Apply For Your Visa

At this point you should have visited the consulate to apply for your visa or have a scheduled visa appointment at your jurisdiction consulate (if appointment is required). Please contact OGS at if you have any questions.

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Housing Assignments To Come

Now that you have completed your housing application within the Study Away Confirmation Portal, I know many of you can’t wait to find out your housing assignments. Thank you for your patience as these placements are confirmed. You’ll receive an email from Tel Aviv staff approximately two weeks before arrival with details about your living arrangements for the coming semester.

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Reminder: Health Forms Due August 1

As a reminder, health history forms are due to the NYU Health Center by August 1.

NYU students should have picked these up at 726 Broadway, 3rd floor prior to leaving campus for the semester.

Visiting students should have received these at their permanent address in early June.

If you have any questions or still need to obtain these forms, please email or call 212-443-1199.

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Set Up Direct Deposit

Ebills will be sent to your NYU email next week around July 15. In addition to paying them by the deadline (August 5), consider setting up direct deposit with NYU if you anticipate receiving any portion in the form of a refund. This will minimize the time it takes to receive these funds.

Instructions on how to do so can be found on the Bursar’s website here.

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Reminder: Health & Wellness

As we near your departure for a semester in Tel Aviv, we want you to be prepared not only academically but also personally, and this includes your health, wellness and safety. It is important for students traveling outside the US to check updates and alerts from the World Health Organization, the Center for Disease Control, and the US State Department for your location of study as well as any other country you are planning to visit.

The Travel Medicine Clinic at the NYU Student Health Center offers travel consultations which provide you with comprehensive information regarding recommended vaccinations and how to stay healthy and safe while you’re traveling.

If you have questions about vaccines and immunizations, or to schedule a travel consultation, please contact the Travel Medicine Clinic at the NYU Student Health Center (212.443.1199) or log onto

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Fall 2014 Direct Enrollment Course Available at Tel Aviv University

We are pleased to make available three Tel Aviv University (TAU) courses for you to enroll in via ALBERT for Fall 2014:

Conflicts and Challenges in Israel 1948-1967 (TAU 1301) – Class#23206
This course explores the political, economic, legal and social conflicts/challenges that impacted Israeli society in its most formative years. This course is taught in English. A preliminary course syllabus can be found here.

Modern Jewish Thought on Canonical Jewish Texts (TAU 1302) – Class#24235
This course is an advanced course on Modern Jewish thought will delve into the writings of prominent modern Jewish thinkers by examining their readings and interpretations of several theological pillars of Judaism. This course will provide students with preliminary knowledge of some of the most important and central ancient Jewish sources and expose students to the modern debate on these issues. This course is taught in English. A preliminary course syllabus can be found here.

Social and Cultural History of the Modern Middle East (TAU 1501) – Class#24207
This course examines the history of the modern Middle East. Through exploration of case studies from Egypt, Israel/Palestine, Yemen, and Saudi Arabia among other settings, the shifting media infrastructures, cultural protocols, religious beliefs, class formations, and political agendas of different social groups in the region will be examined. This course is also taught in English. A preliminary course syllabus can be found here.

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HTH Health Insurance Emails to Come

All students studying with NYU Global Programs are automatically enrolled in international health coverage through HTH Worldwide. You will soon receive an email from NYU Student Insurance/HTH Worldwide with your certificate number and instructions about creating your HTH profile.

NYU and Visiting students – HTH Enrollment emails will only be sent to your NYU email address. Do NOT delete this email!

All students are expected to maintain valid domestic health insurance over the course of the semester. HTH is valid only for the dates of your study away program.

If you receive health insurance through your school and are covered by a parent’s insurance plan, you do not need to maintain both levels of insurance for your semester abroad. Many students waive the insurance through their school seeing that they will be covered by a parent’s plan domestically and HTH while abroad. Investigate this as you may end up saving hundreds of dollars.

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