November To-Dos

Note that as communications are launched, your To-Dos will be linked to more info.

Required To-Dos

  • Prior to attending Pre-Departure Orientation – Complete online Study Away Module
  • By November 18 – Complete Study Away Confirmation Portal (becomes available November 7)
  • November 5 – Students in New York must attend NYU Florence’s Pre-Departure Orientation.
    • Orientation materials will be made available to students outside of NYC.
  • Week of November 14  – Register for Courses
  • From the Office of Global Services (OGS):
    • Review introductory information on blog and communication from OGS. This includes our detailed visa instructions.
    • Renew/obtain your passport!  Your passport MUST be valid through at least November 2017 (6 months BEYOND the last day of your stay in Italy).  Upload a copy of your passport to OGS.  This must be a scan of both the bio and signature pages of the passport (no extra objects in photo, i.e. table, hand, etc.)
    • Complete the Student Information Form (even if waiting on a renewed passport).
    • Begin collecting documents for Group Processing (see emails from OGS)
    • Attend OGS Walk-in Hours (Monday, Tuesday, Friday: 10am-4pm; Wednesday, Thursday 11am-5pm) to meet with an advisor
    • Book an appointment with your local Italian Consulate to apply for your visa if you are not participating in Group Processing.  
    • International Students: Meet with an International Student Advisor at OGS to discuss maintaining your F-1 or J-1 status while studying abroad.

 Recommended To-Dos

  • November 4 – If participating in Group Processing, submit all documents to OGS.
  • Week of November 14-18: Attend Preparing for Study Away Conversation Series
    • Panel with Students of Color
    • LGBTQ Workshop
    • Religion & Spiritual Life Workshop
    • Gender & Dating Abroad
  • By November 25 (Applications reviewed on a rolling basis) – Apply to be a Wasserman Global Peer
  • Anytime – If you want to meet one-on-one, email your Study Away Advisor ( to make an appointment to meet in person or via Skype!