Confirming your Acceptance for the Program

Your acceptance email explains what you need to do in order to confirm that you plan to attend the program. Please make sure to read through it carefully and follow the steps listed here to activate your NYUHome account so you can accept your offer of admission. You will need to submit a confirmation deposit of $2000. This deposit will go towards the full cost of tuition and fees as well as your housing deposit.

  • Confirmation Deposit of $2,000 – This deposit goes towards the full cost of tuition and fees as well as your housing deposit. Credit card payments will NOT be accepted for final payment of the program.

After you confirm your place in the program, you will receive an email at your NYU email address regarding how to apply for housing – follow the instructions closely. To secure your space in housing, you must fill out your housing application by March 30th. 

If you have already confirmed your place in the program and received a confirmation email, please disregard this blog post.


Do You Have Any Questions?


If you have any questions we’re here to help!

If you have any general questions about what the program is like or about housing and residential life, please reach out to us. You can email us at
call us at 212-998-1500
Live Chat with us Monday-Friday, 9:00AM-5:00PM.

If you have any questions about your specific program, you can reach out to your department:

Dance: 212-998-1980
Dance Program Director: Elizabeth Coker,

Drama: 212-998-1850
Drama Program Director: Shanga Parker,

Drama Admissions CoordinatorMaddy Burns, 

Dramatic Writing:  212-998-1940
Dramatic Writing Administrative Director: Steven Schwab,

Film and TV: 212-998-1700

Film and TV Program Administrator: Emma Aarnes,

Game Design:  646-997-0746
Game Design Administrative Director: Kevin Spain,

Photography and Imaging: 212-998-1930

Photography and Imaging Administrative Director: Niki Kekos,

Photography and Imaging Program Administrator: Patricia McKelvin,

Recorded Music: 212-992-8400
Recorded Music Program Director: Brianne Hayes,

Recorded Music Administrative Coordinator: Alan Watson,

What’s next?


Please make sure to:

1. If you’re an international student, please read through the page on International Students to make sure you submit all required information.

2. Read through the Health, Wellness and Safety sections to make sure you’re prepared!

3. Familiarize yourself with University and Residential Policies.

4. Read through the Pre-Arrival checklist to make sure you bring everything that is needed!

5. Share this blog with family and loved ones so they can help you prepare.

How to Access Your NYUHome Account



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. 


Students who confirm for the program will receive information on how to apply for housing by or before March 6. Your original acceptance email contains important information that you will need to apply for housing for the Tisch Summer High School program. That email includes your Nnumber or Student Identification Number for NYU and your NetID which will allow you to access your NYU Home account. The housing authorization code is 1471 and group name is 2018 Tisch Summer High School. All confirmed students must complete their housing application by March 30th, 2018 to reserve their space in NYU Housing for the Tisch Summer High School program.


You will be registered by the Office of Special Programs into your specific courses in late March.  This means you will not see your courses listed on your NYU Account before late March.

When registered, Albert will display your schedule, classroom location, and final grades.


How to Pay

How To Pay 

Please note: The Accept/Decline option will be closed from the evening of Friday, February 23rd through the morning of Saturday, February 24th. If you encounter difficulties entering your decision, please try again on Sunday, February 25th. 

All students can pay their $2000 confirmation deposit via credit card, however,  final payment via credit card WILL NOT be accepted. International students can submit final payment via this site. A reminder that the deadline to confirm with deposit payment for the Tisch Summer High School Program is Wednesday, March 21st (unless otherwise stated on your acceptance email). Please plan accordingly.

The total amount for tuition can be found here.

You will be registered for your courses in late March. Notification regarding your tuition bill will be sent to your NYU e-mail address beginning April 10th. 

 The deadline to pay the remaining balance is May 10, 2018.

You can access and pay your bill via Albert 24 hours a day.

  • Log in to your NYUHome account. Go to and enter your NetID and password.
  • Log in to  Albert. Albert (NYU’s student information system) displays your schedule, classroom location, and final grades. 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.
  • Enter your Student Center.
  • Click on ‘View Bursar Account’ (bottom right hand corner under ‘Finances’).
  • 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 our other methods of payment.

If you would like to add a parent to your eSuite account as an authorized user, follow the directions found here. Account activity can be viewed by signing into eSuite and clicking on ‘View Activity’ under the ‘My Account’ tab.

Please note that payment plans offered through the Office of the Bursar or extension of the final payment deadline is not applicable to the Tisch Summer High School program.

If you require an official statement of fees for tax purposes or company reimbursement, please contact NYU Bursar here. Please remember if you have not filled out and submitted your housing application, housing and meal plan charges will not be added to your account. Information regarding tuition and fees can be found here.

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of the Bursar at or 212-998-2806. You will need to have your NYU Identification number or Nnumber handy when contacting the Office of the Bursar. You may also visit their website.

Welcome Tisch Summer High School Class of 2018!


After receiving over 800 applications, you were selected by the admissions committee to join your fellow artists, media extraordinaire in what will be an amazing 4 weeks of intense study in the arts. Please make sure to read every page thoroughly, make all deadlines, and share this blog with your family and loved ones.

We look forward to meeting you soon!