Placement Exams

NYIT students

International First-Year Students: You are required to take the placement exams offered during registration periods. Please review information about your placement exams. Placement exams are offered starting in June 2015. We encourage you to sign up for placement exams when you arrive to campus for orientation, if you are not already in the United States. After completing your placement exam, you will meet with an advisor to register for classes and make plans for the upcoming semester. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Admissions at placement@nyit.edu or 516.686.7444.

International Transfer Students: You are exempt from the English placement exam if you received transfer credit for FCWR 101, College Composition I. You are exempt from the math placement exam if you have credit for the first math course in your sequence or if your major requires only one three-credit math choice.

NYITIf you are exempt from English and math placement exams, request an advising and registration appointment with your academic advisor. You will need to sign in to your MyNYIT portal to sign up. When asked, please select three potential dates and times that are most convenient for you and we will do our best to accommodate your first preference.

NYITIf you are required to take a placement exam, placement exams for fall 2015 students will be available from April to September 2015. Registration is now open. View dates and placement exam registration information. We encourage you to sign up early for placement exams. This will give you the opportunity to create your ideal class schedule and sit for the exams while your knowledge of the subject material is still fresh. After completing your placement exam, you will meet with an advisor to register for classes and make plans for the upcoming semester. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Admissions at placement@nyit.edu or 516.686.7444.

International Graduate Students: Your acceptance letter should include the name and phone number of your academic advisor, who will assist you in choosing your classes for the first semester. It's important that you contact your advisor as soon as you get to campus. If you did not receive the name of an advisor on your acceptance letter, please contact nyitgrad@nyit.edu.

Graduate students whose TOEFL scores fall between 500 and 550 (written), 173 to 213 (computerized), or 61 to 80 (Internet-based), or whose IELTS score falls between 5 and 5.5 will be placed in English language courses prior to arrival. For further information, contact English Language Institute 516.686.7686 or eli@nyit.edu.

Registering for Classes

International students are required to check in with the Office of International Education prior to registering for classes. You must bring your I-20, passport, visa, and I-94 card to the meeting.

  • Old Westbury campus: Harry Schure Hall, room 207
  • Manhattan campus: 26 West 61st St., room 104

Orientation

Just prior to the start of classes, you will attend an international student orientation session at the campus where you will attend classes. At this informal session, you will meet other international students and learn how to obtain a Social Security number, open a bank account, get your international driver's license, obtain the immunizations you may still need, and maintain your F-1 status. The date of this orientation will be mailed to you before you leave for the United States. If you have any specific questions, contact the director of international education by calling 516.686.7585 or emailing internationaleducation@nyit.edu.
View dates and information about orientation.

 
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