How do I get off a course waitlist?
Courses occasionally have waitlists. If you place yourself on a waitlist, remember that the next eligible person on waitlist is automatically enrolled when a space opens up in the course.
Is it possible to switch from part-time to full-time enrollment?
Yes! You may change your enrollment status from full-time to part-time, or vice versa, without notifying the University.
How do I take a course outside of Wagner?
How do I waive out of a course?
There are two ways you can waive a course:
Is it possible to go from a full-time student to a part-time student?
Part-time vs. full-time status is determined by the number of credits you register for each semester. There isn't anything special you need to do to go from one status to another - taking 12 or more credits is considered full-time, taking fewer than 12 credits is considered part-time.
How do I register for a course at Stern?
Registration for coursework at the NYU Stern Graduate School of Business is open to graduate students from other schools at New York University only during specific periods each term and via a detailed process
Where can I find resources for housing and living in New York?
Whether you live on or off campus, are here for the summer, or are living in faculty housing, you will find yourself living "in and of" New York City. Manhattan's vibrant Greenwich Village neighborhood is home to many of NYU's campus buildings.
Are students given any opportunities to work with professors?
Students may have the opportunity to work with faculty through research projects or as a graduate assistant.
How are Capstone projects selected? How are Capstone projects assigned?
Prospective Capstone clients respond to a request for proposals (RFP) in the spring by submitting their applications through our online portal. All proposals are vetted by Wagner administration and viable projects are offered to Capstone faculty for comment and selection.
How do I change my specialization?
MPA and MUP students are required to choose their specialization during the semester in which they complete their 12th credit. For full-time students, this is their first semester and for part-time students, it is usually their second semester.
How do I decide which section of Capstone I should enroll in?
Students are randomly assigned to a Capstone section based on their program and specialization.
How do I decide if I should enroll in the Research Capstone? How are topics for the Research Capstone selected?
The Research Capstone is designed for students who know they want to pursue a career in quantitative research, most of whom expect to go on to pursue a Ph.D.
How and when to register a Professional Experience Requirement (PER) position?
Once you have secured a position that matches the above requirements, you must submit it for approval in the Career Directory by following these steps:
How do I transfer credits?
What is SWAP?
To avoid problems with waitlists, students should use the SWAP function in Albert.
Are there ever research assistant opportunities with Wagner faculty?
Yes, many Wagner faculty are involved with large research and program evaluation projects. Many of these include positions for full- or part-time research assistants, and Wagner students are strongly encouraged to apply for these positions.
What is the Capstone Expo?
The Capstone Expo is an opportunity at the conclusion of the program in May for all Capstone teams to come together and share their processes and findings with clients, faculty, administration, other students, and members of the wider NYU community.
What is the timeline for the Capstone registration process?
Wagner provides information for students to request Capstone registration in late March/early April. Once you have followed these directions, and assuming you have met all of the Capstone prerequisites, you will be registered for Capstone by July 1.
How do I find housing?
To help students get started with determining where to live, how to get around, and how to enjoy New York, Wagner created a neighborhood map of where most students live, a list of apartment search and housing resources, and several resource links recommended by other students.
How do I sign up for an Independent Study or Independent Reading?
What are the prerequisites for Capstone registration?
How can I check my progress to ensure that I'm ready for graduation?
The Registrar's office sends a Graduation Checksheet to all students who applied for graduation. Students should review this checksheet for accuracy and/or missing degree requirements and contact their appropriate program administrator for assistance.
Does this credit system conversion have an impact on the value of my degree?
No, nothing about the degree is changing; graduate schools across the US and throughout the world have varying credit structures. You will continue to attend classes for the same amount of time and faculty will cover the same content as before the conversion.