Students Affected by the Reinstatement of the “Limited” Travel Ban


In response to today’s terrible news of the reinstatement of the "Limited" Travel Ban, students from the NYU Sanctuary Taskforce have asked the administration what students, faculty, staff and researchers affiliated with NYU can do if they have questions about their travel and general status in the US. Josh Taylor…

Building Sanctuary Momentum this Summer


At our last meeting during the semester, we talked about 3 things we would like to focus on for this coming summer and fall for our NYU Sanctuary group: Create stronger political coalitions within NYU, across NYC campuses, and with community organizations; Educate ourselves about political organizing and expanding our…

May Day Walkout: Photos


On Monday, May 1, NYU Sanctuary coordinated a Walk Out because NYU has yet to make concrete policy changes to support students affected by Trump's violence!  We walked out to make three demands of the NYU administration: Expand access to housing, financial aid, and employment to those affected by Trump’s policies;…

Update from NYU Sanctuary, April 11, 2017


To our fellow members of the NYU Sanctuary Working Group: Our movement has had a real outcome in a very short time.  On Tuesday, April 4th, four key parts of our campaign came together to push for the most effective possible meeting between our students and NYU administration—represented by President…

Student Letter to President Hamilton & Proposal


Dear President Hamilton, We write to you as undergraduate, graduate, and professional student representatives of NYU Sanctuary, a coalition dedicated to protecting and providing for our university community in an age when the values that NYU espouses are under attack. Attached to this letter you will find our proposed Sanctuary…

Dear President Hamilton | Letter from NYU Departments, Programs, and Organizations


Originally sent to President Hamilton on Friday, March 31. Over thirty academic departments and programs, and over forty NYU-affiliated organizations have endorsed this initiative to urge President Hamilton to reconsider his position on the significance and necessity of declaring NYU a sanctuary campus. This call for sanctuary crosses the many schools and…

Video: Townhall with NYU President Andrew Hamilton


Calls for NYU President Andrew Hamilton to declare NYU a sanctuary campus have been met with refusal. At the townhall meeting with Hamilton on March 1, students most impacted by the current Trump administration challenged the university administration's misleading claims. [embed]https://youtu.be/S_Aq9mzAKg8[/embed]