Advisement & Resources

Assistance to Achieve Your Goals

NYU Wagner faculty and staff assist current students in the development of a plan of study that helps them achieve their academic and career goals. The school offers several sources of advisement for students, including full-time faculty, program advisors, and the Office of Career Services.


Full-time faculty are available as a source of advisement to help you shape your specialization and elective courses toward academic and professional goals. You are encouraged to seek advisement from a range of faculty found in the Faculty Advisement Search.

Student Services Program Advisors

Program Advisors are staff who can assist you with general academic progress questions within your program.  They can also assist you with questions about policies and procedures.  Your program advisor is listed in Albert on the Academics page in your Student Center.

Drop-in hours are offered for quick questions in the fall and spring terms when classes are in session. Drop-in hours during the fall and spring terms are Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 4:00-6:00pm. There are no drop-in hours during the summer or winter terms.

For more involved conversations, you can set up an in-person or phone appointment during normal business hours by emailing Please include your University ID# (N#) as well as your program and specialization, your specific questions, and your availability.

Or reach out to your Student Services Program Advisor directly:

Offices are located at NYU Wagner (2nd floor of the Puck Building). 


NYU's Division of Libraries Katie Wissel provides guidance to NYU Wagner students with regards to research methods, literature reviews, data qualitative and quantitative research software packages and more. View more information, including links to subject specialty guides.

study areas at nyu and the puck building

Bobst Library has many reservable group and individual study rooms for graduate students, located on Lower Levels 1 & 2, and Floors 4, 6, 8, 9, and 10.  

Wagner has four designated Student Study Areas in the Puck Building: The Student Project Room/Computer Lab (Room 2213) on the second floor, and the following locations on the 3rd floor: The Northwest Hub overlooking Lafayette and Houston Streets, the Central Hub near the top of the staircase, and the Southwest Hub overlooking Mulberry Street. In addition, the second floor lounge and Murphy Family Student Lounge are available for student use when school-wide large scale events are not taking place.  

Software at NYU and the Puck Building

In addition, you have access to software through Virtual Computer

Lab and NYU computer labs, the four workstations in the Student Project Room at The Puck Building have the following programs:

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Publisher)
  • Adobe Acrobat X
  • Stata 14
  • SPSS 24
  • ArcGIS 10.2