Refurbished Mercer Residence apartment; part of the multi-year renovation program.
Please read the information below and follow the instructions provided to insure that you complete your application fully as we cannot process incomplete applications. If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Note that priority in the assignment process is given to full-time students.
University Identification Number
You must have a University Identification Number in order to apply. All admitted students who have confirmed their intent to enroll will be assigned a University Identification number (i.e. NXXXXXXXX). Once you confirm your intent to enroll, your NetID will be ready for activation within 3-7 business days via the internet at http://home.nyu.edu.
Only those students who have confirmed their intent to enroll and been assigned a University Identification number (UID) may access the online application and apply for housing.
Permanent Mailing Address
If you do not have a permanent address, please provide the address of your closest relative.
Current Mailing Address
Unless you give other instructions, we will use this address to correspond with you until you move into Law School housing.
Please include the last date until which you may be reached at your current mailing address.
Family housing is available for couples in which one adult is a non-student. The student member of the family is the licensee and is responsible for the entire apartment rent. Family housing is also available for families with children.
Note: A notarized Affidavit for Family Housing must be submitted to the Office of Residential Life, to complete your application. Incomplete applications will not be processed.
Indicate, in order of preference, the building and type of apartment you would prefer. If you would like to provide more than 4 preferences please do so in the "Note" section of the application.
Price variations may reflect view, amenities, and square footage. You must indicate, if your preferences are not available, whether you will accept an alternate assignment. If no, and we are not able to assign you based on your preferences, you will be placed on the waitlist and contacted if a stated preference becomes available. We encourage you to review the Rates & Options prior to submitting your application.
Specific apartmentmates may be requested but cannot be guaranteed. To request specific student apartmentmates, indicate his/her name(s) and ID number(s) in the spaces provided. Apartmentmate requests must be mutual and each apartmentmate must submit an application.
Please note information that may be helpful in assigning you an apartment and apartmentmate(s). This information will be considered and accommodated if an appropriate match is available. The Office of Residential Life is unable to accept requests based upon race, religious creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, age, or marital or parental status.
Note: The University has issued a ban on smoking in all undergraduate and graduate residence hall apartments and facilities. Accordingly, smoking is prohibited in all School of Law residence halls (apartments, common areas, terraces, balconies, etc.). Any resident or guest wishing to smoke must exit the building to do so.
Request for Reasonable Accommodations
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, New York University will provide reasonable accommodations for a student eligible to reside in School of Law housing who has a qualifying physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities and has a record of such an impairment or is regarded as having such an impairment. In order to be considered for a special housing accommodation you must review the Information Packet for Requesting Reasonable Housing Accommodations complete the Reasonable Housing Accommodation Request Application and return it to the Moses Center for Students with Disabilities, 726 Broadway, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10003, ATTN: Reasonable Housing Accommodations. You can also call 212-998-4980(/voice/TTY). Information provided to the Moses Center for Students with Disabilities is kept confidential and only will be shared within the University as is necessary to evaluate the request.
Check license type box on the application indicating length of agreement. Only December 2013 graduates and Fall semester exchange students may apply for a fall only housing assignment.
Please note the following:
- The Academic Year License Period will be August 25, 2012 to May 25, 2013 for all but JD1 students.
- The Academic Year License Period for JD1 students will be August 22, 2012 to May 25, 2013. All JD1 students are scheduled to arrive on Wednesday, August 22, 2012, and will be charged the JD1 Orientation Housing Fee (August 22 to August 25, 2012).
- The Fall Only License Period for exchange students will be August 25, 2012 to December 29, 2012.
Summer housing information is available on our Web site.
Please provide the name of a person for us to contact in case of an emergency. Applicants also have the option of registering confidential contact information for an individual to be contacted in the event the resident is determined to be missing.
Confirmation of Assignment
The Office of Residential Life will confirm your assignment by sending you a Notification of Assignment via email to your NYU email account. All correspondence is sent to your NYU email account. We will begin to send out confirmations in mid-June and weekly thereafter.
The actual date of application for those applying prior to May 15 is not considered when processing individual assignments. Entering students are assigned via an assignment, not a lottery, process.
Applications from incoming students for family units, due to the fact that the demand for these types of accommodations exceed the supply, will be weighted on the basis of the geographic location of the student prior to matriculation at the Law School and the date of receipt of the student’s housing application. All family housing spaces are proportionately distributed among the various degree programs.
Cancellation of the License Agreement is subject to penalties (See Section 12 of the Housing License).
To be without penalty, notice of cancellation must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on June 28, 2013, or the date indicated in your initial assignment, to cancel an academic year or fall only housing assignment. Applicants who cancel after 5:00 p.m. on June 28, 2013, and prior to 5:00 p.m. on August 1, 2013, will be assessed a $1200 late cancellation fee. After 5:00 p.m. on August 1, 2013, applicants are responsible for all fees due under or as a consequence of the License for the entire License period.
Entering students not assigned or on the waitlist may cancel their application at anytime without penalty.
Cancellation Requests must be submitted online.
All applicants must agree to the conditions of the Housing License.
Students with a confirmed housing assignment may apply to arrive prior to the August 24, 2013 check-in date (August 21, 2013 for JD1 students) by submitting an Early Arrival Application. We will begin processing early arrival housing assignments via email the second week of July and weekly thereafter.