The FAQ document for CLACS MA students can be accessed at this link. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have inquiries not addressed here. The document covers the following questions: NEW STUDENTS I am a new student at CLACS. How do I get started? When will I meet my academic advisor? ADVISING AND KEY RESOURCES Where can I learn more about Graduate School of Arts and Science policies? Where can I learn more about CLACS policies and student guidance? Where can I find the CLACS Student Handbook? What else is covered in the CLACS Student Handbook? Where can I review the degree requirements for my MA or joint program? How often should I meet with my CLACS academic advisor? Where do I find important dates regarding the academic calendar, such as the deadline to register or withdraw from a course? COURSE REGISTRATION How do I sign up for courses? I am a CLACS student interested in taking Quechua or Haitian Creole. What is the no-cost, zero credit option? I am a CLACS student interested in taking a course outside of the center as an elective. What is the process to request approval? What other departments sometimes offer courses on the region? What classes are being offered at CLACS? GRADUATION When do I need to apply for graduation? What does Graduation look like at CLACS? Does GSAS or CLACS offer university or “latin honors” for graduating graduate students? RESOURCES: HEALTH, INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS, STUDENTS WITH CHILDREN Where do I learn more about health and wellness at NYU? Interested in mindfulness, meditation, or yoga? Who can I reach out to for mental health resources? What services are there for students with disabilities? I am a newly admitted international student interested in finding more resources. Where should I look? I am a current international student interested in finding more resources. Where should I look? I am a student with children interested in finding more resources. Where should I look? ACADEMIC LIFE: RESEARCH & WRITING What does the Master’s Project look like at CLACS? I’m embarking on a research project and would like to learn more about resources at NYU Libraries. What should I do next? Where can I find Anti-Racism Education, Programs, and Resources at NYU? How can I strengthen my writing as a grad student at NYU? Where can I print on campus? FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES Where can I find more information about fellowships? Is there a database with private and public fellowship opportunities that I can consult? I am interested in conducting fieldwork abroad. Are there funds available to support related costs? I am interested in presenting a paper or poster at a conference. Are there funds available to support related costs? What is the Master’s Award for Academic Achievement? What is the Dean’s Fellowship for Distinguished Master’s Students? JOBS & CAREER I am interested in finding an on-campus job at NYU while I am a student. How do I find available opportunities? I’m interested in sharpening my CV, cover letter or gaining new skills that will aid me in my job search. I am employed at NYU as a graduate student worker. Where can I find information regarding payroll calendars and schedules? CAMPUS LIFE AND COMMUNITY How can I attend CLACS events? How can I collaborate with CLACS on an event? I am a grad student of color interested in connecting with other grad students of color. Who should I reach out to? Are there centers/spaces at NYU where I might be able to connect with graduate students specifically? What are some of the other centers or academic programs that I should know about? Are there student-run groups where I can meet students from across the university? ALUMNI How do I get involved with NYU as an alum of the university? Are there international alumni clubs located in Latin America?