Orientation

Global PhD Fellowship Students

NYU Abu Dhabi orientation for graduate students takes place each summer in late July or early August. Students should plan to stay in Abu Dhabi for four to six weeks in order to obtain a valid UAE visa prior to departure. All new Global PhD students are required to attend the orientation program.

What to Expect

Students will learn about campus housing, health care, public safety, student finances, immigration and visas, adapting to culture in Abu Dhabi and the UAE, and available campus resources.

Orientation for graduate students will vary in format depending on a student’s program. The information will be tailored to the program or individual student’s needs. All orientation programming is designed to help participants feel knowledgeable and comfortable accessing the resources available to graduate students at NYUAD.