Nominated among the best in the world, the university buildings are all over the city, but the heart is located in Washington Square, the center of Greenwich Village. The University extends over 25 hectares with 14 faculties and schools where students from 120 countries attend, highlighting the areas of arts, sciences, law, medicine, education, business, dentistry, among others professional studies. They integrate the college campus with the residences, restaurants, shops, swimming pools, gym, huge libraries, to guarantee to every student to read and study in peace, also includes the magazine, film and digital libraries. As any prestigious university, NYU has its own football team, and it competes with other teams in famous universities encounters. Most of the students enjoy their breaks at Washington Square Park; this area of the university has a beautiful architecture worthy of admiration.
New York University has the following departments to guide students in achieving housing:
The Office of Residential Life and Housing Services have information on university residences, including how to apply for on-campus housing.
Work for students, internships or take classes in New York City during the summer, the Summer Housing Office and the tea room at the New York program at NYU School of Law have information about living in an NYU residence during the summer months.
For students who choose to live outside the campus, NYU off Campus Life Student Resource Center site has a number of resources and links to help in the process of finding apartments, including accommodation and registration available partner Through the NYU.
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Washington Square Park is located south of Manhattan, close to Greenwich Village; the park is a popular meeting place for locals and students from the University of New York that often, go to the park to discuss their latest projects. The two most prominent symbols are the Washington Square Arch and a great fountain, which is used as a pool for children. It includes children's play areas, trees and gardens. You can bring your friends and have a picnic, also has bicycle paths, hiking activities among others. Some artists are frequently seen in the park, like street musicians and mimes. Street vendors are seen there too, selling everything from hot dogs, water, drinks, canned drinks, bags of nuts to ice cream and popsicles; dog owners and their pets, relax in the park and the elderly may invite you to play chess. Sometimes New York University rents the park area for graduation, where students would march under the Arch to pick their diplomas.
In the following park areas, dogs without a leash are allowed, 5th Avenue, Waverly Place, West 4th Street, between McDougal and Thompson streets, south of the park (behind the building).
In the following park areas, you will find bathrooms: Midwest 5 blocks of the Avenue, Waverly Place, West 4th and MacDougal.
The playground and swings are in Washington Sq N and fifth av. east, remember to follow the rules and play safe.