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If you have any questions regarding the following information, please do not hesitate to contact us at


Housing and meal plans are not available for the Mastering English Winter Program. Please email for suggested accommodations in the New York City area.


NYU provides on-campus housing to all students enrolled in Mastering English: International Summer in New York City. Program participants can contact for more information about summer housing at NYU.

Health Insurance

For your safety and wellness during your stay in the United States, you are required to have health insurance that covers medical services in the US. We encourage you to use a US-based health insurance company. You will not be eligible to continue with the program if we do not receive a scanned copy of your health insurance payment receipt prior to your arrival and check in at orientation. Please email the scanned receipt to

Here are links to some US-based health insurance providers that offer plans to non-US citizens:

Please Note: This list is for informational purposes only and in no way constitutes an endorsement, expressed or implied, by the American Language Institute.

Copy of Your Passport

As part of our record-keeping process for international students, we require a color copy of your passport to keep on file. Please email a scan of the following two pages of your passport: photo and personal information pages. The scan should be saved as a jpg and sent as an attachment to

Given the large number of students travelling to and from New York City for the ALI's Mastering English program, we request that all students provide their flight arrival and departure information via our online form.

Travel to and from the Airport

The ALI and NYU are not responsible for your transportation to and from the airport. Students are expected to make their own travel arrangements via bus, train, taxi, etc. The websites of all major airports will have information about options for ground transportation.