October To-Dos

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

Required To-Dos

  • Save the Date: November 5 – All students in NYC are expected and required to attend NYU Madrid Spring 2017 Pre-Departure Orientation
  • ASAP – Review introductory information on blog and communication from Office of Global Services.  This includes our detailed visa instructions.
  • ASAP – Renew/obtain your passport!  Your passport MUST be valid through at least November 2017 (6 months BEYOND the last day of your stay in Spain).  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.)
  • ASAP – Complete the Student Information Form (even if waiting on a renewed passport).
  • October 21st – Attend visa workshop.
  • October 22nd – This is the earliest date to begin the visa application process; DO NOT apply for a visa before this date.
  • By October 24 – Confirm your place in the program
  • 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


  • October 14, 12 – 2pm – Madrid Study Away Kick-Off.  Come celebrate and meet fellow classmates!
  • October 14, 10 am – 2 pmNYU Passport Drive