The following are some online resources on visiting and living in New York city:
Official NYC City Web Site
Official NYC Tourism Web Site
Online Guide for NYC Tourism
The Paperless Guide to New York City
Citysearch.com's NYC section
Please note that the Tepper Semester does not imply approval of the listed web sites above, warrant the accuracy of any information set out in those web sites, or endorse any opinions expressed therein.
Living in NYC Overview
Welcome to New York City - the center of theater, dance, film, and production - which offers real-time, hands-on learning for every student committed to a career in the performing arts.
The Tepper Semester immerses students in the cultural experience of living, studying and working in New York City, while offering them rigorous training with world-renowned teachers and guest artists.
Students attend workshops and master classes conducted by industry professionals, attend up to 30 shows during the semester of Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, and visit a wide variety of cultural institutions, from the Museum of Modern Art to Ellis Island.
Heart of the City
The students have the option of living in apartment-style housing at Equity Residential Properties, conveniently located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. The apartments are readily accessible via subway or bus and an easy walk from the Theatre District.
Busy at all hours, the neighborhood is one of the safest areas of the city - which, overall, now enjoys the lowest crime rate in decades. Other nearby attractions include: Madison Square Garden, the Empire State Building, Herald Square, Times Square, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, and the Theater District.
The Upper West Side neighborhood is one of the safest areas of the city. Other nearby attractions include: Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Central Park, Riverside Park as well as being within walking distance to major museums, subways and the Theater District.