Learning Resources

Successful people know what they don't know and they use all the resources they can find to get the guidance and answers they need. Here are some resources to enhance the learning experience.

University Learning Center (ULC)

Any NYU student is eligible to receive academic support through the University Learning Center. Conveniently located:

Academic Resource Center (ARC)
18 Washington Place (lower level), 998-8085

University Hall (UHall)
110 East 14th Street, UHall Commons (lower level), 998-8047

The ULC provides individual and group review sessions for specific courses as well as Academic Skills Workshops, absolutely free of charge. Late hours are available. Learn more at www.nyu.edu/ulc.
 

Henry & Lucy Moses Center for Students with Disabilities

726 Broadway, 998-4980

The Center facilitates equal access to the programs and activities of the College and NYU. Matters relating to students who visit the Center are strictly confidential. Services cover a wide range of disabling conditions. In addition to working with students who have mobility, visual, and hearing impairments, the Center assists a significant number of students with learning disabilities and many others with chronic impairments, such as diabetes, cancer, HIV infection, psychiatric illness, head trauma, and seizure disorders. The Moses Center is staffed by a group of specialists who have a wealth of experience in helping students obtain necessary academic adjustments and accommodations based upon individual needs. In order to receive services from the Center, students must provide appropriate documentation.

 

The Writing Center

411 Lafayette, 998-8866

The Writing Center is a part of NYU’s Expository Writing Program, College of Arts and Science. It is a place where one-on-one teaching and learning occur, where work always focuses on writing.

Writing Center consultants are studying for or already hold advanced degrees. Many are published writers. They receive significant training in the teaching of writing, and they teach writing courses for undergraduates across the University. At the Writing Center, students work with consultants in private one-on-one sessions to become better writers and thinkers. Students work with consultants at every stage of the writing process and on any piece of writing except for exams.

 

Computer Resources

Information Technology Services (ITS)
Main website: www.nyu.edu/its/
Ask ITS knowledgebase: http://askits.nyu.edu

IT Service Desk
Phone: 212-998-3333 (now open 24x7)
E-mail: AskITS@nyu.edu
In-Person Help: 10 Astor Place, 4th Floor

Information Technology Services (ITS) is NYU's central organization for technology-based services, providing a wide variety of IT services and resources to the community, including e-mail, Internet access, printing, and a variety of communication and collaboration resources. NYU Home a portal to NYU E-mail, Calendar, and other NYU Google Apps, as well as access to a variety of NYU services, including Albert, Library resources (including BobCat), and many others. Students can access these services through their own computers, at the Student Technology Centers, or at the College Learning Centers. Classes and workshops are also available to student who wish to learn more about NYU IT resources; see www.nyu.edu/its/students/.

 

Library Services

70 Washington Square South, 998-2505

One of the largest open-stack libraries in the nation, with more than 2.5 million volumes, Elmer Holmes Bobst Library and Study Center offers a world of information on virtually any subject. In addition to books, journals, and other print materials, the library provides access to many non-print resources, including microfilms, computerized databases and other electronic information, extensive video and audio collections, a language laboratory, and computer equipment and software programs. Most materials in Bobst are accessible through BobCat, its on-line catalog, which also lists materials at a number of affiliated libraries. Library orientation sessions, which provide an introduction to BobCat, the journal collection, and index services, are held each semester, as well as workshops on research strategies and the Internet. Schedule of library instruction classes.

For two weeks each semester Library Services holds term paper research clinics. Undergraduates wanting help locating library materials relevant to their research paper topics can sign up for a one-on-one appointment with a librarian.