Step 4: Register via Albert

NYU students register for courses using Albert, NYU’s comprehensive online student information system. Your Global EMPA degree official course record, grades and transcript for the joint degree will be generated by Albert.

After completing the matriculation process with Admissions, but before you can register for your chosen fall elective courses (after completing the Individual Learning Plan in Step 1), you must learn how to use Albert, NYU's student information system. This involves several critical steps:

  1. Activate your NetID using your University ID (N#). The instructions, as well as your University ID number, were included in your acceptance message from Admissions.
  2. Review the Preparing to Register page on the NYU website to make sure that you have completed all steps before registering for classes. If you are unable to register for classes, it may be because you missed a step on this page, so read this page thoroughly!
  3. Familiarize yourself with the contents of the Registering on Albert page on the NYU website. This page includes links to the How-To videos for all critical operations in Albert, including planning and validating, adding, dropping, and swapping classes. We recommend that you view all of the videos before proceeding. 

Once you have completed these steps, you will be prepared to register. You will be eligible to register at any time after the Enrollment Appointment time assigned to you under "Enrollment Dates" in your Student Center, and we encourage you to register as soon as you are eligible.

The act of registering generates related tuition charges for which you are financially responsible. You must review the NYU Policy on Financial Responsibilities once you have registered for classes.

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