Category Archives: GRADUATE AFFAIRS

US Culture Shock Series: Why New Yorkers Always Seem Rude!

Monday, September 22 12:25-1:50 p.m. FH 214 We’re kicking off our US Culture Shock Series with this dynamic session. Tom Sirinides, Director of Global Services at NYU, will cover cultural competence and, of course, New York culture. The discussion will…

LLM Specialization Committees – Volunteers Needed

The Office of Graduate Affairs invites you to volunteer to serve on a Specialization Committee. There is one Committee for each LLM specialization to plan and sponsor events of interest to students.  OGA has dedicated a budget for these activities.…

LLM/JSD Drinks on the Terrace, Monday, September 15th 4-6pm at 22 Washington Square North

LLM students who are interested in the JSD Program and would like to get to know the current JSDs are warmly invited for a casual LLM/JSD meet & greet, on Monday, September 15th, 4-6pm, at 22 Washington Square North. Come…

Registration for Speaking Freely Now Open

Get a taste of a new language and culture without leaving home! Registration is now open for Speaking Freely, free language classes available to all NYU undergraduate and graduate students. The 75-minute language sessions meet once a week for ten…

Family Fun Day – September 20

Saturday, September 20 12:00-2:00 p.m. Mercer Residence, Mercer Game Room LLM students and their children are welcome to attend the Family Fun Day organized by Residences. Students not staying at the Residences are also welcome to attend. There will be…

LLM Lecture Series: US Law Essentials

This Series was created because LLM alumni indicated that it would be very helpful to learn about basic US Law topics at the beginning of the LLM year.  We expect that the lectures will help you with your classes by…

Students with Kids – Morning at the Park – Cancelled

Unfortunately due to lack of interest we have cancelled this event. Students are welcome to attend the Residence’s Family Fun Day on Saturday, Sept. 20, 12:00-2:00 p.m. at Mercer Residence.

Center of Multicultural Education and Program’s first Graduate Student of Color Social – Sept 17

The Center of Multicultural Education and Program’s (CMEP) first Graduate Student of Color Social will be taking place on September 19th at 5-7pm in Kimmel 907. The Graduate Student of Color Socials bring together graduate students across academic disciplines to…

Invite Your Family and Loved Ones to Family Day, Sunday, September 21

Family Day is always a highlight of the Fall semester of each new academic year, as we offer a special glimpse into a day in the life of students at the Law School. This year, Family Day is Sunday, September…

Manhattan Harbor Sunset Cruise

Sunday, September 14 Chelsea Piers, Pier 61 6:00-8:30 p.m.  (Boarding begins at 6:00 p.m.; departure at 6:30 p.m. sharp) Tickets $30 at OGA; Tickets at the pier the day of the event will be $40 Enjoy a leisurely cruise around…

Commuter Stickers

A Law School sticker is required for entrance into the law library and the residence halls. Students living on campus will receive stickers from their respective residence halls. JD commuter students will be able to pick up their stickers at…

NYU Journal of International Law and Politics Accepting Applications for Graduate Editor Positions for LLM Students – Deadline: Friday, September 12 at 5pm

The Journal of International Law and Politics (JILP) is soliciting applications for membership on the journal from NYU LL.M. students. Those who are accepted will be “Graduate Editors” on JILP, and will be responsible for three hours per week of…

English conversation groups at NYU’s Graduate Student Resource Center

NYU’s Graduate Student Resource Center offers English conversation groups for international graduate students. Improve your English conversation skills in an informal group setting Groups are facilitated by NYU faculty, staff, or graduate students who are native English speakers Individual groups meet once a week throughout the semester You may attend one group or as many sessions as your schedule allows Free and open to all NYU graduate students http://www.nyu.edu/life/student-life/english-conversation-groups-for-international-graduate-students.html

Outlining and Study Techniques Workshop

Monday, Sept. 8         or      Thursday, Sept. 11 12:25-1:50 p.m.                    2:25-3:50 p.m. FH 214                                     FH 210 (Both sessions…

Spouses & Partners’ Happy Hour

. Friday, September 12 Amity Hall, 80 West 3rd St 4:00-5:00 p.m. Please RSVP here. This happy  hour is for LLM students and their spouses, partners, or significant others. We hope you get to know each other and create a support…

Add/Drop Ends at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 4, 2014

The last daily add/drop cycle will end at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 4. No Law School classes, with the exception of Directed Research and writing credits can be added to your fall 2014 class schedule after this time. The…

November 2014 MPRE – September 10 Registration Deadline

The deadline to sign up for the November MPRE date is quickly approaching. Remember, you can sit for the MPRE even though you have not completed your Professional Responsibility class. See the basic MPRE application deadlines below, but please check the…

Environmental Law Journal Seeks Graduate Editors

The Environmental Law Journal (ELJ) is seeking LLM students to serve as Graduate Editors for the 2014-2015 academic year. ELJ’s Graduate Editors have opportunities to assist with all aspects of the Journal’s work, including reading and assessing article submissions, editing…

OGA PowerPoint Presentations

We’ll be posting our PowerPoint presentations here throughout the academic year. The LLM Overview presentation is available now at that link. We’ll be posting others soon.

Native French tutor sought

Professor Barry Friedman is looking for a native French tutor for his children.  He lives in the West Village.  It would be for 1-2 hours a week.  If interested, please email his wife at jillanton@aol.com.

Start of Classes Reminders Checklist for Upper-Year Students

Welcome! We hope that you had a wonderful summer. Classes begin Wednesday, August 27. Daily Add/Drop continues each day between 1:30 pm until 9:30 am the following morning until September 4 at 9:30 am. If you would like to make a…

Legislative Monday on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 and Offices Closing Early on Friday, August 29, 2014

Please be aware that that the University (and all Law School offices) will be closed from Friday, August 29 at 4:00 p.m. through Monday, September 1, 2014. All Law School classes are canceled on Labor Day, Monday, September 1, 2014.…

Legal English Sign-Up

For those students interested in improving their English, the Law School offers a month-long, non-credit Legal English class. The class description is here. To register, stop by the Office of Graduate Affairs (Furman Hall, room 340) on Wednesday, August 27…

LLM Pro Bono Opportunity – Sidley Austin

Major international law firm Sidley Austin seeks up to five NYU LLM students for a pro bono legal internship placement with their Africa-Asia Agricultural Enterprise Pro Bono Program. In collaboration with a range of both international and community NGOs, government…

New York Bar Exam Eligibility

For those who need the LLM for NY bar eligibility, we would like you to know that the New York Court of Appeals has approved several more classes to meet its bar eligibility requirements for foreign-trained attorneys. · The following…

Coaches Sought for Jessup Moot Court Team

The NYU Law Jessup team is seeking coaches for this year’s competition. With a strong recent track record (besting Columbia to take first place in the 2013 Northeast Regionals competition and narrowly losing out to Columbia in the semifinals of…

Columbia/NYU Exchange Program – Fall 2014

On Monday, August 18, 2014, registration for the Columbia Law School/NYU School of Law Exchange Program begins. Important information about the program, the link to the online request form, and the list of Columbia classes for which NYU students may…

Seeking LLM Students to Participate in the Public Service Auction!

Welcome LLM students!  The annual NYU Public Service Auction brings the entire law school community together to raise funds for student JD summer internships and LLM pro bono programs.  More information is available on the Public Service Auction website here:…

Results of Bidding Cycle #2 and Information Regarding Add/Drop Cycles

The results of Bidding Cycle #2 have been available as of 1:30 pm on Friday, July 25 in ABRA at https://abra.law.nyu.edu/abra. Use your NetID and password to gain access. Click on the “Bidding Results” link. Green shading indicates the courses you…

ABRA: Things to Keep in Mind During Bidding Cycle #2

 •   Primary and Alternate Bids Count: You will be able to view the number of primary and alternate bids for courses in Bidding Cycle #1 during Bidding Cycle #2. •   Pre/Co-requisites: If you won a class that requires a co- or pre-requisite…