LL.M. Singapore

Departure Information for Current Students

Departure Information for Current Students

Cancellation of Student’s Pass (ICA)
Foreign students must surrender their Student’s Pass for cancellation within 7 days from the date of cessation or termination of their study.

Students leaving Singapore, with no plans to return to the country before their Student Pass expires, may surrender their Student’s Pass at the Checkpoints when departing the country.  
Students are expected to complete the cancellation form and submit this form together with their Student’s Pass.

Students who surrender their Student’s Pass at the Student’s Pass Unit, 4th floor, ICA Building, will be granted a short stay in Singapore on cancellation of their Student’s Pass.

If a student wishes to have a longer period of stay to look for jobs on completion of their courses, he/she may submit an application for a one-year (non-renewable) long term social visit pass at the Social Visit Pass Unit for consideration. For more information, please click here

Return of Student Cards
NYU Student Card
You may wish to keep your NYU student card.
Please note that this card will give you access to the facilities at NYU at New York City once it has been activated. Students who will be attending the New York Seminar in NYU at New York City will have their cards activated for the period of their study at NYU. Other NYU@NUS students who will be at NYU during the summer term, please inform the NYU@NUS office to make the necessary arrangements to activate your cards as well.  

NUS Student Card
Please return your NUS student card to the NYU@NUS office. You may wish to note non-return of your NUS student card bear no negative consequence.

Return of NUS Mailbox Key
Please return your key to Silah at the NYU@NUS office before your final departure from NUS. Please ensure that your mailbox is cleared before you return your key to Silah.

Student Bill
Please ensure that there is no outstanding amount in your student bills (both NYU and NUS) to avoid any delay in your graduation and access to your NUS examination results on the scheduled release dates.
To check your NYU bill, please refer to ALBERT
To access Albert, log in to NYUHome, select the Academics tab, and click on the Student Login button in the Albert for Students section.
For modes of payment, please click here and here.

To check your NUS bill (for health insurance), please refer to myISIS
The modes of payment as follows: 

– Online payment (Internet Banking or Credit Card) at: https://myisis.nus.edu.sg
Self-Service -> Campus Finances -> Bill Request -> Select Bill Type “Student Bill”
Click the “Make Payment” button for online epayment via credit/debit card

– NETS and Cash Card payment at the Student Services Centre at Yusof Ishak House, Kent Ridge Campus, or at the BMO, Bukit Timah Campus (Blk B, Level 2)

NUS Library Books
Do remember to return books borrowed from NUS libraries and to settle any outstanding library overdue fines, if any.

Degree Scroll and Transcripts
Please note that you will not receive your degree scroll and transcripts if there is any outstanding amount in your student bills, including overdue fines (both NYU and NUS).

Degree Scroll

Please note that NYU will send your NYU LLM degree diploma to your permanent home address as indicated in ALBERT. You can expect to receive your scroll at the latest in October. If you have not received your NYU LLM degree diploma by October, please contact the following personnel at the Registrar’s Office at NYU:

Emiko Sanchez
University Registrar’s Office
Email: graduation@nyu.edu
Telephone: 1-212-998-4260 

The mailing address is:
Office of the University Registrar
P.O. Box 910
New York, NY 10276-0910

International students (ie located out of the US) are not able to change/update their permanent home address via ALBERT. If your permanent home address has changed or if you want your degree documents sent to a different (and perhaps more secure) address, please let Silah (silah@nus.edu.sg) know of your address by April 30, 2014 so that the required change/update may be made on your behalf.

Please check your name on ALBERT. If you would like to make a CHANGE OF NAME for the reasons indicated on the form found here, please complete this form and submit with a copy of official documentation (ie. passport particulars page) which reflects the updated name. The reasons for change of name includes the addition of a student’s second surname on ALL university records. Please submit this form by April 30, 2014.  

For more information about the NYU LL.M degree diploma, click here


With effect from May 2013, graduates will have to personally request for the official transcript via ALBERT. Your transcript will NOT be automatically sent to your permanent address together with your NYU LL.M diploma or degree scroll.Before you complete your request, please check to ensure that all your grades have been posted and your degree has been recorded. You can view all posted grades and ensure that your degree has been recorded by viewing your unofficial transcript.

It is advisable that you complete your request for your official transcript from mid-June.

To request for official transcript, please follow the steps below:

·       Log into Albert

·       Click on “Student Center”

·       Click on “My Academics” section of Student Center.

·       Under the area marked “Transcript” select “Request official transcript”

·       Complete the transcript request form and submit your request.

If you wish to get more copies of the NYU LL.M transcripts, you may wish to apply via NYU’s online system.

More information is found here.

Please note that NUS will NOT automatically send your NUS LLM degree diploma and your official transcript to you. Please refer to the information found here.
If you are not attending the NUS Commencement in July 2014 and you are unable to collect the documents personally, please complete the authorization form to arrange for your documents to be sent to your mailing address.

There is NO online payment to facilitate the mail service payment for your degree scroll and transcript. You are encouraged to submit this form before you leave Singapore.

Note that you may wish to make payment (if applicable) with NETS or by Cash Card at the Student Services Centre at Yusof Ishak House, Kent Ridge Campus, or at the BMO, Bukit Timah Campus (Blk B, Level 2). Please submit the completed form and a photocopy of your identity card/passport when you are making the payment. You are encouraged to keep a copy of the completed form and your payment receipt for your records.

If you are not in Singapore and would like to make payment, please note that only bank draft/ money order/cheque payable to “National University of Singapore” and wire transfer is accepted. 

If you wish to pay via wire transfer (telegraphic transfer), please refer to the information below:

Beneficiary’s Name: National University of Singapore
Beneficiary’s Account No: 032-000313-3
Beneficiary’s Bank: DBS Bank Ltd, Singapore
Branch: DBS Great World City
Bank Address: 6 Shenton Way, DBS Building, Singapore 068809

Please indicate in your wire transfer: your name, your NUS student card number and that the payment is for the overseas mailing of the degree scroll and complimentary transcript.

Please remember to send the completed form and a photocopy of your identity card/passport to the NUS Registrar’s Office via mail:
Registrar’s Office, NUS
University Hall, Lee Kong Chian Wing
21 Lower Kent Ridge Road
Singapore 119077

or fax: +65 67786371

or email Transcript Enquiry at: transcript@nus.edu.sg

If you wish to get more copies of your NUS LL.M transcript, you may wish to apply via NUS’s online systemMore information is found here.

E-mail Accounts
NYU Email

The NYU Office of Development and Alumni Relations has teamed with Information Technology Services (ITS) to continue your access to the NYUHome portal and your NYU email indefinitely. This means you can still access your NYU email account even after you have graduated. For more information, please refer to: Keep Your NYUHome & Email Service

NUS Email
Please note that your NUS email account, userid@nus.edu.sg, will be valid until August 31, 2015. Thereafter, you may wish to sign up for AlumMAIL at: https://alummail.nus.edu.sg/AcceptUserPolicy.aspx
AlumMAIL is a complimentary, lifelong email account that identifies you as an alumnus of NUS through the email domain @alumni.nus.edu.sg provided by the NUS Office of Alumni Relations.

Please note that your access issued via NYU to LexisNexis and WestLaw will expire on May 15, 2014.

You may wish to continue to access these e-resources and other resources at the NUS library via your NUS userid. Your NUS student access will expire on July 31, 2014.

Submission of UROP
If you are registered for UROP, please note that the deadline for submission of UROP papers is Friday, April 11, 2014, unless special arrangements have been made with your supervisor for an earlier submission.

Please read the UROP submission requirements.

Each student is required to submit an electronic copy and 2 hardcopies (1 hard-bound copy for the library and 2 ring-bound copies for grading) to NUS Law Academic Affairs (Graduate).

We understand that some of you will not be in Singapore when your paper is due. In such cases, the NYU@NUS office has made provisions to assist with your submission.

If you would like the NYU@NUS office to assist with your UROP submission, then before you leave Singapore, please note the following:
1. Make advance total payment of $15 in Singapore Dollars to the NYU@NUS office
- Hard-bound copy: $12 per copy
- Ring-bound copy: $2 per copy
- Burn to CD-Rom and label: $1 per copy
2. Please submit the softcopy of your UROP paper(s) in Microsoft Office document format AND PDF format to silah@nus.edu.sg by the stipulated deadline, preferably at the latest by noon (Singapore time) so that arrangements can be made for the necessary documents to be submitted to NUS Law Academic Affairs (Graduate) before the end of office hours that day. Note that your hard-bound copy will be forwarded to NUS Law Academic Affairs (Graduate) a week after the submission deadline due to the time required for the hard-binding process.

3. When you email the softcopy of your UROP paper(s) to Silah, remember to include the following details in your email:
- Faculty of Law, NUS
- UROP DR 2014
- <Your Name>
- <Title of Dissertation>
- <Filename> (filename of dissertation on CD‐ROM)
- <Format> (MS Word, pdf etc)

Graduates applying for admission to practice in the New York State
For Law School Certifications for NYU and NUS – advised to be done AFTER receipt of your NY bar exam results
On admission matters, please refer to the information at: http://www.nybarexam.org/Admission/Admission.htm  
click on the Multi Department Admissions Packet (http://www.nybarexam.org/Admission/AdmissionMultiDeptPacket.htm)

On September 14, 2012, the New York State Court of Appeals adopted a new rule requiring applicants who successfully pass the bar examination in New York State to perform 50 hours of pro bono services before applying for admission to practice. Applicants seeking admission to practice after January 1, 2015, must demonstrate compliance with this requirement. For more information, please see http://www.nycourts.gov/attorneys/probono/baradmissionreqs.shtml 

For law school certifications for NYU and NUS (http://www.nybarexam.org/Admission/Part_%20IV-LawSchCertificate9.21.2011.pdf ), please note the following:

For NYU Law School, please send the form to:
Office of Records & Registration
New York University School of Law
245 Sullivan Street, Suite 400
New York, NY 10012
Attn: Ms Danisha Edwards
Contact No: + 1 212 998 6040
Email: law.graduate@nyu.edu

For NUS Faculty of Law, please send the form to:
Office of Student Affairs
NUS Faculty of Law
469G Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 259776
Attn: Ms Grace Lam / Halimah
Contact No: + 65 6516 3643
Email: lawsa@nus.edu.sg

Please note that NUS imposes an administrative fee for certification matters.
The administrative fee for each request is as follows:
normal request (within 7 working days) – S$20
urgent request (within 3 working days) – S$30

The modes of payment are as listed below:

(i)        Cash – please pay at the Office of Student Affairs, Eu Tong Sen Building

(ii)       Cheque/Cashier’s Order/Demand Draft – please make payment to “National University of Singapore” and send to:
NUS Faculty of Law
Office of Student Affairs
469G Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 259776

(iii)      Credit Card Payment
You may wish to call the Office of Student Affairs directly at (65) 6516 3643 or fax (65) 6779 0979 or email (lawsa@nus.edu.sg) to provide the following information:
Name of Cardholder:
Card Type: Visa/Mastercard/AMEX
Card Number:
Expiry Date:

          Updated: 23 January 2014

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