Due to concerns about the novel coronavirus, The New School has made the difficult decision to temporarily close our Welcome Center and suspend campus tours and on-site events.
Meanwhile, we are committed to keeping you virtually connected with our admission team and online events at The New School. Experience our immersive virtual campus tour, register for an online information session, and explore a selection of videos that give you a sense of the culture, coursework, and student life at our university.聽
Welcome Center Virtual Desk
Drop in and speak with a Welcome Center student assistant at our . Virtual desk hours are Mondays through Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. EST. No appointment is necessary. 聽
Virtual Campus Tour
Take our virtual campus tour to discover spaces that aren't available on an in-person campus tour, such as classrooms, residence halls, making facilities, performance venues, and more. Even better, it's available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in seven languages.
Online Admission Events
Experience a New School education for yourself by sitting in on a current class. An admission representative will help you select a specific course from those available.聽
Class visits will resume for the spring 2021 semester in early February.聽
Undergraduate Program Class Visits
Undergraduate class visits are available for Eugene Lang College and the College of Performing Arts.聽聽is available for Lang class visits. To schedule a class visit to the College of Performing Arts, please email the Office of Admission at聽聽with your request. Because of the nature of its studio classes, undergraduate class visits at 八方体育app are not available.聽
Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students Class Visits
To inquire about visiting a class in the Adult Bachelor's Program, email the Office of Admission at firstname.lastname@example.org聽with your request.
Graduate Program Class Visits
To inquire about visiting a graduate class in the Schools of Public Engagement or The New School for Social Research, email the Office of Admission at聽gradclassvisit@newschool.edu聽with your request. Because of the nature of its studio classes, graduate class visits at 八方体育app are not available.
Information sessions are 45- to 60-minute in-person presentations by admission staff and/or faculty designed for students interested in applying for admission.聽
During the winter break (January 4-18),聽we will be offering the online information session events described below.
Apply with Me Drop-in Graduate Session
These online information sessions are designed for prospective graduate applicants. Learn simple steps that will get you on your way to successfully completing your online application for graduate programs at The New School for Social Research or the Schools of Public Engagement.
- Tuesday, January 12, at 12:00 p.m.
- Thursday, January 13, at 12:00 p.m.
Online Undergraduate Information Session
These online information sessions are designed for students interested in learning more about The New School's academic programs and admission requirements. Admission representatives will provide an introduction to the university and its undergraduate colleges, including 八方体育app, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, and the College of Performing Arts.
- Wednesday, January 13, at 6:00 p.m.
- Wednesday, January 27, at 6:00 p.m.
Parsons Portfolio Reviews
Portfolio review events offer anyone wishing to pursue higher education in the visual arts and related fields an opportunity to meet representatives of colleges accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. School representatives are available to review your artwork, discuss programs, and answer questions about professional careers in art and design.聽
During the winter break (January 4-18),聽we will be offering the online portfolio review events described below.
Parsons Undergraduate Portfolio Reviews
八方体育app offers individual portfolio review appointments with our admission counseling team. These 15-minute virtual meetings聽give prospective undergraduate students the opportunity to meet one-on-one聽for general admission advising and discussion of their portfolio. Prepare to share digital documentation of your work; finished pieces as well as sketchbooks and works-in-progress are welcome.聽
Pre-Admission Counseling Appointments
These online聽appointments are for prospective first-year or transfer students and family members who would like to speak with the Welcome Center admission counselor about undergraduate admission and enrollment at 八方体育app, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, and/or the College of Performing Arts.
During the winter break (January 4-18),聽we will be offering the online pre-admission counseling appointments described below.
- Mondays at 11:00 and 11:30 a.m.
- Tuesdays at 5:00 and 5:30 p.m.
- Wednesdays at 12:00 and 12:30 p.m.
- Thursdays at 3:00 and 3:30 p.m.
- Fridays at 4:00 and 4:30 p.m.
During the spring semester (January 19-May 15),聽we will be offering the online pre-admission counseling appointments described below.
- Mondays at 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 12:30 p.m.
- Tuesdays at 4:00 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 5:00 p.m., and 5:30 p.m.
- Wednesdays at 12:00 p.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:00 p.m., and 1:30 p.m.
- Thursdays at 3:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4:00 p.m., and 4:30 p.m.
- Fridays聽at 3:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4:00 p.m., and 4:30 p.m.
Transfer, AAS, and Adult Bachelor's Events
Thinking about transferring to The New School from another university or community college? Our Transfer Days provide potential applicants with the opportunity to identify the best-fit program and receive an estimate of earned transfer credits and timeline to graduation.
During the spring term (January 19-May 15), we will be offering the transfer events described below.聽
Thinking about transferring to The New School? Follow your passions and further your career in one of our undergraduate programs. Our Transfer Days provide potential applicants to the College of Performing Arts, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, Parsons School of Design, and our Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students with the opportunity to identify the best-fit program and receive an estimate of earned transfer credits and timeline to graduation. These events are ideal for students who have attended college in the past and/or are currently enrolled at a community college.
- 聽(Resuming January 27)
We invite prospective students to join us for a scheduled online chat, webinar, or information session. These online events feature admission staff, current students, alumni, and/or faculty.
During the spring term (January 19-May 15), we will be offering the webinars described below.聽
Virtual Student Panels
These virtual events are for prospective first-year and transfer students interested in undergraduate or graduate study at The New School and their families. Learn about our university, academic programs, application processes, student life, and much more as our students talk about life on our urban campus and answer questions directly from you. These events will resume February 1.
My New School Student Series
This series of webinars will be facilitated by current New School students, who will delve into specific aspects of their experiences at the university. Topics and hosts will vary. These events will resume February 1.
Lang Mock Seminars
The seminar is the centerpiece of the undergraduate academic experience at Eugene Lang College. We invite you to join a member of our faculty and other prospective students to take part in a mock seminar and get a sense of what the Lang classroom experience is like.
Topic: Covering the Death Chamber (Journalism + Design)
Date: Wednesday, January 27
Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Topic: How to Read a Poem (Culture and Media)
Date: Tuesday, February 9
Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Topic: How We Read: Fear, Anxiety, and Big Books (Literary Studies)
Date: Thursday, February 25
Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Topic: What Is a Story? (Literary Studies)
Date: Tuesday, March 9
Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.
- Class Visits
Live Online Events
The New School hosts hundreds of lectures, panel discussions, exhibitions, performances, and other public events each year. In response to the current circumstances, we have moved many of those events online, enabling you to participate in real-time from home.
University and College Viewbooks
Connect with Us
If you would like to connect individually with an admissions counselor, please reach out to us with any questions you have about our programs, campus, or application process.
Visualize life on campus and get to know some of our students, faculty, and staff.
Inside Your Classroom聽
Meet some of the faculty you will encounter in your classrooms, giving you a taste of the mind-expanding thinkers you will have access to as a student here.