Apply to January Term

January Term 2020


Program Dates: January 6 - 24, 2020

Course registration will close on January 6, 2020.

NYU Students

If you are an undergraduate or graduate NYU student interested in taking a January term course at Tisch, please register via Albert.

Visiting Students and Working Professionals

There are three different kinds of courses Tisch offers during January Term:

1. Non-credit (Course numbers beginning in NCRD-UT)
2. Undergraduate Credit (Course numbers beginning in CINE-UT, DANC-UT, THEA-UT, DWPG-UT, GAMES-UT, ITPG-UT, FMTV-UT, GMTW-UT, PHTI-IT, REMU-UT, and OART-UT)
3. Graduate Credit (Course numbers beginning in CINE-GT, DESG-GT, DWPG-GT, GAMES-GT, ITPG-GT, FMTV-GT, GMTW-GT, and PHTI-GT)

If the courses you would like to take fall into the first or second category (Non-credit or Undergraduate Credit), or if you are looking to take classes as part of a certificate, you must complete the January Term Visiting Student application. Please note: this application must be completed to take non-credit or undergraduate courses, even if you are currently a graduate student or working professional.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: Please note, the deadline for applying as an international student is October 15. For more information, view the Visiting Student Application Dates and Deadlines.

STEPS FOR VISITING STUDENTS AND WORKING PROFESSIONALS APPLYING TO TISCH NON-CREDIT AND UNDERGRADUATE CREDIT JANUARY TERM COURSES:  

  1. Visit the NYU January Term website to confirm your eligibility requirements.

  2. Create an account and register with NYU’s Online Admissions Application System.

  3. Complete the online visiting student application form.

  4. Submit the online application, including the $25 application fee.

  5. Send an official copy of your transcript from the most recent college, university, or institution attended.

To expedite processing time, attach an unofficial transcript to the Academic History page of the application. Official transcripts may be e-mailed to admissions.docs@nyu.edu, or mailed to: 

New York University
Office of University Programs
383 Lafayette Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10003

STEPS FOR VISITING STUDENTS APPLYING TO TISCH JANUARY TERM GRADUATE COURSES:   

If you hold an undergraduate degree from another college or university and you would like to take graduate Tisch January Term courses for graduate credit, you must complete the Visiting Graduate Student application through our online application portal by starting a new application and selecting the "Visiting Graduate Student" from the drop-down menu.

If the courses you wish to take do not include "GT" in the course name, this is not the correct application for you. Please refer to the top of this page. 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: Please note, the deadline for applying as an international student is October 15. For more information, view the Visiting Student Application Dates and Deadlines.

  1. Complete the online visiting graduate student application form.
  2. Send an official copy of your UNDERGRADUATE transcript from the most recent college, university, or institution attended. The transcript must indicate proof of graduation.

To expedite processing time, attach an unofficial transcript to your online application. Your home school must mail an official transcript to:

Office of Special Programs 
New York University
Tisch School of the Arts 
721 Broadway, Room 1248
New York, NY 10003

REFUND POLICY

If you drop a course or withdraw from the university completely, your tuition and registration fee charges are subject to the university Refund Schedule policy. For more information on the January 2020 refund policy, click here.

For more information about applying to summer courses, deadlines, fees, and eligibility, visit NYU January Term in NYC.