Admissions at Wallkill

Staff provide informational meetings on a semesterly basis for anyone currently incarcerated at Wallkill Correctional Facility. Admissions, to admit 15-18 new students, are conducted every fall, spring, and summer semesters and students receive a full-tuition scholarship at Wallkill. Family or friends who are interested in helping a loved one apply to NYU at Wallkill can reach out to us via our Contact page.

NYU PEP students, and formerly incarcerated students more broadly, receive ongoing academic advising and student services at our office located on the Washington Square Campus at 20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor, and housed with the Department of Social & Cultural Analysis.

Admissions on Washington Square Campus

Upon release, NYU PEP students can complete a Transfer Student Application to apply to a degree program on the Washington Square Campus, or transfer beyond to another institution.

Prison Education Program Justice Scholars

Former NYU PEP students who transfer to the Washington Square Campus are eligible to receive a full-tuition scholarship, living stipend, and emergency funds to support their continued education. Students seeking financial assistance through the Justice Scholars program must notify PEP staff prior to applying to a degree program on campus. 

Please visit our University Resources & Initiatives portal to learn more about financial assistance and resources available to any formerly incarcerated students enrolled on campus.