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Dear International Students,

Welcome to New York University (NYU). We would like to take this opportunity to introduce you to R.I.S.E. (Residential International Student Engagement.)

R.I.S.E. is a program created to enhance the residential experience of international students at NYU.  We are made up of residential & commuter students, resident assistants, faculty, and professional staff, who aim to create a positive and enjoyable experience for all international students at NYU.

Our first event is our Fall Social on September 8th, 2016.

5.00 pm - 7.00 pm, in the Founders Hall Courtyard

(120 East 12th Street between 3rd & 4th Ave)

It is called “NYC’s Famous Bites”, and will feature different foods from around the city.

Please join us for an evening of delicious FREE food, interactive activities, raffle prizes, and great company. Come make new friends, renew old connections, and meet our friendly Residential Life and Housing Services staff. We hope to see you there!

Following the R.I.S.E. Social, we will be commencing our Tea on Tuesday’s (at a location to be determined later) program for the year which is a recurring event on the following dates and times for this semester:

September 20th 4-5 pm & 7-8 pm, October 18th 4-5 pm & 7-8 pm November 15th 4-5 pm & 7-8 pm

This program will be a small gathering of students at a local tea spot, where you will have the chance to connect closely with other students and discuss topics of interest. Please mark your calendars.

Throughout the academic year, R.I.S.E. will provide opportunities for peer interaction, assist with integration into the U.S., and help students stay linked to their own culture while connecting with the greater NYU and NYC community. We hope that these services will assist you in making a smooth transition to life in the United States and at NYU.

Follow R.I.S.E. at NYU on Facebook

We will use this platform to upload pictures from our events and advertise upcoming programs. It is also a great source to connect with other international students. Please join as soon as you get a chance.

Lastly, if you would like to get involved with R.I.S.E. or have any questions, please contact us via email.


Sharmila Prasad Jerry Roman

R.I.S.E Co-chair R.I.S.E Co-chair

Sharmila.prasad@nyu.edu   jerryroman@nyu.edu