CAS STUDENT RESOURCES AND PROGRAMS
The Academic Achievement Program (AAP)
AAP enhances the academic and leadership potential of Black, Latine, Native American, and other underrepresented students in CAS and the NYU community. It provides a “family” atmosphere where students make friendships, seek refuge from classes and daily stresses, and push their limits to achieve their potential.
Diversity Undergraduate Research Incubator (DURI)
The DURI program provides summer research opportunities for students from underrepresented populations in CAS. Participants conduct research projects, attend academic writing workshops and professional development sessions, and connect to NYU faculty.
Domestic Exchange Program
NYU students can study away at one of the following five Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and Hispanic Serving Institutes (HSI): Morehouse College, Spelman College, Xavier University, University of Puerto Rico, University of the Sacred Heart (Puerto Rico). The exchange program is administered through the Faculty Resource Network and the Academic Achievement Program.
The Office of Global Inclusion and Diversity
International Student Mentoring Program
The International Student Mentor Program supports international students new to NYU and NYC. Its mentors and mentees spend time together in one-on-one meetings, group gatherings, and social activities around the city. The program offers a fun and effective way to develop leadership skills and foster community among international students in CAS.
The Council creates resources, programing and other forms of support for the diverse CAS community. It is composed of students, faculty, staff, and alumni dedicated to honoring the diverse cultures and voices of the CAS community and building a culture of respect, justice, inclusion and equity.
NYU Bias Response Hotline
Report experiences and concerns of bias, discrimination, or harassing behavior.
Pipeline Opportunities for Inter-Collegiate Stem Education (POISE)
POISE is administered in collaboration with the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) to create a pipeline for promising sophomore-standing BMCC students pursuing STEM (science, technology, engineering, psychology, and math) related majors.
Proud to Be First
Proud to Be First engages and supports students who self-identify as first-generation college students. It is designed to assist students make a successful transition to CAS and NYU while cultivating investment and engagement in these communities. This is accomplished through the creation of supportive networks and connections to students, faculty, and staff.
This six-week summer program is designed to strengthen students’ understanding of research. Participants attend weekly events, including lectures, discussions, and workshops that complement their practical research. The majority of participants are first-generation and underrepresented minority students.
The Women in Science (WINS) program seeks to create a more inclusive environment in STEM research and related careers. Every year, a core group of WINS Scholars are selected and benefit from an individualized program of study, research, and mentoring.
WINS: Peer Undergraduate Mentoring Program (PUMP)
The Program supports CAS women pursuing STEM majors by building a community in which women come together and meet others from across a range of STEM fields. With 150–200 mentees each semester, the program is overseen by WINS members and offers individual mentor/mentee meetings as well as several large events.