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If I need to find a part-time job, where do I go?

A part-time job may be necessary for some students to support their education. You can meet with career advisors to get help with skills needed for job searching, such as resume writing. They can also help you secure an interview, but it’s up to you to use the advice and resources provided to look your best and give the best answers. Generally, career advisors will meet with students after they’ve completed at least two classes.

If I’ve already graduated, how can I sign up for a refresher class?

NYADI recognizes that automotive and diesel technology is constantly evolving and that technicians may need to increase their knowledge of new developments to remain competitive within the industry. We offer refresher courses that graduates can take at no extra charge. To enroll in a refresher course, contact NYADI to notify the school of your interest. You’ll complete a Refresher Form, and the Registrar’s Office will determine your eligibility. They will coordinate scheduling for an updated version of the class you took.

What Is the School’s Inclement Weather Policy and Procedure?

If school is closed due to inclement weather or another emergency, in-person classes are canceled and replaced with a fully remote option. Students will have remote classes regardless of the type of class they have scheduled. For example, if a student has a lab on a day the school closes for inclement weather, the lab session moves online as it would for theory. If a student is unsure whether the school is open or closed because of the weather, they’re advised to check their emails or the NYADI website for updates.

Does NYADI offer programs geared toward military veterans?

NYADI is the ideal mechanic school for veterans seeking a career in the automotive industry. Veterans’ benefits are available for those who qualify. During their time serving the country, many veterans develop a range of skills that apply in automotive tech roles, such as material handling or track vehicle repair. Being a part of the military also produces in veterans key transferrable skills, such as leadership and integrity, essential for any job. The federal GI Bill program is perhaps the most noteworthy program for veterans because it helps them finance an

Is certification necessary to become an automotive technician?

Automotive training certification isn’t a legal requirement to apply for most auto mechanic jobs. However, obtaining certification can lead to increased opportunities and higher salaries. Certification from the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is the industry standard. Auto technicians need at least two years of experience, or a combination of adequate training and one year of experience and must pass an exam to earn certification. Professionals must renew their certification every five years to stay relevant in the constantly evolving world of automotive technology. Technicians can seek ASE certification in

How can I arrange a tour of the facility?

A college tour is a great opportunity to get a feel for the campus and culture before applying. It can help a student determine if the school is the right fit for them, not only for the quality of the academic programs but also for other accommodations, like housing and career services. For more information about upcoming tours, call the Admissions Office at 718-658-0006 to speak to a representative. You can also send an email to Directions to NYADI are also available with information about bus, subway, and rail transportation.

What is the Inclement Weather Policy and Procedure?

If there is a school closure due to inclement weather or other emergency, your classes will move to a fully remote option (meaning zoom and theory to be done from home that day whether or not you have lab or theory) For example, If it is normally a lab day for you, your lab will be changed to an online session for that day. To verify if the school is opened or closed you should check on the website and/or email for an update. Then you will know how to proceed

If I want to change from a daytime student to an evening student, how do I do that?

The first step is to speak with an admissions rep or student services staff member. They’ll direct you to a change of session form you must complete. You’ll also need to schedule a meeting with the Bursar and Financial Aid Office to ensure your financial assistance will remain intact following the transition and determine a start date for the new session. Students may only return to classes at certain times throughout the semester outside the start date. Changing your session will incur a fee.

How do I request a copy of my transcript?

You can request an official transcript through the Registrar’s Office. The first step is to download and complete the transcript request form and email it to Each transcript request costs $10; students can submit a check or money order or pay by credit card. If paying with a credit card, students must fill out the Credit Card Authorization Form. Transcript requests cannot be processed until the Bursar clears all financial accounts, so be sure to check on any outstanding balances before moving forward with the request. It takes approximately three

What happens if I fail a course?

Failing a course because of poor attendance or low academic performance will result in needing to retake the class. Students will be charged again for each course they must retake. For the sake of achieving your educational and career goals and avoiding wasting the investment you made in the course, make every effort to pass each class. The following are several tips to help ensure you pass: Commit to attending class Read the syllabus to understand the course goals, instructor’s expectations, attendance policy, key dates for quizzes and exams, etc.