification from the University with these updates.
Set Up Your E-Resources
All of the platforms you will use this summer can be found in your NYUHome. Resources you will use for GSTEM include Zoom, NYU email, and Google apps. It is a good idea to log into NYUHome now to become familiar with e-resources and how to find them. For added online security, students are also required to set-up multi-factor authentication for their NYU login. NYU IT has a helpful student website to help you get set up online.
Read the Summer High School Programs Handbook (thoroughly!)
The handbook covers all the policies, procedures, academic standards, and conduct standards that students are required to follow. You will see that one of the program forms you need to complete is the NYU High School Programs Contract which outlines your understanding of the handbook. The handbook can be accessed here.
Submit Program Forms
All students must complete the required program forms in order to participate in the program. Forms are signed and submitted online and their links can be found in your Next Steps letters. Program forms are due by June 15th.
Pay Your Bill
Payment is due before the start of the program but no later than June 30th. To access your bill and arrange payment, log in to NYU Albert with your NetID and password, click “Finances” under the “Student” tab and then View Bursar Account. Follow the instructions to make a payment. The preferred method of payment is by electronic check. There is no additional fee for this safe and secure service. If you are unable to pay using an electronic check, please select one of NYU’s other methods of payment. If you have any questions about your bill or payment, please contact the Bursar directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or (212) 998-2806. You may also visit their website.
Register with the Moses Center for Students Accessibility (if applicable)
If needed, the Moses Center for Student Accessibility (CSA) assists students in obtaining appropriate and reasonable accommodations and services. Accommodations are determined on a case-by-case basis; however, examples include extended time on exams, a smaller proctored testing environment, and supplemental class notes. Students are strongly encouraged to contact CSA well in advance of the beginning of the program to allow necessary time to review disability requests and implement accommodations. Please contact CSA at email@example.com or 212-998-4980 with any questions you may have about their services.
Register for a University Programs Orientation Session
University Programs will be offering online orientation sessions to help familiarize students with the different resources at NYU (libraries, dining options, ID cards, the Writing Center, Student Health Center, etc.). GSTEM students are required to register for an upcoming orientation session using the link in the Next Steps letters. Recordings will be available for those unable to attend.
Submit a Photo for Your NYU ID
All GSTEM students will receive an NYU ID Card that will grant you access to the libraries and various buildings on campus. Students can submit an ID photo online by going to https://photoid.nyu.edu/. We will allot you time during Orientation to pick up your ID Card. If for whatever reason your online photo submission is declined, the ID Center can take your picture on the spot.
Complete Your Program Survey
The Program Survey helps us gather some basic information so we can best prepare for the summer. Please complete the survey by June 12th.
Complete Your Project Survey
Students cannot choose their research projects but we will do our best to match you with one that interests you. The survey helps us pair you with a mentor by asking about your past classes in school and the STEM fields that you enjoy the most. Please complete the survey by June 12th.