Academic Information


For Department specific information, please visit one of the following pages:



Dramatic Writing

Game Design

Film and Television

Photography and Imaging

Recorded Music





Activate your Net ID

Go to and follow the instructions. Your NetID is your login and username for your NYUHome and e-mail accounts. When you do this, you will at the same time also enable your NYUHome portal and NYU email accounts.

Log in to NYUHome 

Go to and enter your NetID and password. Visit the various tabs to familiarize yourself with the layout and information available.

Log in to Albert
From the NYUHome Welcome screen, click on the tab labeled “Academics.” On the upper left side of the Academics page, click the box labeled “Albert Login.” You will now be at the Albert Welcome screen. Albert is NYU’s student information system.

Accept/Decline Your Admissions Offer

Once logged into Albert, “Applicant” should appear at the top of the page. Click on “Application Status” under “Visiting Students.” You will be directed to a page to “Accept” or “Decline” your admissions offer. Please follow the instructions carefully.

Activate/Check your NYU E-mail

Please Note: If you “Accept” your admissions offer, at this point in the process you will need to WAIT 24 HOURS to activate your email. If you receive an error message stating that the system does not recognize your credentials, simply try back the next day. If the problem persists, email a screen shot of the error message to

After 24 hours, you may now activate your NYU e-mail account by returning to the “Start” page ( logging in  with your NetID and password, and then selecting the menu option “Set an NYU Google Apps for Education password”.

You can check your NYU email by logging into NYUHome and clicking the “E-mail” link, or navigating directly to, and using your NYUHome credentials. All NYU correspondence from this point on will be sent to your NYU e-mail address. 

Your NYU email address consists of your Net . 

Special Note for Waitlisted Students: Waitlisted students will not be notified about changes to their status until after March 22nd via the email they used for their supplemental application (NYU Profile). Students who are taken off the waitlist will be able to access their NYU email 24 hours after they accept their offer of admission. 


Computer Labs on Campus

Third Avenue CoLab
75 Third Avenue, Level C3
212-998-3500Features: Mac and Windows computers, wireless access, printing, collaboration space.
Monday – Thursday
Saturday – Sunday
9:00am – 9:00pm
9:00am – 5:00pm
noon – 8:00pm

Kimmel Center CoLab
60 Washington Square South, 4th Floor
212-998-3500Features: Mac laptops with dual-boot Mac OS and Windows, wireless access, printing, team tables.
Monday – Thursday
Saturday – Sunday
9:00am – 9:00pm
9:00am – 5:00pm

For further information, please feel free to contact us.


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